Capita has won a five-year, £145 million deal to run the congestion charge, which it helped set up in London 11 years ago.
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Saturday 28 December 2013
The Santa Rally shows no signs of slowing, with the top-flight index closing on its sixth day of gains, its best run since October.
Monday 18 November 2013
Biannual ranking of world's most powerful machines sees China take the top spot, though the US dominates in terms of sheer numbers
William Lowe: Computer engineer whose work at IBM extended the reach of computers from big corporations to homes and small businesses
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Bill Lowe was the mastermind behind IBM's first personal computer, the IBM 5150, the first to be successfully mass produced and mass marketed. It expanded the company's reach into small businesses, and more importantly into people's homes.
Thursday 08 August 2013
The latest battle in the microchip wars began yesterday when Google waded in and punters decided Arm Holdings could be on the losing side this time. The lucrative microchip market for smartphone and tablet devices has been opening up to new competition and yesterday search giant Google and chip maker Nvidia were among a handful of tech specialists that signed up to join computer group IBM's OpenPower consortium.
Thursday 01 August 2013
USB 3.1 will be backwards compatible with both USB 2.0 and 3.0
Tuesday 04 June 2013
No price disclosed, but SoftLayer's business estimated at $2bn
Saturday 18 May 2013
Bloomberg has drafted in the help of a former head of IBM to undertake an internal review following damaging revelations that journalists with its news agency accessed private information about how users of its financial terminals used the commercial service.
Friday 17 May 2013
Figures reflect consumers' preference to tablets and smartphones over traditional PCs
Wednesday 01 May 2013
Britain's booming tech industry is gasping for new talent and fresh ideas. Duncan Hopwood examines the options open to bright graduates
Thursday 11 April 2013
Microsoft's Windows 8 software appears to be driving buyers away from PCs and toward smartphones and tablets, research firm IDC said last night. Global shipments of PCs fell 14 per cent in the first three months this year, it said, the sharpest plunge since the firm started tracking the industry in 1994.
Sunday 20 January 2013
The retro-futuristic blend of Victoriana and sci-fi is the next big thing to hit the high streets, forecasters say
Sunday 16 December 2012
US president Barack Obama is due to attend a memorial service for the victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre today, as it was reported that one of the 20 child victims was a British schoolboy.
Saturday 24 November 2012
Fraud claims at success story Autonomy raise questions over the sector
Tuesday 09 October 2012
Under most circumstances the promise of a talk about yellow lines, followed by another on pylons and capped by a speech exposing the intricacies of self-service checkouts, would have little allure. But present them at a conference that revels in the boring or, more accurately, celebrates the prosaic and mundane, and there's a good chance the speakers will be faced by a sell-out crowd.
Sunday 26 August 2012
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
- 2 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 3 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
- 5 'Hello mum, this is going to be hard for you to read ...'