23rd > October > 2011 Archive

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UK gov invites bids for public sector cloud

The government has taken the next step towards the creation of the G Cloud with a tender notice, posted on the Government Procurement Service website, for a £60m framework to provide cloud computing services across the public sector.
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Just seven solar cars reach Adelaide alive

WSC The provisional* results of the World Solar Challenge show that just seven of the 37 solar cars competing drove the entire 2,998 kilometres from Darwin to Adelaide under their own steam and by Saturday's deadline.
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Cisco Borgs vid start-up for $US99m

Cisco has added another video software company to its IPTV armoury, acquiring video optimization company BNI Video for $US99 million.
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Facebook comes out swinging

Facebook has come out of its corner swinging in response to the accusation that its “shadow profiles”, among other aspects of its services, break Ireland’s privacy law.
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Chernin gets very digital in Asia

Former News Corp COO and trusted Murdoch right hand man, Peter Chernin, is emerging as a significant digital media protagonist in Asia.
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Rupert's MySpace mea culpa

War-weary News Corp chief Rupert Murdoch made one concession at the company’s high drama AGM on Friday, stating the MySpace acquisition was a “huge mistake.”