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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.

April 2011

  • Facebook causes insomnia

    Warwick Ashford - Senior analyst 18 Apr 2011
  • Sleeplessness or at least disturbed sleep is becoming common among UK users of social media sites, a survey has revealed. One in four users of Facebook say they have been woken up by smartphone ...

  • PC refresh cycles given the axe. Literally

    Jenny Williams - University of Gloucestershire 14 Apr 2011
  • IT managers need to watch out for axes, hammers and disgruntled employees. A survey of 3,000 employees by Vanson Bourne (commissioned by online backup service firm, Mozy), shows 25% deliberately ...

  • Monkey Magic at risk as China clamps down on time travel

    Karl Flinders - Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 14 Apr 2011
  • In a bizarre move the Chinese authorities are censoring television programmes about time travel. It seems the Chinese government doesn't like the way history is often depicted in these shows. The ...

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