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Review Entries for Day Thursday, October 22, 2009

The Microsoft Windows 7 Launch is today.

This is a particularly important product launch for Microsoft, after the dismal showing for Microsoft Vista in the corporate computing market.

The good news for Microsoft is that most commentators, ourselves included, seem to agree that Windows 7 is a much better product than Vista.

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Thursday, October 22, 2009 8:00:04 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #
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Review Entries for Day Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Roy Tucker has been awarded the 2009 Revell Research Systems Prize at the University of Plymouth for being the top overall student from the BSc(Hons) Computing group of programmes.
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Tuesday, October 20, 2009 9:55:18 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #
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Review Entries for Day Monday, October 19, 2009

Alastair Revell, the Managing Consultant of Revell Research Systems, has just been elected to the Council of the Institution of Analysts and Programmers (IAP), which is the Institution's governing body. The Institution is Britain's leading professional organisation for people who work in the development, installation and testing of business systems and computer software.

 the iap coat of arms
The Coat of Arms of the 
Institution of Analysts and Programmers,
which were granted in 1994.

The Institution was established in 1981, although its roots stretch back into the 1970s, and was incorporated as a limited company by guarantee in 1993. Alastair Revell consequently also becomes a director of the corporate body.

Alastair Revell's election occurred at the Institution's Annual General Meeting in London, on Saturday, 17th October 2009. He became a Fellow of the Institution in 2006 and has been instrumental in establishing the IAP's undergraduate prize at the University of Plymouth, which was first awarded in 2008.

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Monday, October 19, 2009 2:22:19 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #
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Review Entries for Day Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Microsoft released today its largest batch of patches ever, addressing some 34 vulnerabilities.

The batch comprises of some thirteen bulletins, eight of which are deemed critical by Microsoft - the most serious category in its classification scheme.

Worryingly, the FTP vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) is already allegedly being exploited.

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Tuesday, October 13, 2009 9:11:56 AM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #
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Review Entries for Day Thursday, October 08, 2009
The South West Branch of the BCS Chartered Institute for IT has announced the first event of its 2009/2010 programme. The event, entitled Towards Online Safety 3.0, will be delivered by Ken Corish, the Education Advisor for Plymouth City Council, on Tuesday, 13th October 2009, at 7:30pm, in the Plymouth Lecture Theatre (Block C), Portland Square, University of Plymouth.
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Thursday, October 08, 2009 8:46:34 PM (GMT Standard Time, UTC+00:00)  #
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