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  • News: Autorun malware being routed, says Microsoft

    The battle against ‘Autorun’ malware, once a major threat to PC users, appears to be heading for victory according to new figures put out by Microsoft that show big declines in infection rates during 2011.

  • News: Facebook juror jailed for eight months

    Joanne Fraill, the juror who contacted a defendant on Facebook, has been jailed for eight months.

  • News: Five new things your Mac can do with Lion

    No, there may not be any sweeping sunrises or Elton John songs to show us the way, but nevertheless: Lion is coming. To prepare us for the changes ahead, Apple has posted a big summary on its website listing all of the more than 250 new features present in this version of OS X—but let’s be reasonable: As excited as you might be, you don’t have time to read up on every single one. Instead, let us do the work for you, and highlight some of the coolest new tricks your Mac will be able to turn in Lion.

  • News: Griffin's cable-free Beacon turns iPhone into a remote

    If you’ve ever spent a Saturday watching male figure skating because you couldn’t find the remote, you may welcome the news from Griffin that its Beacon Universal Remote Control for iOS (first demoed at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show) is now available at an Apple Store near you. Griffin's device aims to exploit the fact that while your various remotes always seem to go missing, your iPhone's usually right in your pocket.

  • News: Microsoft Warns of Internet Phone Scam

    Microsoft is warning about a new Internet phone scam that could cost you $875 in stolen money and as much as $4,800 in computer repair bills to undo the damage.

  • News: UK mobile operators join forces on mobile wallet

    Everything Everywhere, O2 and Vodafone plan to create a joint venture in the U.K. that will allow users to pay for goods using NFC-equipped phones, they said on Thursday.

  • News: IBM at 100: Will cannibalise for Cloud

    IBM turned 100 today. Since its humble beginnings as Computing Tabulating Recording Corporation in June 16, 1911, IBM has survived through many ups and downs in the economy including paradigm shifts in the IT industry. One of the biggest shifts is happening right now in the form of Cloud services, which the company is poised to sacrifice its own business to the tune of $7 billion to be part of the revolution.

  • News: Apple begins Back To School promotion in UK

    Apple has begun its Back To School promotion in the UK, offering students the chance to get £65 worth of Mac App Store credit when they buy a Mac.

  • News: HMRC web snooping software slammed by privacy campaigners

    HMRC's plan to use "web robot" software to trawl the internet for tax cheats has been slammed by privacy campaigners.

  • News: Magic Carpet on GOG

    EA/Bullfrog classic title Magic Carpet has just been re-released for the first time in years via CD Projekt's Good Old Games service.

  • News: IBM's new future: Quantum computing

    IBM marks its 100th anniversary by celebrating its record in technology innovation.

  • News: ADP acknowledges system intrusion, says one client hit

    Automatic Data Processing (ADP) today disclosed that it has suffered a system intrusion that it believes has impacted only one client associated with Workscape, the benefits administration platform company it acquired.

  • News: Top Web sites have an iPad preference

    The top 500 Web sites are catering more to the iPad than they are to Android tablets, according to tests by Blaze Software.

  • News: Nokia loses U.K. patent battle against IPCom

    Nokia is infringing on a patent owned by German company IPCom, the U.K. High Court ruled today. IPCom will be seeking damages and an injunction banning the sale of the Finnish company's 3G phones, it said in a statement.

  • News: BlackBerry PlayBook hits UK shelves

    The BlackBerry PlayBook has finally been made available to Brits.

  • News: Senior EU official wants ISPs to safeguard public values

    A senior European Commission official has said that Internet service providers (ISPs) should be responsible for safeguarding public values.

  • News: China's Alibaba restructures online retailer Taobao

    Taobao, China's largest online retailer, has split into three separate companies to better address its target markets, parent company Alibaba Group said Thursday.

  • News: TSMC May Beat Intel with Worlds First 3D Chips

    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is vying with Intel to become the first company to sell three-dimensional chips that boost the density of transistors in a single semiconductor by up to 1000 times.

  • News: IBM: We lost our way but we're innovators again

    The UK managing director at IBM has said the company changed itself dramatically in the last decade after somewhat losing its way, but insisted it has retained its essence and returned to being an “innovator”.

  • News: iPhone 5 edge-to-edge screen confirmed?

    Has an app developer inadvertently given away the fact that the next-generation iPhone will have an edge-to-edge display?



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