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Microsoft Surface Book 2 survives journey into Space

30th November 2017 | Graham Smith

Microsoft Surface Book 2 survives journey into Space

Despite minus 60C temperatures and 212 miles per hour speeds, the robust device survived a fall from 34,000m back to Earth and is in full working order.

On Wednesday November 22, 2017, leading Microsoft talent partner Curo Talent soared to new heights by launching a Surface Book 2 into space. Taking off from a specially selected site near Swindon under particularly difficult weather conditions, the Surface Book 2 travelled over 21 miles into the stratosphere before hurtling back down to earth.

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Only 4% of IT leaders are preparing for Brexit

26th January 2017 | Graham Smith

Only 4% of IT leaders are making Brexit a priority

Research into the IT market for 2017 shows that Article 50 is the least of the sectors’ worries. Curo Talent has released the IT Forecast 2017, an independent report into the trends and challenges facing the UK technology market in the year ahead.

The IT freelance agency approached business leaders to discover their key challenges, objectives, and focuses for 2017, and asked them a series of questions including where they plan to invest their budget and their greatest concerns for the market.

It was revealed that while 15% of leaders named improving their current IT offerings as their main commercial objective this year, just 4% agreed their central objective for 2017 would be preparation for Brexit.

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26th January 2016 | Graham Smith

Microsoft UK re-appoint Curo Talent to supply freelance IT staff for 2nd consecutive year

Microsoft Services in the UK has re-appointed Curo Talent to supply freelance IT experts to them and their partners. This is the second consecutive year for Curo and will further boost their plan to increase turnover in 2015 by 40%.

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