Tag Archives: economy

UK has biggest Internet economy in G20

internet We’ve pretty much become acclimatised to dour economic news over the past few years, since the credit crunch took a stranglehold on our country (and the rest of the globe). So.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

Cyber-crime costs UK economy £27 billion per year

You can’t put a price on many things. The steadfast loyalty of a friend, a Van Gogh masterpiece, a pot noodle… No, wait. It’s not that you can’t put a price.. more
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Cloud shift could bolster UK economy by 30bn Euros

A report from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr), commissioned by data storage company EMC, has shown that the wider adoption of cloud computing could add an estimated 30.. more
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Telecoms firms upbeat on economic prospects

UK-based technology, media and telecoms (TMT) firms are increasingly confident about the future of the economy, new research has discovered. A poll by Stoy Hayward found 30% of UK TMT businesses are more confident about the prospects for the coming quarter than they were for.. more
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Tech firms reveal gloomy economic outlook

Technology firms expect economic conditions in the sector to worsen before they improve, according a new survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The Tech Sector Barometer survey found that two thirds of tech companies expect the financial health of the sector to worsen, whilst.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing

Weak pound strengthens Vodafone

Vodafone, the world’s largest mobile phone company by revenue, has increased its full year sales forecast because of the weak pound. Whilst many UK businesses are suffering under rising import costs, Vodafone is making the most of the poor exchange rate which makes its overseas.. more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Broadband political talking point

It should be no surprise that the political leaders are talking up the advantages of broadband for all, as this is a welcome break from the day to day hassles of sorting out the financial crisis. Yet to build a new super fast broadband network.. more
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HTC lowers growth expectations

Taiwan-based handset maker, High Tech Computer (HTC), has lowered its expected 2009 revenue growth because of global economic slowdown. CEO Peter Chou said he expects revenue growth to be in ‘double digits’ this year. This is a significant step back from the 20% growth he.. more
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Global recession hits China's handset industry

Global recession has hit China’s handset industry, with mobile phone sales growth slumping in the third quarter, according to Taiwan’s ITIS project. Worst affected was the CDMA segment, which saw shipments fall 7.8% on quarter and 3.4% on year to 18.9 million units. CDMA handsets’.. more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

First job axe falls at Virgin Media

Over 100 jobs at Virgin Media are to be axed after the company announced plans to close its Gateshead telesales department. The multimedia telecoms group announced the news this morning as the first step in the company’s plans to reduce its UK workforce by 2,200.. more
Posted in Telecoms News