IBM chops a quarter of its workforce
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Largest layoff ever

Biggish Blue is about to embark on the largest jobs cull in corporate history and fire more than 111,000 of its suited staff this week.

Spartan must begin with the letter E
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Needs a new name

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth rumour that Microsoft is looking for a new name for its Project Spartan browser.

New keyboard knows who you are
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Never forgets who spilt coffee on its front

Boffins at the Georgia Institute of Technology have emerged from their smoke filled labs with an intelligent keyboard which cleans itself and can identify users by the pattern and style of their fingertips and keystrokes.

Why did social networking get the works?
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That's nobody's business but the Turks 

The Turkish government has moved to do what terrorists could not do and ban social notworking pages which it thinks insult the Prophet Mohammed.

 

O2 flogged to Hutchison Whampoa
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Sold to  Li Ka-shing, in Chinese takeaway 

Hong Kong outfit Hutchison Whampoa has written a cheque for Telefonica's British mobile unit O2 for $15.4 billion in what is seen as a consolidation of Britain's telecoms industry.

Samsung serious about buying Blackberry
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On again off again is on

For a while, the dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured hell on earth yarns claiming that Samsung is set to buy the Canadian smartphone maker Blackberry.

Blackberry wants to open Apple's walled garden
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Net neutrality should include Apple

BlackBerry's CEO John Chen has commited a heresy against the Apple cargo cult by suggesting that any changes to net neutrality laws should mean an end to Jobs' Mob's walled garden of delights.

Dotcom released encrypted video chat
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Making friends with US spooks

As part of his plan to win over the US spooks, Kim Dotcom has created a service which allows people to have encrypted video chat conversations which are impossible to listen in on.

Sandisk fails to make Wall Street expectations
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Must stand in the corner

 Memory chipmaker SanDisk has made the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street furious by failing to meet their expectations.

US schools demand kids hand over passwords
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What you do in your own time is our concern

US schools continue to believe that they have the power of god over their students.