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Taking a look at the lighter side of IT - technology may be a serious business but it rarely fails to raise a smile too.

November 2011

  • Happy birthday from Orange. Now give us more money.

    Matt Scott - TechTarget 29 Nov 2011
  • News of Orange's 4.5% pay monthly contract price rise is spreading, as are the complaints.Orange are notifying customers via text of a 'change to their contract pricing as of January 2012'. They ...

  • It's true: Facebook can bite

    Warwick Ashford - Security Editor 28 Nov 2011
  • Although the danger of social media to job seekers has been running through the rumour mill for some time, an Australian survey proves it is true that careless postings can come back and bite. The ...

  • Nowhere to hide in sight

    Warwick Ashford - Security Editor 24 Nov 2011
  • Mobile technology means that there are very few places to hide and few excuses for not being available to friends, family, colleagues and managers. If researchers at the University of Washington in ...

  • Does this not make the UK's Chief Rabbi a hypocrite?

    Matt Scott - TechTarget 23 Nov 2011
  • Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, Britian's Chief Rabbi, may have backtracked a little too far on some comments he made a few days ago.Rabbi Stacks was giving a speech on consumerism when he reportedly said, ...

  • Samsung mock Apple iPhone fans in new advert

    Matt Scott - TechTarget 23 Nov 2011
  • Samsung and Apple have been going head to head for months now but after Apple secured a court ruling in Germany banning the Galaxy Tab 10.1 from being put on sale, things turned sour.It got so ...

  • Best £5 you'll ever spend? Not likely.

    Matt Scott - TechTarget 21 Nov 2011
  • If you are anything like me you'll have given up on Call Of Duty and other shoot 'em up games a long time ago. They have become dominated by reclusive, obsessive beings who's hands seem to have ...

  • It's official, 'password' is the worst password you can pick

    Matt Scott - TechTarget 18 Nov 2011
  • SplashData have released their annual list of the worst possible internet passwords and the usual suspects are all there, with 'password' and '123456' topping the pile.The rise in websites ...

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