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  • News: AOL 'leaks' user data, says report

  • News: Google adds MTV clips to ads, targets Apple

    In continuing efforts to expand its online-advertising business, Google will distribute ad-supported video content from Viacom's MTV Networks to websites in its extensive advertising network. And it plans to sell MTV shows as downloads, in an attack on Apple's iTunes.

  • News: Wikipedia content 'not good enough'

    Free online encyclopedia Wikipedia needs to improve the quality of its content in the coming year, admits Jimmy Wales, the founder of the project.

  • News: Wikipedia bundled with '$100 laptop'

    The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project has confirmed plans to include elements of the Wikipedia free online encyclopedia as the first element in its content repository.

  • News: Mafia link to cybercriminals

    The website offered to sell stolen credit card information for US$100, but it was the title of the poster that caught FBI agent Thomas X Grasso Jr.'s attention. The cybercriminal identified himself as a "Capo di capo" - a boss of bosses, in Mafia parlance.

  • News: Google gets new security features

    Google has begun alerting users whenever they click on a search result that may take them to a dangerous website. The new feature goes live officially on Friday, according to an announcement from The Stop Badware Coalition, which is collaborating with Google on this effort.

  • News: You've won - an internet addiction!

    What started as one man's quest for a lava lamp has developed into an online auction habit that he incorporates into his daily to-do list.

  • News: Apple's reputation takes a knock

    Traditionally seen as an innovative and unique company, Apple's reputation may be suffering as its sales figures rocket.

  • News: Microsoft aims to combat Vista threats

    Microsoft has said it intends to find ways to stop potential threats to Vista before the operating system ships.

  • News: UK's oldest book on the internet

    The UK's oldest surviving public record, the Domesday Book, is now online having been made available by the National Archives.

  • News: Free speech online under fire

    Freedom of speech online faces its fiercest threats in a decade because of two proposals in the US Congress, the Center for Democracy and Technology has said.

  • News: Google to pay Associated Press for content

    Google has struck a licensing agreement with The Associated Press that grants the search engine company permission to use the wire service's material in a broader manner than it currently does.

  • News: 5,000 jobs worldwide to go at AOL

    AOL will slash up to 5,000 jobs worldwide, or just over a quarter of its workforce, as the struggling unit of Time Warner restructures in an effort to bring in more revenue.

  • News: MSN Spaces Live upgrade plagued by problems

    Microsoft's highly anticipated upgrade of its MSN Spaces blogging and social networking service has run into significant and unforeseen performance problems.

  • News: Microsoft, eBay crack down on German pirates

    The German subsidiaries of Microsoft and eBay are intensifying their collaboration on preventing software piracy, threatening to sue individuals who sell illegally copied software.

  • News: Proof-of-concept worm targets PowerShell

    Microsoft has not released its PowerShell scripting technology in commercial products yet, but a group of hackers has already written a prototype virus for it.

  • News: AOL giveaway 'doesn't guarantee success'

    As AOL tears down the few remaining walls that once enclosed its proprietary online service, some question whether it will be able to thrive as a business driven mostly by online advertising.

  • News: Man charged with soliciting minor online

    A 26-year-old man from Connecticut faces up to 30 years in prison for allegedly having sexual relations with a 15-year-old girl he met through MySpace, the US Department of Justice said late on Tuesday.

  • News: FBI joining fight against ID theft

    The FBI is stepping up its fight against online fraud with an initiative called Operation Identity Shield, according to a senior official.

  • News: MacBook hit with wireless hack

    Security researchers David Maynor and Jon Ellch performed a digital drive-by yesterday at the Black Hat USA conference. Their target: an Apple MacBook.



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