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August 2, 2013  5:00 PM

MOD refuses to rule out BT drone link

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The Ministry of Defence has refused to rule out the possibility that a controversial fibre-optic BT comms line between US military bases in the UK and Africa carries command and control signals that direct US drone missions blamed for civilian deaths in Yemen.

After legal charity...

July 12, 2013  3:00 PM

Department of Health gave false assurances over NHS software

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Officials falsely claimed the NHS had protected its £7.3bn investment in the National Programme for IT by staking ownership over any software it produced, it has emerged.

Contrary to earlier statements, the NHS never had ownership rights over its software, the Department of Health said...


January 11, 2013  2:34 PM

CSC shoulders NHS loss by moving jobs offshore

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CSC UK said last week it was cutting costs in the UK by moving jobs offshore, after posting a loss of nearly £1bn.

It also revealed declining profits at its flagship, 10-year outsource with Royal Mail, which Computer Weekly


November 30, 2012  1:03 PM

Odds stacked on Cornwall outsource

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May 29, 2008  2:38 PM

Fujitsu to withdraw from the NPfIT – what happens now?

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Only a week ago a deal aimed at rescuing the NHS's National Programme for IT in the south of England seemed imminent.

Officials and Fujitsu had spent nearly a year negotiating changes to a 10-year contract which was worth £896m when signed in January 2004 and had increased for various...


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