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February, 2012


February 15, 2012  10:47 AM

The naked truth

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Uncategorized

TechMarketView, may well have predictions on the IT market. But during the Intellect Annual Regent Conference 2012, Antony Miller appears to have expanded his remit...because he claims he is seeing a lot of limp willies out there. People are apparently swimming naked due to the economic downturn. ...

February 14, 2012  11:27 AM

US dad shoots down daughter for Facebook rant

WAshford Profile: WAshford
Facebook, laptop, YouTube

From the Sicilian druglord who led police to his London hideout through posting pics of himself in the city to the US teenager who dissed her parents, the stupidity of some Facebook...


February 14, 2012  10:47 AM

If you are going to use Facebook, be smart about it

WAshford Profile: WAshford
Facebook

Membership of Facebook should require some sort of an IQ test to qualify to help protect stupid people from themselves.

A Sicilian drug lord on the run from the local law enforcement was proving to be untraceable, until a series of ill-considered photos were posted on Facebook,...


February 8, 2012  2:12 PM

Takeaways can be worse for your health than you think

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
food, health, McDonald, Recreation

As if the saturated fat, salt and additives weren't already enough to worry about, in America it seems you also have to consider the threat of 50,000 volts before you opt for fast food. 


A 37-year-old woman from North Carolina was tased after cutting...


February 8, 2012  1:55 PM

The abbreviation NSFW was created for a reason

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
India, Karnataka, Pornography, Rave

Three Indian BJP ministers, who were caught watching, ahem, adult material on a mobile phone during an assembly in Karnataka, have resigned today. 


Krishna Palemar, minister for ports, science and technology, is the cheeky chappy...


February 6, 2012  12:04 PM

WoW gamer’s time expires in more ways than one

WAshford Profile: WAshford

Computer games cheapen life and gamers risk becoming inured to violence and its consequences through repeated exposure to it in the virtual world, say critics.

Downtime is inclined to think so too in light of the fact that a Taiwanese man that died while playing World of Warcraft in an...


February 1, 2012  4:29 PM

What did you give your love on Valentine’s day

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Facebook, Groupon, Skype, twitter, Valentine

Breaking up is hard to do. But these days, as a result of technology, it's even harder than ever.
This is because of the decisions a person has to make. Will it be Skype, Twitter, Facebook, email, text, telephone or, as a last resort, face to face.

Well...


February 1, 2012  12:37 PM

Are they taking the paas

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran
Uncategorized

Last month, just as hard-working IT people were firing up their PCs following the Xmas break, Gartner sneaked out a piece of research - which in six pages manages to introduce a dictionary of acronyms around Paas, as in platform as a service.

So they have aPaas, as in...


February 1, 2012  12:16 PM

Tweet about destroying America and America will destroy you twit!

falani Profile: falani
Leigh


February 1, 2012  10:11 AM

Cisco lags behind in Olympics Wi-Fi training

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Cisco, Wi-Fi

With Cisco due to be providing Wi-Fi access for the Olympic and Paralympics Games this summer, it's slightly concerning that the vendor struggled to provide Wi-Fi for the attendees of its very own Cisco Live Europe event this week....


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