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By  Published  November 25, 2006

“We are looking to create a global network of knowledge-industry business campuses as part of our global expansion plan.”

Watch out world... Dubai Internet City (DIC) is looking to replicate its success as an ICT hub in overseas markets, reveals Jamal Abdul Salam, executive director of DIC, beginning with forays into Malta and the southern Indian state of Kerala.

“It is interesting that if you perform a Google search for ‘Jessica Simpson screensaver’, one of the sponsored links that is returned installs Zango, an adware application, and the MySearch toolbar, a browser helper object that is commonly bundled with adware.”

Yes, it is interesting that menacing software has latched itself onto seemingly free programs such as screensavers, but how did Justin Doo, regional director of Trend Micro, come across this information? Is he a secret Jessica Simpson fan?

“[The condition is caused by] highly repetitive, forceful thumb movements with the thumbs held back from the palms.”

The misrule of the thumb... Professor Alan Hedge, ergonomics specialist at Cornell University in New York State, US, describes BlackBerry Thumb, a condition which is affecting enthusiastic users of the handheld device.

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