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Blazing Vaios: Sony's hot-tops hit the UK, too

Sony secretly wrote to its UK channel partners earlier this week warning them that the company planned to recall some Vaio TZ-series laptops, The Register has learned. The firm, which was forced to recall 440,000 Vaio notebooks worldwide because of wiring faults that could cause overheating, asked its Blighty resellers to “keep …
Kelly Fiveash, 05 Sep 2008
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Reding vows Autumn assault on EU data roaming charges

Vivian Reding has pledged to get legislation to slash text and data roaming charges on the legislative agenda by October, after an investigation found that roaming charges were still up to ten times more expensive than home network charges. In a statement today, the commission said it had hoped that following its cap on voice …
Joe Fay, 15 Jul 2008
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T-Mobile axes 2,200 jobs

T-Mobile is axing 2,200 jobs - one in ten of its European workforce in a massive cost-cutting exercise to save €1bn (£693m) a year. Some 1,200 jobs will be axed in Germany alone as the company embarks on a new scheme called 'Save for Growth'. Jobs will be lost in T-Mobile's other country operations including the UK, which …
Tim Richardson, 20 Jan 2005
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Data modelling layers: do you wanna get logical or physical

Interview In the bad old days we used to progress from "current physical" to "current logical" models. We then used to transform the "current logical" to the "new logical" – and about then the deadline cut in and we scurried about hacking the code for the new system which is about as "new physical" as you can get. No wonder the agile …
David Norfolk, 14 Jun 2007