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Cloud users are anxious about data security

Data security is still the main concern stopping companies from embracing the cloud, according to a new survey. Nearly three-quarters (74 percent) of the 163 network engineers, IT directors, and CIOs polled by Network Instruments said ensuring corporate data security was their top concern about cloud migration, a steep rise from previous results. Concerns rising

Chancellor to axe top tax rate

The 50 percent top income tax rate is to be scrapped from next year under a plan to be revealed in this week’s Budget, as a measure designed to improve conditions for investors and entrepreneurs in the UK, according to Chancellor George Osborne. The 50 percent rate was introduced by Labour in 2010-11 for those

CBI: EU data protection proposals will harm business

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has warned the EU that its proposed modifications to the EU Data Protection Act would place a heavy burden on European businesses and could “strangle innovation”. Compliance with the new rules would “place a cost burden on all businesses which may deter investment and be passed on to consumers”,