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  • News: Anti-malware vendors to merge PC scans

    The rise of customized malware is forcing security software vendors to change their tactics quickly and begin using customers' machines as their initial line of threat detection intelligence, according to a new report from Yankee Group.

  • News: Google loses patent appeal

    Google's browser toolbar is back in court on patent infringement charges, after a US court of appeals overturned part of a lower court decision. Google's AdSense contextual advertising service, though, is in the clear.

  • News: iTunes Store to rent movies 'soon'

    Apple and News Corp. have signed an agreement to offer Twentieth Century Fox movies for rent through the iTunes Music Store, the Financial Times reported today.

  • News: Microsoft sues domain name registrar for typosquatting

    Microsoft has sued domain name registrar Red Register claiming that it is illegally profiting from Microsoft's trademarks.

  • News: Video: Google Earth tracks Santa

    Google Earth teamed up with NORAD to track Santa Claus this year as he travels worldwide to deliver presents.

  • News: Google-killer Wikia to launch next month

    An open-source search project that eventually hopes to challenge Google and other established players will launch on January 7, according to its backer Jimmy Wales, who also founded Wikipedia.

  • News: Video report: 2007's top tech news

    With the release of Windows Vista, Apple's iPhone and a new breed of portable computer, 2007 was a busy year for the technology industry.

  • News: The Queen's YouTube channel goes live

    The Queen's Christmas message will be available on YouTube for the first time this year as part of an official YouTube channel opened on Sunday by Buckingham Palace.

  • News: HarperCollins to set up MySpace community

    HarperTeen has announced a new partnership with social-networking giant MySpace that aims to create a community to allow teen readers connect, interact and create their own online content.

  • News: Feature: Facebook, MySpace & LinkedIn exposed

    In the fast growing world of social networks, the past year belonged to Facebook. The fast-growing social-networking site made headlines at every turn. Its CEO boldly turned down a billion dollar offer from Yahoo, a rebuff once believed foolish but later validated by Microsoft offering up $240m for 1 percent of the company, valuing Facebook on paper at $15bn.

  • How-Tos: How to cover your tracks online

    Online data thieves are usually portrayed as wily, anonymous hackers who use their cyberskills to crack into our bank accounts. But the most dangerous threats are often the ones we invite. How much information have you willingly volunteered online? The good news is: it's not too late to keep your disgruntled ex-friends and random nutters at bay.

  • News: Ofcom plans UK WiMax spectrum auction

    Potential WiMax operators have until January 16 to register for the UK's biggest-ever release of radio spectrum.

  • News: New Firefox 3 beta available now

    The second beta of Firefox 3 has been released ahead of schedule.

  • News: Google ads killed by Trojan horse

    A security company has identified a Trojan horse program that replaces Google text advertisements on web pages with ads from another source, depriving Google of revenue and potentially causing problems for end users.

  • News: Microsoft, Google, Yahoo settle gambling charges

    Microsoft, Google and Yahoo have agreed to pay a total of $31.5m to resolve claims that they promoted illegal gambling, the US Department of Justice has announced.

  • News: Internet Explorer still king of browsers

    Mozilla's Firefox browser made its largest gain in web browser market share this year during November, although Internet Explorer (IE) continues to dominate the, according to Net Applications.

  • News: iPhone OS beating Windows Mobile online

    Apple's iPhone is already being used by 50 percent more people to browse the web than all Windows Mobile-based handsets, according to research firm Net Applications.

  • News: Internet Explorer 8 beta nears release

    The first beta of Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) will be released in the first half of 2008, after Microsoft revealed that IE 8 has passed a key web standards test that ensures the browser won't "break" the web.

  • News: Microsoft and Viacom in $500m advertising deal

    Microsoft and entertainment broadcaster Viacom have agreed to a five-year deal to share content and partner on advertising initiatives.

  • News: Intel invests in online storage firm

    Intel's venture-capital arm has invested in Nirvanix, a San Diego start-up company that offers a scalable online storage service.



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