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Accenture picks up Symbian development from Nokia

Accenture is taking on 3,000 <a href="http://www.computerworlduk.com/topics/nokia/">Nokia</a> staff who support and develop the Symbian operating system and support services.

Written by Mike Simons27 April 11 22:13

Sophos founders in £198m buyout deal

<a href="http://www.computerworlduk.com/management/security/sophos.cfm">Sophos</a>, the UK-based security and data protection firm has dropped plans for an IPO and has announced a deal to sell a majority interest in the company to private equity group Apax Partners.

Written by Mike Simons04 May 10 20:08

IDC: Datacentre management remains sloppy

CIOs and IT directors expect spending on staff in their datacentres to dramatically outstrip the overall growth in IT expenditure this year, according to ComputerworldUK's sister analyst group IDC.

Written by Mike Simons12 March 10 07:23

Online industry unites against Digital Economy Bill

Google, Yahoo, eBay, Facebook, Orange, Talk Talk and BT have singed an open letter to the Financial Times condemning a bill in parliament that they say "threatens freedom of speech and the open internet".

Written by Mike Simons11 March 10 03:01

Former iSOFT bosses charged with fraud

The UK Financial Services Authority has launched fraud proceedings against four former directors of iSOFT Group.

Written by Mike Simons11 Jan. 10 05:04

NHS IT chief will 'routinely' deploy new systems

The National Programme for IT in the NHS will be deploying new systems to NHS trusts as a matter of routine, within 12 months, according to Martin Bellamy, head of NHS Connecting for Health (NHS CFH) and director of programme and systems delivery at the Department of Health.

Written by Mike Simons16 April 09 09:27

UK Ministry of Defence in new data loss scandal

The Ministry of Defence and EDS are investigating the loss of a portable hard drive containing personal details of 100,000 military personnel and up to 600,000 potential recruits.

Written by Mike Simons13 Oct. 08 10:04