Brent, Manchester and Surry embark on data clean-up initiatives
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It's been a long road for Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, he was just a business-savvy best bud of Bill Gates -- long before he spent his days explaining why Microsoft's stock was at risk.
The security company is looking at creating a system to certify that software is what it claims to be during the installation process
Everywhere I look at the moment there are job cuts here, mass lay-off's there, unemployment rising and a crumbling global economy. Whilst students are working their arses off trying to cram for pre-Christmas exams, it opens up a world full of worry for students who are near graduation.
Most of us use notebooks regularly in the office, at home and/or on the road, and the quality of your notebook's design can make a huge difference to your productivity. We've collected some ergonomic highs and lows based on our extensive reviewing experience.
The full stack developer is a great resource for any company dealing with technology because when the developer is creating the web part of a product puzzle, he or she is doing it from both perspectives...
A design flaw in piece of personal technology like a notebook computer is irritating and can seriously impair your productivity. Here are ten of our biggest bugbears.
We all like to gripe about the technology we use day in, day out, but sometimes designers get it just right. Here are ten of our favourite things about notebooks.
Two weeks after the OpenOffice.org team shipped patches for code execution flaws in office suite, Sun Micrososystems has followed up with a high-priority update for StarOffice, which is based on the open-source code.
The Twitterank experience this week is a sobering example of how equilibrium around an online application can quickly change.Twitter is a powerful tool used by a huge number of people worldwide (Japan enjoys the greatest usage and the most sophisticated usage model - only the Japanese currently enjoy user groups using 'Twicco', as this video by Seesmic's Loic Lemeur illustrates).
DSPs are letting TI help its customers create medical imaging devices that are mobile, less expensive and (thanks to software) more flexible than ever before
The first satellites were launched about 50 years ago as a way to conquer space. Now, satellites are essential for our civilian and military communications. But they remain large and expensive, some of them costing several hundreds of millions of dollars. This is why researchers from the University of Florida (UF) are building small satellites able to work as a team to take multiple and distributed measurements or observations of weather phenomena for example. These small satellites should cost only about $100,000 to produce. The first one should be launched next year by a NASA rocket and should not be larger than a softball. The goal is to mass-produce these satellites to even reduce their costs. But read more...
Why fixing it would have created more problems...
What would happen to my food blog and precious memories if suddenly all 12,000 of my photos were suddenly to disappear off Flickr?
Outsourcing company Capita Group has won a three-year contract to develop and maintain NHS Choices, which will provide health information and advice
The United States has long been sliding towards trade skepticism, a process that has merely been exaggerated by the recent troubles in financial markets. Low-cost computers and its associated market size makes one of the best cases for globalization, however. Most of us wouldn't have jobs if computers hadn't plugged themselves into a global supply chain for parts.
The public debate will center on costs and mandates, but behind it will lie faith that Internet technology, if applied universally, can do what all those TV commercials telling you to watch your weight and stop smoking failed to do. Restore discipline.
The ultimate promotion that an iPhone app can receive is to be featured in an Apple TV commercial. Witness the new iPhone commercial featuring UrbanSpoon (iTunes), a free application that allows uses GPS and the iPhone accelerometer to find a place to eat.