Incompetence a bigger IT security threat than malign insidersThe Register Human error still the most prolific problem in IT provision, not purely security, which this report focuses upon. …..
In a minor triumph for common sense Skype has been slapped down by the UK’s ad regulator for running a TV ad which showed video and sound quality in excess of what viewers believed the VoiP service could manage in the real world.
Care about civil liberties in the UK? Then you should support this. In a world where Google can take photographs of seemingly ever street in Britain, the individual deserves the right to photograph the world and events around them.
Why Is Obama’s Top Antitrust Cop Gunning for Google? …..
Gartner Highlights Five Attributes of Cloud Computing – The five attributes of cloud computing according to Gartner are (1) Service-Based, (2) Scalable and Elastic, (3) Shared, (4) Metered by Use, and (5) Uses Internet Technologies. …..
Andreas “Andy” Bechtolsheim gives an ultra short, sweet and to the point interview with the online Chicago Tribune.
A guide to the 100 best blogs – part I – Times Online From health to hip hop, the Times (Bryan Appleyard) guide to the blogosphere unearths the gems of the net and where to find them. But what’s this no BoingBoing? …..
UK boffin: Social networking causes cancer, heart attacks, lupus, dementia…• The Register There’s mounting evidence that Facebooking, Twittering, and other “social networking” activities can kill you (or at least impact your health adversely). …..
Ebay dumps ‘anti-Semitic’ yellow stars – ITExaminer.com – Ebay surrenders to French extremist; it seems that Ebay is so terrified of being branded anti-Semitic it has forgotten that there will always be someone who thinks something daft, and that that is no reason to do.…..
Who’s responsible for all the concrete carbuncles?~ | Magazine | BBC NEWS | Le Corbusier is thought of by many in the world of architecture as the leading mind of the 20th Century, whose work preceded and defined the wholesale use of concrete in architecture, but as a new. …..