24th > February > 2007 Archive


Cheney shoots down Bush message on climate change

CommentDick Cheney has torpedoed his own administration's attempts to flip its rhetoric on climate change.
Christopher Williams, 24 Feb 2007

Islamic ceramics wow mathematicians

A US scientist has discovered that medieval Islamic ceramic designs demonstrate their makers' understanding of "quasicrystalline geometry" - something modern mathematicians only "figured out" in the last 20 or 30 years.
Lester Haines, 24 Feb 2007

Dell wins £15.5m Glasgow schools contract

Primary schools in Glasgow are to receive new computer equipment and support services under an ICT managed service contract
Kablenet, 24 Feb 2007

Online recruitment rogue stripped of £20,000

The man behind an UK-based online employment agency has been found guilty of ripping off workers and ordered to pay £20,000. Adrian Farmer's lawyers say he may have to sell his house to pay the penalties.
OUT-LAW.COM, 24 Feb 2007

Yak shaving wows crowd at FOWA 2007

Carson Systems' Future of Web Applications (FOWA) conference returned to London this week with an impressive lineup of speakers – and a very Web 2.0 look at the world.
Simon Bisson, 24 Feb 2007
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Intel pushes denser data centres

Intel has kicked off a campaign to make data centres more efficient and less environmentally damaging. Paradoxically, one of its key messages seems to be that companies need to refresh their servers - ie. buy new ones - more often.
Bryan Betts, 24 Feb 2007

Newspapers brought financial woes upon themselves, says Craigslist boss

The newspaper industry has brought its financial troubles on itself, according to the chief executive of Craigslist, the company that has been accused of decimating the newspaper industry's advertising business.
OUT-LAW.COM, 24 Feb 2007

SWIFT sides with US in data spat with EU

The Belgian firm stuck in the middle of a transatlantic spat over the US infringement of civil liberties by the agents of its war on terror is throwing its lot in with the Americans.
Mark Ballard, 24 Feb 2007

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