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  • News: The 12 most embarrassing photos on the web

    A single photo can cost you your reputation, your job, even your freedom - if you post it online. Teachers, principals, firemen, mayors, university presidents and everyday people have all discovered the dark side of putting the wrong photos and videos on social networking sites. The results aren't pretty, but they are sometimes hilarious. Here's our dirty dozen - 12 pictures their owners probably wish they could take back.

  • News: T-Mobile unveils £2 PAYG mobile broadband

    T-Mobile has launched a range of off-the-shelf, extremely short-term mobile broadband contracts that allow customers to sign up for as little as one day of mobile broadband coverage.

  • News: New Yahoo home page integrates Gmail & AOL

    Yahoo has started testing a new home page that will allow users to check for new email from multiple accounts and add more content from the web. Yahoo - which is testing the new page with randomly selected users in the UK, US, France and India - added a dashboard area that will allow users to preview their favourite Yahoo and non-Yahoo services, including Yahoo Mail, AOL Mail, Gmail, weather forecasts and local events.

  • News: Amazon Web Services to get content delivery network

    Amazon plans to launch a content delivery network to give application developers a vehicle for distributing public web content with low latency and high data transfer rates.

  • News: Google Street View goes mobile

    Google has added free walking directions and the ability to find street view imagery to its list of Google Maps applications for mobile devices.

  • News: Police database link-up gets EU backing

    European data protection supervisor Peter Hustinx demanded some changes to a plan by lawmakers to link up all national criminal databases in the 27-member European Union, but broadly he supported the move, he said today.

  • News: Brad Pitt tops celebrity malware website league

    Brad Pitt is the top celebrity malware target according to McAfee, which says anyone entering his name in a search engine now has a one in five chance of finding a malware-hosting site instead.

  • News: Report: Amazon MP3 to hit UK in October

    Amazon's iTunes competitor - Amazon MP3 - will launch in the UK next month, according to reports.

  • News: Mozilla backs down over Firefox EULA outrage

    Mozilla has admitted its decision to add a licence agreement to Firefox was a mistake and said it will strip the legalese from the browser's next update

  • News: Hackers break into Sarah Palin's Yahoo Mail account

    Hackers claim to have gained access to US vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin's Yahoo account and published some of its contents on the Wikileaks website.

  • News: Microsoft holds back on IE8 auto-update for Vista

    Microsoft has released 21 additional language versions of Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) Beta 2, including editions in Czech, Italian, Norwegian, Russian, Spanish and other languages, but is still silent on plans to automatically update Windows Vista systems that have a copy of IE8 Beta 1 already installed.

  • Video: Ecamm Network iMage USB

    The Ecamm Network iMage USB is a webcam that enjoys hassle-free set-up and operation with online chat tools, lots of mounting options and solid build quality.

  • Opinion: What's your favourite funny website?

    We'd like to hear which websites tickle your funny bones, and why you like them.

  • News: Gov't approves controversial Phorm advertising system

    Phorm has been ordered to make it easier for UK web surfers to opt-out of its controversial ad-targeting system, while future trials of the scheme will only be given the go-ahead if customers agree to them.

  • News: Adobe convinces hackers to kill 'clickjacking' demo

    Adobe has convinced two security researchers to pull out of a technical talk where they were going to demonstrate how they could seize control of a victim's browser using an online attack called 'clickjacking'.

  • How-Tos: How to get the internet your way

    Websites should be usable by all, yet only a select few achieve this. If only it were possible to tailor the look and function of all your favourite websites to your own needs...

  • How-Tos: How to geo-tag images with Panoramio

    Digital cameras and mobile phones are increasingly able to geo-reference information and pinpoint our location. It's now possible to ‘geo-tag' photos before uploading them to the web, allowing Google Maps, Google Earth and similar mapping applications to display the exact location that an image was taken.

  • News: Symantec launches Norton Internet Security 2009

    Symantec today launched Norton Internet Security 2009, and Norton AntiVirus 2009. The company claims that the updated internet security suite and antimalware software offer enhanced protection with a vastly reduced system overhead and much quicker scan speeds. Symantec is also offering free phone tech support for the first time, along with existing email and chat support.

  • News: Mobile search up 68%, UK leads the way

    In June 2008 20.8 million US and 4.5 million European mobile phone subscribers accessed search - an increase of 68 and 38 percent from June 2007, respectively. The UK had the highest penetration of mobile subscribers using search at 9.5 percent, followed closely by the US at 9.2 percent.

  • Opinion: Beat the broadband blues

    There's been plenty of controversy in the broadband market this year. BT is focusing resources on developing a network capable of 100 megabits per second (Mbps) download speeds, but the spirit of optimism has been tempered by tales of woe from current customers who think such grand promises are a bit rich when they're struggling to get 2Mbps now.



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