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  • Opinion: Japanese just love mobile-phone novels

    Here's why futurists look to Japan: while we just got around to finding someone willing to write a book on a mobile phone, in Japan people have been reading books on phone hasndsets for years.

  • Opinion: Hezbollah launches propaganda video game

    Fans of Islamist propaganda and poor-quality graphics will be pleased to hear that Hezbollah has launched a sequel to its Special Force video game.

  • Opinion: Happy birthday the CD, 25 today

    Exactly a quarter of a century ago today the first compact discs were produced in Germany. Who'd have thought that a recording of ABBA's The Visitors would be groundbreaking? (Apart from Benny and Björn, naturally.)

  • Opinion: Why businesses are scared of Vista

    Forrester Research will not stop until it has found a satisfied corporate Windows Vista customer.

  • Opinion: AMD shuns Evesham

    Kids can be so cruel. And by kids, I mean chip manufacturers. Specifically AMD. Still reeling from receivership and eventual rescue by PPC Technology - aka TimeUK - Evesham is losing friends fast.

  • Opinion: Windows reality check

    Six months on from Windows Vista's consumer release and Microsoft has finally admitted that sales of the new OS have failed to live up its bullish predictions. So what's behind the apparently indifferent attitude to what was supposed to be the most important Windows release of all time?

  • Opinion: Windows reality check

    Six months on from Windows Vista's consumer release and Microsoft has finally admitted that sales of the new OS have failed to live up its bullish predictions. So what's behind the apparently indifferent attitude to what was supposed to be the most important Windows release of all time?

  • Opinion: Wireless printing reduces stress. Official!

    I know that there's so much news out there these days that getting your brand in the spotlight is getting ever harder, but some PRs try just a little too hard.

  • Opinion: Wikipedia Scanner's war on error

    Editing your own entry on Wikipedia is low, but you'd be surprised how many people do it. The Wikipedia Scanner has produced a hall of shame of companies that have been editing Wikipedia to massage their image.

  • Opinion: First look: Microsoft Exchange 2007 SP1

    Microsoft released Exchange 2007 SP1 this week, and the update adds a selection of new goodies to your Exchange setup.

  • Opinion: Liverpool Philharmonic to play 'live' in Second Life

    Second Life is claiming a first: the Liverpool Philharmonic is set to be the first professional orchestra to perform live to a virtual audience. Well, the first in Second Life, anyway.

  • Opinion: Web 2.0 exposed as Star Trek community

    Ever wonder what an online community really looks like?

  • Opinion: 'Chav-hunting' Bebo toffs in hot water

    A bunch of privileged schoolboys from Glenalmond College in Perthshire have filmed themselves 'hunting' a group of their friends, dressed up as working-class 'chavs', and the video has ended up on the internet. Quelle surprise.

  • Opinion: 20% of Facebook users are IDiots

    Not content with destroying their careers and social lives in the relentless pursuit of Zombie points, millions of users of social-networking giant Facebook are doling out personal data to strangers. Needless to say, this poses something of an identity fraud risk.

  • Opinion: iThumb hoax as dumb hoodwinked by dumber

    iPhone and iPod fever encourages journalists to stick an 'i' in front of pretty much any word in a headline in search of a few clicks.

  • Opinion: iThumb hoax as dumb hoodwinked by dumber

    iPhone and iPod fever encourages journalists to stick an 'i' in front of pretty much any word in a headline in search of a few clicks.

  • Opinion: Electric breasts charge iPod

    The iPod is everywhere – and every wear.

  • Opinion: New gaming iPhone goes for Wii

    Is there anything Apple's iPhone can't do?

  • Opinion: Email stress 'getting out of hand'

    According to research, monitoring a constant influx of email leaves wonks throughout the UK feeling tired and frustrated. And 'email stress' leads to us all being less than productive, to boot.

  • Opinion: Proof: mobiles DO damage the brain

    What's your home telephone number? Now your best friend's? Brother's birthday? Come on! If you're sitting there going 'Errrrrrrrr...', that’s because you brain has been damaged - by your mobile phone, and don't forget it.



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