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Cash to get next million online

Tue, 12/08/2009 - 06:26
The UK government wants to get another one million UK citizens online by 2012 and is offering £30m to help make it happen.

Bug memories

Tue, 12/08/2009 - 05:53
Bill Thompson on 10 years since the Millennium bug

Roll-out for Branson spaceliner

Mon, 12/07/2009 - 22:34
Sir Richard Branson shows off the rocket plane he will use to take fare-paying passengers into space.

Google launches real-time search

Mon, 12/07/2009 - 19:10
Google search results will now display information from news organisations, blogs and Twitter as soon as it is published.

Online retailers 'extremely busy'

Mon, 12/07/2009 - 13:35
Amazon says business has been "extremely busy" on the day when online retailers are expected to take record sales.

Geological maps released online

Mon, 12/07/2009 - 05:41
The British Geological Survey's new OpenGeoscience portal allows anyone to study the rocks lying under their feet.

Software models aid genetic study

Mon, 12/07/2009 - 05:01
Computer models of the workings of genes are helping unpick the process of aging and how toxins poison the body.

NHS IT system to be scaled back

Sun, 12/06/2009 - 13:06
The government is to scale back a new multi-billion pound NHS IT system in what the Conservatives are calling a "massive U-turn".

US balloon hunt tests internet accuracy

Sat, 12/05/2009 - 22:40
US defence experts launch 10 red balloons across the country to assess the accuracy with which information spreads on the internet.

Safe shopping

Fri, 12/04/2009 - 19:04
How to avoid online fraud on 'Cyber Monday'

Going green

Fri, 12/04/2009 - 13:15
Electric cars are starting to take off in Japan

Groove Armada to play PS3 gig

Fri, 12/04/2009 - 12:29
Users will be able to see a video of the group's new album Black Light inside Home, the virtual world for PS3.

The iPhone orchestra is ready for its debut

Fri, 12/04/2009 - 08:49
Smartphone symphony: a group of US students have built music applications and written scores for their iPhones.

Bing search site suffers outage

Fri, 12/04/2009 - 04:22
Microsoft has apologised for a brief outage which saw its search site Bing disappear from the internet.

Private play

Fri, 12/04/2009 - 03:28
The gaming worlds the industry wishes didn't exist

Grid helps tune tiny transistors

Fri, 12/04/2009 - 03:21
A vast network of thousands of computers is being harnessed to design the building-blocks for future silicon chips.

Mobiles 'not causing brain risk'

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 22:00
There has been no substantial change in the number of adult brain tumours since mobile phone usage sharply increased in the mid-1990s, Danish scientists say.

Pompeii joins Google Street View

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 19:01
Google adds Pompeii to its Street View service, allowing internet users to take a virtual tour of the ancient Roman city.

Google to offer property service

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 16:45
Google has discussed plans to add property for sale to its online mapping service, expected to launch next year.

World Cup to be shot in 3D

Thu, 12/03/2009 - 14:27
The 2010 World Cup in South Africa will be filmed in 3D for the first time, football's governing body Fifa announces.


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