1st > November > 2008 Archive
Virgin cuts broadband to a fiver
Virgin is to cut its wireless offering to a fiver a month for broadband customers who want to go wireless, but O2 reckons ten per cent of wireless broadband users feel mis-sold anyway, and reckons only they can guarantee happiness.
Facebook rattling tin in Dubai?
As more and more people spend their time uploading digital narcissism to Facebook, the uber-social networking site seems to have burned through its Microsoft-juiced funding much quicker than expected.
Obama leads McCain on pre-teen virtual battleground
USA '08Democrat presidential candidate Barack Obama is the leading choice for BFF among pre-teen kids following the US presidential elections.
French Senate passes bill to disconnect filesharers
The French Senate has overwhelmingly voted in favor of disconnecting Internet pirates, despite European Parliament's direct opposition to the punishment.
Storage, recession and you
The recession is already knocking on the storage industry's door. A dozen storage vendors' results and forecasts show some already announcing losses and cost-cutting while others are waiting for the hammer to fall.
Spooks foils fictional Russian plot
UK Security Services yesterday breathed a sigh of relief at their last-minute foiling of a "distributed denial of service" (DDoS) attack on the UK by elements of the Russian Security Services.
Top aero boffin: Green planes will be noisy planes
One of Blighty's top aero engineers has tried to open up a debate on the conflict between quietness and greenness in the next generation of airliners. However, most of what he actually said has been obscured by a report stating that he is calling for the introduction of nuclear-powered airliners.