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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.

October 2010

  • How to friend a felon

    Bryan Glick - Editor in chief 29 Oct 2010
  • In a further sign that the old-school concept of bobbies on the beat is fading away, police are to be trained on how to use Facebook and Twitter to catch killers. According to the BBC, the move is ...

  • Virtually ransacked

    Warwick Ashford - Senior analyst 27 Oct 2010
  • Virtual worlds are becoming so like reality, that even virtual property is safe from thieving individuals. Italian police are investigating the ransacking of a virtual flat set up by Paola Letizia ...

  • The hive mind will soon be able to solve life's little problems

    ComputerWeekly Staff 26 Oct 2010
  • Bees, apart from being very good at making honey, have also been proved to be computing whiz-kids.They solve regularly (or have solved and shared the solution) what scientists at Royal Holloway, ...