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  • News: PlusNet offers £5.99 per month broadband

    PlusNet has introduced a new "Value" broadband package at just £5.99 a month that is also available for existing customers. It offers up to 8Mb speeds, 10GB usage allowance, a free wireless router, free connection, and 24/7 support. A minimum contract length of 18 months applies.

  • News: Miley Cyrus hit by Twitter hack

    Following the news that hackers took control of Twitter accounts belonging to a number of celebrities including Barack Obama and Britney Spears, security firm Sophos has revealed that Miley Cyrus is the latest celebrity to have her account with the micro-blogging service compromised.

  • News: UK web users most-searched 'celebrity' is Martin Lewis

    Money-saving guru Martin Lewis was the most searched personality by UK web users between October and January this year, says Hitwise.

  • News: Virgin Media website suffers outage

    Virgin Media suffered an outage this week after a router failed, preventing customers from accessing webmail, online bills and TV schedules on the site.

  • News: Truphone SIM cuts roaming costs by 80 percent

    Truphone has launched a mobile phone SIM that allows users to make VoIP calls when travelling in other countries, without being subject to constantly changing roaming charges.

  • News: Facebook users claim content victory

    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says the social network will return to its previous terms of service regarding user data ownership in the face of a barrage of criticism and planned legal threats from privacy organisations.

  • News: Hackers exploit IE flaw patched last week

    Hackers have exploited a flaw in Internet Explorer that was patched two weeks ago, says Trend Micro.

  • News: Opera Mini pushed by Yahoo & Vodafone

    Opera has signed deals with Yahoo and Vodafone which will see the pair distribute its Opera Mini browser.

  • News: Mozilla: 'Mobile Firefox' is essentially useless

    Early adopters who downloaded the pre-alpha of Fennec - Mozilla's 'mobile Firefox' application - for Windows Mobile after it was announced on February 10 found it essentially doesn't work, the company has admitted.

  • News: Dangerous mobile phone viruses surge

    Viruses and spam attacks that affect mobile phone users are on the increase, says McAfee.

  • News: Most serious charges in Pirate Bay trial dropped

    The most serious charges against Sweedish file-sharing site the Pirate Bay have been dropped on the second day of the case, after it emerged the prosecution could not prove that illegal downloaders had used the site to distribute media.

  • News: Sky launches iTunes rival

    Sky has revealed it is partnering mobile music specialist Omnifone in a bid to launch an online music store.

  • News: Nokia N97 gets Skype VoIP software

    Nokia has revealed it will ship its new N97 handset with specially developed Skype Voice over IP (VoIP) software.

  • News: Facebook responds to user terms fury

    Facebook new terms of service have some members fuming that the company now asserts permanent rights to anything they create or upload, even if the member removes it from the site.

  • News: Gangsters turns to Skype to avoid wiretapping

    Italian police have warned that eBay's VoIP service Skype is undermining their use of wiretapping in criminal investigations.

  • Opinion: PC Advisor jumps on the Twitter bandwagon

    ITV's announcement today that it is giving up on Friends Reunited - four years after it paid £175m for it - demonstrates that social-networking sites live a precarious existence. The must-visit website or Web 2.0 tool of today will get replaced by a Web 2.1 upstart tomorrow, meaning many of us leave several out-of-date profiles sitting around on the internet untouched.

  • Opinion: How Facebook lost $11 billion dollars

    Due to a hefty dollop of technological ineptitude, we know that Facebook is worth $11 billion less Microsoft thought it was.

  • News: Pirate Bay illegal downloads trial begins

    The trial against the four owners of Pirate Bay - a BitTorrent tracking site that allowed web users to illegally download music, movies and software - has begun in Sweeden.

  • News: UK mobile operators tracking web habits

    UK mobile operators have been collecting information about the websites handset users visit from their device for the past year, as part of a trial by the GSM Association (GSMA).

  • News: Nokia app store to launch in May

    Nokia is following in the footsteps of Apple and Google and opening an app store that will offer downloads for users of handsets running the Symbian S40 and S60 platforms.

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