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April, 2008

April 16, 2008  7:51 AM

Most read on ComputerWeekly last week

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What were the stories that got your heart beating that little bit faster last week on ComputerWeekly last week. The most read was Shell's lessons on outsourcing 1. Shell offers...

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April 14, 2008  10:21 AM

London Marathon 2008: See how they run!

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chip, Marathon, running, tracking

James Garner's marathon pace chart's brave web editor,

April 12, 2008  8:50 PM

RFID chips and the London Marathon

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I'm not 100% sure that the chip you are given when you register for the London Marathon is an RFID chip, but once attached to your shoe the chip ensures that each runner's race time is recorded. It marks the point from when you cross the start line to the finish line and ensures accuracy of time...

April 11, 2008  11:37 AM

Video: weekly video round-up to end the week

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BBC, iplayer, Video

This week's round-up focuses on online video.... well of course it does its a video round-up, doh! But I mean the platforms for different types of online video that was in headlines this week, such as the BBC iPlayer. The most popular streamed programme since the iPlayer launched was the first...

April 10, 2008  9:34 PM

Flickr joins in online video but not everyone likes it

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BBC, Flickr, Video

April 9, 2008  12:13 PM

Are you for or against the BBC’s iPlayer

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bandwith, BBC, iplayer, Networks

As a publishing business, I guess the debate over the BBC's iPlayer (which in a quick straw poll in our office is a highly rated service) and who should pay for it is a particularly interesting one. The figures are a testament to its success.

April 8, 2008  3:13 PM

Most read on

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The most read article on ComputerWeekly last week was Ofcom's assessment of Facebook. Ofcom measures Facebook phenomenon Next was Tony Collins's story on a new PC deal...

April 7, 2008  12:26 PM

How we got from 1 to 162 million websites

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Internet, online, presentations, Websites

I just been pointed to this graph about the growth in the number of websites online and how we got from one back in December 1990 to 100,000 in 1996 to the 162 million there is now. It is an interesting graph even if most of us are already well aware...

April 4, 2008  10:37 AM

Spam email – celebrate its 15th birthday with this video round-up

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Video, YouTube

spam.jpg This week is the 15th anniversary of the first ever spam email - the bane of our lives. So this humorous weekly video round-up is dedicated to...

April 3, 2008  12:56 PM

Maths genius? then take part in the Puzzler

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Do you love solving maths problems? Well if you do, then take part in our weekly maths brain teaser from the Puzzler.

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