Computer Weekly Editor's Blog:

September, 2009

September 30, 2009  11:43 AM

Downtime for’s registration, sign up, log in and my account areas

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Just a brief note to apologise to anyone trying to log in to their account on and cannot over the next few days.

We are running some urgent maintenance, which will result in big improvements to our sign up, login in and my account areas on

September 24, 2009  3:10 PM

Top reasons why some businesses still don’t use social media

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social media, twitter

This is a great blog post that encapsulates the reasons really neatly why some businesses are still really reticent about using social media...

The reasons don't constitute a strong argument, so for those of you trying to get...

September 23, 2009  3:45 PM

Diving with Dolphins in Cambridge – what new technologies are on the horizon

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Cronto, EmotionAI, Omniplug

Some interesting new technologies grabbed the eye at the Diving with Dolphins event in Cambridge. Some of them are already in production and being trialled by businesses and organisations, such as a securer way to do online banking and a social networking tool for use between patients and their...

September 22, 2009  4:54 PM

ComputerWeekly’s IT Blog Awards are back for 2009 – nominate your own blog and your favourites

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff's IT blogs awards is back for its second year and this year's awards, promises to be bigger and better than before.

We have refined our...

September 10, 2009  12:57 PM

If you need to transfer data fast – use a carrier pigeon

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ADSL, Broadband, Data transfer

A South African IT company has managed to transfer data by carrier pigeon between its offices faster than by Telkom's (South Africa's biggest ISP) ADSL line.

The story, which has beebn followed up by Mashable today shows...

September 9, 2009  5:21 PM

Apple’s Steve Jobs steals the show by appearing, but no iTablet announcement

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Apple, iPod, iTablet, steve jobs

Steve Jobs appearance at the Apple event yesterday evening was enough to have Apple fans and shareholders whooping with delight.

The man, so synonymous with Apple's success, is back and in charge of the company following his liver transplant earlier this year. His presence was enough...

September 8, 2009  3:18 PM

Apollo 11 anniversary competition winner

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Many many congrats to Alec Palmer an IT Manager for Keppie Architects, who has won our Apollo 11 Luna-tic quiz.

As far as Alec's love for space and Apollo...

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