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Cloud becomes less nebulous

Clouds in Oxford: pic Mike MageeA survey of 125 UK based IT managers and chief information officers (CIOs) has revealed that cloud apps are more widely used than often thought.

Centrix Software hired market research firm Vanson Bourne to undertake the survey.

Even though 90 percent of the organisations surveyed have cloud based apps, the IT folk are concerned about managing cloud apps and about duplication of app features. more»

School failure linked to computer use

dutch-childrenAn extensive study by the University Autonomy de Barcelona (UAB) sampled 5,538 secondary school students to gauge the effect of technology in their lives.

And it’s discovered clear links between school failure and excessive use of computers at home.

It also finds that an intensive addiction to ICT is linked with the consumption of toxic substances. more»