Nokia’s IPcom patent problem

If it wasn't bad enough that Nokia backed the three legged horse in the smartphone race (Windows Phone 7), its now got another problem on its hands. It is reported by the Wall Street Journal that a court has ruled Nokia is infringing a patent belonging to IPCom: The ruling means IPCom could seek an... Continue Reading →

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Nearly half a billion $ lost online – Microsoft’s continuing tale of woe

Despite what Microsoft advocates may claim about Windows 7 sales or office sales (lets face it there's no bragging about WP7) they can't seem to talk up  their online efforts. It is reported over at Business Insider that this quarter Microsoft lost $476 million on line, with the only light seeming to be they are... Continue Reading →

UK Government going ahead with Open Source

Intellect 2012 Open source and open standards are the direction for UK government IT, the civil servant leading the government's technology change agenda has said. Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/02/10/open_source_government/ More often than not, the UK governments grasp on technology/software is rather vague to say the least.   We need look no further than BBClick to see the level in... Continue Reading →

Start saving – Windows 8 on its way?

A short snippet of a rumor.... For anyone who thought that their Windows 7 investment would not be "upgraded" for some time may have to think again. It is being alleged that the Dutch Microsoft site released a statement which Winrumors has translated to read: Furthermore, Microsoft is on course for the next version of... Continue Reading →

NewsBytes – Saturday 28th August 2010

XP RIP 25/10/01 - 22/10/10 It seems Microsoft is going to retire Windows XP on 22nd October - no, really this time! As reported by one of the few MVP's I have respect for: ...Windows XP, up to this point, was one of the most popular versions of Windows and continues to dominate the desktop... Continue Reading →

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