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  • News: Hacker hides browser-busting code

    Hackers are developing new software that will help hide browser attack code from some types of security software.

  • News: Windows virus in latest iPods

    Video iPods sold last month were infected with a Windows virus, Apple reveals

  • News: ID theft warning for Yahoo email

    Web retailers should stop accepting transactions from customers who use Yahoo and Hotmail email addresses, according to credit reference agency checkmyfile.

  • News: Intel chips boost Mac attraction

    Consumers are far more likely to migrate to the Mac platform following Apple’s decision to use Intel processors, according to new research.

  • News: Intel shows off £215 laptop

    Intel showed off two notebooks based on its low-cost reference design today at its Developer Forum in Taipei. The PCs are aimed at poor countries as part of a five-year $1bn global initiative designed to ensure nobody is left behind in the digital age

  • News: 8,000 sued for filesharing

    Stepping up its battle against online music piracy, the IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) has announced thousands of new lawsuits against those it suspects of illegal filesharing.

  • News: Spamhaus sparks net power struggle

    The Spamhaus Project has told a US court that it plans to appeal against a recent ruling that threatened the volunteer organisation with millions of dollars in legal fines and a possible shutdown of its database of known spammers

  • News: Intel chips set for 20 percent boost

    Intel will start shipping 45-nanometre versions of its latest microprocessors for laptops, desktop PCs and servers in the second half of next year

  • News: Microsoft limits Vista licensing

    Microsoft is limiting the number of machines to which users can transfer Windows Vista licences as part of licensing changes for its new Windows client OS.

  • News: Microsoft caves on Vista security

    Software giant gives rivals vital code to ensure third-party apps run safely with Windows

  • News: Laptop battery crisis widens

    Sony has added its name to a growing list of computer makers recalling laptop batteries made by one of its own subsidiaries.

  • News: New ultraportable PC offers Yahoo Go

    The world's largest contract laptop PC maker is branching out into UMPCs (ultramobile PCs), using a reference design from Intel and internet software from Yahoo.

  • News: Sun resolves Vista teething problems

    Sun has promised that Java will work with upcoming Windows Vista, following reports of compatibility problems.

  • News: AMD's ATI acquisition approved

    AMD's proposed acquisition of ATI has been approved by the Minister of Industry under the Investment Canada Act, satisfying one of the conditions to the closing of the acquisition.

  • News: Wikipedia on a flash drive

    Webaroo's deal with U3, the creator of smart flash drive software, could lead to online encyclopedia Wikipedia fitting on to USB flash drives in future

  • News: NEC sells Packard Bell

    NEC has sold its Packard Bell BV unit to companies controlled by John Hui, the former owner of eMachines.

  • News: Darth Vader is now a USB drive

    Mimoco LLC has unveiled its new Star Wars line of 'mimobots' – designer USB flash drives – in the US.

  • News: BT fires back at spammers

    New automated system should identify professional spammers and 'botnet'-infected customers on the BT broadband network

  • News: No EU delay for Windows Vista

    Microsoft has agreed to make changes to Windows Vista to satisfy European Union regulators, and claims the new OS will be released within weeks

  • News: Digital music sales near $1bn

    Digital music sales continue to grow, in revenue and as a percentage of overall music sales, according to research from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).

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