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DVD it in many colours

The Bayeux Tapestry archiving model

In the town of Bayeux in northern France you can see the world's oldest information archive based on a long ribbon of material, a very early example of what was to become tape media.
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MS plans response to HP's webOS ... in 2013

Hewlett-Packard's recent presentation of its plans to place webOS at the heart of a broad cloud strategy highlighted a route that Microsoft, Google and Amazon will also take, in their different ways.
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Infernal affairs: NZ govt sites attacked

Online hacktivists Anonymous have been accused of bringing down the New Zealand Government's Department of Internal Affairs last week – or perhaps they haven't.
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Alcatel-Lucent sin-binned in Malaysia

Australia's NBN Co has refused to comment on the woes of its key network provider Alcatel Lucent in Malaysia. The vendor has been banned from bidding on any new telecommunications contracts for a year by Telekom Malaysia and mobile operator Axiata.
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The Weinsteins go geeky

Hollywood heavyweights Harvey and Bob Weinstein have spun out a new gaming division which will work with technology partners to develop and publish video games for mobile, social, and console platforms.
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Flipboard joins bubble brigade with US$200M valuation

Flipboard, a nifty app that assembles social media feeds into a nicely-presented iPad magazine, is on the funding hustings and looking to capitalise on the now-emerging tech bubble 2.0.