Tesco and Asda are providing the Competition Commission with millions of emails as part of its inquiry into allegations of supermarket abuse of suppliers. It's safe to assume that not being able to find those emails wouldn't go down well.
Meanwhile, Richard Steel, CIO of Newham, London's Olympic borough, has this week been musing on his blog about Community IT's poor treatment.
Three must-read articles on Computerworld UK this week:
Food giant wants more from SAP Business Warehouse investment
Writing a blog can land you a job
Courts won't look kindly on deleted email.
Carmaker plumps for iPass platform after tests.
Foot-dragging merchants will be fined
A1S product will be aimed at SMEs and ship next year
Neverfail software to the rescue
SOA, SaaS and mashups all in one.
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"I ordered my M1330 on 22 July, and got an estimate of delivery on or before 24 August - I today received an updated delivery date of 8 October. Eleven weeks since ordering, in other words. The website still shows lead times of four to five weeks, which is the same information I got from the phone sales guys, so someone is being lied to. What's made me furious is they took the money from my credit card last week in full, in direct contravention to their promises of payment on shipping."
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Digging deeper: Green IT
Energy efficiency will deliver ROI in three years says Sun.
IT chiefs can drive environmental strategy and cut costs
Bank claims the facility will cut 11,000 tonnes of CO2
Digging deeper: Skype stalled
Bug in Skype's software revealed by routine patching
Call quality is fine but your business information might go missing.
but its reputation is sorely wounded
Digging deeper: Data protection
Malware and ransomware for job seekers
Ukrainian Man caught 'red handed' in Turkish nightclub
Suit accuses FIS of negligence
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