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  • News: Google, AOL nail down partnership details

    Google has finalised the details of its expanded partnership with Time Warner's AOL subsidiary, including the acquisition of a 5 percent stake in AOL for $1bn.

  • News: The Beatles vs. Apple, part III

    Apple Computer will face another legal challenge today, as the company representing the Beatles alleges that the sale of music through iTunes violates a 1991 agreement restricting how the computer maker would use its logo.

  • News: Google zaps official blog by mistake

    The world's most famous internet search firm has pie on its face after staffers accidentally deleted the company's main official blog on Monday night.

  • News: Don't sue us, Torrentspy tells Hollywood

    The Motion Picture Association of America might just as well have sued Google for copyright violation rather than pick on Torrentspy, the smaller company said in a court filing this week.

  • News: Online abuse by UK workers rampant

    Workers misusing the internet are the second-largest cause of security incidents in large UK companies after viruses, a government-sponsored study has found.

  • News: User trends drove Microsoft to Windows Live

    Customers' changing expectations are behind Microsoft's decision to offer some of its applications over the web in the form of free services supported by advertising, a company executive said yesterday.

  • News: Sites let users find and report phishing

    Security vendors are launching two sites aimed at helping people report and avoid phishing attacks.

  • News: Microsoft tests fix for IE bug

    A recently identified Internet Explorer security hole is now being exploited and Microsoft hopes to include a fix for it in its 11 April patch or maybe even earlier, according to a posting on a Microsoft blog.

  • News: Russian eBay gangsters rumbled

    The online auction site eBay has helped to shut down a Russian website that was offering to sell stolen customer account information for as little as $5 a time.

  • News: Four indicted in Nigerian email scam

    Four people have been indicted and could face 30 years in prison for a variation on a popular scam in which email senders claim they're trying to transfer money out of Nigeria.

  • News: Microsoft warns of nasty IE bug

    Microsoft is warning users of its Internet Explorer browser to use caution on the web, after the disclosure of an unpatched bug that could allow attackers to seize control of a PC running the browser software.

  • News: PayPal prepares SMS payments

    PayPal, the online-payment company owned by eBay, appears to be gearing up to let customers send money by text message from a mobile phone.

  • News: IE worries continue with critical bug

    Security researchers have given Microsoft more work to do as it prepares an upcoming IE security fix.

  • News: Apple slams France as 'pirate' state

    Apple has slammed France's decision to force manufacturers to make their digital rights management systems interoperate.

  • News: Microsoft to revamp IE after bugs

    Microsoft is readying an update to Internet Explorer following the recent discovery of two unpatched IE vulnerabilities, including one bug that could allow attackers to seize control of a victim's PC.

  • News: Windows Vista release pushed back to 2007

    Broad availability of the Windows Vista client OS will not be achieved until next year.

  • News: French approve copyright protection bill

    The French National Assembly approved a digital copyright bill today that will require DRM developers to reveal details of their technology to rivals that wish to build interoperable systems.

  • News: Alpha release of Firefox 2.0 imminent

    Developers at the Mozilla Foundation are readying the first alpha version of the Firefox 2.0 open-source browser and could release it as early as today.

  • News: IE at core of Microsoft next-gen web plan

    The browser isn't everything when it comes to Microsoft's platform strategy for next-generation web applications, but it remains key.

  • News: Google to launch financial website

    Google plans to launch today a financial news and information website called Google Finance, which will be in direct competition with Yahoo Finance and Microsoft's MSN Money.

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