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  • News: Virgin Mobile accepts NTL's bid

    NTL's bid for mobile phone company Virgin Mobile has won the approval of Virgin Mobile's board, the companies announced today.

  • News: Trademark rift between Apples may be over soon

    The trademark battle between Apple Computer and The Beatles' record label is likely to be in a judge's hands tomorrow.

  • News: Apple vs Apple case hears iTunes testimony

    An Apple Computer executive took the witness stand today to defend the company against a lawsuit filed by The Beatles' record company for allegedly breaching a trademark agreement.

  • News: Yahoo may face penalty over jailed journalist

    Yahoo could face a fine, a civil lawsuit or both if it is found to have illegally divulged personal data used to put a Chinese journalist in jail for 10 years.

  • News: Microsoft claims breakthrough at EU hearing

    Microsoft left a two-day antitrust hearing in Brussels claiming it had reached a breakthrough with European regulators in a dispute that may still result in the company being fined up to €2m a day.

  • News: Next generation of IE malware circulating

    Hackers have posted a new version of malicious software that will make it easier for them to exploit an unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser.

  • News: Google, AOL nail down partnership details

    Google has finalised the details of its expanded partnership with Time Warner's AOL subsidiary, including the acquisition of a 5 percent stake in AOL for $1bn.

  • News: The Beatles vs. Apple, part III

    Apple Computer will face another legal challenge today, as the company representing the Beatles alleges that the sale of music through iTunes violates a 1991 agreement restricting how the computer maker would use its logo.

  • News: Google zaps official blog by mistake

    The world's most famous internet search firm has pie on its face after staffers accidentally deleted the company's main official blog on Monday night.

  • News: Don't sue us, Torrentspy tells Hollywood

    The Motion Picture Association of America might just as well have sued Google for copyright violation rather than pick on Torrentspy, the smaller company said in a court filing this week.

  • News: Online abuse by UK workers rampant

    Workers misusing the internet are the second-largest cause of security incidents in large UK companies after viruses, a government-sponsored study has found.

  • News: User trends drove Microsoft to Windows Live

    Customers' changing expectations are behind Microsoft's decision to offer some of its applications over the web in the form of free services supported by advertising, a company executive said yesterday.

  • News: Sites let users find and report phishing

    Security vendors are launching two sites aimed at helping people report and avoid phishing attacks.

  • News: Microsoft tests fix for IE bug

    A recently identified Internet Explorer security hole is now being exploited and Microsoft hopes to include a fix for it in its 11 April patch or maybe even earlier, according to a posting on a Microsoft blog.

  • News: Russian eBay gangsters rumbled

    The online auction site eBay has helped to shut down a Russian website that was offering to sell stolen customer account information for as little as $5 a time.

  • News: Four indicted in Nigerian email scam

    Four people have been indicted and could face 30 years in prison for a variation on a popular scam in which email senders claim they're trying to transfer money out of Nigeria.

  • News: Microsoft warns of nasty IE bug

    Microsoft is warning users of its Internet Explorer browser to use caution on the web, after the disclosure of an unpatched bug that could allow attackers to seize control of a PC running the browser software.

  • News: PayPal prepares SMS payments

    PayPal, the online-payment company owned by eBay, appears to be gearing up to let customers send money by text message from a mobile phone.

  • News: IE worries continue with critical bug

    Security researchers have given Microsoft more work to do as it prepares an upcoming IE security fix.

  • News: Apple slams France as 'pirate' state

    Apple has slammed France's decision to force manufacturers to make their digital rights management systems interoperate.

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