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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.