March 2012

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Acquia Offers Drupal-Tuned Cloud API

The Acquia Cloud is a platform-as-a-service offiering that already hosts hundreds of Drupal websites, with about 1 billion page views per month

Are you a patent expert?

Patents exist to protect inventors, so they can profit by what they have come up with, whether it is useful or a bit bizarre. But patents are also a valuable commodity, bought and sold by corporations, and used as a weapon. How closely are you following the world of tech patent litigation?

New Apple iPad: Review

Despite a few teething problems, Wayne Rash says that there’s ‘no question’ that the iPad is worth the cost

EBF 2012 – Retail Banking Technology & Strategy

With the need to evaluate technological advances from both a functional and strategic viewpoint, The European Banking Forum (EBF) 2012 event will be looking at how Retail Banks can drive profitability through innovative customer solutions, improved operational efficiency and advanced risk management.

How much do you know about the world of Yahoo!?

The success of Yahoo’s main competitor Google has almost forced it out of the spotlight completely, but this wasn’t always the case. Yahoo came into existence before Google, first appearing on the Internet way back in 1994. The two companies’ paths have diverged in recent years, but how much do you know about Yahoo and

Apple To Offer Dividends

Apple is to launch a quarterly dividend and share repurchasing scheme, answering questions about its £63bn cash reserve

New iPad Sales Hit 3 Million

Apple says it has sold 3 million new iPads since the tablet launched last week, claiming its ‘strongest iPad launch yet’

IBM Expands Mauritius Branch

IBM has said it is investing in future growth markets with an increased presence in Mauritius in the Indian Ocean

Progressive Java Tutorials 2012

Skills Matter is excited to announce the first annual Progressive Java Tutorials. This intensive, two-day conference offers a unique blend of morning talks by leading experts in the Java and JVM world, followed by hands-on tutorials in the afternoon.

Social Business: Finding the right level of control

As our global network of people becomes more instrumented, interconnected and intelligent, dramatic shifts are taking place. The ways in which people interact, relationships form, decisions are made, work is accomplished and goods are purchased are fundamentally changing.

Social Business: Driving adoption

As our global network of people becomes more instrumented, interconnected and intelligent, dramatic shifts are taking place. The ways in which people interact, relationships form, decisions are made, work is accomplished and goods are purchased are fundamentally changing.

Can Xeon E5s Keep Intel Ahead?

Intel’s new data centre systems chief Diane Bryant on keeping up with data centre demands and why Intel turned down SeaMicro

Can Google Play Take On iTunes?

Google Play builds on the search giant’s controversial unified privacy policy, but was essential to compete with Apple, says nicholas Kolakowski

MapR Hadoop Inks Informatica Tie-In

The MapR Hadoop open source batch analytics software package will become available with Informatica’s data integration platform through four different vendors

Business Intelligence for Financial Services

A key lesson emerging from the recent turmoil in Financial Services (FS) is the importance of information – the need for organisations to understand exposure to products, customers and external influences.

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Reding: Google Privacy Policy Is Illegal

Google should not have pushed through its privacy policy changes in the face of conflicts with European data protection laws, according to EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding