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June 1, 2011  3:07 PM

Bedroom smartphone antics cause relationship friction

jwilliams2 Profile: jwilliams2
health, iPhone, Mobile Computing, Private lives, safety

Downtime knew mobile phones could increase employee productivity but is surprised to discover how smartphones are also being used outside work hours in the bedroom.

 A survey by iPass finds more than 60% of enterprise employees "sleep with their smartphones".

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...


December 18, 2008  8:48 AM

Too much information is a very frightening thing

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
safety, travel

Downtime is worried about the transparency created by technology. On a recent train journey from London to Horsham, the driver left his PA system switched on while he held a conversation with a colleague about a signal he had just misunderstood and ignored as a result. Hundreds of passengers...


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