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  • The end is nigh for Apple

    There are grave portents of the end of the world for the Apple Cargo cult – the Sky has turned black, clouds did pour forth Late, a four headed dog was birthed by a Chicago woman and people did not buy as many iPhones for Christmas.
  • Samsung advertises with pirates

    Big Content groups have formed an initiative called "Clear Sky" in Ukraine, which seems to be focused on naming and shaming the advertising antics of Samsung, Nokia, Canon, Carlsberg and Coca Cola.
  • Google crashes, internet traffic halved

    According to Sky News, this figure reflects Google's iron fist control of the internet.
  • Sky web filter blocks news sites

    But for some reason Sky subscribers noticed that the blocklist had been quietly expanded with a new site that's certainly not covered by any court order - | TorrentFreak.com.
  • Murdoch forces worldwide Microsoft Skydrive rebranding

    Rupert Murdoch's BSkyB has successfully legalled Microsoft into dropping the name of its cloud service, SkyDrive, over a trademark dispute.
  • Train windows infiltrate your head to broadcast ads

    The ad campaign was set up by agency BBDO in Dusseldorf, Germany, and launched with prototypes on behalf of broadcasting company Sky Deutschland in January. Now the agency plans to roll it out nationwide in Germany. Needless to say it advertises Sky's new mobile app.
  • Privacy groups wade into UK gov, it's a telco conspiracy

    Big Brother Watch, Privacy International and the Open Rights Group have penned a strongly-worded letter accusing major UK telcos, including BT, Virgin, O2, Sky and TalkTalk, of complying with a government attack on privacy.
  • AMD looks to cloud gaming

    The outfit thinks that special new cloud-focused enterprise graphics cards, called Radeon Sky Graphics will take off.
  • British ISPs block more torrent sites

    TorrentFreakreports that the High Court ordered six ISPs including BT, Sky, Virgin Media, O2, EE and TalkTalk to block subscriber access to the three torrent sites after the BPI stuck its oar in and moaned that they damaged legal music sales.
  • Intel's TV plans likely to be delayed by a year

    Since 2011, Intel has been talking up its Intel Insider service which allows partner websites to stream full HD films for machines with Intel processors.
  • UK gov rejects web porn ban

    According to the report outlining the government's response to the consultation, ISPs will continue to use an 'active choice' system being put in place by ISPs such as BT, Sky, TalkTalk and Virgin Media.
  • Twitter falls foul of UK tax man

    A spokesperson for Cardiff-based Companies House, which deals with the problem, told Sky the the company was in default of the submission for accounts and hadn't given any indication of when they would be sent
  • TalkTalk just about misses last place in Ofcom satisfaction survey

    In the landline provider category, Sky was teacher's, with Ofcom reporting satisfaction with some aspects of the company's customer service was higher than average.
  • Google's Nexus sold out in an hour

    According to Sky, the 4.7-inch Android smartphone went on sale in the UK yesterday, alongside Google's two latest tablets, the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10.
  • Researchers to push OS into the cloud

    Cloud computing has been a buzzword for some time, with many businesses utilising some form of computing 'as a service'.  In fact most PC, laptop and smartphone users are likely to have made use of simple cloud storage services such as Dropbox or Sky Drive at some point.
  • TalkTalk wins 'most complained about' accolade, again

    Although TalkTalk complaints were down from the previous quarter, which reached 0.56 per 1,000, the figure is almost double the national average of 0.24, and ahead of BT Retail with 0.31 per 1,000 customers. Sky Broadband has the fewest complaints, at 0.10 per 1,000.
  • HP pouts over T3 awards snub

    Edelman was also concerned about Sky 1 TV show Project Runway, which Hewlett Packard has sponsored in the past. The email read: "Edelman to confirm if and what channel/date Project Runway will air in the UK so that a press release can be distributed
  • Virgin Media and Sky battle each other through ASA

    Virgin Media and Sky have embarked on handbags at dawn using the Advertising Standards Authority as a pawn.

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