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April 10, 2012  11:02 AM

Men biggest multi-taskers in bed

WAshford Profile: WAshford
Mobile devices, Security

Who said men are not good at multi-tasking? Nearly three quarters of people who work on computers in bed are men, according to a survey by Infosecurity Europe.

More than a third of those polled on London's streets admitted that they or their...

March 28, 2012  3:06 PM

Apple marketing spin: It’s not a problem, it’s a great feature!

falani Profile: falani
Apple, battery, IOS, ipad, iPhone, iPod Touch


January 3, 2012  1:11 PM

Not sticking to your New Year’s resolution? That’ll be a fiver please.

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
App store, Gym, Gympact, IOS, iPhone, Smartphones

We all do it, or rather attempt to. No chocolates for three months, starting a diet and probably the most common, joining a gym. I am, of course, talking about New Year's resolutions.


If you hadn't already realised, and I hate myself for typing this, "there's now an app for...


November 18, 2011  1:00 PM

It’s official, ‘password’ is the worst password you can pick

mscott2 Profile: mscott2
Password, Security, SplashData

SplashData have released their annual list of the worst possible internet passwords and the usual suspects are all there, with 'password' and '123456' topping the pile. 


September 20, 2011  12:34 PM

Sony to ban gamers unless they promise not to sue

WAshford Profile: WAshford
Security, Sony

Sony, fearing it is between a rock and a hard place after more than 100 million online user accounts were exposed in a hacking attack, is taking desperate and somewhat sneaky measure to limit liabilities.

The beleaguered company is preparing to ban gamers from the PlayStation Network...


July 7, 2011  11:40 AM

Budding songwriter? There’s an app for that

WAshford Profile: WAshford
IOS, ipad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Songify


Anyone who fancies themselves as a writer has for quite some time already been able to get published internationally in an instant using a raft of free online publishing tools.

Now, thanks to a collaboration between The Gregory Brothers and application development firm Khush,...


April 4, 2011  12:44 PM

Beeb splashes £40,000 on iPads just to try them out

WAshford Profile: WAshford
ipad, Security

Everyone seems to be rushing out to buy an iPad, most of them for no real reason beyond the fact that they represent the latest and coolest new tech gadget.

Security professionals are regularly blaming top executives as being the main culprits for driving the use iPads without any real...


March 16, 2011  4:15 PM

Hacker Movie: Zombies Ahead

Bill Goodwin Profile: Bill Goodwin
Denver, Hackers, road-sign, Video, zombies

 

Computer hackers have broken into electronic road-signs across the USA, causing havoc by changing the text to warn motorists of impending zombie attacks. In the latest incident, motorists in Denver, Colorado, were shocked to read road-side messages announcing impending...


September 1, 2010  11:30 AM

Snoop Dogg raps about cybercrime

WAshford Profile: WAshford
Security, Symantec

Snoop Dogg has teamed up with security firm Symantec to spread the word about how to prevent identity theft and other online crimes.

But, the partnership is not as strange as it may seem.

As a victim of criminals who have set up fake websites using his name, stolen his music and...


August 6, 2010  3:01 PM

Don’t tell the spooks

ComputerWeeklyStaff Profile: ComputerWeeklyStaff
Cryptography, GCHQ, NSA

Scientists in Germany have provided what they call "compelling evidence" that quantum computing will outperform classical computing, even though we can't build a quantum computer with existing technology. Of course, it is only signals intelligence people like GCHQ and the NSA that have the...


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