Girls lack confidence in their ability in maths and science and are therefore put off from applying for jobs in engineering and computing, a new study from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) shows today.
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Thursday 01 March 2012
Microsoft has let consumers start trying out its upcoming touch-based Windows 8 operating system, which aims to power a new wave of computer tablets and traditional PCs designed to counter Apple's big gains in the market through its Macs and iPads.
Saturday 18 February 2012
Instead of trying to predict the next 12 months, it might be more effective to look further into the future.
Saturday 11 February 2012
US Outlook: Will Amazon take on Apple on the high street? The answer is, it must.
Wednesday 08 February 2012
Remember Once, the charming, low-budget film about an Irish busker and a Czech cleaner who meet and make beautiful music together?
Friday 03 February 2012
The 149-day strike by US basketball stars this autumn disrupted more than just the NBA season: Compass, the world's biggest caterer, yesterday admitted the lock-down would cost it £30m this year.
Thursday 02 February 2012
Defender hails 11th-hour loan deal for veteran striker after Spurs hit top gear again against Wigan
Monday 23 January 2012
Saturday 21 January 2012
The Last Word: Ferguson’s office is available as a jigsaw in 300 pieces. Rodgers’ could be done in four
Wednesday 11 January 2012
Computing and videogame experts have welcomed the proposed shake-up in the way computing is taught in UK schools.
Tuesday 10 January 2012
Microsoft's chief executive, Steve Ballmer, will open the annual festival of gadgetry which is the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas tonight, but it will be for the last time.
Wednesday 04 January 2012
Microsoft said it is suing the UK's second-largest electricals retailer Comet for allegedly creating and selling "counterfeit" recovery CDs of its flagship Windows operating system.
Wednesday 07 December 2011
Computing billionaire Bill Gates has confirmed he is discussing developing a new and safer kind of nuclear reactor with China.
Monday 21 November 2011
For several years, Microsoft has been trying to establish itself as a player in the news information business. Its MSN site attracts an impressive 28 million unique UK visitors each month, according to ComScore, putting it in third place, behind Google and Facebook.
Monday 21 November 2011
Saturday 05 November 2011
The courtyard, or rather doing the courtyard, was a very generous 40th birthday present from Jonathon Ringer to his wife Vanessa. The Ringers and their three children moved into their house on the Kent/Sussex borders two years ago. Vanessa is a keen and knowledgeable gardener, but given the number of things that needed sorting out inside the house, the outside could not be a priority. Until now.
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Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
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- 3 Picture of couple posing with beached dolphin 'that later died' causes outrage
- 4 16-year-old girl beaten and burned alive by lynch mob in Rio Bravo, Guatemala
- 5 Arsenal fan asks the Queen for tickets to the FA Cup final - gets a reply from Buckingham Palace