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Downtime

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 2010

  • NYU, I see you: the 3rd I

    Warwick Ashford - Security Editor 26 Nov 2010
  • As technology continues to push the boundaries of what is possible, in also continues to push the privacy boundaries as it becomes easier for people to share their lives. The latest extreme example ...

  • EU invisibility cloak mystery deepens

    ComputerWeekly Staff 24 Nov 2010
  • found a way to alter light waves electronically to hide a 3D object

  • What's in your stocking? Not much methinks

    Faisal Alani - UK at eBay 19 Nov 2010
  • We're steaming towards Christmas and the peer pressure has begun. People flashing their iPaddle, Wii wiis and the Xbox Kinect Four's in my face, it's enough to make me sick.

  • How much for sex?

    Bryan Glick - Editor in chief 19 Nov 2010
  • Well, to be honest, that headline should say, "How much for sex.com?" but we're not averse to picking up a few salacious web visitors on the Downtime blog even if they think they're going somewhere ...

  • It's the internet's fault (again)

    Bryan Glick - Editor in chief 19 Nov 2010
  • Not content with being blamed for the creation of bullying, pornography, paedophilia and the X-Factor (probably), it seems that now the internet is also about to be responsible for the imminent ...

  • Help, police, I have a bad memory!

    Warwick Ashford - Security Editor 19 Nov 2010
  • A worried man in the US town of Hudson in New York State, called police after a suspicious package was left on his doorstep. Police who rushed to the man's house soon noticed that the package had ...

  • Android users secretly lust after iPhones

    Warwick Ashford - Security Editor 09 Nov 2010
  • Android-based smartphone sales may be up, but a new survey has revealed that many still harbour secret desires for Apple's iPhone.Android sales have risen more than 1000% in the past 12 months, yet ...

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