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  • News: Apple broadcasts 'live' concert to iPhone

    Apple on Saturday broadcast its first-ever 'live' streaming music event: a gig in San Francisco by Underworld.

  • News: 61% of young adults illegally download music

    Nearly two thirds of 14 to 24 year olds illegally download music over peer-to-peer (p2p) networks, says UK Music.

  • News: After Yahoo deal, Microsoft sheds RazorFish

    Microsoft is to sell the digital marketing agency RazorFish as part of its ongoing effort to take on Google in the search-advertising space. Microsoft will sell the agency to French media and advertising company Publicis Groupe in a deal valued at about $530 million, the companies announced yesterday.

  • News: Twitter DDoS attack continues, affects third-party apps

    The distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attacks that knocked out Twitter for hours and affected other sites such as Facebook, Google's Blogger and LiveJournal on Thursday continued all day Friday and persisted over the weekend.

  • News: Mozilla offers first public preview of Firefox 3.6

    Mozilla has unveiled the first public preview of Firefox 3.6 - a minor browser upgrade expected to ship in November.

  • News: URL shortener tr.im closes, blames Twitter

    The tr.im link-shortening service was yesterday shut down by operator Nambu Network. Nambu failed to find a buyer for the tr.im service.

  • News: Police, councils spy on your calls, SMS and email

    Official figures have revealed that in Britain each day last year, councils, police and the intelligence services had granted more than 1,500 requests to snoop on the public's phonecalls, emails and text messages.

  • News: 13 arrested over internet addict camp death

    Authorities in China have made several arrests following the death of a boy being 'treated' for internet addiction in an unlicensed boot camp.

  • News: The 36 unwritten rules of technology

    Whether it's fixing a computer for family or friends or just the simple fact that the worse the website, the sleazier the adds, there are certain rules of technology that must be obeyed. We've rounded up our favourite 36.

  • News: 12 famous places from the history of technology

    Like all great hobby subjects, technology has its own places of interest. Indeed, to true tech geeks these are places of pilgrimage. Here are the 12 greatest places in the history of technology.

  • News: The 10 best free Windows software programs

    If you run Microsoft Windows, you owe it to yourself to try these 10 killer open source apps as they'll improve your PC experience no end.

  • Video: World Technology Update - 7 August 2009

    In this week’s show Defcon attendees hack their badges, Google CEO resigns from Apple's board, Nissan intros an electric vehicle, T-Mobile's myTouch 3G touches down in San Francisco, Sanyo shows off a solar charger charger, Sony debuts its Party-shot automatic picture-taker, Tokyo's Akihabara maids cool us off, and Taylor Swift lends her body to Activision.

  • News: World Technology Update - 7 August 2009

    In this week’s show Defcon attendees hack their badges, Google CEO resigns from Apple's board, Nissan intros an electric vehicle, T-Mobile's myTouch 3G touches down in San Francisco, Sanyo shows off a solar charger charger, Sony debuts its Party-shot automatic picture-taker, Tokyo's Akihabara maids cool us off, and Taylor Swift lends her body to Activision.

  • News: Online shoppers hit by recession

    Over 60 percent of consumers that have not received goods or service they paid for in advance, shopped online, says Consumer Focus.

  • News: BT's 40Mbps super-broadband stopped by NIMBYs

    BT's plan to upgrade the UK's telecoms network to super-fast fibre-optic cables has been halted by local residents who don't fancy the required cabinets messing up their streets.

  • News: Microsoft security update to fix nine flaws

    Microsoft's monthly patch update, which will be released next week, looks set to fix nine flaws, and all but one affect Windows.

  • News: Twitter DOS attack targeted Georgian blogger

    The denial of service (DOS) attacks which targeted Twitter, Facebook, Blogger and LiveJournal yesterday may have targeted just one individual

  • News: Microsoft to launch Office.com?

    Microsoft has acquired the office.com domain from a Brussels-based company, according to searches of Internet registration records.

  • News: Twitter down: killed by DOS attack

    Micro-blogging sensation social media site Twitter has inexplicably disappeared, with reports confirming loss of the service around the world.

  • News: London is Twitter capital of the world, says CEO

    The co-founder and chief executive of Twitter says that London is the top Twitter city in the world, with the UK second to the US in Twitter use in terms of user numbers.



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