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  • Comment: The UK tech scene is about more than London

    We hear on a daily basis how ?Silicon Roundabout? and the London technology sector are revitalising the UK economy. However, a recent Techworld exclusive revealed that funding is being pulled for the regeneration of the Old St area, while government quango Tech City UK revealed earlier this year that it's changing its focus from London to the UK as a whole. Both stories suggest that London?s start-up crown may be up for grabs in the near future.

  • 9 signs you should jump ship to a new job

    Poor teamwork, little experimentation, no clear career path -- your employer may be sending unmistakable signals of career stagnation. Don't miss them

  • Canonical CEO: Ubuntu wants to power everything from smartphones to the cloud

    Canonical is the UK-based company behind the Debian-based Linux OS Ubuntu. It's CEO, Jane Silber, talks about her transition to the CEO post, the company's past, and its plans for spreading Ubuntu everywhere from the cloud to tablets to smartphones.

  • Edgy Berlin eyes up London's wealthy Tech City in envy

    As I walk under a graffiti-covered railway bridge in Berlin?s Mitte district around midday on a cold Saturday, I hear what can only be described as an ?umph, umph, umph? reverberating from an unknown underground nightclub that is more than likely hosting another one of the city?s notorious all-weekend techno raves. But the underground techno raves aren?t the only thing keeping Berlin?s young population stimulated these days. Oh no. Now setting up a tech company is considered just as cool as surviving a 48-hour stint in Berghain ? Berlin?s most notorious nightclub.

  • The last days of Unix?

    Unix, the core server operating system in enterprise networks for decades, now finds itself in a slow, inexorable decline. IDC predicts that Unix server revenue will slide from $10.2 billion in 2012 to $8.7 billion in 2017, and Gartner sees Unix market share slipping from 16% in 2012 to 9% in 2017.

  • Enterprises should give Chromebooks a chance, say analysts

    Google failed to take the world by storm when it launched its Chromebook laptops two years ago but the devices shouldn?t be written off just yet, according to IT analyst house Forrester.

  • Our Internet privacy is at risk -- but not dead (yet)

    Legislation, stealth technologies, and emerging data privacy markets are proving that the battle for our Internet privacy has only just begun

  • Lotus F1 CIO: Application strategy key to maintaining enterprise IT control

    Having an application strategy that allows employees to find and develop their own solutions is key to maintaining control of an enterprise IT environment, according to Graeme Hackland CIO at Lotus F1.

  • Our Internet privacy is at risk -- but not dead (yet)

    Legislation, stealth technologies, and emerging data privacy markets are proving that the battle for our Internet privacy has only just begun

  • Bluewolf co-founder: IT should be approached from the outside in

    The promise of software-as-a-service (SaaS) is that it is simple, quick, efficient and commoditised, but in reality SaaS can be just as complex to install and manage as major on-premise implementations.

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