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Communications minister gets behind cloud computing

The government's communications minister Ed Vaizey has come out in support of the economic benefits of cloud computing.In a speech given on Monday at the UK-China Internet Forum, Vaizey said cloud computing would open the door to more business opportunities for companies.

November 24, 2010 by

Map IQ Geo Free Quiz Trivia

Map IQ Geo Free Quiz Trivia is a fun game where you put your finding skills to a test. Who will get more points on the map? Challenge...

August 22, 2013 By Free Games and Top Apps

Map IQ Geo Free Quiz Trivia

Map IQ Geo Free Quiz Trivia is a fun game where you put your finding skills to a test. Who will get more points on the map? Challenge...

August 13, 2013 By Free Games and Top Apps

Symbian Foundation job losses to hit UK hardest

Dozens of London-based Symbian Foundation employees are set to lose their jobs as a result of the foundation's transition to being a licensing organisation.Symbian Foundation chief Tim Holbrow told ZDNet UK on Tuesday that around 75 of the 100 foundation employees are based in Southwark, with the rest being spread across the US, Japan, China, Korea and Australia.

November 10, 2010 by

HP darknet 'not for dissidents'

Technology developed by HP to enable secure communications networks to be set up via a web-browser should not be used by dissidents, HP has said.One of the co-developers of HP's browser-based darknet told ZDNet UK on Thursday that the encrypted file-sharing technology should not be used by protesters to mask communications in places such as Iran or China.

July 28, 2009 by

Surrey, London and Peking get a yuan for spintronics

Researchers from the University of Surrey, the London Centre for Nanotechnology and Peking University's Institute of MIcroelectronics have been awarded a £430,000 grant to get busy devloping silicon structures for use in spintronic devices. It's a three year project funded jointly by UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and the National Science Foundation of China.

July 2, 2009 by

Our urine shows where we live

It's almost logical that our urine contains traces of what we eat and drink. But an international team of researchers decided to learn more and has analyzed frozen urine samples from 4,630 people. These samples have been collected between 1997 and 1999 in China, Japan, the UK and the U.S. According to the researchers, this study shows the diversity of human metabolism across the globe. They can even predict where a person lives according to her or his urine. More importantly, this can lead to new ways to treat a variety of health problems, including obesity, diabetes or high blood pressure. But read more...

April 21, 2008 by

Top malware countries: Russia, China, US, Brazil, UK

Russia now occupies number one spot on Sophos malware ranking list with 27.4% of malware, slightly ahead of China on 27%. Both leave the US trailing in third with 10.1%, Brazil on 6.6%, and the UK with 5.32%.

February 23, 2008

UK, US, Russia, China - surveillance blackspots

A report by Privacy International has again found the UK to be up there with such enlightened regimes as Russia, China, and the US in terms of how intrusive surveillance is in our society.Yes, we are on a par with countries that have appalling human rights records.

January 2, 2008 by

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