Downtime

June 2011

  • Twitpic founder uses Twitpic to make himself look like a Twitpric!

    Faisal Alani - UK at eBay 30 Jun 2011
  • You've been arrested by the police. You've done something quite embarrassing. Things aren't looking good for you, so what do you do?Tweet the incident and Twitpic the cop car? Really? Well yeah ...

  • Porno helps IT manager/hacker get revenge on boss

    Faisal Alani - UK at eBay 23 Jun 2011
  • Having been fired the former IT manager at Baltimore Substance Abuse System Walter hacked into his old boss's system and stole his passwords.

  • Stop keeping IT in the dark

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 22 Jun 2011
  • In many organisations IT's primary function is to keep the lights on. Lucky for IT professional Logitech has developed this solar powered keyboard . Who says IT peops are always kept in the dark? ...

  • "Computer glitch" sparks cheap booze stampede

    Warwick Ashford - Senior analyst 20 Jun 2011
  • A supermarket chain in Scotland was inundated with shoppers who came to blows outside stores as they battled to benefit from a too-good-to-be-true special offer. With the power of social networking ...

  • Lonely heart? There may soon be an app for that.

    Warwick Ashford - Senior analyst 20 Jun 2011
  • Apple's marketing machine is bound to go into overdrive once app developers deliver on a new iPhone patent application for a networking service that links people with shared interests. The patent ...

  • Nurse's outfit with that, Madam?

    Karl Flinders - Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 16 Jun 2011
  • Ann Summers has introduced technology to help it personalise people's online shopping habits. The new technology will make recommendations to shoppers based on their profiles. It will apparently ...

  • Web filtering with a human touch

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 16 Jun 2011
  • As the Sunday Mirror recently reported, a worker at Virgin Atlanic was sacked for breaching the Obscence Publication Act. The hapless individual sent pornographic material to the company's entire ...

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