20th > November > 2011 Archive
Buxom soul diva to show a real use for NFC at last!
Cynics who've been wondering what Near-Field Communications was for, wonder no longer - it's for switching on the Christmas lights in Cambridge. No other technology would do.
Hey everybody! Microsoft's discovered social networking
AnalysisWarren Buffett, the world's most famous investor, may have diluted his usual hostility to hi-tech stocks by betting more than $10 billion in IBM, but he remains averse to social networking companies (as well as to Apple) because he thinks it is "extremely difficult" to determine their value and understand their future plan.
Yelp readies to roll in Aus
Crowdsource-based review directory Yelp is gearing up for its imminent Australian launch with local carrier partner Telstra.
Punters hate copyright, says Steelie Neelie
Since current attitudes to copyright enforcement are failing artists and alienating the public, “we need to stop obsessing” about it, according to European Commission VP for the Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes.
There’s gold in them there data mountains
InterviewEnterprises have a problem with data: its volume, velocity and variety is growing at an alarming rate.
Vodafone India in the middle of government probe
Vodafone India’s Mumbai and Delhi offices have been raided by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) over a government investigation into the allocation of excess spectrum.