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  • Five reasons to abandon Facebook

    Have we finally grown tired of Facebook? According to Inside Facebook, more than five percent of US users abandoned Facebook in May, that's about six million people who have stopped "liking" the world's largest social network. Six million people jumping ship sounds like a lot, but when you consider that Facebook is on track to hit 700 million users any day now, it's not such a big deal.

  • Windows Phone 7 could challenge Apple's iOS 4

    With all the features of Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 now out in the open, along with details about the handsets available on AT&T and T-Mobile here in the US, comparing the new mobile platform to Apple's iOS 4 is a natural. The long-running debate about Windows vs. Mac can now move into the world of mobile operating systems.

  • The most annoying apps on the web

    They install themselves, marking their territory with icons. They flash distracting, trivial alerts on the screen in front of you. They demand that you install the latest update, and they won?t take no for an answer. When you give in and install the update, they make you restart. They nag you to upgrade to a paid version. They spam you. They beg you to sign up. They?re a pain in the browser.

  • Death to P2P, silicon cockroaches and the Exaflood

    The world's leading Internet engineers see many surprising trends occurring under the covers of this complex network environment. Among their findings are the evolution of silicon cockroaches ? tiny, mobile, unattended wireless devices ? and "dirty" Internet address space that can't be used by network operators. Here are a few eye-openers about what?s really going on in the Internet infrastructure that were discussed at a meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) last week.

  • Which IT projects are right for the cloud?

    Cloud computing is poised to win the title of most popular, and populist, buzzword of 2009.

  • How to get the most out of Twitter: 8 free Twitter clients

    If you want to keep up with your friends, support political campaigns, gossip about your favourite celebrities or find out about new technologies, your best bet in today's digital culture is Twitter. Twitter has also become a necessary part of every business's marketing plan. You want people to visit your Web site? Buy your product? Talk about your CEO's philosophy? You need to be tweeting about it.

  • MWC: Forget the Gphone - meet the Yphone

    Yahoo wants its oneConnect app to be the one-stop-shop for all your mobile communications. Where does that leave the handset makers and the carriers?

  • Brocade's answer to Cisco: Neptune

    Brocade is planning a new director to succeed the 48000 and boldly go into new datacentre territory. It is code-named Neptune and details are emerging. Emulex appears to have a pivotal role.

  • What is identity-based networking?

    And why does it have such a high profile right now?

  • Services gateway vs multifunction router

    They are a new class of device, but they can be the better option for the branch office, argues a services gateway proponent.





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