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Debenhams gets new audio conferencing technology

CryptoWall ransomware uninstalls if it finds itself running on a PC in Russia, Belarus or Ukraine Read More »

Review: eRightsoft SUPER 2011 build 48

The latest version (v2011.48) of eRightSoft’s Simplified Universal Player Encoder (SUPER) builds on its well-earned reputation as one of the best Freeware media conversion programs around. Why would you want to use this software? It’s free and can convert just about any media and multimedia file format without problems. If you’re a business user and are having problems running media ... Read More »

HP Energy Conference: managed services essential for smart grid success

GE will run 70 per cent of its workload in the cloud by 2020, says CIO Jim Fowler Read More »

HP Energy Conference: UK should reconsider smart grid rollout

Our top IT stories this week: Hadoop at Harte Hanks, ‘poisonous’ Pharmacy2U fined, and HBOS security flaw Read More »

Government needs joined-up cyber security policy to protect smart grid

The government has been advised to co-ordinate data security measures for power companies building a UK smart grid, or risk disruption to the nation’s electricity supply. The Energy Networks Association (ENA), the industry body for UK wires and pipes companies that carry electricity and gas to UK homes and businesses, yesterday published an independent report compiled by consultancy KEMA aimed ... Read More »

IDC: Annual IT spend by utilities to exceed £7bn by 2015

The annual IT spend by utilities companies in western Europe is set to exceed £7bn by 2015, up from £5.6bn in 2011, according to analyst firm IDC. According to IDC’s report, Western Europe, Utilities Industry, IT Spending, 2010-2015 Forecast, IT services represent the largest share of IT spend, at 61.8 per cent (£3.4bn) of the total. This is followed by ... Read More »

British Gas begins next-gen smart meter rollout

The power of open source: From Postgres to Cassandra at First Utility Read More »

Review: Nuance OmniPage Professional 18

Version 18 of Nuance’s OmniPage Professional (OP18) document scanning and optical character recognition (OCR) package boasts better performance across the board. It can now connect directly to the user’s cloud services sites and open and save files straight into these public cloud storage areas. However, OP18 supports only current Windows business operating systems: Windows XP, 32-bit and 64-bit versions of ... Read More »

National Grid plans £3.5m data analytics project

Lack of investment in fibre broadband down to Ofcom’s mandate to get ‘cheap services’, says Gigaclear CEO Read More »

Backbytes: Not-so-smart meters

UK video games industry given £4m investment by government Read More »

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