CA World: UK focus on governance 'strong'view story

http://www.networkworld.com – A focus on standards, such as ISO certification, is still a strong trend in the UK, according to CA Technologies. (IT news)

Diaspora: The Future of Free Software Funding?view story

http://linuxo.com – Computerworld UK: "Since then, of course, Facebook-bashing and Diaspora-boosting have become somewhat trendy. Indeed, Diaspora has now soared past its initial $10,000 fund-raising target: at the time of writing, it has raised over $170,000, with 15 days to go." (General)

Apple's iPad is worth its weight in goldview story

http://www.itwire.com – Despite the thousands of people that would be happy just to own a standard iPad, a solid gold version has been produced by a UK jeweller, on sale for $300,000. (IT news)

e-health needs more funds and a rethinkview story

http://www.itwire.com – The Government’s fooling itself if it thinks that the $466.7 million allocated in last week’s Budget will buy it a national e-health record system,  but nor should it pony up billions to pay for a big bang electronic health network as the UK’s £30 billion e-health initiative has proved a squib. (IT news)

European Commission Betrays Open Standardsview story

http://linuxo.com – Computerworld UK: "Judging by the latest leak [.pdf] obtained by the French site PC Inpact, those forces have prevailed: what seems to be the final version of the Digital Agenda for Europe is an utter travesty of the original intent." (General)

Improved Online Security for a Tenth of the Costview story

http://linuxbsdos.com – Computer scientists at the University of Hertfordshire have found a way to share information online securely for a fraction of the cost of existing systems. Professors Bruce Christianson and Alex Shafarenko at the University’s School of Computer Science, working in collaboration with Professor Sergei Turitsyn at the University of Aston, have been awarded a UK patent [...] (General)

iPad coming to 9 more countries, 28th Mayview story

http://www.chaaps.com – (General)

Frequently Asked Questions in Aprilview story

http://blog.xmind.net – Here, we collect the most frequently asked questions in last month. First one is from Nobuo a Japanese user. “I have two PCs (my office and my home). So, I can ran one Pro version at a time. Should I purchase one license? Or I have to purchase two licenses even though?” (Software)

Simon Phipps:Software freedom matters, and I intend to prove itview story

http://linuxo.com – Computerworld UK: "Welcome to my new ComputerWorldUK blog, where I'll aim to bring you regular dispatches from the front lines of the free and open source software revolution." (General)

Blog - Ubuntu New Themeview story

http://linuxfilesystem.com – Ubuntu’s New theme has been pulled in with the latest update to Ubuntu 10.04. I have written a review of this: techsnap.co.uk (General)