Articles By Leo King

Citigroup split up will send IT in ‘reverse’

Citigroup split up will send IT in ‘reverse’

LONDON - Troubled international banking group Citigroup said it is splitting its business in two in a move that analysts...

January 19th, 2009 Leo King
U.K. gov’t accused of inadequate planning on IT project

U.K. gov’t accused of inadequate planning on IT project

LONDON - A powerful group of British MPs has accused the Ministry of Defence of failing to properly plan a...

January 14th, 2009 Leo King
MI5: Internet phone services a risk to national security

MI5: Internet phone services a risk to national security

LONDON - Internet telephone services pose a serious threat to Britain's security, the head of MI5 has said. The danger...

January 7th, 2009 Leo King
U.K. promises investment in high speed broadband

U.K. promises investment in high speed broadband

LONDON - The government is set to invest in high speed broadband, only months after a report that it commissioned...

January 4th, 2009 Leo King
Britain’s grim catalogue of health data breaches

Britain’s grim catalogue of health data breaches

LONDON - The National Health Service (NHS) has lost confidential medical records and personal details of thousands of patients, it...

November 25th, 2008 Leo King
EDS rehired for London transport fare system

EDS rehired for London transport fare system

LONDON (11/20/2008) - Transport for London has rehired EDS and Cubic as IT suppliers for the Oyster card, on a...

November 19th, 2008 Leo King
U.K. gov’t urged to drop multibillion pound IT plans

U.K. gov’t urged to drop multibillion pound IT plans

LONDON - British Prime Minster Gordon Brown was lambasted in Parliament last week for the government spending billions on troubled...

October 29th, 2008 Leo King
U.K. government blows money on cancelled IT projects

U.K. government blows money on cancelled IT projects

LONDON - The U.K. government has shelved IT projects worth at least...

October 20th, 2008 Leo King
Unsold Lehman units face IT staff challenge

Unsold Lehman units face IT staff challenge

LONDON - PricewaterhouseCoopers, the administrator for collapsed bank Lehman Brothers, faces a tough challenge winding down the IT departments in...

October 6th, 2008 Leo King
Royal Mail in rollout of 25,000 mobiles

Royal Mail in rollout of 25,000 mobiles

LONDON - Britain's Royal Mail is set to roll out 25,000 mobile devices to post vans. Customers will have real...

October 1st, 2008 Leo King