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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.

March 2011

  • Private parts

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 25 Mar 2011
  • A new poll from has revealed that 74% of men welcome the new private browsing facility available with some internet and software packages. 1,692 people were polled in the ...

  • Hacker goes free as law plays catch-up

    Warwick Ashford - Senior analyst 22 Mar 2011
  • European regulators have been banging on for a while about the fact that many laws need to be modernised to meet the needs of the technological age, and a case in the Netherlands proves the point. ...

  • Timing can make a 650K difference

    Warwick Ashford - Senior analyst 22 Mar 2011
  • The difference between successful and really successful Microsoft shareholders is $650,000 and knowing just when to sell. If someone bought 100 shares at the offering price of $21 in 1986 and sat ...

  • Touching you, touching me

    ComputerWeekly Staff 21 Mar 2011
  • Touch-screen technology - don't you just love it. Well, actually, not so much.

  • Hacker Movie: Zombies Ahead

    Bill Goodwin - Computer Weekly 16 Mar 2011
  • Computer hackers have broken into electronic road-signs across the USA, causing havoc by changing the text to warn motorists of impending zombie attacks. In the latest incident, motorists in ...

  • Fears of Royal Wedding etiquette disaster if iPhones fail

    Karl Flinders - Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 16 Mar 2011
  • London City Council is hard at work strengthening broadband links in the capital to make sure that foreigners are able to access real-time information about how to behave in England. An iPhone app, ...

  • Google traditional pomp

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 16 Mar 2011
  • Downtime has just had a visit to Google plush London office, which has had a bit of a revamp since our last visit. Gone are the brightly coloured bean bags, table football and uber-geek chic. Now ...