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  • News: €1-a-day web service to fight French digital divide

    France plans to offer 1.2 million of the country's poorest citizens a computer with broadband internet access for a daily fee of €1 to ensure that they have access to the increasing number of government services available online.

  • News: Intel faces another investigation in Germany

    Intel could face another investigation over its business practices after a complaint was filed in Germany's federal cartel office last week.

  • News: Microsoft daily fines may be increased

    The European Commission has decided to increase the daily penalty against Microsoft for failing to honour the antitrust ruling against it from €2m to €3m.

  • News: Delays to Office, Vista leave partners worried

    For the 7,000 or so Microsoft partners descending on Boston for this week's Worldwide Partner Conference, delays in the release of Windows Vista and Office 2007 could leave them feeling like a shop unable to stock its shelves with goods.

  • News: Spam data to be shared by ISPs

    A set of guidelines may pave the way for dozens of ISPs to participate in a Cambridge University research project into the problem of spam.

  • News: Microsoft to show Vista security features

    Microsoft will show off the security features of Vista later this year at a hacker conference, the event organiser said today.

  • News: Man indicted on software piracy charges

    A 25-year-old US man has been indicted on four charges of trafficking unauthorised software authenticity certificates, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) announced yesterday.

  • News: Firefox 2.0 beta out today?

    A note posted on Mozilla's website suggests that a beta version of Firefox 2.0 could be released as early as today.

  • News: ISPs pressured to close file-sharers accounts

    The British Phonographic Industry has written to Tiscali and Cable & Wireless, demanding that they close the accounts of 59 alleged illegal file-sharers.

  • News: Mobile roaming rate comparison service launches

    Mobile operators have today launched a website where customers can compare international roaming rates. The GSM Association's site is a response to criticism from the European Commission.

  • News: China will get research watchdog

    An independent watchdog to oversee funding for scientific research in China will be formed by the country's Ministry of Science and Technology, it was reported today.

  • News: Yahoo gives birth to Trip Planner

    Yahoo is set to launch a service that helps consumers plan trips online the way they do in real life: by finding out where other people went and what they did there.

  • News: Google helps expose malware

    A little-known capability in Google's search engine has helped security vendor Websense uncover thousands of malicious websites as well as several legitimate sites that have been hacked, the company said Friday.

  • News: eBay bars Google Checkout

    eBay customers won't be able to use the recently launched Google Checkout service to buy products, according to the auction website.

  • News: Researchers' robot playing poker

    Computer scientists have moved beyond figuring out how to beat computerised chess systems and are now tackling automated Texas Hold'Em programs.

  • News: Nokia 770 to get phone capabilities

    Nokia surprised many commentators last year by releasing a mobile device that did not have any phone capabilities. However, recently released software means the 770 internet tablet can now be used as a phone after all.

  • News: 'iPod-killer' from MS to be Wi-Fi ready?

    If rumours are to believed, Microsoft is doing everything it can to burst Apple's bubble with the 'iPod-killer' device that is said to be coming to market before Christmas this year.

  • News: Extradition order for hacker approved

    The UK has approved the extradition of a hacker to the US where he will face trial for allegedly crippling military networks shortly after the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001.

  • News: Mac WGA equivalent uncovered

    Apple users have discovered that Mac OS X has a feature hidden within it that does much the same thing as Windows Genuine Advantage, Microsoft's controversial anti-piracy program.

  • News: July to be bumper patch month

    Holes in Microsoft's Office software will force Microsoft to release seven software patches next week.



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