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BlackBerry on the brink?


The BlackBerry line of mobile phones may have become loyal companions to travelling businessmen, but with competitors ever encroaching on its market share, the company has had to refocus its strategies after seeing how much money could be made by orientating some of their devices towards everyday consumers rather than the enterprise.


Google’s Street View gives Canadian’s a virtual reality check


Town authorities in the Ontario city of Windsor, Canada recently successfully petitioned Google to re-shoot parts of their city because they didn’t like what people were seeing. Do the Windsor authorities have a point, or are they in for a virtual reality check? Either way, if you’re in PR, the whole remit of your profession just widened by the width, depth and breadth of the world wide web…


Errant ego spammers endanger Engadget solidarity


“Comment and be known”. Sparking a conversation with your readers is the most important thing a writer / blogger can do. But for some, moderating those comments and managing the personalities that use comments for their own personal digital deification can be a major challenge — as both Engadget and myself have learned…


Google adds brands to Sitelink listings


Google’s Sitelinks aren’t nearly as mysterious as you’d think. And now, they’re even appearing for brand names, too…


Cloud Computing: an electrical storm waiting to happen?


If there’s to be any silver lining for Cloud Computing, it better be because of it’s green credentials, or we’re due the biggest electrical storm in computing history…