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  • MSN Money's survey of most annoying things omits corporate use of social media

    MSN Moneyhas produced a list of the13 most-hated little rip-offs: These include, being charged extra for not paying by direct debit, premium rate phone numbers and cinema food and drink prices. Simon Ward, Senior Editor of MSN Money, commented: "... 

  • Learn to read the clouds

    One of the chief criticisms of cloud computing and virtualisation is that it all sounds so anonymous and impersonal. Worse still, the vendors all seem to be equally bland. How do you choose a vendor when they're all 'best of breed'. They ca... 

  • In Cyberspace no-one can hear you scream - but trademark lawyers can still track you down

    Denise McFarland a specialist trade mark and intellectual property barrister at Three New Square , recently appeared in court for Yell, the owner of leading UK directory the Yellow Pages, in a case which gave a stark warning that the internet is no... 

  • Could cloud computing save the NHS a fortune?

    Cloud computing could save the NHS a fortune The NHS wants to save £20 billion by 2013. In a bid to achieve this, it has given the NHS a 'QIPP challenge' (which stands for quality, innovation, productivity and prevention. Or, in other w... 

  • Caan he do it for Symantec resellers? Yes he can!

    So Symantec resellers focused on selling to small businesses are being given the chanceto win a mentoring session with entrepreneur and former Dragons' Den star James Caan. Personally, I'm all for it. With his track record, you have to be interested ... 

  • How to teach your resellers and customers without boring them

    Quizaniac is an online quiz you can play on your mobile, for cash prizes, where you can bet on yourself. Click here to understand how a multiplayer real time trivia game comes with a betting twist. 

  • Are hacks being lured into a seedy world of dishonesty?

    Britain's coding elite are being attracted to the dark side, warnsIdappcom Claims by top security boffin Brian Krebs, that unworldly code writers are being lured into a life of crime by carefully-worded job adverts, have been backed by Idappcom,... 

  • Apple devices helped to make the Mac the digital hub, now it wants to put the hub in the cloud

    Am I the only one who thinks there's something ironic in the pronouncement by Steve Jobs at Apple's WWDC that the PC and Mac are being demoted from "digital hub" to "device"? Speaking for myself, I can say that my computer was ne... 

  • Why are Oracle EMEA server sales lagging worldwide figures?

    By the looks of it, Oracle needs to take some lessons in how to sell hardware in Europe. While revenue for the overall EMEA server market in the first quarter of 2011 grew 10.8%, the software giant failed to match the trend. According to figures ... 

  • Windows 8 next year? Probably

    Hold the phone. Microsoft has jumped in quickly to downplay comments by CEO Steve Ballmer that Windows 8 will be released next year. Should we surprise? No. Does this mean it won't be released next year? No. The official Microsoft response was th...