Nick Farrell

Nick Farrell is a freelance writer who was born in New Zealand and recently migrated from Bulgaria to Italy. He writes widely on technology, magic and the esoteric.

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Microprocessor

China's Supercomputer Prowess Is Part of a Greater Plan

China has the world’s fastest computer and has broader plans yet

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Finance

Mongolia: The Wolf Cub Begins to Howl

Some view China and Russia’s closest neighbour Mongolia as a potential economic giant but there are challenges

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Business Management

Bulgaria Recreates its Past with an IT Startup Renaissance

The small Balkan nation is enjoying an IT boom which might bring back its glory days

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Cybercrime

Bulgarian Hackers Were Emboldened By Anger and Weak Controls

Is Bulgaria’s reputation as a centre for crackers and computer criminals justified?

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Outsourcing

No Brain Drain in Bulgaria as IT Experts Stay Put

EU rules about migration to the UK, Germany and France are relaxing but don’t expect a surge from Bulgarian IT experts

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Data Mining

Even a Supercomputer Won't Fix Italy's Tax Problems

The Serpico computer system was intended to unravel Italy’s knotty tax system but it’s not working as advertised

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Outsourcing

New Zealand Goes from Film Set to IT Outsourcing Hub

Australia’s smaller neighbour is coming out of its shadows in outsourcing

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Networking & Communications

Telecom Italia Leans On a New Broom

Businesses in Italy are hoping that the new CEO of cash-strapped, debt-laden Telecom Italia has a new way forward

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Finance

Italian CIOs Battle Through Italy's Tough Times

Deep in the Eurozone, IT leaders at Esprinet and Conserve Italia explain how they cut costs to combat economic turmoil.

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