articles by Kevin Anderson

Tech

Smart pens and other top business gadgets from 2011

Usually when you think of business gadgets, you don't think cool. For a change, here are five uber-cool, sleek business gadgets from 2011 that are must-have for all corporate high-fliers.

World

Biggest strike since the 70s cripples UK

More than two million British public sector workers are striking today over pension cuts in what the BBC was calling "the biggest walkout for a generation."

Tech

Tech hub: What Ireland did right to land Twitter

Ireland has become a major tech hub for Europe, attracting the likes of Dell, IBM and now Twitter, but can their model be generalised elsewhere?

News & Analysis

Tech hub: What Ireland did right to land Twitter

Ireland has become a major tech hub for Europe, attracting the likes of Dell, IBM and now Twitter, but can their model be generalised elsewhere?

Tech

Carol Bartz gets a golden goodbye from Yahoo!

Carol Bartz is probably still smarting after she was fired over the phone as Yahoo CEO, but to ease her pain, she will still walk away with millions.

News & Analysis

Carol Bartz gets a golden goodbye from Yahoo!

Carol Bartz is probably still smarting after she was fired over the phone as Yahoo CEO, but to ease her pain, she will still walk away with millions.

Tech

Steve Jobs vs Bill Gates: Who will have the greater legacy?

The epic battle of the tech world—Microsoft versus Apple—seemed decided long ago, with Bill Gates clearly the winner, but Steve Jobs stands ready to cap one of the most amazing come-back stories in business history.

News & Analysis

Steve Jobs vs Bill Gates: Who will have the greater legacy?

The epic battle of the tech world-Microsoft versus Apple-seemed decided long ago, with Bill Gates clearly the winner, but Steve Jobs stands ready to cap one of the most amazing come-back stories in business history.

Breaking Views

Is AOL heading for second corp divorce, this time with HuffPo?

Knives have been out since Huffington joined AOL, with abundant rumours of culture clashes between the Huffington Post team and the AOLers.

News & Analysis

Is AOL heading for second corp divorce, this time with HuffPo?

Knives have been out since Huffington joined AOL, with abundant rumours of culture clashes between the Huffington Post team and the AOLers.

Tech

Without a friend request, IB is still watching your FB page

The Intelligence Bureau has been scrambling to increase its ability to monitor a range of electronic communications including internet telephony services such as Skype. Are we running into an embrace that will get uncomfortable very soon?

News & Analysis

Without a friend request, IB is still watching your FB page

The Intelligence Bureau has been scrambling to increase its ability to monitor a range of electronic communications including internet telephony services such as Skype. Are we running into an embrace that will get uncomfortable very soon?

World

Murdochs in showdown with British government

The latest bombshell in this fast developing story came after British PM David Cameron announced a broad, multi-pronged enquiry into the growing scandal around Rupert Murdoch's newspapers, press regulation and allegations of police corruption relating to the scandal.

World

Cameron announces broad, deep enquiry into hacking

Cameron has asked Rupert Murdoch to drop the expansion plan for his media empire while police probe possible crimes by his journalists.

World

British Watergate: The scandals mount against Murdoch's empire

The hacking scandal threatening Rupert Murdoch's media empire grows deeper with allegations that private investigators working for the firm targeted not only mobile phones, but also credit card and bank accounts.

Life

Is Facebook 'disrupting your family'

Most families in developed countries feel some technology-free time would be beneficial.

Business

Facebook, Google & Microsoft want it all - telecom's the prey

The Big Three of the tech world want to give you everything - email, voice- in one inbox. If they succeed, the telecom companies are dead meat. But they're assuming we want it all in one inbox

News & Analysis

iPads are for men, e-readers are for women

Tech buying decisions can all too easily be seen simply as a male-female divide, but a recent study in the US has found gender differences in tech shopping.

Tech

iPads are for men, e-readers are for women

Tech buying decisions can all too easily be seen simply as a male-female divide, but a recent study in the US has found gender differences in tech shopping.

Business

Is BlackBerry the new Nokia?

While Nokia was once the mobile phone industry giant and juggernaut, RIM would not want to be compared to the Finnish handset maker, which has seen its global smartphone market share collapse.