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Major Microsoft Restructuring Expected

Major Microsoft Restructuring Expected

Tristan Kitchin June 25, 2013 0

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is expected to announce a major restructuring of the technology firm by 1 July, AllThingsD is reporting, one which will leave a number of top executives at the company out

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Oculus Rift – Virtual Reality Imminent

Oculus Rift – Virtual Reality Imminent

David Wilkins June 22, 2013 0

  Virtual reality is something that has always stirred the imagination of the gaming community. Over the last year, excitement has been building for the Oculus Rift. Developed by Oculus VR, the hardware comes

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Windows 8.1: What to Expect

Windows 8.1: What to Expect

Backbencher June 21, 2013 3

The First Major Update To Windows 8 is Coming The public beta release of Windows 8.1 should be available from 26th June 2013 and, according to the Windows Blog, will support both Windows 8 and

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The Not-so-Earth-Shattering flattening of iOS 7

The Not-so-Earth-Shattering flattening of iOS 7

Eric D. Fescenmeyer June 19, 2013 1

Is Apple too scared to ‘rock the boat’? Eric Fescenmeyer takes a look at the company’s new mobile operating system, iOS 7. The stories about iOS of late have been about the restyling of

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Future measures to be introduced restricting public access to pornography

Future measures to be introduced restricting public access to pornography

Tristan Kitchin June 17, 2013 2

A new nationwide Internet filter for pornographic content is to be introduced in the UK according to government officials. The new restrictions, which users will have to opt out of as opposed to opt

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DuckDuckGo receives record traffic following PRISM scandal

DuckDuckGo receives record traffic following PRISM scandal

Tristan Kitchin June 14, 2013 2

This past week private search engine DuckDuckGo recorded their best week ever for traffic. The website, which does not record user’s clicks, provides a service for those who wish to browse the Internet away

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Google Venice… Well that went down well

Google Venice… Well that went down well

Backbencher June 11, 2013 1

By Alex Warren. As this is my first ever blog post for the Backbencher, I thought I should write about something universally interesting that everyone could relate to, as such I chose search engine

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Augmented Reality – The Future of Advertising?

Augmented Reality – The Future of Advertising?

Tristan Kitchin June 1, 2013 2

  As technology becomes more integrated into our everyday lives, new tools are being harnessed as marketing companies attempt to reach people in new and exciting ways. Augmented reality (AR) is one of these

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Coming 1st June

Coming 1st June

Tristan Kitchin May 22, 2013 1

  The Backbencher has grown rapidly from simple beginnings. In the short nine months the website has been active we have seen our readership expand greatly as our writers expressed our often differing (and

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