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  • News: History's 10 most cringeworthy tech blunders

    We've all had excruciatingly embarrassing moments we'd rather forget. But when they occur in the relentlessly interconnected world of technology, they spread through the internet like a bad cold. Here's our pick of the most embarrassing tech moments of all time

  • News: Friendster to open its platform to developers

    Friendster is to follow in Facebook's footsteps and launch a developer programme in that will provide developers with more access to its network.

  • News: Mozilla: We don't need Google

    Mozilla is prepared to dump Google and the millions it collects from the search company each year, if that's what it takes to stay independent, according to the open-source developer's CEO.

  • News: Opera 9.5 beta offers improved synching

    Opera Software has released a beta of its upcoming desktop browser, code-named Kestrel, which can synchronise bookmarks between a PC and a mobile device.

  • News: Mozilla warns of bugs in latest Firefox update

    Mozilla is working on a new Firefox fix to repair five bugs introduced in last week's security update.

  • News: Microsoft beats Google to Facebook stake

    Facebook will sell a $240m minority stake to Microsoft, with the Windows developer expanding the advertising services it provides to the social networking site as part of the deal.

  • News: Flash launches mobile web-browsing technology

    Flash Networks yesterday announced Open Mobile Browsing. Flash claims that OMB provides mobile internet browsing that resembles the fixed-line desktop web experience.

  • News: Post Office's 'unique' broadband wins backing

    The Post Office's efforts to attract late adopters of broadband services in the UK has been backed by price comparison website Money Supermarket.

  • News: Windows Live gets mobile features

    Microsoft yesterday expanded the capabilities of its Windows Live ID service. The company made it possible for users to sign up for an ID from a mobile device. Microsoft also added support for single sign-on for its Windows Live services.

  • News: Crime gangs cause five-fold increase in malware

    Malware targeting PCs with Trojans, password stealers and keyloggers, among other things, registered a five-fold increase in the first half of 2007, according to research released by Microsoft at the RSA Security conference in London.

  • News: MySpace users to get free Web 2.0 games

    MySpace users will be able to add multiplayer games to their personal profile pages, and play them for free, from next year. MySpace has struck a deal with Oberon Media to make available hundreds of casual games from its portfolio, the companies said today.

  • News: Adobe fixes Acrobat & Reader PDF flaw

    Adobe has tackled a flaw which exposed Windows XP PCs to exploits arriving in malicious PDF files.

  • News: Interview: BT predicts future of computing

    Artificial intelligence, intelligent viruses and Second Life 10.0 are all real possibilities, according to BT futurologist Ian Pearson. In this interview, he explains why we won't understand intelligent machines when they finally arise, and warns of the big ethical dilemmas we'll face

  • News: E-commerce firms betting the world on Facebook

    Facebook has become so popular that some companies are betting their businesses on it, with participants in a panel at last week's Web 2.0 Summit conference in San Francisco citing the impact of the social-networking site.

  • News: Three 'critical' patches among 10 Firefox updates

    Mozilla has patch 10 bugs in its open-source Firefox browser, including three rated as 'critical'. and released the refreshed versions for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X.

  • News: AT&T sues Vonage over VoIP patent

    AT&T has filed a lawsuit against VoIP provider Vonage, seeking damages for alleged patent infringement.

  • News: Wimax certified as 3G technology

    WiMax has earned an important seal of approval, after the Radiocommunication Sector of the International Telecommunication Union certified it as a 3G mobile data technology.

  • News: Warning over sluggish UK broadband speeds

    Competitive Minister Stephen Timms says the UK is getting left behind other European nations on next-generation broadband and needs to "get on track" by developing faster services

  • News: Microsoft's Ballmer dismisses Google Docs

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has dismissed efforts by companies such as Google and Zimbra to take on Microsoft's Office suite with online personal productivity application suites.

  • News: Microsoft Popfly mashup tool not for 'coneheads'

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has released a public beta version of the company's Popfly mashup tool.

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