What a week: Top stories you may have missed

Microsoft's bid for Yahoo has dominated this week, while the fallout from the SocGen trading scandal has focused minds on the poor management of IT systems.


Elsewhere, EDS felt the heat, with MPs urging HMRC to sue the IT services firm over its discredited tax credit system. EDS is already in a legal battle with Sky over a CRM system implementation.

Editor's highlights

NHS IT chief Richard Granger finally departs

Controversial boss of £12.4bn health IT programme slips away

Be ready to sue EDS over HMRC, MPs tell government

'The tax credits situation is as serious as ever...'

Forgotten IT chores may have led to SocGen meltdown

Security needs to be 'wrapped into business processes'

NYSE Euronext hit by delays to IT merger plan

Shares slide as exchange waits on promised integration savings

Unilever reaps benefits of global IT simplification push

SAP-led rationalisation programme 'saves €1bn'

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Sky hit by escalating EDS legal costs

Spending on CRM contract dispute will reach £18m this year

Gartner: The future is Apple, open source and green

Analyst spells out top 10 IT predictions for 2008 and beyond

Firefox 3.0 beta 3 code nears completion

Mozilla starts working on yet another beta

Pay booms for IT contractors in financial services

Recession fears will drive demand say recruitment companies

Thomas Cook standardises on single platform ahead of IT transformation

Switchover to real-time reservations will begin in November

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