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  • News: NHS defends modernisation program

    The IT chief of the NHS yesterday acknowledged problems with its ambitious 10-year modernisation project, but cited progress in installing next-generation medical IT systems throughout England.

  • News: Lycos plans internet TV push

    Lycos will launch a website devoted to high-quality, long-form video such as full-length films and television episodes in the third quarter of this year.

  • News: Groups push alternative net neutrality proposals

    In an effort to advance the net neutrality debate in the US Congress, two groups have offered their own proposals to prohibit broadband providers from discriminating against competing internet content.

  • News: Microsoft enters the robotics market

    Microsoft released the preview version of a software toolkit for building robot applications today, pledging to ignite the robot market in the same way it did the PC market some 20 years ago.

  • News: Broadband operator Be bought by O2

    O2 became the third UK mobile operator in the last month to branch out into fixed-line broadband services, with an announcement today that it has bought broadband operator Be.

  • News: Windows Live Messenger rolls out

    Windows Live Messenger, the next-generation version of Microsoft's instant-messaging service for consumers, is available to download.

  • News: Yahoo Messenger opened up for developers

    Yahoo's IM network is being opened up to external developers so they can create more applications to improve its functionality.

  • News: Secret Google data centre near completion

    On the banks of the Columbia river in Oregon, Google is about to complete work on a data centre. But what exactly the project is all about is proving difficult to fathom.

  • News: Chinese film industry suffers from piracy

    Sixty-one percent of film producers, exhibitors and distributors surveyed in China believe that piracy will increase, according to a study announced by the Motion Picture Association yesterday.

  • News: EC to continue sharing passenger data with US

    After Europe's highest court overturned a European Union agreement to share passenger data with American authorities, the European Commission has proposed a law that does much the same as the one that was annulled.

  • News: Protect yourself from the Excel bug

    Microsoft yesterday offered users advice on how to protect themselves from the critical bug in Excel.

  • News: Origami feedback mixed, says Samsung

    Citing a mixture of reactions from customers who bought its Q1 device, Samsung has said that the pre-launch teaser campaign run by Microsoft about the Origami project may have been misleading.

  • News: Google Pages used to host Trojan

    Google's hosting service, Google Pages, is being used by hackers attempting to steal money using a malicious program, according to security vendor Websense.

  • News: 'Ethical hacking' degree offered

    A Scottish university is to offer a degree in 'ethical hacking'.

  • News: Tough network challenges tackled by Fifa

    Fans of the Olympics might argue that the football World Cup is not the single biggest sporting event in the world. Even more contentious is the assertion that the tournament is the home to the world's biggest communications network for a single event.

  • News: McAfee Falcon takes flight

    McAfee has released a beta version of its next-generation antivirus software, codenamed Falcon.

  • News: BuysUSA.com operator faces jail

    BuysUSA.com's owner has pleaded guilty to selling pirated software worth nearly $20m through the mail, the US Department of Justice said on Friday.

  • News: Opinion: Computex highlights digital evolution

    The Computex show in Taipei used a lot of scantily clad young women as well as pen, mouse-pad, and mini-football giveaways to hype what amounted to incremental improvements in a range of digital devices.

  • News: Phishing scam uses PayPal secure servers

    A cross-site scripting flaw in the PayPal website allows a phishing attack to masquerade as a genuine PayPal login page with a valid security certificate, according to security researchers.

  • News: The wit and wisdom of Bill Gates

    As the personification of both Microsoft and geek success, Bill Gates has had plenty of opportunities to pontificate on a wide range of tech-related topics. Sometimes his insights have proved visionary. Other times, well, not so much.



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