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April, 2015


April 23, 2015  1:24 PM

Why Slough is where it’s at for cloud

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
advertising, Cloud Computing, datacentre, travel

There's no getting away from the fact that the quaint Berkshire town of Slough has an image problem, with the general perception being that it's an ugly place with a funny smell.

That's not us being mean, by the way. Slough was named

April 23, 2015  12:40 PM

Broken PC loses fight for life after shooting in US back alley

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
Hardware, IT helpdesk, Workarounds

The name Lucas Hinch may not be immediately familiar to you, but we sense he may go on to become a folk hero in computing circles, in light of his dramatic approach to PC tech support.

Having grown frustrated at the inability of his defective...


April 7, 2015  12:45 PM

Monkeys responsible for Indian internet outage

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Varanasi

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April 2, 2015  4:26 PM

Tech industry now beyond parody

Alex Scroxton Alex Scroxton Profile: Alex Scroxton
Pac-Man

There used to be a kind of art to April Fools' Day.

In 1977, for example, The Guardian famously concocted an island state named San Seriffe, which was essentially a series of puns dreamed up by its sub-editors.

The newspaper memorably received a number of angry letters...


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