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RIP MSN: A 15 year history of Microsoft's revolutionary messenger

53 minutes ago  by Zak Thomas
RIP MSN: A 15 year history of Microsoft's revolutionary messenger
MSN made us realise that there was more to life than having to talk face to face. Here are some of the biggest headlines spanning across MSN's 15 year contribution to instant messaging.

Phones 4u sales to take a hit as Vodafone cancels contract

4 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Phones 4u sales to take a hit as Vodafone cancels contract
From February 2015, Phones 4u will no longer be able to sell Vodafone products, after the operator followed O2 and Three by not renewing its contract with the retailer.

Apple’s vast ‘Spaceship’ site captured by drone (video)

21 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Apple’s vast ‘Spaceship’ site captured by drone (video)
A video taken by a drone shows the construction site in all its vastness and it is already beginning to resemble the widely distributed artist impressions of the location.

Fujifilm and Xerox unite to build a robotic printer so smart it delivers documents straight to your desk

01 Sep 2014  by Sam Pudwell
Fujifilm and Xerox unite to build a robotic printer so smart it delivers documents straight to your desk
The smart printer has been designed for public places such as an airport lounge and uses sensors to navigate around obstacles, but is it just "technology for technology's sake?"

Europe's largest startup competition, PITCH, gets even bigger

01 Sep 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Europe's largest startup competition, PITCH, gets even bigger
The event, which takes place at the Web Summit, Dublin, has expanded this year, with 200 startups now competing for the prestigious title and $100,000 prize fund.

Chinese SAIC gives Microsoft 20-day deadline in antitrust investigation

01 Sep 2014  by Darren Allan
Chinese SAIC gives Microsoft 20-day deadline in antitrust investigation
China is turning up the heat in its antitrust probe into Microsoft, as authorities have given Redmond just three weeks to produce a detailed response to their concerns.

IT departments still scared of change and potential downtime despite growing budgets

29 Aug 2014  by Darren Allan
IT departments still scared of change and potential downtime despite growing budgets
Software testing and quality firm SQS has highlighted a piece of research that shows organisations are afraid to embrace IT change due to worries about possible outages.

IBM's supercomputer Watson ready to take on cancer

28 Aug 2014  by Sam Pudwell
IBM's supercomputer Watson ready to take on cancer
The days of scientists having to labour for days or months to test theories and hypotheses could now be over, thanks to Watson's new Discovery Advisor program.

Apple vs Samsung: The end is nigh after another patent case fails

28 Aug 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Apple vs Samsung: The end is nigh after another patent case fails
A sales ban on a number of old Samsung devices has been rejected by a San Jose judge in a move that could signal the beginning of the end for the bitter fight between the two.

Samsung and Lenovo blasted by yet more illegal child labour allegations

28 Aug 2014  by Alysia Judge
Samsung and Lenovo blasted by yet more illegal child labour allegations
China Labor Watch has claimed that HEG Electronics, a Guangdong factory that supplies both Samsung and Lenovo has been hiring child workers illegally.

Samsung unveils new Gear S smartwatch you can make call from: Prepare for war, Apple, Sony and LG

28 Aug 2014  by Sam Pudwell
Samsung unveils new Gear S smartwatch you can make call from: Prepare for war, Apple, Sony and LG
The device boasts a 2in curved Super AMOLED display and is the first of its kind to be able to make calls without needing to have a mobile phone nearby.