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  • Newts move home in search of faster broadband

    Alex Scroxton - Networking Editor 14 Sep 2016
  • Frustrated at the slow state of broadband in their area, a family of newts has moved house to take advantage of the opportunities provided by superfast fibre. A BT Openreach engineer found the ...

  • Holy Moly: When God and tech collide

    Caroline Donnelly - Datacentre Editor 08 Sep 2016
  • The Diocese of St. Albans is calling on IT workers to help educate congregations on the link between science and faith, as part of its (bizarrely) named “Take Your Vicar to the Lab” campaign. The ...

  • Hackonomica

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 24 Aug 2016
  • The BBC has reported that the University of Bournemouth was attacked 21 times by ransomware. the observant report notes, that this occurred in spite of the university having its own cybersecurity ...

  • Finding Dory: Tech's wet moments

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 02 Aug 2016
  • As Computer Weekly trawls the archives, Downtime has dug up a number of tech turds - the kind of things they wish they'd never said. But like Dory, IT has a tendency to forget. So 16 years after ...

  • The ageing face of data

    Clare McDonald - Business Editor 27 Jul 2016
  • Much to the frequent disregard of the millennial generation, technology has enabled a number of daily processes to become autonomous and instantaneous. Perhaps the most frequent of these processes, ...