Nicole Harris
Photographers complain about Google books deal
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Photographers complain about Google books deal

Google is to face another lawsuit. This time from photographers and artists for digitising images without consent.
7 Apr 2010
Wolfram Alpha drops app price from $50 to $2
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Wolfram Alpha drops app price from $50 to $2

Wolfram Alpha has announced a dramatic price drop and refunds to attract more users.
1 Apr 2010
Fire cuts off BT web and phone services
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Fire cuts off BT web and phone services

A BT service disruption swept across northern and western London, as well as further afield in Sussex, Kent and Essex.
31 Mar 2010
YouTube knocked offline
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YouTube knocked offline

Google's video site YouTube was down for two hours today following a technical issue.
25 Mar 2010
Timeline: Google quits censoring in China
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Timeline: Google quits censoring in China

Four years since entering the market, Google has stopped censoring its results in China.
25 Mar 2010
Online shopping plunges to record low
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Online shopping plunges to record low

January online retail sales saw their usual slump, along with the overall growth since the same period a year ago dropping to a new low.
23 Feb 2010
Week in Numbers: Buzz, botnets and batteries
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Week in Numbers: Buzz, botnets and batteries

Google backtracks on Buzz twice, the Kneber botnet affects 75,000 systems, and more numbers from this week in the IT world.
20 Feb 2010
Timeline: Five years of YouTube
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Timeline: Five years of YouTube

It's been five years since YouTube's first video was posted. Can you imagine the web without the video sharing site?
19 Feb 2010
Week in numbers: Microsoft and Adobe hit by more bugs
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Week in numbers: Microsoft and Adobe hit by more bugs

Adobe finds two critical bugs in its Flash Player after condemning Apple’s lack of Flash on the iPhone and iPad, plus other interesting numbers from t…
13 Feb 2010
Timeline: Adobe versus Apple
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Timeline: Adobe versus Apple

We take look back at the Adobe and Apple clash making headlines since the inception of the iPhone to the unveiling of the iPad.
12 Feb 2010
DWP extends BT service contract worth £237 million
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DWP extends BT service contract worth £237 million

BT will continue providing the phone and internet services for the Department for Work and Pensions.
10 Feb 2010
Cambridge City Council denies plan to buy Apple iPads
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Cambridge City Council denies plan to buy Apple iPads

Reports suggested Cambridge Council was using taxpayer money to purchase iPads under an environmental budget, but it denies the rumour.
10 Feb 2010
Apple iPad heralds era of the tablet?
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Apple iPad heralds era of the tablet?

One research group says the Apple iPad marks the beginning of the media tablet era.
4 Feb 2010
IDC forecasts slight rise in global IT spending
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IDC forecasts slight rise in global IT spending

IDC’s Worldwide Black Book says worldwide IT spending projected to grow three per cent in 2010.
4 Feb 2010
Home Office looks to battle terrorism online
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Home Office looks to battle terrorism online

New website allows citizens to report suspicious internet activity to a special police team.
3 Feb 2010
Google Toolbar raises privacy concerns
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Google Toolbar raises privacy concerns

More privacy woes for Google as its Toolbar doesn't seem to shut off when it's told to.
27 Jan 2010