Tech Spending is up in the UK, but it’s unsustainable in it’s current form

Yet the revival promises to be brief. Marc Benioff, chief executive of Salesforce.com, believes that the chief marketing officer will be spending more on technology than the CIO by 2017.

Benioff, who recently completed the $2.5bn (€1.9bn) acquisition of ExactTarget, a sales and marketing software company, noted the fastest growth in technology lies in digital, mobile and social; areas that are increasingly falling under the remit of the chief marketing officer of a company and alien to the traditionally conservative CIO.

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How students in todays classrooms are much more lazy due to technology

Other pupils played games with the technology when the teacher was not looking, making it more difficult for an inexperienced teacher to control the task, academics found.

The study, by researchers at the University of Newcastle, introduced seven interactive tables to lessons in a school over a six-week period to test their impact in classroom conditions.

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