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  • News: Two pirates sent to prison

    The US Department of Justice on Wednesday announced that two men had been sent to prison for their participation in online software piracy.

  • News: Office 2007 release date pushed back

    Yet another delay in the development of Microsoft's Office 2007 means that the product is now likely to ship a few months later than expected, Microsoft said yesterday.

  • News: Bugs in IE let hackers into your email

    There were warnings today that flaws in Microsoft's IE (Internet Explorer) could allow attackers to take control of your system.

  • News: 'Click fraud' suit settled by Yahoo

    Yahoo yesterday announced that it has settled a class-action lawsuit by agreeing to compensate advertisers for click fraud dating back to January 2004.

  • News: Google loses appeal in trademark suit

    Google has lost its appeal in a trademark case brought by Louis Vuitton, which complained that advertisers were using its name unfairly to sell goods online.

  • News: Reach of mobile push email to extend

    Orange has started to roll out a push email service that it hopes will appeal to small businesses and extend the reach of the technology across the workforce in larger businesses.

  • News: Google launches Checkout payments system

    After more than a year of speculation, Google today plans to release its online-payments system. It is likely to surprise many because its reach will extend further than previously thought.

  • News: Hopping aboard the WiMax bus

    With a Mobile WiMax service about to soft-launch in Seoul, one of South Korea's biggest telecom carriers, KT, last week demonstrated the mobile-internet service to reporters.

  • News: Details of Amazon, MSN flaws published

    A security researcher has gone public with details of flaws on Microsoft and Amazon's websites, while voicing frustration at what he perceives as the respective companies' lack of response.

  • News: Google will have its day in court

    Google will go to court tomorrow in a bid to convince a judge to dismiss a lawsuit that challenges the core of the company's business: its methods for indexing and ranking web pages.

  • News: IBM still tops supercomputer chart

    Today saw the release of this year's Top500 list of supercomputers, and though AMD's Opteron processor has made good progress, IBM's Blue Gene continues to reign supreme.

  • News: HSBC in call centre fraud claim

    An employee used confidential data stolen from HSBC Electronic Data Processing in India and used it to defraud 20 London-based customers of £233,000, it has been claimed.

  • News: A picture is better than 1,000 words

    Spam is again on the rise, led by a flood of junk images that spammers have crafted over the past few months to trick email filters, according to security vendors.

  • News: Microsoft dials back Genuine Advantage

    Microsoft yesterday released an updated version of its antipiracy program that changes the frequency with which it checks for pirated or counterfeit copies of its client operating system.

  • News: Malware gang broken up

    A gang of malware writers has been broken up in a joint operation between police in the UK and Finland.

  • News: The world's first Wi-Fi city is... Taipei

    Several cities worldwide have planned to roll out Wi-Fi networks for the benefit of their citizens. But Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, is the first city to actually do it.

  • News: Amateur clips the focus of Blinkx search engine

    The popularity of user-generated video clips has led Blinkx to tweak its search engine towards finding this type of content.

  • News: Microsoft faces €2m daily fines

    It has emerged today that Microsoft's perceived failure to comply to an antitrust ruling imposed in 2004 on the company by the European Commission will lead the EC to propose another fine of up to €460m.

  • News: Exploit code for dialup bug doing the rounds

    Users who have not yet installed the latest security updates from Microsoft could be vulnerable to attack from a malicious software program doing the rounds on the internet, the company has warned.

  • News: Code-sharing site unveiled by Microsoft

    Microsoft is hoping to fire up a community of developers on a code-sharing forum the company has been testing since May but rolled out officially today.



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