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4 posts • joined 18 Apr 2007

Vodafone calls C&W for IP migration

Jon Pennycook

"former cable operator"

C&W have a very long history, including being the national Government of a number of territories and was the telecoms operator for large portions of the planet. Calling them a former cable operator, which they only did for a few years, is a little unfair.

http://www.answers.com/topic/cable-and-wireless-plc

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BSkyB buys Amstrad

Jon Pennycook

Amstrad don't own Sinclair

Amstrad bought the rights to the Sinclair computers, not to the name. Sinclair Research is still going - http://www.sinclair-research.co.uk/about-srl.php

Perhaps the set top boxes will contain Spectrum emulators if we're lucky.

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Microsoft versus BlackBerry versus, er, BlackBerry?

Jon Pennycook

What about Visto?

I wonder how many resondents use Visto, but weren't sure if they should select "Mobile operator branded solution" (it's offered as Vodafone Business Email in the UK for example) or "other"

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UK's bumblebees face extinction

Jon Pennycook

The end of rape

I'm allergic to rapeseed, so any reduction would be nice.

"The end result could be the end of many rare plants and a sharp reduction in the "production of crops such as raspberries, oil-seed rape, runner beans, and broad beans"."

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