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  • News: Online applications: spending one week on the web

    When Scott Spanbauer gave up desktop software applications for one week, working solely on the web, he loved it so much he still hasn't gone back to the desktop

  • News: The 20 most notable Facebook apps

    Third-party developers think they see gold in Facebook, and they're flocking to write free applications for the site, which is a development platform in its own right. We've listed our favourite Facebook applications in a variety of categories, from the useful to the sublime to the ridiculous.

  • News: Fasthosts hack forces UK sites offline

    A hacking attack on web hosting firm Fasthosts forced the UK firm to shut down some of its customers' websites. Hackers targeted Fasthost’s database, which contains the financial details, email addresses and passwords of over a million businesses for which Fasthosts hosts websites. Whether or how the thieves have used the stolen data is not yet known.

  • News: Microsoft reschedules PDC for October 2008

    Microsoft has rescheduled its most significant developer meeting for late 2008, after cancelling the Professional Developers Conference (PDC) that was originally planned for October 2007.

  • News: £20k reward for return of lost discs

    HM Revenue and Customs has offered a £20,000 reward for information that leads to the recovery of the two CDs and data on 25 million people that are at the centre of Britain's biggest ever data breach.

  • News: Orange sells 30,000 Apple iPhones in five days

    French mobile phone operator Orange sold 30,000 Apple iPhones in the five days following its November 29 launch, the company has revealed.

  • News: Public test for Windows Vista SP1 next week

    Microsoft has released a new version of Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1), and plans to send it out to a wider group of testers next week

  • News: Microsoft Office 2007 SP1 coming next week

    Microsoft Office 2007's first service pack is coming next week, Microsoft has confirmed.

  • News: OQO launches Vista-capable pocket PC

    OQO's first ultramobile PC with built-in 3G support is now available in the UK for £1,290.

  • News: Adobe PDF 1.7 standardised by ISO

    The International Standards Organization (ISO) has approved as an international standard Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) 1.7.

  • News: Slashdot for network engineers launches

    Three months ago David Mackey, a 23-year-old network engineer, added a social-bookmarking site called Informed Networker to the ranks of Slashdot, Digg, Mixx, Propeller, StumbleUpon and dozens of other news aggregation site.

  • News: Microsoft loosens WGA for Vista SP1

    Vista's first service pack will overhaul the operating system's automatic antipiracy checks and also make it harder for hackers to bypass the system, Microsoft has revealed

  • News: Mobile phone firm in trouble over Sikh joke SMS

    Indian police are taking action against Anil Ambani, chairman of large Indian telecommunications service provider Reliance Communications. The action happened after Reliance Communications' mobile network circulated a joke that offended the Sikh community.

  • News: UK now receives 20bn spam emails per day

    Roughly one sixth of global spam is sent to inboxes, according to filtering company IronPort, meaning that each business inbox now receives between 100 and 1,000 spam emails per day.

  • News: Nokia offers free updates to N95

    Nokia is offering existing owners of its N95 mobile phone handset the chance to improve its battery life and try out extra features via a free software update.

  • News: IT pros fear spyware more than viruses

    During 2007, spyware has been IT professionals' biggest security concern.

  • News: MI5 accuses China of hacking businesses

    According to reports in the weekend newspapers, the government has accused China of hacking into the computer systems of leading companies.

  • News: Motorola CEO gets the boot

    Ed Zander, the CEO of Motorola, is to step down at the end of 2007. Motorola is currently fighting declining sales and profits.

  • News: Interview: Linus Torvalds on the future of Linux

    Linus Torvalds is the creator of Linux, so we shouldn't be too surprised that he predicts big things for the open-source OS kernel. But in this interview Torvalds says he is excited about solid-state drives, expects progress in graphics and wireless networking, and says Linux is strong in virtualisation.

  • News: 30 quick fixes for Windows XP & Vista

    Despite years of refinement and the collective experience of millions of users, Windows remains as buggy, enigmatic and failure-prone as ever. These tips will accelerate your startups and shutdowns, automate your system maintenance, and even get you browsing at full throttle.



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