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Microsoft celebrates death of IE6

Microsoft has announced that its ten year old browser IE6 is now used by less than 1% of US internet surfers. Microsoft has been keen to kill off IE6 for years, and has been expending much effort to persuade users … Continue reading

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IE6 to have automatic updates

Microsoft has announced that from next month it will be starting to  automatically upgrade Windows customers to the latest version of Internet Explorer that is available for their computer. Organisations will be able to block the upgrade if they wish … Continue reading

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Open Source given thumbs up

When Mayden first started providing web applications to the NHS, one of the first strategic decisions we had to make was whether to focus on Microsoft based applications or open source software. This decision wasn’t straight forward as most of … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs : 1955 – 2011

Since  its inception, our office has been run on PCs. That is in no small part to our main client, the NHS, which is also run on PCs. In healthcare Microsoft rules. So I’m not even sure how I ended … Continue reading

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Now Microsoft drops Flash…

Flash is a great product; a lot of our whizzy stuff is produced in Flash and it can add life and significantly improved graphics to what might otherwise be a dry application. A lot of the charts in IAPTus are … Continue reading

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NHS IT slowly upgrades?

Web services providers love to collect and analyse data on their users, where they come from, what systems they are using and particularly which browsers, whether desk-based or mobile. So it was interesting to see that E-Health Insider (EHI) this … Continue reading

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A drive towards open source in the NHS

Congratulations to the Open Me project for its recent awards. As a company providing open source solutions into healthcare for the last decade, it is welcoming to see open technology being promoted more rigorously by those working in the industry. … Continue reading

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How secure is your password?

The growth of the internet in the last ten years has meant that more services are available online, most of which require us to ‘login’. We need passwords for our email accounts, social networking, online banking and shopping. The way … Continue reading

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