The Great Debate UK

Does the Internet empower or censor?

September 22, 2009

What if the Internet is not really a utopian democratic catalyst of change?

The Web is often seen as a positive means of instilling democratic freedoms in countries under authoritarian rule, but many regimes are now using it to subvert democracy, Evgeny Morozov, a contributing editor at “Foreign  Policy“, proposes.

Managing change in the creative industries

September 21, 2009

Nathalie Harrison- Nathalie Harrison has worked in the broadcast and media industry for over seventeen years. A specialist in business change management in the media industry, her work has included major technological and production transformation projects for clients across the globe. Nathalie is currently Senior Business Consultant in the Professional Services division of Sony Professional in Europe. The opinions expressed are her own. -

Do you know what people are saying about you?

September 14, 2009

conniebenson-Connie Bensen is Director of Community Strategy and Architecture at Alterian, working cross functionally to provide strategy and best practice in social media. The opinions expressed are her own.-

Heads in the Cloud? Forecasting the future of enterprise IT

September 11, 2009

joe-baguley- Joe Baguley is Chief Technology Officer, Europe, for Quest Software. The opinions expressed are his own. -

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Forget Microsoft, Yahoo’s value is overseas

August 25, 2009

-- Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

eric_auchard_columnist_shot_2009_june_300_px2The fate of Yahoo Inc has become intertwined in the public's imagination with the success or failure of its dealings with Microsoft Corp in recent years.

Apple – stop defacing dictionaries and reread Orwell

August 7, 2009

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- Mic Wright is Online News Editor at Stuff. The views expressed are his own -

When Amazon got rightly torn to shreds for remotely killing copies of 1984 on the Kindle, I thought it would be the most idiotic tech story of the year. But I was wrong. Apple’s just upped the ante by banning rude words from a dictionary application – stripping us of the virtual equivalent of looking up obscenities in French class.

Google calls time on the Age of Windows

July 8, 2009

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-Tom Dunmore is Brand Director & Editor-in-Chief at Stuff magazine – Stuff has over 1 million readers worldwide. The opinions expressed are his own.-

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Bracing for black shoots in tech markets

June 11, 2009

Eric Auchard-- Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

Pundits have been talking endlessly about the possible green shoots of recovery in the ravaged world economy.

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Advancing global Internet freedom

March 3, 2009

Leslie Harris -- Leslie Harris is the president and CEO of the Center for Democracy and Technology in Washington, DC. The views expressed are her own. --

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Silence is no defense for Euro tech executives

November 24, 2008

-- Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

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A man keys in a message onto a mobile phone in a Milan bar March 3, 2006. REUTERS/Daniele LA Monaca