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NHS laptop loss could put millions of records at risk

A laptop containing unnamed patient information has gone missing from a subsidiary of the National Health Service North Central London health authority, putting the privacy of patients at risk.

By June 15, 2011


NHS loses records of 8 million patients on just one laptop

Someone has performed a laptopectomy on the NHS, as a batch of computers have vanished with records on more than 8 million patients.

By June 15, 2011


Don't panic: Canada won't blanket its wilderness with Wi-Fi

Some backcountry enthusiasts are bristling at a plan that could mean wireless Internet access at a few parks starting this summer. The agency says visitors demand it and need it -- but it'll be limited to areas like campgrounds and visitor centers.

By April 29, 2014


Health apps on the rise, but medical use is still limited

Health apps and gadgets are becoming more popular, but a lack of quality keeps them from being useful in medicine.

By November 19, 2013


Lulzsec hackers plead guilty to online attacks

Two members of Lulzsec accused of online attacks against the Sun, the Pentagon and the NHS have pleaded guilty to hacking charges.

By June 25, 2012


UK's NHS buys into open-source Business Intelligence

The UK is buying into open source, but the proprietary vendors aren't losing their hold on UK government IT spending.

By December 17, 2008


David Cameron to get his own iPad app

And no, it's not a David Cameron soundboard, it's an app specifically designed for the prime minister. Lucky so and so.

By December 28, 2011


Nvidia 3D Vision 2 makes 3D twice as bright

Nvidia has lifted the curtain on its next generation of 3D PC products, and they promise to make your games brighter and more colourful.

By October 15, 2011


'Get well soon' costs 49p per minute to NHS hospitals

It's cheaper for me to travel almost 200 miles on a bus and visit my dad in person than to make a one-hour conversation over Patientline's telephone service

By June 17, 2008


Microsoft sees a role for Kinect in health care

The software giant imagines a future where its motion-sensing game controller can help patients get care and surgeons leaf through medical records.

By June 23, 2011