Tag Archives: Global

Facebook rolls out Timeline globally

facebook Facebook is now rolling out its new Timeline feature across the globe. It was first announced as beta testing back in September, and then last week was made available in New.. more
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Gartner figures see global PC shipments splutter

Dell Desktop The researchers at Gartner have been tapping away on their calculators to bring us the latest figures regarding the PC market over in America. And the overall story is one of.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing

Mobile phone industry to hit 2% of global GDP

mobile-industry Analyst firm Chetan Sharma has just published its half-yearly assessment of the state of the mobile industry in 2011. And the firm is predicting that worldwide mobile revenues will reach almost.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

UK ranked fifth in Internet freedom

The UK came fifth in a global table of Internet freedom. Freedom House carried out the Freedom on the Net 2011 report to determine which countries let their citizens surf free, and which enforced stricter levels of censorship on the web. The UK came fifth.. more
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Spam mail cut by a third after Rustock take-down

Global spam levels have dropped by a third, according to Symantec’s March 2011 MessageLabs intelligence report. And this is mainly due to the take-down of the Rustock botnet, which we reported on last month. Rustock had been sending almost 14 billion mails per day, 28.5%.. more
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RadioPlayer launches in UK unifying online radio

RadioPlayer, an online service which unites a large collection of UK radio stations, has just been launched. The BBC and commercial radio players Global and Guardian Media Group are behind the project, which has begun with 150 radio stations and the promise that more will.. more
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Global data estimated to total 295 Exabytes

The amount of data which is stored worldwide has been estimated by a bunch of scientists who evidently have too much time on their hands. As Frankie Boyle once put it, you’d half expect that in a lab somewhere, some bored white-coat is busy finding.. more
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2% of global net traffic is iOS based

Apple’s iOS is taking home a healthy share of global Internet traffic, it would seem. More than 2%, in fact, which is the first time the operating system has broken that barrier. Of all the computers, smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices which are surfing.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Apple News: iPad, iPhone, iPod and Mac OSX, iPad News, iPhone News

Global spam levels witness a resurgence

Last week, security firm Symantec noted a large and continued drop in spam levels since Christmas. Spam levels were at 75 billion messages a day worldwide at the start of December, and on Christmas day 2010, they more than halved to 30 billion. And the.. more
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Spam levels dropped at Christmas

Global spam levels have plummeted over the last couple of weeks, according to one security firm. Symantec has been keeping a close watch on spam levels, which dropped like turkeys over the Christmas period. In fact, Symantec reckons there were 200 billion spam messages flying.. more
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