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Twitter to promote app downloads in mobile timelines

Twitter's new mobile advertising suite lets companies pitch their mobile apps in promoted tweets or place ads inside other apps. read more »

Cointrust CEO says his technology can take Bitcoin mainstream

Serial entrepreneur Steve Kirsch's latest venture, Cointrust, is creating technology he says can turn Bitcoin into a mass-market currency. read more »

IBM latest tech company to deny links with NSA spy program

IBM said it has not provided client data to the U.S. National Security Agency or any other government agency under surveillance programs involving the bulk collection of content or metadata. read more »

Outsourcing customers must be prepared for service disruption in Ukraine

Customers of outsourcing providers in Ukraine must ensure they have plans in place to move work out of the country in the event of further disruption. read more »

Prospect of war in Ukraine raises concerns over outsourcing industry

The Russian annexation of the Crimea and the possibility of war between Ukraine and Russia are threatening the country’s IT industry and its customers world-wide. read more »

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Google Nexus series

The latest news, features and slideshows about Google's Nexus series, including the Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet.


Part 2 of your journey to virtualisation

Explore how you can improve your servers, storage and networks by developing your infrastructure.

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Windows 8

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In Depth

Ten IT outsourcing trends to watch in 2014

IT outsourcing experts look at the year ahead. And if they're right, this could be the year customers -- and a few robots -- take greater control of the IT outsourcing space. read more »

IT leaders need to fix in-house operations before pressuring outsourcers on cost

IT leaders are experiencing problems with cost-focused IT outsourcing (ITO) deals that they carried out during the height of the recession, and should look to tidying up their in-house operations in order to help providers deliver a better service for their business. read more »

IT outsourcing relationships buckling under pressure

A quarter of IT leaders across Europe are dissatisfied with one or more of their IT outsourcing (ITO) contracts and almost all (99 percent) would like to renegotiate or retender one of their ITO deals. read more »

7 outsourcing nightmares - here's how to avoid them

Poor communication, shortsighted contracts - don't get derailed by an IT outsourcing agreement gone awry read more »

Five ways to kicking your IT outsourcing addiction

Increased flexibility, faster delivery, and - yes - reduced cost can be yours if you approach insourcing with these five tips in mind read more »

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Eight steps to becoming an independent consultant

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Satyam fraud scandal: Timeline

Blow by blow account of Satyam saga

IT leaders need to fix in-house operations before pressuring outsourcers on cost

Independent sourcing advisor Alsbridge has found that companies are struggling with cost-focused deals

ITIL: The same destination, but a different route

When Devon & Cornwall Constabulary (D&CC) re-tendered its managed services contract in 2005, it was a unique opportunity to integrate IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) principles within a multi-million pound outpu-based contract.

Technology helps Tesco beat crunch

Investment in systems paying off

BBC prepares for break up of £2bn Atos contract in 2015

The broadcaster is moving towards a new service tower model to take advantage of 'best of breed'

10 types of coworkers no one would miss

Hit TV show "The Office" works for one good reason: Every office has a few crazy characters.

10 warning signs your IT career is in trouble

Meetings with weasely consultants. Nicknames that would make teenage girls cringe. Learn about all the red flags that indicate your IT career will soon explode like a bad bottle of Mountain Dew.

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Keeping pace with company growth

Using NetSuite, Into Technology Limited is looking at a turnover of over £6 million in its first year. read more »

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Despite negative attention, outsourcing works

Martyn Hart, Outsourcing, public sector, National Outsourcing Association, IT management,read more »

NAO: Twenty five years of outsourcing

Where technology - the enabler and money –the motivator meet to drive business improvementread more »

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