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  • News: Gov't seeks ISPs' help in 2Mbps broadband roll-out

    The government is set to ask ISPs and communications companies to offer ideas on how to give every resident in the UK a 2Mbps broadband connection, at an event to be held this Thursday.

  • News: Cheap chipsets for Google Android smartphones due out in Q3

    Taiwanese chipset developer MediaTek will start rolling out low-cost chipsets designed for handsets that use Google's Android mobile software in the third quarter of this year, promising to drive down the cost of such handsets in China.

  • News: 12% of Brits can't see 3DTV properly

    More than one in ten (12 percent) of Brits are unable to see content broadcast in 3D properly, says The Eyecare Trust.

  • News: Windows XP downgrade deadline extended to 2020

    Microsoft has announced that people running some versions of Windows 7 can "downgrade" to Windows XP for up to 10 years

  • News: Online retailers: SEO, social media are top marketing tools

    Social networking, improved site content and utilising analytics are the top areas CIOs need to be looking at in the online retail space.

  • News: Consumer Reports knocks iPhone 4 for reception issues

    Despite Apple's claims that the iPhone 4's reception problems are merely related to a faulty algorithm, other parties aren't so sure. The latest to ding the phone is Consumer Reports, which has said that it will not recommend the iPhone 4, despite the device's otherwise high marks.

  • News: Survey: Windows 7 getting popular with developers

    Apps builders like touch and multi-touch capabilities but are challenged by supporting older versions of the OS

  • News: Top 10 social networking threats

    Social network tools have changed the way we interact in our personal lives and are in the process of transforming our professional lives. Increasingly, they play a significant role in how business gets done. But they're also high risk. With hundreds of millions of users, these tools have attracted attackers more than any other target in recent years.

  • News: Five Android apps we desperately need

    You say your secret ambition in life is to build the world's greatest mobile flatulence app? Here's your chance.

  • News: What is Windows Intune?

    As part of its Worldwide Partner Conference keynote today, Microsoft announced that the second public beta for its cloud-based PC management and security platform, Windows Intune, is now available.

  • News: Third-party software bugs surge in 2010

    A surge in third-party software vulnerabilities accounted for the bulk of a ballooning bug count in the first half of 2010, said Danish security firm Secunia today.

  • News: Free BlackBerry security app on the way

    BlackBerry maker RIM has shown a new free application that owners can use to track their much-loved smartphones in the event they are lost, stolen, or simply misplaced around the house.

  • News: Apple sues over power adapter knockoffs

    If there were ever a question of how much effort Apple put into the little things, it can now be laid to rest: last week, the company launched a suit against three different computer sellers for selling knockoffs of its power adapters.

  • News: Curious ransomware demands £2.60 to unlock PCs

    Researchers have discovered a bizarre piece of Trojan ransomeware which disables programs on infected PCs before demanding victims make an unaccountably small payment to a Ukrainian mobile phone network in return for an unlock code.

  • News: VMware halves price of starter virtualisation kit

    VMware has cut in half the price of a virtualization software package geared toward small and midsize businesses, and changed the way it prices management products to let customers avoid unnecessary charges.

  • News: Apple plans to open retail store in Hong Kong

    Apple intends to open a retail store in Hong Kong as part of wider expansion plans in China.

  • News: Spotify launches Linux app

    Online music streaming provider Spotify has announced a native application for Linux operating systems. This is the first time Spotify has released a Linux client, although some users have previously reported being able to install the Windows application using the Wine emulation environment.

  • News: Steve Ballmer: 'Windows 7 tablets are coming'

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer promised a sports arena filled with Microsoft partners that, within months, a number of Windows-based tablets would be hitting the market, and that the company is urgently working to bring its Windows 7 smartphone OS to market.

  • News: Five quits Project Canvas

    Five has quit Project Canvas – the BBC venture that will allow allow users to watch catch-up TV services such as the BBC iPlayer as well as standard TV services over an internet-connected set-top box.

  • News: A third of Brits don't check holiday travel websites

    One in three Brits are putting themselves at risk of fraud because they do confirm the authenticity of travel providers before giving out their credit card details when booking a holiday online, says GetSafeOnline.org.

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