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

02 Sep 2014  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.

Robo Brain: New robot learning basic skills from YouTube

26 Aug 2014  by Zak Thomas
Robo Brain: New robot learning basic skills from YouTube
Robo Brain began to process information from the Internet last month, and researches behind the project say it is currently working its way through a billion images and much more.

Faith in IT jobs restored to pre-recession levels

26 Aug 2014  by Zak Thomas
Faith in IT jobs restored to pre-recession levels
Two thirds of Giant Group's contractors expect rates to rise, with many also expecting more job opportunities in the financial services sector.

Huawei shakes up smartphone market with meteoric growth

26 Aug 2014  by Zak Thomas
Huawei shakes up smartphone market with meteoric growth
The Chinese company was the third largest smartphone manufacturer in the world in the second quarter of 2014, according to research firm IDC, with a 6.9 per cent share in the market.

EU justice commissioner hits back at Google on "right to be forgotten"

19 Aug 2014  by Zak Thomas
EU justice commissioner hits back at Google on "right to be forgotten"
A sober analysis of the ruling shows that it does in fact not elevate the right to be forgotten to a "super right" trumping other fundamental rights, said an EU justice commissioner.

Vodafone the worst mobile network for the second year running: EE, Three and O2 take gold, silver and bronze medals

19 Aug 2014  by Zak Thomas
Vodafone the worst mobile network for the second year running: EE, Three and O2 take gold, silver and bronze medals
RootMetrics said all networks showed comparable signs of improvement this year, but Vodafone has come last again, topped by its fiercest rivals.