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September, 2008

September 30, 2008  9:01 PM

Watch the first in our new series of videos: out of the box

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Watch Computer Weekly's technology editor Cliff Saran give his first impressions of Sony's business laptop range, the Sony Vaio SR.

September 24, 2008  9:12 AM

Cern LHC big bang experiment shuts down till spring

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As I speculated on Monday, the LHC at Cern has had to be shut down due to a large helium leak in sector 3-4 in the Large Hadron Collider tunnel.

Cern Director General Robert Aymer explained in a press...

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September 23, 2008  4:55 PM

Gphone or iPhone – place your bets now!

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Details of the T-Mobile G1 - the rumoured gphone / Google phone - have been released today. Check out our new news blog to find out the key features of the

September 23, 2008  10:33 AM

Worried about your career in IT?

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IT jobs, Video

Are you worried about your job now that the credit crunch is really biting? Are you thinking about your future career and need to know how to climb the corporate ladder? Or worse, do you work in the financial services sector and have lost your job or fear for your future?

Take a look...

September 22, 2008  2:21 PM

Cern – some issues with the LHC machine will delay results

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I gather that not everything has well with the LHC machine at Cern, which has broken and needs fixing. Consequently, it will be quite some time before there are any scientific results... boo hoo.

But there do have some funky images of debris particles in the Compact Mucon Solenoid...

September 18, 2008  5:55 PM

Rumour has it that Google will launch GooglePhone next week

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Google, googlephone, gphone, iPhone

Rumour has it that the GooglePhone will hit the streets of the US next week costing punters about £109. Like the iPhone it is expected to be tied to one operator T-Mobile.


September 16, 2008  11:05 AM

HP to slash 24,000 jobs in global restructure

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HP, Recession

Each day seems to bring some pretty bad news at the moment. At the weekend it was Lehman Bros and now today it's the

September 15, 2008  3:11 PM

It’s good to see Adam Burstow’s back posting

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Adam Burstow, who writes our CIO blog, is posting again and it's good to have him back on board.

Adam is Corporate Development director at property company Telereal

September 11, 2008  10:50 AM

More computer-related disasters that never happened

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Yesterday's events at Cern and the LHC made me think about other events have there been that were supposed to bring about global meltdown. Most of the...

September 10, 2008  5:05 PM

Cern and the Big Bang… so we didn’t end up in a black hole

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It seems from the general theme from the comments to my earlier post is a large dose of scepticism about the hysterical way some sections of the media has reported Cern's Large Hadron Collider being switched on today, but have some faith... I think the BBC has reported it well and has given...

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