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How UKTV's Ben Hine is using cloud, mobile and BYOD to 'give employees more technology than anywhere else in television'

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How UKTV's Ben Hine is using cloud, mobile and BYOD to 'give employees more technology than anywhere else in television'

UKTV's Ben Hine explains how a flexible working culture based on mobile and cloud technology is driving innovation at the popular TV company

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Hybrid cloud – the future is open source

Open-source projects like OpenStack and Docker give enterprises a more affordable and flexible alternative to proprietary hybrid cloud services

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McLaren Mercedes battles cyber attacks by nation states - and staff intent on using Dropbox

McLaren Mercedes CIO Stuart Birrell describes how the organisation needs to protect itself from cyber attacks - and staff all too quick to share information online

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For Tesco, Sainsbury's, Homebase, Morrisons and others, the information revolution wrought by the internet has only just begun

Falling sales and closures at major retailers aren't just down to competition from online rivals, discounters or 'austerity' – it's the information revolution wrought by the internet that is exposing retailers' dirty marketing secrets

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Backbytes: Big Brother is watching what you eat

Apple iBeacons to be used by US Department of Health to harass staff into healthier eating.

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“We've saved more than £14bn over the last year,” claims government CTO Liam Maxwell

Government CTO claims multi-billionaire pound savings as a result of reforms in IT procurement and spending

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Airwave emergency services' communications system costs SIX TIMES more than it should – Liam Maxwell

Emergency services communications contract costing £450m every year when it could be done for just £70m, says government CTO Liam Maxwell

Kicking a man while he is down

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: Hitting Belgacom while it's down, and could Universal Credit be in a worse state than realised?

Candid interviews dominate the top 10: David Davis MP, Belgacom's Fabrice Clement and a job centre whistleblower

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Here's why Microsoft's VP of operating systems Joe Belfiore thinks CIOs should buy into Windows Phone

'App gap' is closing, says Windows 10 chief

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Nearly a quarter of IT leaders are unfamiliar with the term 'DevOps'

Despite businesses who have deployed DevOps seeing a whole host of benefits, many of their peers are unaware of what the term means

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Francis Maude: 'The internet is too large for any organisation to fight cyber crime alone'

Cabinet Office Minister tells Payments Council Cyber Security Conference that cooperation is the key to the fight against cyber crime

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Birmingham NHS patient data sharing plans scrapped after concerns raised by GPs

Plans for a central data warehouse to allow multiple agencies to access a patient's care record scaled back - but consent opt-out remains

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Android creator Andy Rubin leaves Google, switching robotics for startups

Mobile platform talent Andy Rubin leaves to focus on helping other technology startups

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Coca-Cola Bottling Company migrates 1,100 users from IBM Notes to Office 365 in one weekend

Third largest US Coca-Cola bottler partners with Dell and InfraScience to make the switch

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Hungary suspends internet tax plans after international protests

Vociferous criticism at home and abroad leads to climbdown by Hungarian government

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IT Leaders Summit

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The IT Leaders Summit will bring together around 50 IT Leaders from Computing’s ‘IT Leaders 100’ in an exclusive private members’ club setting in Central London. The event will cover key industry issues as well as provide an opportunity to hear from renowned industry leaders revealing their IT strategy. Additionally, Will Carling former England Rugby Union Captain will be delivering the afternoon keynote address. On the day Computing will be announcing the top 10 IT Leaders from the‘IT Leaders Top 100’. This event offers a unique opportunity to share thought leadership and meet technology heads with real buying power, in a focused environment.

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