'If you monkey with a system that’s supposed to provide global connectivity, it’s very easy to make mistakes'
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Thursday 07 May 2009
America's air traffic control systems are vulnerable to cyber attacks, and support systems have been breached in recent months to allow hackers access to personnel records and network servers, a new report says.
Tuesday 17 March 2009
Cisco Systems wants a bigger chunk of the corporate computing market, and plans to start selling servers in competition with old partners like Hewlett-Packard and IBM.
Tuesday 24 February 2009
For an indication of how people rely on Google, you need no look further than the impact of this morning's Gmail downtime.
Sunday 25 January 2009
Friday 05 December 2008
Tuesday 28 October 2008
Microsoft took the wraps off a new computing service that allows companies to use its data centers to run their Web applications in a bid to become a player in the "cloud computing" trend.
Sunday 19 October 2008
Wednesday 06 August 2008
Friday 18 July 2008
Thursday 17 July 2008
When we launched our campaign for transparency in tipping, we highlighted the way in which some establishments use customers' tips to make the wages of their staff up to the legal minimum. Our argument was that tips are tips – a compliment paid by the customer to the individual server – and that the minimum wage is what employers are legally bound to pay their staff. For tips to be used in this way defeated the whole purpose of the minimum wage. A tip should always be a little something extra.
Tuesday 15 July 2008
When you go to a restaurant and leave a tip, whether in cash or before you tap out your pin number on the card machine, you surely do so in good faith.
Tuesday 13 May 2008
On the face of it, the two deals, announced yesterday on opposite sides of the Atlantic, looked entirely unrelated.
Saturday 29 March 2008
Brian Clough talked about going into politics, and as a big Labour man Alex Ferguson might have been similarly tempted if things had turned out differently. And you could have seen it – tub-thumping old-school politics conducted with heart and passion.
Friday 07 March 2008
Radiohead's internet initiative is starting to be followed by other acts, with varying degrees of success.
Thursday 07 February 2008
There was a time in the not so distant past where IT lessons at school consisted of switching on a rather large looking box, banging in a password and practising your very best typing skills for 45 minutes until your wpm rate had increased significantly. Haven't things changed? Now, students can expect technology to permeate every aspect of their school life and very soon it will be following them home, as the line between school and home life increasingly blurs.
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train