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BBC and private sector announce major new cross-industry media player project for the UK A consortium of UK media companies, including the BBC and major commercial broadcasters, today announced a major new project to build a national cross ... 19 November 2009
New MSN homepage revealed! A major update to MSN.com was revealed today, with the soft-launch of the brand new MSN homepage was launched today. "Today is an exciting ... 03 November 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
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
Bing market-share rose by 22% last month Microsoft's new search engine, Bing, is rapidly gaining popularity and market share. The latest trends documented in a report published by Nielsen ... 17 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
UK music industry announces landmark deal with YouTube There is a serious crisis facing the music industry. The problem is simple -- it costs too much to put music online legally. The crisis facing onli ... 04 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
Most young people in the UK download music illegally Most young people download music without paying Research commissioned by UK Music, the umbrella body which represents the British music business, f ... 10 August 2009
Xbox LIVE update announced for next week Microsoft sent an email to all Xbox LIVE customers today to announce the date for the next major update to the Xbox LIVE service. This ... 08 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
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
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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