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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Sunday 17 October 2010
Benoit Mandelbrot, the Polish-born mathematician who played a central role in Chaos theory, has died at his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, aged 85, of cancer.
Tuesday 10 August 2010
Monday 09 August 2010
Mark Papermaster, the Apple executive in charge of iPhone engineering, has left the company weeks after the "Antennagate" controversy over complaints of poor reception on the company's latest smartphone.
Friday 29 January 2010
Microsoft posted a bigger-than-expected 60 per cent jump in quarterly profit, helped by strong sales of Windows 7, and said it expected business technology spending to recover this year.
Monday 25 January 2010
Gordon Brown said he did not want the recession to herald a repeat of the "lost generation of the 1980s" as he welcomed a new employment scheme for young people.
Monday 30 November 2009
A DNA testing project launched by National Geographic and IBM seeks to challenge where we think we come from.
Wednesday 18 November 2009
Scientists say they've made a breakthrough in their pursuit of computers that "think" like a living thing's brain - an effort that tests the limits of technology.
Monday 16 November 2009
IBM launched a new cloud computing service on Monday, aiming to take on companies such as Amazon.com Inc, Google Inc, Microsoft Corp and Salesforce.com Inc.
Friday 09 October 2009
Monday 05 October 2009
IBM is trying to stymie Google's expansion into the business software market.
Thursday 27 August 2009
Internet criminals might be rethinking a favourite scam for stealing people's personal information.
Tuesday 25 August 2009
A federal appeals court has reversed a judge's decision that granted the copyright of the Unix computer operating system to Novell.
Friday 17 July 2009
IBM blew away second-quarter profit projections and jacked up its full-year earnings forecast today, a rare sign of confidence from a major corporation in the recession.
Thursday 09 July 2009
IBM has become the latest company planning to turn its back on final salary pension payouts. The computer systems group is consultung staff about proposals to close its UK scheme, which would affect 5,000 employees.
Wednesday 29 April 2009
Brocade Communications Systems is deepening its ties with a powerful ally, IBM, forging a new distribution deal for internet routers and switches at a time when bigger rival Cisco Systems is straining some of its old relationships.
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