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  • News: Research: Computers need radical redesign

    To use multicore processors effectively the IT industry needs to radically rethink the basic computer architecture it has used over the past 50 years, a University of Maryland researcher argues in the January edition of the Association for Computing Machinery's flagship Communications publication.

  • News: 2011: The year of the desktop app store?

    Apple's Mac App Store is only the latest effort to make finding and installing software on your computer as easy as it is on your smartphone

  • News: Conficker Working Group says worm is not dead

    An alliance of public and private organisations claims success in preventing further spread of the Conficker worm, but warn the nasty virus is still on millions of computers.

  • News: 4 security and privacy tips for Facebook

    Facebook and other onlined social networks represent the biggest security threats to face web users this year. Here are four tips from two security and privacy advocates on improving the Facebook application development process to ensure the social networker becomes safer for users.

  • News: Download the 10 best free Windows 7 desktop themes

    Why not jazz up Windows 7 with a downloadable theme.

  • News: 31 top tips for Google Android Froyo and Gingerbread

    The latest versions of Google Android's mobile operating system, 'Froyo' and 'Gingerbread' both offer speed as their main selling point. However, each has also come a long way from the original Android and spiffed up the user interface (Gingerbread in particular).

  • News: The 10 best Google Chrome extensions

    With every passing month, Google Chrome is becoming increasingly popular. Fans laud its lean, stripped-down interface, and its fast browsing. They also appreciate the free extensions that give Chrome the ability to do all kinds of nifty things.

  • News: Top 10 web hacking techniques of 2010 revealed

    We look at the 10 worst web hacking techniques that appeared during 2010 to cause havoc.

  • News: 40 search warrants executed as FBI goes after 'Anonymous'

    Police agencies worldwide are turning up the heat on a loosely organized group of WikiLeaks activists. On Thursday U.K. police arrested five people, and U.S. authorities said they'd executed more than 40 search warrants in the U.S. in connection with last month's Web-based attacks against companies that had severed ties with WikiLeaks.

  • News: Google Android phones to get PlayStation games store

    Smartphones and tablet PCs running Google Android 2.3 and above are to be given access to a PlayStation Store, as well as the 'PlayStation Suite'. This means Android phone users will be able to play PlayStation One and 'PlayStation quality' games, according to Sony.

  • News: Linux vendors teaming up for an App Store

    There seems to be no end to the momentum propelling Linux into the mainstream these days, and this week news came out that's surely among the most exciting developments yet.

  • Video: Details and reaction from Sony's PSP 2 launch

    5-inch OLED touchscreen, WiFi and 3G, front and rear cameras

  • News: Microsoft ships 2m copies of Windows Phone 7

    A Microsoft executive said this week the company shipped more than 2 million copies of its revamped operating system, Windows Phone 7, in the most recent quarter.

  • News: Amazon sells more e-books than paperbacks

    During its earnings announcement today, Amazon released some tantalizing tidbits that show just how its book business has evolved in the past year. The company still won't discuss hard and fast numbers for actual Kindle devices sold, or books sold for that matter, but that doesn't make the new information any less noteworthy.

  • News: Hands on with Sony's Next Generation Portable/PSP 2

    We took a look at the Sony Next Generation Portable - the so-called PSP 2, and bring you detailed specifications, a hands on report and a look at how it compares to the Sony PSP.

  • News: News Corp's iPad newspaper coming next week

    Apple and News Corp. will launch the latter's The Daily iPad-only newspaper next week in New York, according to invitations sent to members of the press.

  • News: Egypt cuts off internet access

    As protesters continue to clash with police in anti-government demonstrations, Egypt has pulled the plug on the internet.

  • News: Google adds pop-up alerts to Gmail

    People who use Gmail with the Chrome browser can now be notified via desktop pop-up alerts whenever they receive a new e-mail or chat message.

  • News: Microsoft presses Intel for 16-core Atom chip

    Microsoft has asked Intel to develop a 16-core version of its low-power Atom chip for use in servers, part of a wider effort to reduce power consumption in its massive data centers, a Microsoft executive said Thursday.

  • News: Microsoft's Windows revenues plunge 30 percent

    Revenues from Windows plummeted 30% last quarter compared to the same period the year before, Microsoft has announced

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