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  • News: 'Conficker 2' IE bug will spread quickly

    Security experts predict that a critical ActiveX vulnerability used by hackers to exploit Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser is a prime candidate for another Conficker-scale attack, and it could spread quickly.

  • How-Tos: How to: Explaining 8 stupid IT buzzwords

    The computer industry is fond of little more than making up baffling technology buzzwords. So you can tell your paradigm shift from your cloud, and succinctly define Web 3.0, we explain eight of the best/worst.

  • News: Analysis: Google Chrome OS is bad for Android

    Google's decision to create a new internet-centric OS for netbooks shows the limitations of the Android mobile OS for netbooks and raises questions about its future on those devices, developers and analysts said.

  • News: 57 free tools to boost your PC

    There are some fantastic tools out there that can be yours for nothing if you know where to look. We show you how to reclaim processor cycles and streamline your PC for free.

  • News: By Royal appointment: the Queen joins Twitter

    The Royal Family has joined micro-blogging site Twitter, according to Buckingham Palace officials. The Twitter.com/BritishMonarchy site went live today.

  • Video: World Technology Update - 10 July 2009

    Google promises an operating system, Michael Jackson spikes internet traffic, and Sony shows off its first netbook. All that news and more on this week's World Tech Update.

  • News: Twitter blocks users infected by Koobface

    Micro-blogging service Twitter is suspending the accounts of web users that have been infected by the Koobface virus.

  • News: Mobile phone directory site breaks down

    The 118 800 mobile phone directory site has broken down and isn't expected to be back up and running until tomorrow. Consumers who visited the website to have their number excluded from the database are left in limbo waiting for a confirmation text message stating that their request has been processed.

  • News: Datawind launches £159 UbiSurfer netbook

    Datawind, maker of the PocketSurfer internet access terminal, is getting into the netbook game with the launch of a 7in device known as the UbiSurfer. Costing £159, the device also comes with 30 hours per month of web access for the first year.

  • News: NHS affected by more than 8,000 viruses

    The NHS has been plagued by more than 8,000 computer viruses over the past year, says More4 News.

  • News: EU: Standardise music pricing to stop piracy

    The EU is calling for pricing of music and media downloads to be standardised across Europe in a bid to prevent internet piracy.

  • News: Facebook getting more popular with silver surfers

    A study this week suggests that while Facebook is growing in popularity, its users are getting older.

  • News: Microsoft joins Twitter to business app

    Microsoft has integrated its Dynamics CRM (customer relationship management) software with Twitter, in just the latest move by an enterprise software company to latch onto the wildly popular micro-blogging service.

  • News: Korea DDOS virus destroying data, wiping PCs

    The owners of tens of thousands of bot-infested PCs in South Korea who've resisted calls all week to update or install antivirus software will today find their PCs wiped of data, said computer security specialist AhnLab.

  • Opinion: What's your favourite job website?

    We're looking for recommendations of job websites. Job search sites, CV directories, professional social networks - what's the best one out there?

  • News: BT ramps up superfast broadband upgrade

    BT today announced that it is ramping up its roll out of superfast fibre-based, 40Mb broadband connectivity, making it available to a million homes by early next year.

  • Opinion: Phorm's just desserts and the future of the web

    Phorm's Webwise online advert-targeting service, something for which the term 'controversy-dogged' could have been invented, experienced two major setbacks this week, finding itself dropped by the ISPs BT and TalkTalk.

  • News: Yahoo updates YQL, API for joining web data

    Yahoo yesterday enhanced its web service API for querying and joining data across any web source or service on the web, with the addition of capabilities to write and modify data on web services.

  • News: Microsoft must reinvent Windows, follow Apples lead

    Google's Chrome OS won't be an immediate threat to Windows, but it may force Microsoft to reinvent its operating system more quickly into a product that takes full advantage of the Web and can move more nimbly across devices, analysts said. Apple shows the way forward.

  • News: Cyber attack on South Korea to resume

    According to computer security specialist AhnLab, the massive denial of service (DoS) attack that took down some of South Korea's highest profile websites yesterday is set to resume this evening.



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