Computer Weekly Editor's Blog:

March, 2009

March 12, 2009  3:54 PM

Computer Weekly 500 Club programme of events 2009

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Find here this year's Computer Weekly 500 Club programme of events: high level networking events for CIOs and IT directors -- evenings, as detailed in the brochure, 6pm for 6.30pm. More details from

March 11, 2009  4:49 PM

Windows Mobile – is Microsoft in tune with the mood?

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Windows Mobile video from Microsoft Mobile's Facebook site .... from Geek in Disguise. What do you reckon? Is...

March 11, 2009  12:17 PM

Women in IT – celebrating their achievements

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff is acutely aware of the gender gap in IT.

Too often I have read stories written by us and others that demonstrate that despite its efforts the IT industry is a male-dominated preserve and one that fails to attract women into the profession.

March 10, 2009  3:14 PM

Guardian makes its API public

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API, guardian

Wow, today the Guardian announced that it has developed an open platform making its API freely available to third party developers who can develop new ways to tap into the Guardian's content.

It's a brave move, but I am sure it's...

March 5, 2009  6:29 PM

Microsoft: the mixed fruit of maturity

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Internet Explorer, Microsoft

Seven years ago, Microsoft was a byword for buggy software. Its codebase was a notorious happy hunting ground for delinquent virus writers. The "Summer of Worms" in 2003, when the Blaster, Welchia and Sobig malware wreaked havoc, turning computer viruses into kitchen table conversation topics,...

March 5, 2009  11:04 AM

Twitter correspondent on Sky News and Facebook responds to Twitter challenge

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Facebook, twitter

Twitter goes from strength to strength as a breaking news service, so much so that publishers, such as Sky News are employing Twitter correspondents.

Ruth Barnett, Sky news reporter, has taken up the gig...

March 4, 2009  3:04 PM

Lamborghini revs up mobile computing

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Intel, Lamborghini, Mobile Computing, PC

Okay: you're a PC vendor.


You're offering products in the biggest recession - or is that depression- since...

March 3, 2009  1:43 PM

Apple Refresh Mac Mini, Mac Pro and iMac

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Apple, iMac, Mac

Following an unannounced, yet highly speculated that it was approaching website store maintenance run, Apple has today introduced a refresh to all its desktop products.

The Mac Mini has been given a larger hard drive, a proper dual core 2.0 intel chip, and the integrated graphics are a...

March 3, 2009  11:55 AM

Watch Flickr video round the clock – literally!

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Flickr, Video

Flickr's announced some new and upgraded features in its offering today. Video capability will be extended to all Flickr members, not just Pro account holders - although for now at least you can only upload two per month....

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