Week in Review: The election, the iPad and internet history
This week in IT, iPad sales hit the million mark, internet history was made and the election was everywhere.
Unavoidable election section
Election fever has gripped the nation, with everyone left hanging today in more ways than one.
Despite the disappointment that Nick Clegg is no doubt feeling, the Lib Dems will have been buoyed by support from the IT industry shown before the polls opened.
It followed the announcement that one million of the tablets had been sold in the US since the 3 April launch. Meanwhile, a study showed that the device appears to have damaged the netbook market already.
BT revealed it wants a piece of the Apple pie, saying it is looking to get a deal to provide Wi-Fi for the iPad when it hits UK shores.
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And finally, internet history was made this week when Icann announced that the first non-Latin web addresses ever went live. Heartwarming stuff.
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