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Major milestone: single charger spec for notebook computers will significantly reduce e-waste

IEC publishes first globally relevant technical specification
IEC, the international standards and conformity assessment body for all fields of electrotechnology, announced today the publication of the first globally relevant Technical Specification for a single external charger for a wide range of notebook computers and laptops.
Each year billions of external chargers are shipped globally. Power supplies for [...]

Google publishes video to show how it feels to wear Google Glasses

See more about this on the BBC web site.

First-ever Hardware Certification for LulzBot AO-100 3D Printer by Free Software Foundation

Loveland based, Aleph Objects, Inc. is pleased to announce its 3D printer, the LulzBot™ AO-100, received the Respects Your Freedom (RYF) certification from The Free Software Foundation (FSF). As the first hardware product to ever be awarded this recognition, RYF certification meets FSF’s standards regarding users’ freedom and control over the product and privacy. Unlike [...]

Ofcom looks favourably on Orange/T-Mobile application to deliver 4G services

Mainstream 4G mobile services could be available in the UK as early as this year, under proposals outlined today by Ofcom.
Everything Everywhere,  the mobile phone operator running two of the UK’s most famous brands - T-Mobile (UK) and Orange (UK), has submitted an application to Ofcom to use its existing spectrum to deliver 4G services. [...]

Re-launch of Free Software Directory with over 6500 programs listed

BOSTON, Massachusetts, USA — Thursday, September 29, 2011
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) today announced the re-launch of its Free Software Directory at directory.fsf.org. The Directory lists over 6,500 programs that are free for any computer user to download, run, and share. It was first launched nearly a decade ago, but the new version brings a [...]

How to Save Money on Your Marketing

As a small business there is very little money in the budget for PR, marketing and communications, so why not do it yourself?
There are many things that you need to consider when you start a new business, but one of the most important things you need to think about is both your communications and PR. [...]

Cloud Industry Forum Launches Code of Practice

Industry body drives initiative to deliver a clear, professional and trustworthy approach to the delivery of Cloud services
The Cloud Industry Forum (CIF), established to promote trust, security and transparency within the sector, has launched its Code of Practice, following an extensive period of public consultation and piloting.
Over 200 organisations went through the process of reviewing [...]

What is Google Wave?

Google Wave Protocol was demo’d at the 2009 Google IO Conference in May this year.
You can see the long developer’s demo video. But, below is a shorter introduction to this new radical concept that may, one day, become a replacement to ‘traditional’ email.

There is one key aspect of Wave that the video (above) does not [...]

Zend Teams with IBM, Microsoft, Rackspace and Other Cloud Leaders on Open Source Cloud Initiative

A New Simple Application Programming Interface (API) for Cloud Application Services Facilitates Development of Cloud Applications That Can Access Services on All Major Cloud Platforms
Zend Technologies, the PHP Company, yesterday (Sept. 22, 2009) launched the Simple API for Cloud Application Services project, a new open source initiative that allows developers to use common application services in [...]

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