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Health groups dismayed by news 'big tobacco' funded rightwing thinktanks

Two of Britain's leading free-market thinktanks have been criticised for taking money from "big tobacco". The Adam Smith Institute (ASI) and the …

Danny Alexander: “Leaving the EU would be catastrophic”

We saw Defence Secretary Philip Hammond give Nick Clegg a hard time on the Snoopers’ Charter the other day. Now our own Danny Alexander has given …

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Aaron Swartz: hacker, genius… martyr?

Aaron Swartz had always been ambiguous about marriage. But last December, having dated his girlfriend Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman for 18 months, he …

NHS chief to step down next year after criticism over Mid Staffs scandal

Sir David Nicholson, the NHS chief executive caught up in the Stafford hospital scandal, has announced that he will step down from his post next …

NVIDIA Tegra 4i software update adds LTE-Advanced speeds

NVIDIA's Tegra 4i appeared in February boasting, amongst other things, its built-in Cat. 3 LTE modem capable of speeds as high as 100Mbps. What NVIDIA didn't make obvious at the time was that the i500 modem, the fruit of its Icera acquisition, had the processing grunt to enable a software modem …

A warmer welcome

SINCE its formation in 1996, the Arctic Council’s eight member states have formed a cosy club. Their deliberations on research and conservation …

Brrr: The chilly conditions that quantum computers need to run

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>The quantum computers that Lockheed Martin and Google (s GOOG) are buying — and that startup D-Wave is building — have some …

10 best Android phones 2018: which should you buy?

<b>Update:</b> <i>Over a month into 2018 already?! Where has the time gone? The good news is that we're now even closer to the first phone phone launches of the</i> …

Sprint announces three tri-band LTE devices landing this summer (hands-on)

If your city is one of the many that's part of Sprints ongoing LTE rollout (or will be soon), then the network's just announced three tri-band mobile broadband devices for your consideration. The hope, it seems, is that as different parts of Sprint's LTE spectrum become available (including …

Nvidia’s new Tegra superchip boasts 150 Mbps speeds, but it’s not LTE-Advanced

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Nvidia<p>Nvidia’s(s nvda) first integrated smartphone chip won’t just have the latest and greatest Tegra processor; it …

Samsung Galaxy Mega to hit shelves this July for £459.99

Samsung's upcoming 80s inspired slab-phone, the Galaxy Mega, will hit UK shelves this July with a £459.99 price tag according to Clove. But, you …

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Boosting server performance: hard drive maintenance

After the initial installation of a MySQL database, IT managers may detect that the I/O performance of their servers has begun to degrade.<p>One of the …

Boosting server performance: tuning for MySQL calls

As IT managers have looked to leverage higher performance from SQL server deployments, many have been adopting techniques that can improve the …

Microsoft announces Skype integration for Xbox One, leverages Kinect enhancements

It may have taken two years and a new console generation, but Microsoft is finally making good on an old promise: Skype is coming to Xbox. Microsoft has been planning to port the internet telephony service to its home console since it purchased Skype back in 2011, but it never surfaced on the Xbox …

EA announces EA Sports Ignite, a next-generation game engine

Thought Frostbite 3 was EA's only big next-gen games engine? Think again: the publisher just announced EA Sports Ignite at Xbox One's reveal event, a new game engine designed specifically for high-end sports titles. "EA Sports Ignite is designed specifically to help us blur the line between the …

Microsoft announces Halo live-action TV series created by 343 Industries and Steven Spielberg

The Xbox One is a big deal for consoles, but Microsoft just made a massive content announcement at today's reveal event -- a live-action <i>Halo</i> TV series. As if the existence of such a television show weren't enough, it turns out that 343 Industries is teaming up with renowned moviemaker Steven …

Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC will launch first on Xbox One

Despite its multiplatform status, <i>Call of Duty</i> is almost synonymous with Xbox. It's no surprise then, that Microsoft's new platform, the Xbox One, will be the first next-gen system to digest <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts'</i> DLC. This isn't unprecedented, of course -- the Xbox 360 also boasted a …

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Xbox One vs PlayStation 4 smackdown: battle of the consoles

By Dave James<p>Trying to decide which next gen console to buy? Is choosing between the PS4 vs Xbox One making your head hurt? Which console is best? In …

PlayStation

An Interview With The Most Powerful Woman In Health Care

Judy Faulkner might not be a household name yet, but in the health care industry, she’s simply known as Judy. She is the founder and chief executive officer of Epic Systems, a privately-held $1.5 billion (2012 revenue) company that sells electronic health records—a position that makes her one of …

What Is One Piece Of Advice You Would Give First-Time Entrepreneurs?

<b>“A-Players Hire A-players, B-players Hire C-players.”</b> - Steve Jobs<p>Surround yourself with the best talent you can, the top people you can find. They are worth the cost. Do everything you can to hire, retain, and motivate them.<p>Find partners who are experts in an area you aren’t, who possess the …

The secret sauce of online success is ecommerce packaging

I was recently intrigued to see a study conducted by packaging company Duo UK. Now while we all know that research can be influenced by the people …

eCommerce

The reality of "social business"

If you’re at all interested in the potential of implementing a social network inside your company, the chances are that during 2012 you read several …

Social Business

How will Amazon's tax dodging affect UK SMEs?

And Amazon once again has its corporation tax rates thrust into the media spotlight. Company filings showed the retailer’s UK operation paid just …

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