Nick Booth

Nick Booth worked in IT in the UK’s National Health Service, financial services and The Met Police, witnessing at first hand the disruptive effects of new technology. As a journalist and analyst, his mission is to stop history repeating itself.

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Cloud Computing

OnApp touts cloud platform unions to stop oligarchy

OnApp, a UK maker of a cloud platform for service providers, wants them to club together to fight giants

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Internet

Experts say Internet of Things is edging into maturity

A group of IoT pioneers gathered in Las Vegas to ponder progress

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Business Management

Rant: Cyber predators feed off the vulnerable

In the wilds of Mobile World Congress there were disturbing sights

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Databases

Meet Michael Stonebraker, database pioneer

If you want to know where the database industry is going, ask the man who inspired most of it

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Wireless Technologies

Could 5G networks make Brazil's traffic mobile?

Ericsson is using the latest cellular technology with commercial rollout due in 2020. Fixing transport might be a goal.

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Software

Ciber's Michael Boustridge: Slack coding is killing productivity

The CEO of Colorado-HQed consulting company Ciber wants to take on inefficient programming

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Statistical Data Analysis

Brazil's supercomputer: hero, academic petaflop, or both?

The Santos Dumont HPC is going to drill down into data and process it into gold, Brazil hopes

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Data Center

Luxembourg: Tiny state fights above its weight as data hub

The tiny European state of Luxembourg is well known for its tax regime but less so for its outsize tech prowess

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Data Center Design

How to build a datacentre in a war zone

Our correspondent finds out about the challenges of deploying IT in a desert with fighting nearby

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Sales and Marketing Software

Rant: Tech marketers' weapons of mass distraction

They talk about marketing technology as if it’s a nuclear option. So shouldn’t it be limited to responsible adults?

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