This week has also seen the RSA security conference in London, with some more-frank-than-usual presentations. It is well worth reading our coverage.
Elsewhere, Microsoft has acquired a small stake in Facebook that values the social network firm at £7.5bn. A day before online retailer Amazon reported third quarter sales of $3.26bn, but profits of just $80m. Something doesn't add up.
The full ramifications of Microsoft's decision to accept the European Court ruling have yet to be worked out. Does it matter any more?
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