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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.

September 2011

  • Satirical blog causes a stir in the Maldives

    Matt Scott - TechTarget 23 Sep 2011
  • After a satirical blog which stated the Maldives was set to be omitted from the Times Atlas of the World was published the country's acting high commissioner, who is based in London, wrote to the ...

  • Facebook users rushing to freshen up music collection

    Karl Flinders - Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 22 Sep 2011
  • Facebook's new music sharing tool has made me think I should freshen up my music collection. Hang the DJ and The Boy With a Thorn in his side might embarrass my kids, while my compilation including ...

  • PETA to go .XXX

    Matt Scott - TechTarget 22 Sep 2011
  • People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, who are no strangers to having nude women, celebrities and even former adult film stars, pose for their cause, has filed the necessary paper work in ...

  • Do you hate your colleagues?

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 21 Sep 2011
  • Don't you just hate the people you work with? Samsung thinks so. It asked 1500 workers what they most hate about their work colleagues.And apparently, given Samsung's a printer maker, that printer ...

  • Sony to ban gamers unless they promise not to sue

    Warwick Ashford - Senior analyst 20 Sep 2011
  • Sony, fearing it is between a rock and a hard place after more than 100 million online user accounts were exposed in a hacking attack, is taking desperate and somewhat sneaky measure to limit ...

  • This whole Apple V Samsung battle is getting a little petty

    Matt Scott - TechTarget 16 Sep 2011
  • Apple has proudly reclaimed the title of producer of the 'world's thinnest smartphone' at the expense of Samsung.Despite Samsung's Galaxy S II measuring 8.7mm at its slimmest point, the 9.91mm ...

  • Management consultants obviously get paid too much

    Karl Flinders - Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly 14 Sep 2011
  • It has been rumoured for years but now it is official. Management consultants are paid too much. Management consultancy professionals are now paid so much that they are unable to carry their ...