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Seven Reasons Why Tablets are Changing the Web for the Better

21.12.2011 by Guest

This is a guest post from Ryan Kaye, Client Services Director at CTI Digital   When the iPad first launched (April 2010), we bought a few at work and played with them, and like everybody else I thought these are pretty cool, but it’s just a big iPhone, or perhaps a cool coffee table ornament and it’s not going to change the world. A little over 18 months on my opinion has completely changed and I am convinced they’re a complete game changer. Earlier this year the sale of tablets overtook Laptops and PC’s and now they are outselling Laptops…

SOPA Debate Steps Up a Gear

20.12.2011 by Liz Walker

Online discussions about the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) have ramped up this week, with entertainment companies revealing a $91m spend lobbying for the bill. If this has passed you by, SOPA is a bill introduced in the American House…

Change is the Only Constant: How Technology is Transforming Culture

19.12.2011 by Guest

This is a guest post by Tom Cheeswright, CMO of CANDDi. For more posts by Tom you can read his blog http://bookofthefuture.co.uk    I’m excited by technology. I have been as long as I can remember. A childhood of Star Wars,…

Top 10 Tips For Successful IT Outsourcing

16.12.2011 by Guest

This is a guest post from Samantha Livesey, Partner at Pinsent Masons LLP IT outsourcing contracts are generally complex and detailed documents and should not be signed without careful consideration from both the outsourcing services supplier and the customer.  They…

Escaping the Recession? Google’s 2011 Zeitgeist

15.12.2011 by Alice Cullen

Internet users are desperately seeking an escape from the bleak times of the recession according to the 2011 'Zeitgeist' chart by Google. The search-behemoth has released its annual list of the most searched for terms . Looking at it overall,…

December 2011 Microsoft Security Bulletin Release

15.12.2011 by Micro-Clouseau

As mentioned in December's advance notification post this month's security bulletin releases are now confirmed to contain 14 bulletins addressing 20 vulnerabilities. The following table shows affected software by bulletin and the likelihood of an Operating System restart being required and hence impacting…

The Top Three Technological Advances of 2011

14.12.2011 by Alice Cullen

2011 has undoubtedly been the year of technology on the move. People have now come to expect access to everything everywhere. We held a round table debate to discuss the biggest technological advances of 2011 and it was pretty obvious…

No One Safe From Hard Drive Shortage

14.12.2011 by Liz Walker

Thailand was hit by severe flooding this year, starting in July and still disrupting some regions now. Thailand also happens to be the world's second largest producer of hard disk drives. Many of the factories producing the hard drives were…

December 2011 Security Bulletin Release Advance Notification

12.12.2011 by Micro-Clouseau

This 'Patch Tuesday' for December 2011, sees the release of 14 bulletins addressing 20 vulnerabilities. Bulletin Breakdown: 3 bulletins are rated Critical, 11 are Important 10 vulnerabilities can lead to Remote Code Execution 3 vulnerability can lead to Elevation of…

DWP to Trial Open-Source

9.12.2011 by Alice Cullen

The Department for Work and Pensions - one of Whitehall's biggest spending departments - will run trials of open-source software next year. "It is the department's intention to trial within the next 12 months, a pilot of up to 1,000…