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  • News: Microsoft may have multicore price edge

    Microsoft could have an early advantage over competitors IBM and Oracle as some software companies begin shifting prices to accommodate servers with multicore processors.

  • News: Smartphone encryption boosted

    Safeboot, a mobile security specialist, has launched one of the first products that can transparently encrypt and decrypt data held on Windows mobile PDAs and smartphones.

  • News: Google says click-fraud is exaggerated

    Google has published a report concluding that click-fraud incidence is lower than some auditing firms claim.

  • News: Trojan horse bites BlackBerry

    A security researcher has developed what he says is the first Trojan malware for RIM's BlackBerry email device.

  • News: PowerPoint, Windows flaws fixed

    Microsoft yesterday released 12 security bulletins outlining fixes for known vulnerabilities in its software, including nine 'critical' flaws.

  • News: Yahoo launches search-engine design tool

    A service from Yahoo offers web publishers the chance to design a search-engine tailored to the focus of their site or blog.

  • News: Google wins MySpace.com tie-in

    Google has bagged one of the most sought-after deals on the search-engine market. It's set to be the exclusive provider of search-functionality and -advertising to MySpace.com. The search-engine giant will provide general web, site and vertical searches for MySpace.com.

  • News: AOL 'leaks' user data, says report

  • News: Google adds MTV clips to ads, targets Apple

    In continuing efforts to expand its online-advertising business, Google will distribute ad-supported video content from Viacom's MTV Networks to websites in its extensive advertising network. And it plans to sell MTV shows as downloads, in an attack on Apple's iTunes.

  • News: Wikipedia content 'not good enough'

    Free online encyclopedia Wikipedia needs to improve the quality of its content in the coming year, admits Jimmy Wales, the founder of the project.

  • News: Wikipedia bundled with '$100 laptop'

    The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project has confirmed plans to include elements of the Wikipedia free online encyclopedia as the first element in its content repository.

  • News: Mafia link to cybercriminals

    The website offered to sell stolen credit card information for US$100, but it was the title of the poster that caught FBI agent Thomas X Grasso Jr.'s attention. The cybercriminal identified himself as a "Capo di capo" - a boss of bosses, in Mafia parlance.

  • News: Google gets new security features

    Google has begun alerting users whenever they click on a search result that may take them to a dangerous website. The new feature goes live officially on Friday, according to an announcement from The Stop Badware Coalition, which is collaborating with Google on this effort.

  • News: You've won - an internet addiction!

    What started as one man's quest for a lava lamp has developed into an online auction habit that he incorporates into his daily to-do list.

  • News: Apple's reputation takes a knock

    Traditionally seen as an innovative and unique company, Apple's reputation may be suffering as its sales figures rocket.

  • News: Microsoft aims to combat Vista threats

    Microsoft has said it intends to find ways to stop potential threats to Vista before the operating system ships.

  • News: UK's oldest book on the internet

    The UK's oldest surviving public record, the Domesday Book, is now online having been made available by the National Archives.

  • News: Free speech online under fire

    Freedom of speech online faces its fiercest threats in a decade because of two proposals in the US Congress, the Center for Democracy and Technology has said.

  • News: Google to pay Associated Press for content

    Google has struck a licensing agreement with The Associated Press that grants the search engine company permission to use the wire service's material in a broader manner than it currently does.

  • News: 5,000 jobs worldwide to go at AOL

    AOL will slash up to 5,000 jobs worldwide, or just over a quarter of its workforce, as the struggling unit of Time Warner restructures in an effort to bring in more revenue.

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