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  • News: Google blocks The Pirate Bay by mistake

    File-sharing site The Pirate Bay is once again in the crosshairs of copyright owners. Google has removed the site's home page from its search results in response to a complaint it received under the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act. oogle has now issued a statement declaring that The Pirate Bay should never have been blocked and a spokesperson explained to CNet News that the whole episode was a regrettable mistake. "Google received a letter which erroneously listed Thepiratebay.org and that is why the address was removed from Google's search index," the firm explained. The search engine giant initially referred to its decision to US Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) passed in 1998 but later explained that an internal error was to blame.

  • News: Microsoft Bing loses market share for first time

    After gaining market share every month since its June unveiling, Microsoft's Bing search engine slipped a bit last month for the first time.

  • News: iTunes syncing re-enabled on Palm Pre

    Palm Saturday re-enabled synchronization through Apple's iTunes for owners of its Pre smartphone, ignoring warnings from a standards group last month.

  • News: The 13 best new software apps from Demo

    We've rounded up the 13 hottest new products from this year's DEMO conference - known as the launchpad for emerging technology.

  • News: Analysis: is WiMax dead in the water?

    WiMax is finally making wide-area wireless broadband a reality in many US cities - but another technology is fast encroaching. We find out whether WiMax has missed the boat.

  • Opinion: Bing vs Google: is Microsoft losing its grip?

    Don't look now, but Microsoft's search engine may be starting to lose its momentum. Following a few months of modest growth, the search engine formerly known as Live seems to be reverting toward its pre-Bing levels.

  • Medion Akoya E3211 13in laptop

    Medion has launched the Akoya E3211 - a 13in laptop with a CULV processor to ensure a lengthy battery life.

  • News: High Court serves injunction over Twitter

    - For the first time, a U.K. court delivered an injunction over Twitter on Thursday, a groundbreaking embrace of technology by a traditionally slow-moving legal system.

  • News: IBM webmail targets Google Apps

    IBM has launched LotusLive iNotes, an on-demand e-mail, calendaring and contact management system meant to compete with the likes of Gmail and Microsoft Exchange, the company said Friday.

  • News: Web gurus reveal how to attract & keep users

    Anyone who is building a Web-based community, whether it be a social network or other application, faces the same initial hurdle as sites such as Digg did: getting those first few regular users can be quite difficult.

  • News: New Google side panel filters search results

    Google is adding new functionality to a side panel that could provide quicker access to relevant search results, the company said on Thursday.

  • News: Broadband Survey 2009: 14 best UK ISPs

    Frustrating at times but impossible to live without, web access is too vital to settle for sub-standard service. PC Advisor analyses what 6,500 of you had to say about your broadband experiences, which ISPs are best, and how to get a cheaper deal

  • Opinion: Google Wave: Holy Grail or another disappointment?

    Google Wave is another grab for the Holy Grail of collaborative computing. But will it be more successful than previous attempts?

  • News: Anti-video-game crusader sues Facebook for $40m

    A long-time critic of the video game industry has sued Facebook for US$40 million, saying that the social networking site harmed him by not removing angry postings made by Facebook gamers.

  • News: Facebook '419' scams on the rise

    More and more fraudsters are harvesting the log-in data of Facebook members in order to impersonate them and ask their friends for money, according to the social-networking company.f

  • News: London world's top city for Twitter, Facebook and Digg

    Following last month's news that London is the top Twitter city in the world, the city's social networking reputation gets ever higher with further top-of-the-city-charts on Digg and Facebook.

  • News: Virgin Media suffers network fault

    Virgin Media customers are currently experiencing broadband and email problems as the internet service provider works to fix a large fault in its network.

  • News: Pirate Bay judge biased due to Spotify link

    One of the lay judges scheduled to hear the appeal in The Pirate Bay case has been deemed to be biased by the Svea Court of Appeals because of his involvement in the streaming music service Spotify, the court said on Tuesday.

  • News: Developers invited to write apps for Yahoo home page

    Yahoo is opening its newly redesigned home page to external developers so that they can build applications for it, the company said Tuesday.

  • News: TalkTalk to give broadband film-style ratings

    TalkTalk is developing film-style classifications for its broadband connections in a bid to reduce internet piracy.



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