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  • News: 3,500 charged in file-sharing swoop

    German investigators have charged 3,500 people with illegal music sharing, in the biggest single sweep of its kind, the IFPI said today.

  • News: Word flaw will be patched by June

    Microsoft plans to patch a newly discovered hole in Microsoft Word in its next monthly patch update, and may release a rare 'out of cycle' fix to address the hole, a company spokesman said.

  • News: Google to sell video adverts

    Google will soon begin selling video advertisements on the web, opening a new front in its battle for a bigger slice of the online advertising market.

  • News: Google stretches search lead in US

    Google extended its lead in US search-engine usage in April for the ninth consecutive month, while its four closest competitors all lost market share.

  • News: Windows Live Mail hits problems

    Microsoft acknowledged last week that it is having problems with its most recent beta release of Windows Live Mail.

  • News: Zfone encrypts VoIP for Windows users

    Zfone, a free piece of software that encrypts VoIP calls in a way that may circumvent government eavesdropping laws in some countries, is now available to Windows users, its developer said yesterday.

  • News: Yahoo messaging worm hijacks IE

    A worm that installs a 'Safety' browser, plays screeching music and dumps a graphic on the victim's desktop is circulating via IM.

  • News: Skype patches security hole

    Skype is advising users to upgrade to a more recent version of its VoIP software to fix a security bug reported late last week by a security researcher in New Zealand.

  • News: AOL allows personalised email addresses

    AOL is testing a scheme to let its members customise their AOL Mail address by using a domain name of their choice instead of the default aol.com, the ISP and web portal announced last week.

  • News: Three sentenced for 'warez' activities

    Three US men have been sentenced to jail or home confinement for their participation in so-called 'warez' online piracy groups, the US Department of Justice announced.

  • News: Analysis: the eBay patent ruling

    A US Supreme Court ruling last week favouring eBay in a patent dispute won praise from some technology vendors, but many intellectual property lawyers have questioned the long-term effects of the decision.

  • News: Opinion: Yahoo's fresh look

    For almost as long as there's been a web, there's been a Yahoo. Its look, feel, and functionality have changed a lot over the years, mostly through subtle evolution.

  • News: EC blasts member states over IT

    The European Commission today accused most of the European Union's 25 member states of failing to live up to promises they made a year ago to boost their ICT sectors.

  • News: ID card scheme slated by IBM researcher

    The government's ID cards scheme has been slated by a researcher at IBM. Michael Osborne attacked the project on the grounds of cost, among a number of other reasons.

  • News: Scientists build a world of 'software beings'

    Politicians could one day determine the results of elections before they take place, thanks to a European research project that will study social interactions between millions of virtual human beings.

  • News: Vista system requirements outlined

    Microsoft has launched a site outlining the minimum hardware requirements for the next version of the Windows OS, Windows Vista.

  • News: Spammers' attacks shut down Blue Frog

    Israeli firm Blue Security's controversial vigilante antispam service, Blue Frog, has been closed down after a spammer threatened to mount more denial-of-service attacks on its servers.

  • News: Trust is key for location-based search

    Google's head of mobile services is looking for your trust.

  • News: Symantec attempts to derail Vista

    Symantec has asked a court in the US to order Microsoft to halt the development of Windows Vista, claiming that its rival is unlawfully incorporating Veritas storage technology into its latest OS.

  • News: Google faces lawsuit over search suggestions

    A Belgian company has refiled a lawsuit over search terms offered by Google's toolbar that directs users to pirated software.



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