Windows 10 release won’t save the PC market, warns Gartner

The next iteration of Windows will give PC sales a short-term boost, but nothing will change long-term, Gartner claims Blog Category: ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News For more information visit: Windows 10 release won’t save the PC market, warns Gartner

Consumer Confidence At 15-Year High – Report

Consumer confidence is at a level not seen since the turn of the millennium, as pay growth accelerates and inflation remains low, according to a monthly survey. The most recent figures put the annual rate of inflation at 0.1% and

Tackling queues through tech

Interesting article worth a read…. The Daily Telegraph explores how Brits are losing the ability to form an orderly line and how innovative companies are developing new technologies aimed at making queuing more efficient or eliminating waiting altogether. It cites

Amazon moves into banking

Amazon Lending, Amazon’s new small business lending arm, will launch tomorrow. The loans, from Amazon’s capital, will range from £1,000 to “hundreds of thousands of pounds”. “It’s very scary news for large banks. Amazon has a few powerful attributes that

Barclays expands contactless wearables

Bank launching key fobs, an updated wristband and stickers so that customers can pay for everyday items British shoppers could soon be paying for cups of coffee or trips on public transport by waving a keyfob or sticker, as contactless

Overseas deal on the cards for Ocado

Interesting article in today The Sunday Telegraph which claims that Ocado is close to agreeing a deal with an unnamed international retailer that would allow the online grocer to expand outside of the UK for the first time. Previously Ocado

Satya Nadella calls on staff to help communities upgrade Windows

Microsoft chief Satya Nadella has sent a letter to all Microsoft employees calling on them to reinvent productivity Blog Category: ComputerWeekly: IT Management For more information visit: Satya Nadella calls on staff to help communities upgrade Windows

Google builds energy-efficient datacentre in US coal power plant

Internet giant Google has said it intends to use a decommissioned coal power plant’s infrastructure to deliver renewable energy to its next US datacentre Blog Category: ComputerWeekly: Latest IT News For more information visit: Google builds energy-efficient datacentre in US

Who is responsible for digital leadership in the boardroom?

Digital technology affects every aspect of modern business – so which executive should lead digital strategy in the boardroom? Blog Category: ComputerWeekly: IT Management For more information visit: Who is responsible for digital leadership in the boardroom?

Amazon expands delivery service

Amazon is focusing much of its expansion on the logistics business it launched in Britain in 2013 to provide same-day-delivery. The company has surpassed the 10,000 employee mark for the first time, as it broadens its parcel delivery network. Delivery