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No Evidence That California Cellphone Ban Decreased Accidents, Says Researcher

In a recent study, a researcher at the University of Colorado Boulder found no evidence that a California ban on using hand held cellphones while driving decreased the number of traffic accidents in the state in the first six months … Continue reading

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Three customers to get free London Underground WiFi access

SOURCE by Dan Worth Three customers will be able to access Virgin Media’s London Underground WiFi service free of charge from the end of July. The operator is the last to sign such a deal after O2, EE and Vodafone. … Continue reading

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Tablet usage to increase

The use of smartphones and laptops is widespread among enterprises, with nearly three out of every four organizations issuing corporate owned laptops (74%) and smartphones (71%) to their workforces. Tablets, on the other hand, are issued by only half (47%) … Continue reading

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BT catapults MK into IoT

Buckinghamshire town Milton Keynes is set to become an Internet of Things (IoT) trailblazer thanks to a new initiative being led by BT and IoT/M2M specialist Neul. The two companies have signed a memorandum of understanding with Connected Digital Economy … Continue reading

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Bletchley Park Trust to fund Alan Turing education role.

The Bletchley Park Trust is to fund an educational ‘Turing Education Officer’ role at its site in Milton Keynes and will support teaching experiences for young and disadvantaged children. This is the third such position created at the Trust in … Continue reading

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City of Milan wins prestigious transport award.

Italian city’s road pricing scheme recognised by global transport body. The Municipality of Milan in Italy is the winner of the 2014 Transport Achievement Award for its ‘Area C’ urban road pricing scheme. The Transport Achievement Award is awarded annually … Continue reading

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XP RIP

April 8th – the day that Microsoft no longer supports Windows XP – is upon us, and for organisations that still have a significant XP user base, it’s no surprise there is rising concern over what to do next. Gartner … Continue reading

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