Bill Gates joins Twitter

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The world's richest man and founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates has finally joined Twitter. With a nod to his programming roots, he kicked off proceedings with a first tweet of "hello world". There have been plenty of fake accounts set…

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CES 2010: Final Thoughts

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The Consumer Electronics show, the behemoth of tech, the Valhalla of gadgetry, has come and gone for yet another year. But this time, rather than arriving with a bang, it slinked into sight with something more like a whimper. CES…

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CES 2010: Day 1 Round-Up

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With CES 2010 now well under way, it can be pretty tough keeping track of all the latest announcements. Here's Tech Digest's round-up of the of best Day 1 at CES 2010 so far, including all the news from the…

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British Gas ready EnergySmart meter-reading iPhone app

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British Gas are set to release Energy Smart, an iPhone app designed to help customers avoid estimated bills. Rather than have a meter-man visit your home, Energy Smart lets users submit gas and electricity meter readings straight to British Gas…

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Zunes for Democrats and Republicans

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Just to rub it in your face that you can’t get a Zune in the UK yet, and following the Joy Division Zune, the team at Microsoft behind the world’s third favourite MP3 player have launched some special-edition Zunes for “Green Delegates” at the USA’s Democratic national convention. These are delegations who “demonstrate the highest level of commitment to offsetting their carbon footprint from attending the convention”…

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