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  • News: Office Web apps provides licensing headache

    Microsoft promoted more of its web-based software offerings at its Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans this week, but some analysts say the company's enterprise licensing terms provide little incentive for large customers to move away from its on-premise products.

  • News: One in six internet users responds to spam

    About one in six consumers have at some time acted on a spam message, affirming the economic incentive for spammers to keep churning out millions of obnoxious pitches per day, according to a survey.

  • News: Apple's App Store racks up 1.5bn downloads

    Apple has revealed more than 1.5 billion applications have been downloaded from its iTunes App Store in its first year of operation.

  • News: Microsoft gives older handsets access to app store

    Microsoft has revealed that it will be making its mobile phone app store, Windows Marketplace for Mobile, available to owners of handsets running Windows Mobile versions 6.0 and 6.1.

  • News: £49 Windows 7 pre-release sale starts tonight

    Microsoft Windows 7 - the software giant's latest desktop and laptop PC operating system - is available for pre-sale order tonight. A limited number of Windows 7 licences will be available on a first come first serve bases at a special cut-price rate.

  • News: Bluetooth flaw uncovered in HTC phones

    A security research has identified a flaw in HTC smartphones running Windows Mobile 6 or Windows Mobile 6.1 that allows hackers to access any file on the phone or upload malicious code using Bluetooth.

  • News: Marlow and Henley receive poor broadband speeds

    Henley-on-Thames and Marlow are among some of the UK's most sought-after areas, yet they receive very poor broadband speeds, says Top 10 Broadband.

  • News: Stonehenge to appear on Google Street View

    Stonehenge has been revealed as the first UK tourist attraction that will be photographed for Google's Street View.

  • News: How 3 year olds consume media: the new shock report

    As 15 years old is practically adult I determined to discover what real kids do with today's multi-platorm media. So I asked my three-year-old daughter to write her own report on how today's nursery/kindergarten kids consume media.

  • News: Microsoft to launch Spotify rival

    Microsoft looks set to launch a music-streaming service to rival the success of Swedish-based service Spotify.

  • News: Netbook sales set to double this year

    Netbook shipments will double this year, while mainstream laptop shipments will remain flat, research firm DisplaySearch said yesterday.

  • News: Microsoft offers technical preview of Office 2010

    At its Worldwide Partner Conference in New Orleans, Microsoft yesterday released a preview of Office 2010 and Visio 2010 to all attendees as part of a Technical Preview program.

  • News: Microsoft admits yet another ActiveX zero-day bug

    Microsoft is warning users that hackers are exploiting another unpatched, critical bug in a company-made ActiveX control, putting people running Internet Explorer (IE) at risk for the second time in a week.

  • News: Microsoft working on patch for new zero-day vulnerability

    Microsoft has revealed it is working on a patch for a zero-day vulnerability in its Office Web Components, which are used for publishing spreadsheets, charts and databases to the web.

  • News: Windows 7 available September 7 - to business users

    Microsoft yesterday revealed that business customers can start ordering Windows 7 beginning September 7, slightly ahead of the general release of the OS on October 22.

  • News: Reports: Apple netbook coming in October

    According to reports on a a Taiwanese news site, Apple will release a netbook this October. The Apple netbook will sell for about $800 - that's £491 - and sports a 9.7in. screen, the site reports.

  • News: Intel to launch new Nehalem chips next month

    Intel will next month release new server, laptop and desktop processors based on its new Nehalem microarchitecture, which offers improved performance.

  • News: Microsoft: 'no Windows 7 RTM just yet'

    In response to rumours that the company was about to declare "release to manufacturing," or RTM, of the Microsoft Windows 7 operating system, Microsoft last night denied that it has finished the OS and said it would go to the RTM stage as planned later this month.

  • News: Teenagers' media habits exposed

    Teenagers don't use Twitter, love Facebook and YouTube, can't afford newspapers, restrict their TV time to sport and soaps, have abandoned radio for streaming websites, love touchscreen technologies but prefer Walkmans to iPhones (and PCs to Macs), and choose to pirate PC games than buy a console - according to a Morgan Stanley report written by a 15-year-old intern.

  • News: Facebook responsible for growth in mobile web

    Social networks such as Facebook and Twitter are responsible for the growth in the use of the mobile web, says CCS Insight.



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