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BT looks to fibre, Wi-fi and 4G for growth

BT is adding new copper and fibre broadband customers to its network as it continues to extend the reach of its fibre network, but tough conditions in Europe and declining call revenues are eating into its takings.

May 10, 2013 by

Ex-RIM co-chief tried to reinvent BlackBerry

Jim Balsillie, who recently resigned as co-chief of Research In Motion, tried to convince executives that the BlackBerry maker needed a significant shift in strategy to succeed.The former co-chief executive of RIM wanted to allow "major wireless companies in North America and Europe" to provide service for non-BlackBerry devices that was routed through RIM's network, according to a Reuters report on Friday.

April 13, 2012 by

Europe-wide draft law seeks to criminalise hacking

Cyberattacks could become a criminal offence across Europe punishable by at least two years in jail under a draft law cleared by a European Parliament committee on Tuesday.Attacks against a website, network or database, and attempts to interfere with or illegally intercept data, would see two years in prison under proposals backed by the European Parliament Civil Liberties Committee.

March 28, 2012 by

RIM's BlackBerry services hit by fresh problems

RIM's BlackBerry Internet Services are back down again for many users around the world, just hours after the end of an outage that lasted the best part of a day.The first recent spell of downtime for RIM's consumer-focused BIS network struck Europe, the Middle East and Africa on Monday morning, lasting until early on Tuesday morning when services were resumed.

October 11, 2011 by

Sony PlayStation Network creeps back online

Sony has begun to resurrect the PlayStation Network and Qriocity services, which were taken down after the entertainment company suffered a major cyberattack.Sony announced that the services were being restored on a country-by-country basis on Sunday, with restoration beginning in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East and the Americas.

May 15, 2011 by

Huawei IDEOS Android 2.2 smartphone

Huawei might not be that well known as a manufacturer of handsets in Europe. But its phones, broadband dongles and Wi-Fi dongles are rebadged by network operators and there are plenty of them to be found in the wild.

October 7, 2010

The hidden roots of the web: fifty years of PLATO

Imagine a computer network when you can connect with thousands of other users, can play multiplayer games, chat online and share information across the world, explore complex documents that link between pages and between different elements of content – all on terminals with local memory and high resolution touch displays.Sound familiar?

June 18, 2010 by

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