Week in review: Some of our smartcards are missing!

Google blasts Microsoft's bid for Yahoo

Google complains about Microsoft's bid for Yahoo, claiming the proposed deal is much "more than simply a financial transaction" and raises troubling questions. Worried are they?

NHS confirms loss of thousands of access smartcards

Another day, another security failure. Connecting for Health admits that some four thousand smartcards used to access NHS computer systems have gone missing. More than a thousand cards have gone missing in the last year.

Your views on the news: Bill Gates' swan song

IT PRO readers share strong opinions, both good and bad, on Bill Gates' latest speech ahead of his retirement in the summer.

Apple releases 16GB iPhone

The industry received a surprise jolt when Apple quietly released a revised iPhone with 16GB of flash storage, while the iPod Touch also gained a new model with a storage boost to 32GB.

BA rings in changes with Terminal 5 IP network

The final testing phase for the new terminal's IP network has been completed and is ready to go live when the doors open on the new home of British Airways at Heathrow.

Mobile World Congress 2008 Preview

Part One - Part Two - Part Three

A sneak peek of what you can expect from next week's Mobile World Congress, the mobile industry's biggest annual event.