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  • News: EU votes against punishing illegal file-sharers

    The European Parliament is not backing plans to ban illegal file-sharers from the internet.

  • News: IBM streams HD video at 3Mbps

    A new encoding system that offers the ability to stream HD video at 3 Megabits per second (Mbps) is being launched by IBM.

  • News: Google Radio Automation to debut this week

    Google plans to launch a new system to automate tasks for radio broadcasters this week, beefing up an important piece of its radio-advertising product line.

  • News: World of Warcraft users exceed 1m in China

    World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade has surpassed one million concurrent users in China. That's the highest concurrency since the game was launched in China in 2005, according to the games developer, Blizzard.

  • News: Interview: EMI's Douglas Merrill on Google's future

    Douglas Merrill, formerly the CIO of Google and now president of EMI's digital business division talks to us about how internet search pioneer Google's IT organisation is configured (not structured), how CIOs need to evolve, and the most exasperating question that people ask him at cocktail parties.

  • News: 8 free online tools to organise your life

    When you can barely make out the note you scribbled on the back of that coffee-stained receipt, and you haven't turned over the wall calendar's page since mid-2007, it's time to get organised with digital tools. Nowadays the best place to find personal organiser software isn't necessarily on the desktop, it's on the web.

  • News: Know your consumer rights

    Many of us struggle to comprehend the complexities of the UK’s consumer-protection legislation but, worryingly, it’s not just consumers to whom that statement applies. According to a recent report from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT), many online retailers are ignorant of the laws that apply to their businesses.

  • News: Europe rejects plan to criminalise file-sharing

    The European Parliament rejected attempts to criminalise the sharing of files by private individuals, and threw out the idea of banning copyright abusers from the internet, in a plenary vote on Thursday.

  • News: ICO: Phorm must require users to opt-in

    Online advertising system Phorm will be required to ask users to opt-in for it to be legal, reports the Information Commissioner's Office.

  • News: Infineon chip could enable 3G iPhone

    Apple has released a third beta version of its iPhone software developers kit (SDK) that suggests a change in chips that may confirm a 3G iPhone will be with us this summer.

  • News: Yahoo uses Google Adsense to fight Microsoft

    Yahoo will test displaying Google search ads in a small number of its search engine queries, a move likely to be interpreted as the latest in a series of Yahoo manoeuvres to resist Microsoft's acquisition attempt.

  • News: Seven 'critical' Adobe Flash patches released

    Adobe's Flash Player has been updated, with seven fixes tackling vulnerabilities in the graphics and video software widely used for interactive web pages and banner advertisements.

  • News: WSJ: Time Warner wants Yahoo/AOL merger

    Time Warner could provide Yahoo an alternative to a hostile Microsoft takeover, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), although News Corp also remains in the running for the online giant.

  • News: Online music to halt decline of record industry

    Jupiter Research predicts that digital music services will halt the decline in European recorded music sales by 2010.

  • News: ISPs want BBC to cough up for net upgrade

    As the web heads for an imminent meltdown due to the increase in video content being downloaded, ISP’s have claimed the BBC should be responsible for the cost of overhauling the networks to cope with the increased demand.

  • News: New Flickr Video site takes on YouTube

    As predicted last month, Yahoo has added support for video to its Flickr photo-sharing site, with Flickr Pro users now able to upload videos of up to 90 seconds long, with a maximum file size of 150MB.

  • News: Adobe Media Player targets Quicktime & WMP

    Adobe has launched its long-awaited media playing software - Adobe Media Player 1.0 (AMP) - along with online instructional video content demonstrating how to use the company's products.

  • News: Google's App Engine to host services for free

    Google is offering to host enterprise web applications on its own infrastructure with a new tool for developers, App Engine. And Google will do so entirely free of charge.

  • News: Google defends right to hold users' personal data

    Google has defended the length of time its retains web users' data following the release of a report on how European data-protection laws should be applied to web-search services.

  • News: Yahoo previews online ad-management platform

    Yahoo has released details of a web-based system to buy online-ad space across some 600 newspapers and other online sites, which could be up and running as soon as July.



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