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Looking for love on the internet
08/10/2011 - Webwatch

Looking for love on the internet

Love and romance can now be found on the Internet. But looking for your soulmate is a serious business for companies that compete to offer the best services possible.
15/09/2011

African press review 15 September 2011

Whistleblower website, WikiLeaks, grabs the headlines in newspapers in Zimbabwe and Uganda while Kenya's media looks back at what it says was a 'week of tears'.

Is Twitter breaking new ground?
10/09/2011 - Webwatch

Is Twitter breaking new ground?

Twitter, the famous micro-blogging website, now has 100 million active users all over the world. There are more than a billion short messages, known as tweets, posted on the website each week.
08/09/2011

French press review 8 September 2011

How much are the French spending on mobile phones? What has Barack Obama got in mind for the US economy? Did the war on terror bring the West too close to Moamer Kadhafi?
Steve Jobs bows out
03/09/2011 - Webwatch

Steve Jobs bows out

On 24 August, Steve Jobs stepped down as chief executive of Apple, the world-famous company he founded at the age of 21.
Financial trading goes virtual
27/08/2011 - Webwatch

Financial trading goes virtual

Amid the recent financial turmoil, the role of computers is being hotly debated. "To err is human," the old saying goes.
Is gambling online a dodgy bet?
20/08/2011 - Webwatch

Is gambling online a dodgy bet?

If you feel like playing with your money, there's now no need to go to a casino; Gambling online has become more and more common. But how risky is it? And can people cheat more easily?

The Google Effect makes us forget we have a brain
13/08/2011 - Webwatch

The Google Effect makes us forget we have a brain

Ask Google any question, and it throws up the answer. As time goes on, we rely more and more on search engines, Internet and, more generaly, on technology.
Hacking and altruism hand-in-hand
06/08/2011 - Webwatch

Hacking and altruism hand-in-hand

For the past couple of months, major companies have been victims of hackers who have downloaded sensitive information such as passwords and customer credit card numbers.
The patterns of lying online
30/07/2011 - Webwatch

The patterns of lying online

As we communicate more and more via email and telephone and less and less face-to-face, new technology sociologists wonder if we are more likely to lie in emails.
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