Technology watchers are predicting that by 2012 phone and Internet technologies will have merged into one.

What are accountants talking about on the web today? Gina Dyer points her browser at some of the profession's A-list bloggers.


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Nobody needs to tell us here at ExcelZone how important spreadsheets are to accountants.

London-based BlevinsFranks, which runs a specialist service wing for microbusinesses, has introduced a monthly £65 accountancy service for contractors and freelances.

After a storm of negative publicity, Microsoft backed down from asking former employees to give back a portion of their redundancy pay-offs. John Stokdyk reports.

The commercial evolution of the small size "netbook" PC takes a step forward this week with the launch of the Dell Inspiron Mini 10, but the new model has received a muted response from PC enthusia

Critical security announcements and previously undiscovered "zero-day" vulnerabilities are routine in the current computing environment, but the announcement of a flaw in Adobe's Acrobat Reader pro


Market analyst IDC has confirmed that a major sales boom in super-small "netbooks" from the likes of Acer and Asus injected life into an otherwise sluggish European PC market in late 2008.