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Mobile

Week in Numbers: Cafe Wi-Fi

A big business buy and Starbucks Wi-Fi round out this week in numbers.
25 Apr 2009
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Mobile

Week in Numbers: Keeping it green

More huge job cuts for BT and spam-powered homes round out this week in numbers.
18 Apr 2009
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Network & Internet

Week in Numbers: Businesses not tweeting?

This week showed that UK consumers are more willing to watch adverts in exchange for free web content and first quarter losses were posted by HTC.
10 Apr 2009
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Network & Internet

Twitter use jumps 700 per cent

Twitter’s site traffic has been increasing rapidly and shows no signs of slowing.
9 Apr 2009
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Network & Internet

UK consumers suffer ads for free online content

UK consumers are more willing to watch adverts in exchange for free online and mobile content than the rest of the world.
6 Apr 2009
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Network & Internet

Week in Numbers: Gmail's five years of beta

This week we wish a happy birthday to Google’s Gmail, and ponder social networking classes for £4,000.
3 Apr 2009
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public sector

EU calls for 'new green deal' for IT

Viviane Reding wants IT to do better when it comes to cutting energy use.
30 Mar 2009
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Software

Week in Numbers: Privacy online

This week we celebrate the Queen's first email and look at the Street View controversy.
29 Mar 2009
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Mobile

Broadband and mobile prices fall, EU says

Coverage areas and competition are growing fast between broadband and mobile providers, says the European Commission.
26 Mar 2009
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Security

Camden health trust rapped over missing PCs

Computers taken from St. Pancras Hospital contained patient’s personal records and have not been found.
24 Mar 2009
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Security

Tim Berners-Lee fell for internet scam

Sir Tim Berners-Lee once fell victim to an online scam when trying to purchase a gift on the internet.
17 Mar 2009
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Software

Industry 'not entirely honest' about battery life

AMD executive admits the industry is “not entirely honest” on the subject of battery life.
16 Mar 2009
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public sector

EU calls for more ICT funding

The European Commission wants to make Europe the world leader in ICT.
16 Mar 2009
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Software

Week in Numbers: Facebook over Gmail?

This week, a study showed social networking sites were more popular than personal email, and we marked the first telephone call.
13 Mar 2009
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Network & Internet

Social networking surpasses personal email

Social network sites such as Facebook and MySpace have become more popular online than personal email accounts.
9 Mar 2009
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Security

USB drive lost by police was not encrypted

Investigation information stored on a USB drive has been lost by Lothian and Borders Police.
9 Mar 2009
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Mobile

Week in Numbers: IP addresses running low

This week in IT we are chatting for cheap, and fighting off pirates with smart Wi-Fi technology. Yarr!
20 Feb 2009
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Business strategy

Job cuts across the tech world

IT job cuts are hitting employees hard and are not expected to let up in the near future.
16 Feb 2009
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Software

Week in Numbers: Silent discos and data breaches

This week in IT saw some excitement with a milestone for Microsoft, a silent disco dance party, and new data breach stats.
13 Feb 2009
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Business strategy

How to bridge the IT gender gap

A new National Skills Forum report hopes to help bridge the gender gap and bring more women into male-dominated places of work.
3 Feb 2009
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Mobile

BT in talks on new mobile network?

BT is said to be in the early stages of creating a new mobile network with the help of T-Mobile and 3.
27 Jan 2009
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Business strategy

Sun Microsystems slashes 1,300 jobs

Some 1,300 Sun employees have been laid off as part of a long term growth strategy.
26 Jan 2009
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Security

British Council loses data on 2,000 staff

A disk containing bank and insurance details of 2,000 British Council employees has been misplaced.
26 Jan 2009
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Network & Internet

Networks see just 10 minutes of downtime yearly

A survey by ENISA has revealed a better than expected network availability, with only 10 hours downtime a year.
22 Jan 2009