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Is This Yahoo's Attempt To Steal A March on Google?

Apr 04, 2013 09:00 BST UK IT Association The UK IT Association (UKITA) took notice last week, as many would have done, when Yahoo announced that they have purchased Summly from 17 year old entrepreneur Nick D'Aloisio. Nick himself has done particularly well out of the deal, with Yahoo paying an estimated £20 million in cash and shares for the company which they are now expected to shut down.

Mar 06, 2013 15:19 GMT UK IT Association Urgent - You need to act today if you want to help keep .cloud open to all.Deadline is tomorrow to register your objection to a proposal to ...... The UK IT Association (UKITA) are joining with its strategic alliance partner the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) to try to prevent new Top Level Domains (TLD’s) becoming closed registered owner and controlled by large multi-national companies.

Mar 06, 2013 11:44 GMT UK IT Association The news that telecoms firms globally will be making more money from data revenues than from traditional telephony by 2018 will not come as a revelation to many. Yet the lack of technology standards may prove to be a barrier to the connectivity of devices

Feb 21, 2013 13:00 GMT UK IT Association The UK Government have been left red faced as the 4G auction raised £1.2billion less than they had forecast in their Autumn Statement. The £2.3billion auction saw Vodafone spend the most, bidding £790million to secure blocks in both available wavelengths.

Feb 20, 2013 15:50 GMT UK IT Association The European Council reached agreement on EU expenditure for 2014-2020, and much of the cut in spending comes directly from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), a fund set up to increase technology take-up across the EU. Small and Medium Enterprises across Europe are alarmed that this could mean they fall behind competitors.

Feb 20, 2013 15:40 GMT UK IT Association The House of Commons is still busy debating the effect of the EU Budget cuts to the Technology sector, but BT are unconcerned, saying it will not impact on the UK's ability to deliver on the Universal Service Commitment.

Nov 22, 2012 10:03 GMT UK IT Association The Technology Strategy Board is to invest up to £1.5m to stimulate new solutions for mobile commerce (mCommerce) to counter the threat of theft and fraud.

Oct 11, 2012 10:59 BST UK IT Association UKITA (UK IT Association) Director Andrew Corbett says that there is a glass ceiling between the IT businesses that are known to and have accessed help from RDA growth project funds and the huge number of IT businesses who are not on the radar of the policy makers and funders.

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UKITA sponsors award at e-Commerce Awards

Oct 13, 2011 13:42 BST UK IT Association The prestigious e-commerce Awards were held in London on Tuesday 10th October.