Andrew Donoghue

<p>"If I'd written all the truth I knew for the past ten years, about 600 people - including me - would be rotting in prison cells from Rio to Seattle today. Absolute truth is a very rare and dangerous commodity in the context of professional journalism." </p> <p>Hunter S. Thompson </p> <p></p> <p></p> <p>Andrew Donoghue is a freelance technology and business journalist with over ten years on leading titles such as Computing, SC Magazine, BusinessGreen and ZDNet.co.uk. </p> <p></p> <p></p> <p>Specialising in sustainable IT and technology in the developing world, he has reported and volunteered on African aid projects, as well as working with charitable organisations such as the UN Foundation and Computer Aid. </p> <p></p> <p></p> <p>adonoghue.wordpress.com/ </p> <p></p> <p></p> <p>www.greenwashIT.co.uk </p>

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Linux loving Vienna falls for Red Hat

Linux loving Vienna falls for Red Hat

We have been tracking the Austrian capital of Vienna’s love of all things open source for a couple of years now – ever since the city announced its intention to migrate several hundred desktops to open source . This latest move, announced this week, sees Vienna swapping its former FreeBSD based servers for one’s running on Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux .

November 16, 2006 by in Tech Industry

ATM hacked with MP3 player

ATM hacked with MP3 player

It seems that it’s not only Microsoft that has seized on the cash making potential of the MP3 player (the Redmond giant launched its Zune player this week). A man has been sentenced to 32 months behind bars for cracking into ATM machines using an MP3 player, according to The Times .

November 15, 2006 by in Tech Industry

Robert Redford and 3GSMA?

Robert Redford and 3GSMA?

Strange as it sounds, the Sundance kid himself has cast some of his glow on the 3GSM Association. Redford’s Sundance Institute announced on Wednesday that it’s joining forces with GSMA to create the Sundance Film Festival: Global Short Film Project.

November 9, 2006 by in Tech Industry

HP: Greenwash or good intentions?

HP: Greenwash or good intentions?

The PC maker has pledged to clean up its environmental act again – this time via a partnership with the World Wildlife Fund. We’re not sure what the WWF actually brings to the sustainable IT party – surely they are all about preserving Polar Bear’s like the ones in Sunday night’s excellent BBC Planet Earth programme?

November 8, 2006 by in Tech Industry

Talking airline tech

Talking airline tech

I am off to interview Jim Peters CTO of airline technology company SITA tomorrow. Will be interesting to pose some questions that frustrate me as a passenger - like why do airlines still insist on paper tickets and is letting people use mobile phones on a plane really a good idea?

November 6, 2006 by in Tech Industry

BP lets staff manage their own IT

BP lets staff manage their own IT

While its environmental credentials may not be greener than green, the oil giant is doing some innovative things around managing its tech according to Silicon.com:"Oil giant BP is pioneering a "digital consumer" initiative that will give some employees an allowance to buy their own IT equipment and take care of their own support needs.

October 11, 2006 by in Tech Industry

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