Category: BBC News

Ubuntu challenges OS status quo

Ubuntu challenges OS status quo

| May 2, 2012

Ubuntu’s plans to revolutionise how we use computers

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Piracy moves to private networks

Piracy moves to private networks

| May 2, 2012

Content providers may turn their attention to virtual private networks (VPNs) after The Pirate Bay urged visitors to use them.

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Nokia launches patent lawsuits

Nokia launches patent lawsuits

| May 2, 2012

Nokia sues HTC, RIM and Viewsonic in two countries over claims they have infringed a total of 45 patents.

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Harry Potter-inspired blood tests

Harry Potter-inspired blood tests

| May 2, 2012

A diary that writes on its own pages in one of the Harry Potter books inspires a paper that spells out blood types.

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Motorola wins Xbox ban in Germany

Motorola wins Xbox ban in Germany

| May 2, 2012

Motorola Mobility is granted a sales ban against the Xbox 360 and Windows 7 in Germany.

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UK to open up access to research

UK to open up access to research

| May 2, 2012

Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales is to help the UK government make the academic research it funds freely available to all.

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Call of Duty game to battle Halo

Call of Duty game to battle Halo

| May 2, 2012

The latest Call of Duty game, Black Ops 2, will go on sale a week after Microsoft relaunches its Halo franchise.

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Rugby club tackles injury prevention

Rugby club tackles injury prevention

| May 1, 2012

Leicester Tigers teams up with IBM analytics

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Cracks in China’s Great Firewall

Cracks in China’s Great Firewall

| May 1, 2012

Why China’s attempts to control the web could backfire

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VIDEO: Anonymous ‘hactivist’ unmasked

VIDEO: Anonymous ‘hactivist’ unmasked

| May 1, 2012

Anonymous ‘hacktivist’ Peter Fein comes out from the cyber shadows to explain what he believes the group is trying to achieve.

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