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  • News: 70 percent of youngsters prefer iTunes to P2P

    Purchasing music from Apple's iTunes Store is more popular among nine- to 14-year-olds than illegally downloading music over the internet, according to research firm NPD.

  • News: Microsoft shake-up ahead of new Yahoo bid?

    Microsoft has made a number of high-level executive changes, moves that could be designed to help the company digest a potential acquisition of Yahoo, according to one analyst.

  • News: UK broadband deregulation gets EC go-ahead

    The European Commission's telecommunications department has given the go-ahead to UK telecom regulator Ofcom to deregulate the wholesale broadband market in more than half the UK.

  • News: Microsoft mobile boss defects to Vodafone

    The head of Microsoft's mobile phone group is jumping ship to Vodafone, where he will run the mobile operator's internet services. Pieter Knook will join Vodafone on March 10, where he will lead a new unit delivering consumer internet services.

  • News: Facebook accused of hiding account deletion guide

    New instructions to help former Facebook users permanently delete their accounts are available online, but the social-networking giant has been criticised for not making them prominent enough.

  • News: Yahoo CEO: We're bigger than Microsoft

    Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang has encouraged investors to reject Microsoft's bid to acquire the company, citing the growing online advertising market and his company's position to take advantage of that growth.

  • News: BenQ smartphone pays for underground tickets

    BenQ is to trial a new mobile phone - the T80 – in Taiwan that uses near-field communications (NFC) technology to access home security systems and pay for items including subway rides.

  • News: News Corp wants Yahoo/MySpace tie-up

    News Corp is the latest company to be linked with a high-profile bid for Yahoo, with rumours of plans to link Yahoo with MySpace and other News Corp online properties in an attempt to scuttle Microsoft's unsolicited $44.6bn bid to take over the online giant, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

  • News: Yahoo NewsGlobe links 3D maps with RSS

    A new Yahoo mashup allows users to follow news in 3D as it happens all over the world. Yahoo's new NewsGlobe tool links the geocoding of Yahoo's Map service to its RSS news feed and then uses a 3D ActionScript open-source library called Papervision3D to provide a new way to browse Yahoo's top news stories.

  • News: ISP to battle Pirate Bay P2P ban

    A Danish ISP plans to fight a court injunction mandating that it shut off access to The Pirate Bay file-sharing website, in what could be a closely-watched battle with the music industry in Europe.

  • News: Firefox 3 beta 3.0 available for download

    The third beta of Firefox 3.0 is now available, eight weeks after Mozilla made the last major milestone for its open-source browser.

  • News: Google: DNS flaw makes phishing scams invisible

    Users are at risk from a loophole in the the domain name system (DNS) that could make financial scams undetectable, according to a study by researchers from Georgia Tech and Google.

  • News: IBM: hackers always mask online attacks

    To evade detection by security software, hackers now mask virtually every web browser exploit, according to IBM's X-Force research team.

  • News: BlackBerry users urged to back up

    The recent BlackBerry outage has one consulting company advising clients not to rely solely on the hugely popular smartphones for business-critical email messages.

  • News: Valentine's Day-themed Storm worm attacks

    A Valentine's-themed outbreak of the Storm worm has been detected. Emails that contain a web link, which directs users to a website where they can supposedly download a Valentine's card, are being received across the globe. The virus mirrors the fake Christmas and New Year messages seen in previous months.

  • News: T-Mobile ditches Google for Yahoo

    T-Mobile has dumped Google as its preferred mobile-search provider in Europe and switched allegiances to Yahoo.

  • News: Mobile WiMax to hit UK in near future

    Mobile WiMax, a long-range, high-bandwidth wireless technology, may soon be making its debut in the UK. Mobile-phone manufacturer Motorola told ZDNet.co.uk it had been working with a new operator in a bid to offer the technology to the UK.

  • News: Dell buys hosted email company MessageOne

    Dell announced yesterday that it is buying MessageOne for about $155m in cash.

  • News: Gov't puts pressure on ISPs over illegal downloads

    It seems the government has listened to the plea of Paul McGuiness, manager of rock group U2 regarding punishing illegal downloaders (read our story here). According to The Times, which obtained a draft copy of a consultation document soon to be published by the government, proposed legislation would force ISPs to take action against those downloading files illegally or face prosecution themselves.

  • News: Safer Internet Day raises awareness of net dangers

    Today marks the 5th Safer Internet Day, part of a global drive to promote a safer internet for all users, especially children and teens.

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