Computer Weekly Editor's Blog

December 4, 2007  11:37 AM

Hardware hoarders – send us your entries

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Hardware, IT equipment

If you’re a hoarder then we want to hear from you. I know that some of us can’t bear to throw anything away – I know this as I am one of those people, while my wife, on the other hand, likes nothing better than de-cluttering.

Well if you’ve been hoarding old IT kit, then we want to hear from you. Send us your video or a photo of your oldest piece of IT kit that you have and tell us why you have held on to them, and enter our competition to win a great digital camera and £50 worth of Amazon vouchers.

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November 30, 2007  9:45 AM

New video

tcollins1 Profile: tcollins1
Data protection, HMRC, Video

yourfile.gifComputerWeekly investigative journalist Tony Collins broke the story that the HMRC had been sending data online for months to the National Audit Office. See Tony discuss this story in our latest video

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November 28, 2007  12:09 PM

What would you ask Tim Berners Lee?

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Internet, Web


I saw this really interesting post on the Scobleizer blog today. What question would you ask Tim Berners Lee?

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November 26, 2007  12:37 PM – we”ve explained the changes in a new video

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff, relaunch, Video

cwvideo.jpg If you hadn’t noticed – has had a major facelift.

Whenever websites redesign it can be confusing for regular users to find the information they are after or to understand why we have made these changes.

If you want to understand the changes without taking the time to browse through the site then take a look at our video, which is just two minutes and explains all the major changes to

November 22, 2007  1:02 PM

A brand new

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff, redesign

cwhome.gif is evolving. Yes, as you may have already noticed, we’ve had a makeover, but this redesign is more than just a lick of paint.

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November 21, 2007  12:59 PM

HMRC’s loss of 25 million personal data records

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff has four excellent pieces of analysis on HMRC’s loss of 25 million personal data records on a CD.

It is a worrying development for individuals, like myself, who have data stored by HMRC because they claim child tax credits. Do I need to change bank account, because the data could get into the wrong hands allowing criminals to defraud me?

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November 20, 2007  3:11 PM editor’s blog goes live

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff,


Hi I’m James Garner and I’m the web editor on I joined Computer Weekly in April 2007 and have been focused on redesigning the website since then.

It’s been a long seven-and-a-half months, but sometime over the next couple of days – as long as nothing goes seriously wrong – we will relaunch the site. I am really proud of the work we have done to improve the site and I hope you enjoy it. All feedback is welcome.

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