A look at some of the key technology news stories and headlines, from around the world, for Saturday, 30th January 2010.
Today’s Hot Topic: Microsoft has posted a better than expected 60% jump in quarterly profits – on the back of Windows 7.
The headlines in technology news today are gathered from internet based news sources including BBC Technology News, CNN Technology, Sky News, BusinessWeek, Computing, Computer Weekly, BBC dot.life, IT Pro, Register, Wired, CNET News, The Wall Street Journal, Silicon.com, Engadget, Financial Times, Times Online, Reuters, Telegraph, The Gadget Show, New Scientist, Gates Notes and Guardian.
- BBC Technology News: Google phases out support for IE6
- CNN Tech: Behind the Adobe-Apple cold war
- Sky News: Are British Brains Behind The iPad Chip?
- Telegraph: Alleged internet pirates could face appeal fee
- Financial Times: Windows 7 fires up Microsoft sales
- Guardian: Wikileaks temporarily shuts down due to lack of funds
- The Wall Street Journal: Google Takes Aim at Beijing Censorship
- Times Online: Bills Gates pledges $10bn for ‘vaccine decade’
- BusinessWeek: iPad Adds to Pressure on AT&T
- Reuters: Redesigned IBM exhibit opens at Disney World
- Computing: BT Conferencing touts new price plans
- Computer Weekly: Most companies fail to manage data, study reveals
- The Register: Windows 7 upgrades Vista laptops to lower battery life
- IT Pro: Will Apple’s iPad help tablet computers take off?
- Silicon.com: Next-gen broadband: We need to get a move on, says Timms
- CNET News: At Olympics site, straw battles sun, rain
- Wired: Tesla’s Going Public
- Engadget: T-Mobile myTouch 3G Fender Limited Edition impressions
- The Gadget Show: Griffin outs range of iPad accessories
- New Scientist: Real-time webcam images painted onto Google Earth
- BBC dot.life: Nokia’s quiet comeback