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  • News: Expedia and Rhapsody hit by infected ads

    Expedia.com and music store Rhapsody have fallen foul of cyber criminals planting malware into banner ads. Users clicking on the flash banner ads were redirected to sites which tried to get them to install a rogue anti-spyware application.

  • News: Microsoft bids $44bn for Yahoo

    The biggest IT acquisition of the year is in the offing after Microsoft offered $44.6bn (£22.4bn) to buy Yahoo.

  • News: YouTube helps Google to mammoth profits

    YouTube, the online video site that Google bought in 2006, continues to see strong growth in the US and around the world. As a consequence, Google was this week able to post fourth-quarter revenue up 51 percent over the same period the year before.

  • News: Web traffic disruption hits business world

    The web traffic disruption that occurred this week after two underwater cables in the Mediterranean were damaged may not have directly impacted on UK or US businesses, but web traffic flowing toward Asia and Africa has been disrupted.

  • News: AOL backtracks on move to kill Netscape

    The once-dominant Netscape browser – set to be killed off today – has been given a stay of execution, but only for a month.

  • News: The Pirate Bay four charged

    The four Swedish founders of The Pirate Bay – one of the World’s most popular file-sharing sites have been charged with conspiracy to break copyright law.

  • News: IM attacks get sophisticated and dangerous

    According to Akonix, a vendor of messaging-security systems, there were 14 new attacks on instant-messaging (IM) systems in January. And while that number seems relatively low, the attacks are more dangerous and better at targeting users.

  • News: YouTube pays UK contributors

    The YouTube Partner Programme that offers users the chance to make money from videos they post on the site is being launched in the UK.

  • News: Critical Firefox fix coming next week

    Mozilla has bumped up the threat ranking for an unpatched Firefox bug to 'high', but promised a fix is coming in Version, now slated for release on February 5.

  • News: African spammers plead guilty to fraud

    The US Department of Justice (DoJ) announced yesterday that three people had pleaded guilty to charges related to spam email that promised victims millions of dollars from an estate and a lottery.

  • News: Search evolution: new ways to get better results

    We've dug out some internet search sites and services that will add voice recognition and results focused on meaning. But it may be that Microsoft's fresh-looking Tafiti engine makes the biggest splash of all.

  • News: Firefox closes in on IE with 30% share

    Firefox continued its assault on Internet Explorer's domination of the web browser market last year, finishing 2007 with nearly 30 percent of the European market, according to French web metrics firm XiTi Monitor.

  • News: Cut-price eBay launching worldwide

    eBay is to slash the cost of listing items on the online auction site by between 25 and 50 percent, while increasing the fees for sold items.

  • News: MySpace opens developer platform

    Programmers can pre-register for the MySpace Developer Platform today, ahead of the service's launch next week.

  • News: Rigged Word docs used to attack Windows PCs

    Security software developer Trend Micro has warned PC users of new email attacks which use rigged Microsoft Word documents

  • News: The ultimate guide to eBay safety

    Ask any user about eBay and, for every success story you hear, there’ll also be one regarding fraud or payment scams. In fact, according to the FBI, which tracks online fraud via its Internet Crime Complaint Center, auction scams have averaged more than half of all online fraud complaints.

  • News: Blow to EU music piracy crackdown

    In a blow against the music industry, the European Court of Justice has ruled that EU countries don't have to require internet service providers to reveal subscriber data for use in civil cases.

  • News: Video: 'Windows 7' leaked online

    Is this the face of Windows 7, the follow-up to Windows Vista that's not due out until late 2009 or early 2010?

  • News: U2 manager calls for heavy-handed ISP tactics

    Music fans illegally downloading songs could be subject to a 'three strikes and you’re out' rule, which will see their internet connections severed.

  • News: Facebook apps to appear on other sites

    Applications designed to run on Facebook could soon find their way onto other websites, after the social-networking firm launched a new JavaScript client library which ends the restriction that prevented developers from running Facebook applications on competitors' sites.

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