Nominet proposes '.uk' Internet domain to boost web security

UK registry Nominet has proposed a new shortened ‘.uk’ business domain it believes will help stamp out the problem of foreign fraudsters using apparently UK-based domains to scam consumers. Powered by WPeMatico

Oracle improves MySQL to handle heavier web usage

Oracle is updating its widely used open source MySQL database, and a range of associated products, in order to meet the increasing demands of web users. Powered by WPeMatico

Shadow chancellor says use 4G cash to fund new homes

Funds from the sale of 4G mobile spectrum should be used to build affordable homes and provide help for first-time house buyers, the Labour Party will state today. Powered by WPeMatico

Ransom malware hits Australia as 30 businesses attacked

The 2012 epidemic of ransom malware appears to have turned even nastier with reports that as many as 30 Australian businesses have now asked police for help in a matter of days. Powered by WPeMatico

DARPA begins testing robot mule for battlefields

It looks like a bull, trots at the speed of a wolf and carries equipment like a pack mule, but does it have a place on the battlefield of the future? Researchers in the US are conducting a two-year study of a robot that promises to lighten the load that soldiers must carry and they ...

Vodafone and O2 get go-ahead for UK network merger

UK mobile operators Vodafone and O2 have been given the green light to merge parts of their network infrastructure into one national grid, in an attempt to speed up the delivery of 4G services in the UK. Powered by WPeMatico

Oracle: Java upgrades are worthwhile

Java EE 7 and Java SE 8 will offer new capabilities in JavaScript programming and multicore processors, but PaaS cloud enhancements have been deferred Powered by WPeMatico

Oracle chief leaves to join London-based Big Data firm

Push Technology, a London based company that specialises in big data tools, has appointed Oracle’s technical director, Dr Andy Piper, as its new chief technology officer (CTO). Powered by WPeMatico

Government requires £400m worth of computer-based testing services

The Driving Standards Agency (DSA), the Department for Education (DfE) and the UK Border Agency (UKBA) have gone out to tender for £400 million worth of computer–based testing services. Powered by WPeMatico

Government requires £400m worth of computer-based testing services

The Driving Standards Agency, Department for Education and UK Border Agency all on the framework Powered by WPeMatico