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  • 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.

  • News: 400 free Wi-Fi hotspots planned for Paris

    Citizens of and visitors to Paris will be offered free internet access over Wi-Fi networks, the city administration said this week.

  • News: Wikipedia founder launches political Wiki

    Jimmy 'Jimbo' Wales, the founder of Wikipedia, has launched a political wiki site, saying that it is "time for politics to become more intelligent".

  • News: MS plans keyboard for Vista, Windows Live

    A slim, wireless keyboard is being developed by Microsoft's hardware division that will allow users of Vista and Windows Live services to access key features more easily.

  • News: Film download services hits UK shores

    Wippit, a digital media service, has beaten Apple to the launch of a UK-based movie-download service.



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