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Global Radio launches new online media player The UK's biggest commercial radio company, Global Radio, launched a new version of their famous online radio player today, which I built over t ... 01 February 2010
Flash is lame -- a list of things I dislike about Adobe's browser plug-in A few of my frustrations with Flash as a web developer These are just a few of the friustrations I've experienced while devloping web appli ... 14 November 2009
Hosting video/audio and web apps on SkyDrive While playing with SkyDrive last night, I noticed that you can use it as free hosting for a web app and other assets. It's an ideal place to pu ... 20 October 2009
Web advertising overtakes TV advertising – for the first time in history! Advertising online is now more important than advertising on TV, as spending on web-based ad campaigns overtakes spending on TV ads for the first t ... 01 October 2009
Linux has become 'bloated' and not streamlined or efficient, warns the man who created Linus Torvalds, the man who created Linux, has expressed strong criticism of the modern form of the platform at a Linux conference, describing it as " ... 22 September 2009
Microsoft launches web-based MS Office apps Today Microsoft rolled-out the first public Beta of Microsoft Office Web Applications, under the Office Online branding. This a useful new online serv ... 18 September 2009
The next big blockbuster video game launches next week: Halo 3 ODST The top headline on the BBC News technology page is currently the imminent release of the next big blockbuster video game, Halo 3: ODST, which will dr ... 18 September 2009
Microsoft Tag can connect your mobile device to online content Microsoft issued a press release this week promoting Microsoft Tag -- a simple, convenient new service for delivering content to camera phones and oth ... 17 September 2009
Macworld editor says Silverlight is much better than Flash for video Silverlight is much better than Flash. This is the conclusion expressed by Jason Snell, the editor of Macworld, the international magazine for Macophi ... 14 September 2009
New version of Bing.com coming soon A new version of the Bing web portal is imminent -- if rumours leaked following an internal company meeting by several Microsoft insiders on the micro ... 11 September 2009
Microsoft and Tesco announce major new online entertainment service for UK customers Microsoft and Tesco have been secretly collaborating to develop a next-generation interactive entertainment service on the web for UK consumers. The s ... 10 September 2009
US army develops Silverlight app for managing troop deployment The US army has migrated their troop resourcing system to Silverlight 2.0, replacing an existing conventional desktop software application powered by ... 10 September 2009
Nokia to launch its first ever laptop later this year Gadget-lovers and the mass media around the world have been eagerly anticipating further details of a completely new product by Nokia, the Nokia Bookl ... 02 September 2009
Microsoft Word banned in USA over alleged patent infringement by district court in east Texas *** I am still digesting the facts. I will continue to update this web page as I progress. When finished, this page will provide a simple analysis of ... 12 August 2009
Zune HD portable media player: launch-date announced by Microsoft The new Zune HD media player will be launched in the US on 15 September, Microsoft has announced. Zune HD is literally the state-of-the-art per ... 12 August 2009
Google reveals new version of its search engine Google today unveiled project "Caffeine", the codename for the secret project to develop the next-generation of the company's search-engine infrastruc ... 10 August 2009
Google Apps constitute an unnecessary risk for business users Google has been vigorously promoting the services available through Google Apps as acceptable IT solutions for business as well as personal usage. Yet ... 06 August 2009
Google's chief executive resigns from Apple's board The chief executive of Google has resigned from Apple. You could be forgiven for wondering what Eric Schmidt, the top man at Google, was doing on A ... 04 August 2009
Hackers can take control of Mac keyboards Hackers have announced a new keyboard hack for Mac computers which uses compromised hardware to steal private information from the user. The new ha ... 01 August 2009
Every iPhone can be hacked by a single text message Hackers can take control of any iPhone, by sending a simple text message containing a square symbol. Apple has known for "over a month" that its cu ... 31 July 2009
Yahoo upgrades their search engine to Microsoft's Bing Yahoo.com is upgrading their search engine to Bing. Bing > Google Bing.com is the exciting new search engine web site, developed by Microsoft. A ... 29 July 2009
Windows virtual machine deployed online in a Silverlight app Windows is now available on your Mac, or indeed on any other modern device which has a good web browser. windows4all.com Windows4All is a free o ... 28 July 2009
UK government uses ASP.NET for emergency flu pandemic web site The British government today launched the National Pandemic Flu Service, the official web site for supporting the public during the emerging global "s ... 23 July 2009
Convert Flash apps into Silverlight apps automatically with one mouse-click The death of Flash: upgrading to Silverlight Flash-to-Silverlight conversion wizards mark the beginning of the end of Flash A simple wizard like Sil ... 22 July 2009
Microsoft has switched back to attack mode Microsoft's strategic stance has shifted from defense back to offense. The change back to a stronger, more confident, more competitive business is ... 22 July 2009
Apple sued for stealing touchpad idea Apple and other companies are being sued for stealing the idea for the touchpad interface. The touchpad idea represents an important advancement in ... 20 July 2009
Twitter hacked via Google Apps A hacker got into Twitter's internal systems through Google Apps, downloading confidential commercial documents and data, and gaining access to the ... 16 July 2009
Microsoft voted UK's best brand by British public Microsoft is officially the UK's favourite brand. The BBC made the top 5. Apple just about made it into the top ten. Apple's business model is not ... 15 July 2009
Silverlight 3 is released The new release of Silverlight, version 3.0, was launched today! I was hoping to be the first to write a blog post about some of the powerful new f ... 10 July 2009
ASOS.com profits double despite the recession, through their ASP.NET web site ASOS.com, a leading UK-based online clothing and fashion retailer, has defied the economic downturn, reporting rapid growth in sales along with a subs ... 29 June 2009
Bungie.net launches Render to Video feature for putting game videos on the web Bungie game studios has just launched a public Beta of their new Render to Video feature. (I've been participating in the Beta.) The new feature ... 12 May 2009
YouTube is still not a profitable business Google is losing an estimated 0.5 billion per year running YouTube, on top of the 1.65 billion it paid in 2006 to acquire the loss-making business. T ... 03 April 2009

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