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Leo King

Leo King


Leo is News Editor at Computerworld UK, covering news on major IT projects for both the private and public sectors.

Previously Leo was deputy editor at IT Europa, a pan-European channel publication.

He has a Bachelors degree in French and Spanish from Southampton University.

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Netsuite users cite flexibility of using a smaller cloud provider

Netsuite customers have told Computerworld UK that the smaller scale of the vendor, compared to some alternatives, was a key factor in their selection process. read more »

Netsuite 'glad to help rival SAP with their ERP'

Zach Nelson, chief executive at Netsuite, has publicly thanked rival SAP for renewing a cloud computing licence with his company, instead of using its own software. read more »

Netsuite SuiteCommerce to aid businesses in supporting 'any' customer device

Netsuite has announced SuiteCommerce, a system designed to aid companies in selling to customers using any device. read more »

Derivatives firms need more automation to cope with trade volumes

The continual rise in trading volumes is forcing derivatives trade firms to look at better automation, according to research. read more »

Weetabix tech vital in £1.2bn China sale

Weetabix’s advanced technology systems are a crucial factor in its future operational success, according to the state-owned Chinese firm that today acquired a controlling stake in the cereal maker for £1.2 billion. read more »

News International emails back under spotlight in hacking scandal

The group of MPs conducting a review into phone hacking, at Rupert Murdoch’s now defunct News of The World newspaper, has drawn attention back to a tranche of emails sent by journalists and executives at the company. read more »

Bond traders eye electronic shift

Bond traders are increasingly looking to electronic systems to execute their trades, according to market experts, with one vendor noting a tripling in activity. read more »

IDC: Data centres increasingly overwhelmed by business demand

Businesses are struggling to ensure their data centres cope with demand, according to analyst house IDC. read more »

TradeTech: Banks spending heavily on surveillance IT to keep ahead of regulation

A sea change is taking place in stock trading, whereby many banks and brokerage firms are spending huge amounts of cash on technology and people to prevent rogue traders and keep ahead of regulatory demands, according to an expert in the field. read more »

Banks lament pace of trade data regulation

Banks and other financial industry participants have expressed their frustration around the pace of regulation being introduced in the markets. read more »

Tesco mirrors UK e-commerce abroad

Tesco is mirroring key elements of its British online groceries site, Tesco.com, in many of its 13 other countries of operation. read more »

BP engineer charged over oil spill data deletion from iPhone

Kurt Mix, a former engineer at BP, has been charged by the FBI with obstruction of justice, after allegedly deleting data and text messages around the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill from his iPhone. read more »

Government targets spending data

The government has vowed to better control its spending, by ensuring it gathers more consistent and standardised data from departments. read more »

Digital Advisory Board created to improve online public services

A Digital Advisory Board, comprising of industry experts, has been created to improve government services online. read more »

InfoSec: Hackers hit record number of UK businesses

Hackers have hit a record number of UK businesses in the last year, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers and InfoSecurity survey. read more »

MPs: Government needs proper focus to foster tech success

The government lacks a strategic focus, and needs to concentrate on creating a strong technology industry, among other areas. read more »

Government ignites gigantic data sharing plan

The government is set to fast-track data sharing policies in order to allow public sector bodies to much more easily share people’s confidential information, under a major plan reportedly being announced next month. read more »

iSoft directors appear in court

Healthcare IT firm iSoft's former directors and former chief executive have appeared in a London court to face charges of misleading the stock markets. read more »

Updated: G-Cloud director Chris Chant to retire

Chris Chant, the director of the government's G-Cloud programme, is set to retire at the end of the month. read more »

NYSE Euronext broadens tech access to massive UK data centre

NYSE Euronext has dramatically broadened access to its UK data centre, which is located in Basildon and went live in late 2010. read more »

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