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IBM announces 11 new cloud centres

IBM is building out its global computing network in a bid to focus on the enterprise cloud market, announcing that it is adding cloud centres in 11 new locations.

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Thuraya releases consumer satellite phone

Dubai-based Thuraya Telecommunications Company today launched its entry-level satellite phone, the XT-LITE.

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BT in talks with $19.5 billion mobile carrier EE

BT Group has entered exclusive talks to buy U.K. mobile operator EE for £12.5 billion ($19.5 billion), a deal that would help the carrier offer bundles of mobile and fixed services.

Edward Snowden Speaks To The Guardian

Over 700m change habits post-Snowden

An international survey of Internet users has found that more than 39% have taken steps to protect their online privacy and security as a result of spying revelations by one-time NSA employee Edward Snowden.

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Riverbed goes private in $3.6 billion deal

Riverbed Technology is the latest major tech company to bow out of public trading, announcing a $3.6 billion takeover by private equity firm Thoma Bravo on Monday.

Out of office

One of the largest software companies in the world, SAP is positioned firmly as an underpinning force of business IT infrastructure. However, it is evident by its recent developments that the company is ready to move beyond the confines of the office. 

Holistic healthcare

With its reputation as one of the world’s leading healthcare companies, NMC’s patients demand first-class treatment. Devender Manral, Chief Information Officer, NMC Healthcare, oversaw an elaborate eight month project that would drastically improve the patient experience and save his department vast sums of cash.

The best laid plans

The pressure on CIOs to increase capacity and agility of their network infrastructures has been palpable this last year. The bad news is that this pressure is only going to increase for the next year. The good news is that businesses and organisations stand to benefit greatly – if they have a plan.

Apples new gadgets: The analysts’ verdicts

Apple’s annual product launch event this year saw it unveil its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and the Apple Watch. Here, industry analysts give their take on how the new offerings will fare in the market.

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Acer takes on the Nexus 7 with 7.9″ Intel tablet

The new A1-830 tablet ticks all of the right boxes for people interested in a functional tablet sporting the sub 8-inch form factor. The tablet sports a 7.9-in, 1024×768 resolution screen at a 4:3 screen ratio; ideal for web browsing and reading e-books.

  • HP Spectre 13 review: a welcome return to the basics

    HP’s Spectre 13 runs Windows 8, but it doesn’t contort, flip, swivel, or do any of the other impractical tricks that look so fun in advertisements. It’s not a tablet strapped to a dock, or a tablet with a keyboard cover, either. It’s just a regular ol’ Ultrabook. A very, very good Ultrabook.

  • Lab tested: new Mac Pro is the speedster we’ve been waiting for

    Our tests of a $6799 configure-to-order Mac Pro show – as expected – that the new system is better-suited to people making their living using professional apps like Final Cut Pro than everyday users working in consumer apps like iMovie.

  • Review: Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 Pro

    If you’re in the market for a high-performing, low-priced Ultrabook, this has to be the one to go for.

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