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Jun

02

Businesses at the Mercy of Power Outages

British Airways infamous IT crash has pushed the company into the headlines and cost it a very large sum, but what can businesses learn from this catastrophic system failure?

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Apr

28

Encryption: Should Governments And Security Organisations Have Access?

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has called for the government and security organisations to have access to messaging services such as WhatsApp, raising the question of whether such agencies should be allowed to investigate such encrypted services.

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Apr

18

Forget The Cloud - Say Hello To Edge Computing

Do you live on the edge? If you don’t yet, you soon will be. As networks become more and more sophisticated and as consumers and companies embrace the internet of things (IoT), additional demands will be placed on IT architecture.

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Apr

05

Near-Future Workplace: What Will Your Office Look Like?

Technology is changing the way we live, the way we play and, of course, the way we work. The rigid, office-based 9-to-5 where you work at a fixed desk from a corporate computer is rapidly becoming something much more fluid. Today we’re more likely to work flexibly, perhaps from home or a shared working space.

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Mar

24

What Will The Networks Of The (Near) Future Look Like?

While not quite yet firmly on the stage, the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G and virtual reality all have the potential to radically change whole facets of our lives: how we communicate, how quickly we can get things done, how businesses market products and deliver services.

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Mar

23

What You Need To Know About The BT/Openreach Split

Why has BT been ordered to split from Openreach?

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Mar

10

Budget 2017: Robots, Cars, 5G, Digital Skills

On Wednesday, Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the government’s latest Budget. From robot research and driverless cars to 5G and investment digital skills, there were plenty of announcements for the UK’s tech industry.

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Mar

08

Just How Smart Will Our Smart Cities Be?

The world is getting bigger, but technology has the potential to bring us closer together. Read any tech website these days and you’ll likely find a slew of references to ‘smart cities’.

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Feb

28

Do You Have Your Own Connection To The Public Cloud? If Not, Get One - Now

To say that the public cloud is growing would be something of an understatement.

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Feb

20

UK Public Sector And The Cloud: State Of Play

Today, the public sector is dependent on the cloud. Local and central government, police forces and more now harness networks of remote servers to provide vital services, communicate with each other, manage data and keep IT costs within budget.

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Feb

17

IT Teams Reach For The Cloud

Proof if it were needed that the cloud has gone from being a nice-to-have to a business essential: 34 per cent of firms’ IT budgets will be spent on external cloud and hosting services this year - up from 28 per cent in 2017.

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Feb

02

The Monthly Digest - Feb 2017

Your monthly round-up of all that's wonderful in the world of technology, science and, y’know, weird. Plus the occasional useful thing thrown in too.

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Jan

31

IT In A Post-Brexit World

We are (probably) leaving the EU. What does it mean for the IT sector?

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Jan

27

New Digital Growth Vouchers Announced For Leeds-Based Businesses

If you’re an SME in Leeds looking to stay ahead of the curve, you’ll no doubt be interested in the launch of new funding designed to give businesses in the city ‘growth vouchers’ so they can invest in digital technology to improve their business performance and achieve growth.

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Jan

17

Virtual Reality: Where Is It Going?

How will Virtual Reality evolve from fancy-looking headsets worn by trendy millennials to a genuinely useful, mainstream technology used by millions of people and businesses? In the first of a two-part post, we take a look at where virtual reality is really going – and how it could get there.

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Jan

09

DDoS Attacks In 2016

The dreaded distributed denial of service (DDoS) hit the headlines in 2016, thanks to a rise in attacks, new, sophisticated ways of conducting them and some embarrassing website downtime for some very big names.

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Dec

31

5 IT Trends for 2017

The IT industry is enjoying a period of huge change. Rapid advancements in technology is creating great flux, as companies race to keep pace with developments. The shift to online shopping, as evidenced by the popularity of retail events like Black Friday, is putting more pressure on website networks.

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