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March 20, 2013  12:18 PM

Recovering and deleting data from SSDs

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The latest generation of laptops and hybrid devices use solid state disks to boost performance and speed up the time it takes for the operating system to boot. In this guest blog post, Robert Winter from Kroll Ontrack writes about some of the challenges on attempting to recover data from a damaged...

December 23, 2010  3:29 PM

3D or not 3D

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Having paid good money to watch Tron Legacy in 3D at the Odeon, I have to admit that I was certainly not wooed by all the effects, The best 3D I've experienced is the Renault environoment ad - ther was actually some kind of story to follow, unlike the really poor script for Tron Legacy.

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May 27, 2010  2:52 PM

iPad gets the iQuote treatment

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It's good to see that my InBox is filling with plenty of helpful advice from all sorts of industry pundits about what the iPad means:

  • "Informed Rejecters may appear to represent the ultimate marketing sweet spot for new mobile internet devices...


February 21, 2008  7:27 PM

Microsoft open up the crown jewels

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It is great to see Microsoft is going to make available its internal application programming interfaces for MS Office and Windows protocols. While the news has obviously been influenced by EU and US anti-trust regulations, this is a genuine victory for users of Microsoft products, and one I hope...


September 20, 2007  8:58 PM

SAP has designs on your business

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SAP may well have a catchy name for its new software as a service. It will be very interesting to see if the new SAP Business ByDesign will really deliver. There are three issues that need to be addressed. First, how safe will my data be when it is hosted on SAP's servers? Second, is the on-demand...


August 6, 2007  8:34 PM

Facebook: a remedy for spam…

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I wonder if Facebook could be used in business? Using the theory of six degrees of separation, it could be used to create a hierarchical network of people you know starting with your friends or primary contacts, the first...


July 2, 2007  7:59 PM

Web 2.0: the risks

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The real threat of Web 2.0 is lazy workers. I've noticed a lot of people in the IT industry talking up the risks of Web 2.0 - MySpace, YouTube, Facebook et al. But I think the risk is not that you'll loose valuable corporate information but that your staff will spend all their time on these sites...


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