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October, 2013


October 31, 2013  12:39 PM

Will Wossy work his magic with Microsoft?

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
Microsoft

October 31, 2013  12:22 PM

Scottish cyber anarchy and independence could trigger US invasion

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Uncategorized

News that the latest person to be accused of hacking systems belonging to various US government agencies has Scottish roots has sent shockwaves down the UK spine as the nation...


October 30, 2013  12:24 PM

When Michael Dell met Phoebe from Friends

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Dell, friends, michael dell

Michael Dell might have an unexpected silent partner in the $25bn buy-back of his eponymous IT supplier.

The clue stems from complaints by Dell laptop owners who claim that their new...


October 24, 2013  11:09 AM

iPhone revenge is a great gif

WAshford Profile: WAshford
IMessage, iPhone, prank

Frustrated with seeing the iPhone text-in-progress icon on the iPhone while you are waiting for someone to respond to a pressing question?

Well, according to


October 22, 2013  2:03 PM

Social media will be usurped by anti-social media as pervasive computing gathers pace

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Uncategorized

Those smart techies are at it again. Computer Science academics at City University London are working on pervasive computing and have already got a few products up and running.

There are rings that can transmit emotions between loved ones, plastic lips that can transmit a kiss over...


October 17, 2013  3:52 PM

Area size of small country filled with PR junk every year

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Uncategorized

An area the size of Wales is filled with junk every year because tech PRs insist on sending, usually useless, free gifts and other crap to tech journalists on a daily basis.

PR Junk black holes are developing on and under desks across London and the worrying trend has caught the...


October 17, 2013  3:37 PM

Government minister introduces new “bring your own IT department” policy

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
BYOD, Cabinet office, Government IT, oligopoly, PC, Wi-Fi

The UK government, led by the Cabinet Office, is zealous in its desire to overhaul government IT.

Out go mega-outsourcing deals with the big "oligopoly" of IT suppliers, in come...


October 14, 2013  3:14 PM

Brace yourself Larry, Iron Man could become a reality

jscott1 Profile: jscott1
Oracle


October 10, 2013  9:40 AM

Nowhere to hide from cyber attacks

WAshford Profile: WAshford
Android, Bluetooth, consumer devices, Hacking

There is nowhere to hide from cyber attacks - not even the privy is safe anymore, according to security firm Kaspersky Labs.

The firm has just added toilets to the increasingly long list of


October 8, 2013  1:43 PM

Tories could turn to Google to cut NHS surgery costs

KarlFl40 Profile: KarlFl40
Uncategorized

News that a manufacturer is developing ways to use Google Glass in the operating theatre should be kept out of sight and earshot of any Tory Minister.

IT suppliers are putting together a


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