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Google: Galaxy Nexus volume fix on the way

Google will soon be sending out an over-the-air update to Samsung Galaxy Nexus handsets in the UK to rectify a problem with fluctuating volume levels on the device.Owners of the handset began reporting problems with the phone as soon as it went on sale in the UK in mid-November.

November 30, 2011 by

HP rumoured to buy Autonomy, spin off PCs

Bloomberg is reporting from unidentified sources that HP is planning to buy UK data analysis company Autonomy for $10 billion.HP is also planning to spin off its PC division as a separate company, the report says.

August 18, 2011 by

Fraud watchdog offers scam-email reporting service

Action Fraud, the UK's national fraud reporting centre, has launched a new service that encourages members of the public to forward scam emails to a dedicated email address in order to be passed onto the police for further analysis, the organisation said on Friday.The organisation — run by the National Fraud Authority (NFA), the government agency responsible for co-ordinating the battle against fraud in the UK — is asking that suspected scam emails are forwarded on to email@actionfraud.

February 28, 2011 by

E-crime victims uncertain where to turn

The lack of a central reporting point for e-crime in the UK means businesses are often uncertain how to report such incidents, according to a report by the Association of Chief Police Officers

August 27, 2009 by

JavaOne: What Sun didn’t say…

As is always the way with these things, attending a big show like JavaOne means you do tend to focus on what Sun Microsystems itself had to say – especially when the company has just been bought by the fourth richest man in the world. What they didn’t get to say until early this Wednesday UK time is that Sun shareholders get to vote on July 16 on the whys and wherefores of the Oracle take over.

June 9, 2009 by

T-Mobile rolling out Android 1.5 cupcake update to G1 owners

A couple of days ago I mentioned that the Android 1.5 update was available for Android Developer Phone models of the G1. According to Brighthand T-Mobile USA and UK have started to roll this update out to T-Mobile G1 owners over the air. Some people are reporting that the update arrived last night, but I haven't seen mine updated yet and the last time there was an update I didn't get it for a week or so and I was one of the first to buy the G1.

April 30, 2009 by

i-Cards: the next SSN?

When it comes to the new information cards - the digital wallet initiative backed by the likes of Google, Intel, Microsoft and Oracle - think of this as Phase 1, the information gathering phase This week, another partner in the effort - credit reporting agency Equifax - launched an online identity card, a beta test of a digital identity management product designed to make online transactions more secure for consumers and businesses.

November 13, 2008 by

Passports worth £2.5 million stolen in van hijack

Graham Tibbetts of the UK Telegraph is reporting that the British Foreign Office has admitted to losing around 3,000 passports and visa stickers, which were stolen on their way from Manchester to RAF Northolt in London, where they were to be sent to British embassies.  From the article:Officials claimed the chip technology incorporated in the passports would prevent them being used.

July 29, 2008 by

Liquid metal-cooled CPU outperforms air- and water-cooled systems?

UK-based Bios Magazine is reporting that the world's first commercially available liquid-metal based CPU cooler is about to ship -- and that Danish company Danamics says that its LM-10 outperforms standard air-cooled heatsinks and most watercooled systems with a power draw of just 1W:The liquid metal is a key component in Danamics cooling systems.

July 21, 2008 by

Dumbing down our math tests?

The BBC is reporting on a trend in UK standardized math tests towards "easier, shallower and less demanding" examinations. Here in Massachusetts, I was working with our school psychologist to identify new interventions for special education students based on their standardized test scores.

June 5, 2008 by

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