June 5, 2015  10:46 AM

Bargain Hunt US: Dumped Apple I computer sells for £130,000

Caroline Donnelly Profile: Caroline Donnelly
Apple, Business, National news

A hunt has been launched for an elderly lady in America who unwittingly dumped a rare Apple I computer, worth more than £130,000, at a recycling centre.

The lady in question donated the computer, which sports a whopping 4k...

January 16, 2015  9:48 AM

Big wee data

Cliff Saran Profile: Cliff Saran

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June 6, 2012  12:30 PM

What a mug! Sip your beverage of choice with the aid of a hashtag

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
Business, home, Mug, shopping

Downtime is sure you, like us, wished buying presents for people was as easy as buying for a chocoholic. We know all too well that there are only so many pairs of socks you can buy for a person before they start harbouring genuine resentment toward you. 


April 19, 2012  3:14 PM

Not so helpful customer service teams

kbateman Profile: kbateman
Barclaycard, Barclays, Business, credit card, Customer service

Some may say that the customer service offered by banks, nowadays, is not as good as it could be, but the recent email Downtime received from Barclaycard just topped it.  Whilst scheduling time slots for exhibiters to contribute to a video interview at an upcoming...

November 29, 2011  3:35 PM

Why hoax Irish MPs bad-mouthing bad-weather cloud computing?

jwilliams2 Profile: jwilliams2
Business, Cloud Computing, Connemara, Dublin, Google, Ireland

April 14, 2011  11:28 AM

PC refresh cycles given the axe. Literally

jwilliams2 Profile: jwilliams2
Business, Hardware, safety

IT managers need to watch out for axes, hammers and disgruntled employees.

A survey of 3,000 employees by Vanson Bourne (commissioned by online backup service firm, Mozy), shows 25% deliberately...

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