Stories by Siobhan Chapman

Apple iPad arrives early in UK

The Apple iPad officially goes on sale in the UK at 8am tomorrow, 28 May, however some pre-order units of the touchscreen, tablet-style computer have been delivered a day early.

Wikileak founder's passport confiscated

Julian Assange, the founder of the whistleblower website Wikileaks, has had his passport confiscated by immigration officials when he arrived at Melbourne Airport last week.

Linux mainframe use grows

Linux on mainframes is set to increase as enterprises look to deliver more value from existing IT assets during the recession.

Massive 2 million PCs botnet uncovered

One of the largest botnets ever to be discovered has infected 1.9 million computers around the world, including corporate and government machines, according to a security firm.

Gmail outage caused by rogue code

New code triggered a failure during routine maintenance of Google's European datacentres, which led to a two hour shutdown of its Gmail system around the world last week.

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