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December 14, 2010 by

Swedish appeal delays Assange's release

Swedish authorities have decided to appeal against a judge's decision to grant bail to Wikileaks editor Julian Assange, who faces extradition to Sweden for questioning on sex-crimes charges.The lodging of the appeal came on Tuesday, just hours after the bail decision in City of Westminster Magistrates Court in London.

December 7, 2010 by

Wikileaks editor denied bail

Julian Assange has been denied bail, and will be remanded in custody until mid-December, a magistrate ruled on Tuesday.Howard Riddle, chief magistrate of City of London Westminster magistrates court, deemed Assange to be capable of breaking bail conditions.

March 26, 2010 by

London police warn web cafe users over extremist material

Metropolitan Police officers are visiting dozens of internet cafes in London boroughs to spread warnings about viewing extremist material online.The cops are going around cafes in Harrow, Camden and Westminster, following a similar project in Tower Hamlets last year.

September 12, 2008 by

Does Microsoft & RIM search deal herald better usability?

It was about six pm last night when I was sat in the reception of Microsoft’s London HQ twiddling on a BlackBerry that I got news of a new search deal between RIM and Microsoft themselves. Spooked as I naturally was, I looked over my shoulder to check whether I was being followed and read on as I had heard rumblings about this earlier in the day.

October 25, 2007 by

The extent of the Google-Mozilla link

Well, we already knew that Google was a big funder of Mozilla and its various offshoots (some Mozilla press events have taken place at Google's London offices), but 85 percent?That seems to be the conclusion to draw after Mozilla released its 2006 financial statement, including this note: "Mozilla has a contract with a search engine provider for royalties.

March 27, 2007 by

Google vs. Yahoo smackdown: Do you dare?

The Google Search Kingdom is feeling the competitive heat: Ask.com, Google competitor and partner, engaged in guerrilla search warfare in London, and number one search rival Yahoo is calling out “Dare to Compare!

December 23, 2006 by

Wikipedia's Wales wants to take on Google

If all goes according to plan, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and partner Amazon will launch a socially-charged search engine to compete with Google, Yahoo, Ask and others early next year. According to the story in The Times of London, the project is called Wikiasari--wiki (Hawaiian for "quick" + asari (Japanese for "rummaging search)--and will be launched out of Wikia, Inc, the for-profit, venture-funded branch of Wales' effort to human-empower Web pages.

June 19, 2006 by

Will Google dominate mobile search too?

Google is targeting mobile search with a new London mobile division. The mobile search area is still open to someone who can produce the "killer" application of mobile search on the small screen. Gada.be does an excellent job with metasearches and is my current favorite mobile search method.

October 12, 2005 by

Open-source ECM tool nears release

Software provider Alfresco is putting finishing touches to the first release of its open-source technology to help businesses manage their data.The London-based company said the software, also called Alfresco, is one of the first nonproprietary examples of enterprise content management (ECM) products, which help a large company automatically keep track of all its data, smoothing search and indexing activities.

December 1, 2004 by

The magic that makes Google tick

Google's vice-president of engineering was in London this week to talk to potential recruits about just what lies behind that search page. ZDNet UK snuck in to listen


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