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February 13, 2014 by

Only Microsoft can save the PC

OEMs have responded to the PC sales crisis in a variety of ways. We've seen them try to embrace Android, we've seen them betting the farm on different form factors, and we've seen they try to outgun Apple's iPad. But none of it seems to be working. The ball is now in Microsoft's court.

June 20, 2012 by

Assange seeks asylum in Ecuador after extradition fight fails

Ecuador is considering Julian Assange's request for political asylum after the Wikileaks leader, who is facing extradition to Sweden for questioning over sex crimes, showed up at the country's London embassy on Tuesday.The anti-secrecy activist had been battling the extradition through the UK courts, but the Supreme Court put an end to that a week ago.

May 24, 2012 by

Lenovo talks ThinkPads and servers

Lenovo is now the number-two PC vendor worldwide and has just posted record results for the 2011/12 financial year ending 31 March. Little wonder, then, that Dilip Bhatia, vice president and general manager of the company's ThinkPad Business Unit, was in bullish mood when I met him this morning in London (not even a two-hour cab ride from Heathrow managed to dent his enthusiasm).

April 23, 2012 by

UK is being smoked by Windows Phone

Microsoft's 'Smoked by Windows Phone' challenge, introduced at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, has finally reached the UK under a new name, 'Dare To Live'. Microsoft's Windows Phone teams kicked off the campaign this weekend in London, visiting Oxford Street, Camden, Shoreditch, Tottenham Court Road and Westfield (White City).

January 4, 2012 by

Is UK retail giant Comet really a Windows pirate?

It's not unusual for Microsoft to file lawsuits against PC makers who pirate its software, but its case against giant UK retailer Comet is different. What did Comet do that was wrong, and why has Microsoft hauled them into court?

November 24, 2011 by

Groups rally against Nominet take-down push

ISPA, the London Internet Exchange and the Open Rights Group have opposed a proposal to allow UK domain registrar Nominet to take down sites suspected of involvement in criminal activity without a court order

November 2, 2011 by

Assange loses extradition appeal

Wikileaks editor Julian Assange has lost his bid to avoid extradition to Sweden to face questioning over allegations of sexual assault.On Wednesday, the High Court in London said the 40-year-old Australian must comply with an extradition ruling made by chief magistrate Howard Riddle in February.

June 14, 2011 by

Juror faces prison over Facebook chat

A jury member who chatted on Facebook to a defendant in an ongoing drugs trial has pleaded guilty to charges of contempt of court.The juror, Joanna Fraill, told the High Court in London on Tuesday that she had made initial contact with the defendant, Jamie Sewart, over the internet, The Guardian reported.

March 17, 2011 by

Costs considered as ACS:Law copyright case closes

ACS:Law's disastrous legal action against alleged unlawful file-sharers has finally come to an end, and the lawyer behind the case could now face tens of thousands of pounds in costs.Judge Birss of the London Patents County Court issued an ex tempore judgement on Wednesday, striking out all the cases.

February 24, 2011 by

Julian Assange to be extradited to Sweden

A judge has approved the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden to face questioning over sexual assault and rape allegations.At Belmarsh Magistrate's Court in London on Thursday, chief magistrate Howard Riddle said Assange's team would have a week to appeal against his ruling, according to ZDNet UK's Tom Espiner, who is at the court.


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