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  • News: DRM-free iTunes music now available

    Apple has announced three significant changes to its iTunes Store at Macworld Expo, but the first is undoubtedly the biggest news: the music and video download service, which features more than 10 million songs, is finally going Digital Rights Management (DRM)-free.

  • News: Obama and Britney hit by Twitter hack

    Hackers have taken control of a number of celebrity Twitter accounts, including those belonging to US president-elect Barack Obama and troubled pop princess Britney Spears, says Sophos.

  • News: Picasa for Mac now available

    Google has released a public beta of its Picasa for Mac desktop software for organising, editing, and uploading photos.

  • News: China targets Google in web porn crackdown

    The Chinese government has launched a month-long campaign to stamp out internet pornography, with Google's search engine topping the list of websites it wants to see crack down on pornographic content.

  • News: Gov't to help finance next-gen broadband network

    Gordon Brown has revealed the government is considering investing in Britain's next-generation broadband network.

  • News: Gov't to outsource 'super snooping' database

    The UK government is considering letting an external company handle the 'super database' of information regarding all the telephone calls, emails and website visits made by UK citizens.

  • News: Stephen Fry hit by Twitter ID hack

    Hackers are targeting Twitter users in a bid to steal their personal information, says Sophos.

  • News: Facebook beats traffic record over Christmas

    Facebook saw its highest-ever traffic levels over the festive period, says Hitwise.

  • News: Wikipedia hits $6m donation target

    The Wikimedia Foundation has raised the necessary funds to operate Wikipedia until the end of June, the nonprofit organization announced Friday.

  • News: Firefox and Safari chomp into IE browser share

    Internet Explorer's market share plunged by a record-setting amount during December, according to web metrics vendor Net Applications.

  • News: Apple and Amazon top online satisfaction ratings

    Were you satisfied with your Christmas online holiday shopping experience? That's the question that researcher ForeSee Results asked more than 9,000 US Christmas shoppers to find which retailers provide the most satisfying shopping.

  • News: YouTube Blu-ray partnership for CES

    LG Electronics is bringing video-on-demand to its Blu-ray Disc players through streaming video deals it has inked with major Web sites.

  • News: Watch out for hidden cookies

    Traditional browser-based cookies aren't the only technology used to store user data anymore, giving Web sites the ability to track your surfing habits for the purpose of data mining or other, more malicious goals.

  • News: 2009 tech predictions

    We've compiled a slew of predictions - including the idea that some unemployed IT pros may soon turn to life of crime.

  • News: Apple bucks first-ever online sales slump

    US online sales during this year's full Christmas holiday season fell 3 percent, according to comScore, marking the first year-over-year decline since the Internet research company began tracking e-commerce in 2001. But Apple's online store grew nearly 20 percent.

  • News: Gmail users pushed towards Google Chrome

    Google is encouraging Gmail users to dump Microsoft's Internet Explorer for its own Chrome browser or Mozilla's Firefox.

  • News: Protect email from spooks and snoops

    The Small Sister open-source privacy project has released a first beta of its SmallMail application, allowing individuals to send email messages that can't be intercepted or traced by governments or snoops.

  • News: 12 ways porn shaped the internet

    For an industry that many people won't admit they've ever patronised, pornography has had an amazing impact on virtually every new medium, from cave painting to photography. Dirty pictures have been credited with ensuring the future of the VCR, boosting cable TV subscriptions, helping to kill off the Betamax and HD DVD formats, and (perhaps most important) driving the growth of the internet.

  • News: Government crackdown on web standards

    In an effort to protect children from ‘harmful and offensive material’ the UK government is looking at adding cinema-style age ratings to websites, as well as a raft of other online laws.

  • News: The 100 oldest websites on the internet

    The internet's been around in some form for decades. It wasn't until the mid-80s, though, that the web as we know it started coming together - and those precious dotcom domains started getting snatched up.

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