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Tories would decentralise NHS IT

An incoming Conservative government would decentralise health service computing and extend competition between suppliers, according to a plan released at its party conference. The party's NHS Improvement Plan, released on 29 September 2008 by shadow health secretary Andrew Lansley, says the party will replace "Labour's …
Kablenet, 30 Sep 2008
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London Stock Exchange limps back online

The London Stock Exchange restored full connectivity today at four o'clock - just half an hour before the scheduled close. A spokeswoman for LSE said: "Trading resumed at four o'clock and we will close as normal at 4.30. We work with a number of suppliers so cannot speculate at this stage as to what caused the problems." …
John Oates, 8 Sep 2008
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Microsoft starts stoking hype for Windows 7

Microsoft has told the blogosphere it will reveal more about its next operating system, Windows 7, on 27 October. The vendor has launched an Engineering Windows 7 blog, which contains scant detail of the planned OS, presumably in the hope of whetting the appetite of Windows lovers ahead of two “significant events” where it …
Kelly Fiveash, 15 Aug 2008
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Logica profits plunge

Restructuring charges battered Logica's first half profits despite first half revenues growing by six per cent, figures released today show. But the services vendor has shrugged off the bottom line slump and raised its prediction for full year revenues. For the six months ended 30 June 2008 revenues were £1.8bn compared to £1 …
John Oates, 14 Aug 2008
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T-Mobile launches price promise

T-Mobile reckons it can beat any competitor's tariff, and is promising more minutes for your money even if you're in the middle of your contract, though as ever the devil is in the detail. The deal applies to Solo, T-Mobile's SIM-only offering, and Combi, which comes with an 18-month contract, but only for customers paying 30 …
Bill Ray, 25 Jun 2008
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NHS IT four years late and over budget

The NHS IT project, one of the world's largest public sector IT programmes, is already four years late. Parts of the project are progressing well and some savings have already been seen but Summary Care Records, a key part of the project, are now unlikely to be widely rolled out until 2014 or 2015, rather than the original …
John Oates, 16 May 2008

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