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  • News: Orange hands fixed-line broadband network to BT

    Orange has revealed it is handing its fixed-line broadband operation over to BT.

  • Opinion: Facing up to responsibility

    As many a politician discovered in the run-up to the general election, a reputation can be easily destroyed by clumsy use of online self-promotion tools. It's become quite a game watching the fallout after another memorable clanger has been dropped, wondering which wannabe MP would mess up most spectacularly.

  • Opinion: Why the iPad is the most addictive gadget yet

    My son was watching TV on my Apple iPad the other day. He was sitting in front of our big-screen HDTV, which was turned off. His big-screen laptop was nearby - also turned off. It occurred to me: is the iPad addictive?

  • Test Centre: Group test: 13 internet security suites compared

    Think all security suites are the same? Not even close. Our comprehensive tests show you which of today's suites to trust, and which to avoid

  • How-Tos: How to surf safely when using public Wi-Fi

    Public Wi-Fi hotspots are brilliant for ensuring you can check your email and surf the web while on the go. However, using public wireless internet can also leave you wide open to attack. We show you the proper precautions you'll need to take to ensure you're not inviting your coffee colleagues to partake in confidential information.

  • How-Tos: How to make your Facebook profile more professional

    Believe it or not, Facebook's more than just a bit of fun. Sure, it's a way to stay in touch with friends, laugh at drunken photos and maybe waste some time playing games. However, there are other applications can add a hint of professionalism to your profile. Here's our four favourite.

  • How-Tos: How to limit the effects of the Errorfix malware

    I have a problem with Errorfix, a malicious program that was attached to a perfectly respectable download. BullGuard eradicated one virus and later scans have given the all-clear. However, when I try to install programs such as Adobe Flash, I get a warning that there’s either a malicious add-on or a malfunction, and in order to protect the PC the program has been closed.

  • News: TalkTalk TV may come to Project Canvas

    UK ISP TalkTalk has revealed it may offer its TalkTalk TV service through Project Canvas.

  • News: Super-fast broadband could encourage piracy

    More than a third of Brits (35 percent) think super-fast broadband services will encourage illegal downloading, says Moneysupermarket.com.

  • News: Unpatched PDF flaw being used by Zeus botnet

    The Zeus botnet is now using an unpatched flaw in Adobe's PDF document format to infect users with malicious code, security researchers said today.

  • News: Opera Mini for iPhone hits one million downloads

    Opera Mini for the iPhone has been downloaded more than one million times in its first full day of worldwide availability.

  • News: Google: YouTube was sustained by piracy

    Google once believed that video-sharing site YouTube was "completely sustained by pirated content".

  • Opinion: Amazon and Twitter roll out URL shorteners

    Amazon and Twitter are the latest companies to offer their own URL-shortening services, joining a crowded playing field of entrants - and potentially sounding a death knell for smaller URL link players such as Is.gd and TinyURL.

  • News: Spam volumes grew 6 percent last year

    Despite security researchers' efforts to cut spam down to size, it just keeps growing back. The volume of unsolicited email in the first quarter was around 6 percent higher than a year earlier, according to Google's e-mail filtering division Postini.

  • News: Firefox plug-in detects malicious websites

    A computer security researcher has released a plugin for Firefox that provides a wealth of data on Web sites that may have been compromised with malicious code.

  • News: The 8 best Apple iPad apps

    Stream movies, manage passwords and more with our pick of the best iPad-optimised applications so far

  • Opinion: Why would the 'social generation' pick Microsoft Kin?

    Something about Microsoft's Kin phone just doesn't add up. The Kin, unveiled by Microsoft on Monday, is billed as a mobile phone for the 'social generation' and is meant to appeal to the younger, always-connected crowd, and yet the Kin's social network support is decidedly unrobust.

  • News: Twitter users now exceed 100 million

    Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams shared some long-awaited usage figures for the service as they kicked off the first-ever developer conference in San Francisco

  • News: Hackers try to exploit illegal downloading fears

    Hackers are exploiting the controversy surrounding illegal downloading in a bid to steal credit card details from web users, says F-Secure.

  • News: Microsoft acts to avoid Windows blue screens

    Microsoft is hoping that the security update released yesterday will not trigger the 'Blue Screen of Death', which crippled a number of Windows XP PCs two months ago after they applied a security patch.

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