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  • News: Microsoft rethinks view on how to keep web safe

    Should ISPs be the ones who keep hacked PCs off the internet? Microsoft's chief security executive used to think so, but now he's had a change of heart.

  • News: Windows zero-day surfaces as researcher releases attack code

    A security researcher yesterday disclosed a new unpatched bug in Windows that some experts believe could be used to remotely hijack a PC.

  • News: Sony reveals 17in, 25in professional OLED monitors

    Sony will soon begin selling a professional monitor that contains the largest commercial organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screen yet produced.

  • News: Telmaps offers location-based reviews and in-map apps

    Navigation is no longer just about maps and getting from A to B, even if you’re in the business of providing mobile navigation information. Telmap, a satnav application for smartphones based on Navteq maps, says “navigation is now a commodity” and one that its both hyper-local and hyper-personal.

  • News: Plantronics and WorkSnug rate mobile hotspots

    Bluetooth headset manufacturer Plantronics is working with a UK-based iPhone app developer to offer crowd-sourced reviews of suitable hotspots where conditions most lend themselves to productive mobile working. WorkSnug offers reviews of internet cafes and other commercial premises where teleworkers can station themselves to work in comfort and, hopefully, peace.

  • News: Fasthosts launches online back up service

    Web hosting firm Fasthosts has launched an online backup service.

  • News: ARM: £99 dual-core budget smartphones coming this year

    Mobile phone chip maker ARM has been showing off multi-core smartphone processors and devices at this year's Mobile World Congress and predicts dual-core handsets will be the norm for budget smartphones by Christmas.

  • News: Brits 'unlikely to buy home with slow broadband'

    More than two thirds (69 percent) of Brits would be put off buying a home if it didn't have access to a fast broadband connection, says ISP Review.

  • News: Google launches set-up wizard for Apps suite

    Google, which has been sharply focused on strengthening its Apps suite for large enterprises, has introduced a set-up wizard that seems aimed primarily at small organisations with limited IT resources.

  • News: Symantec Endpoint Protection 12 targets mutants

    Symantec today announced the 12th edition of its flagship enterprise desktop anti-malware product, Symantec Endpoint Protection, that looks to go beyond traditional antivirus signatures to use a cloud-based file-identification system to protect users from virus mutations.

  • News: Bluwan launches FTTA broadband

    Bluwan has announced a "super-fast, high-capacity Fibre Through The Air [FTTA] solution" that will enable broadband carriers to extend their network capacities and extend next-generation broadband services to areas where fibre currently cannot go.

  • News: Hands on with the BlackBerry PlayBook

    The BlackBerry PlayBook is nearing its final build with fully working tablets on public show at Mobile World Congress and two new models announced. PC Advisor tries it out

  • News: Microsoft to launch mobile version of IE9

    Microsoft is to launch a mobile version of its Internet Explorer 9 web browser later this year.

  • News: RIM LTE, HSPA+ BlackBerry PlayBook tablets this year

    Research In Motion (RIM) announced plans for two new versions of its PlayBook tablet at the World Mobile Congress on Monday -- although it hasn't even begun selling the two models it has already announced. PlayBooks for LTE (Long-Term Evolution) and 3G HSPA+ networks and will go on sale by the end of year, joining the Wi-Fi and WiMax models that RIM plans to begin selling next month.

  • News: 295 exabytes of data stored around the world

    Scientists have estimated that in 2007, 295 exabytes of data was being stored around the world.

  • News: Algeria thought to have cut off internet access

    Reports out of Algeria say the North African country has shut down internet access and eliminated Facebook accounts as pro-democracy protesters seek to topple the government much as Egyptians did in their nation this week.

  • How-Tos: How to leave a job with your personal tech intact

    The ability to switch ethically and legally from one job to another has always been something of an art.

  • How-Tos: How to protect your PC from data disasters

    Reformatting and restoring a PC is no fun, but you can use it as an opportunity to implement a bulletproof backup system - not to mention optimise your system so it runs like new.

  • News: How Facebook mucks up office life

    Imagine walking into a meeting and encountering not just your current co-workers, but all your colleagues and managers from jobs past, along with your spouse, your drinking buddies, and, off in a corner, your adolescent son, busy telling your boss how many hours he logs in every day playing Grand Theft Auto.

  • News: Apple to launch low-cost iPhone

    Apple is thought to be preparing to launch a a low-cost version of the iPhone.

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