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  • News: Spammers abuse webmail 'out-of-office' features

    McAfee says spammers are abusing the 'out of the office' auto-respond feature found in webmail services to make their messages appear to come from legitimate addresses.

  • News: Linkedin Mobile targets business handsets

    Professional social-networking service LinkedIn has launched LinkedIn Mobile, offering the service to any user with an internet-enabled mobile handset. The company has introduced a beta version of a new site that will allow users to look up profiles of other users and keep up to date with their network from mobile devices.

  • News: Google beats BBC & Apple as UK 'Superbrand'

    Google has topped the UK Superbrands survey for the first time, knocking the BBC off the top spot in a Top 500 list that's compiled by a council of senior business leaders and through an independent survey of 1,500 professionals.

  • News: YouTube outage highlights web security threat

    Sunday's inadvertent disruption of Google's YouTube video service underscores a flaw in the internet's design that could one day lead to a serious security problem, according to networking experts.

  • News: Free music boosts Last.fm's user numbers

    Last.FM claims its move to enable free online music streaming has massively boosted usage of the service.

  • News: Microsoft tests new tool to measure online ads

    Microsoft has introduced a reporting tool for its online advertising platform that it claims measures the impact of online ad campaigns rather than merely counting clicks.

  • News: Pakistan implicated in YouTube blackout

    Pakistan was responsible for a two hour blackout on the video-sharing site YouTube last Sunday, reports the site’s owners GoogleGoogle. The country ordered ISPs to block the website because of content deemed offensive to Islam.

  • News: Web downloads to make Blu-ray irrelevant?

    Blu-ray Disc may have beaten HD DVD in the high-definition optical disc wars, but it now faces a new test against internet downloads, market researchers Gartner and iSuppli said.

  • News: Goolag offers Google hacking for dummies

    The hacking group Cult of the Dead Cow has released a tool that should make Google hacking a little easier for novices.

  • News: Microsoft remains hopeful on Yahoo deal this year

    In a letter to employees, Microsoft put an upbeat spin on its attempt to take over Yahoo. While noting that no acquisition agreement is in place, Kevin Johnson, president of Microsoft's platforms and services division, wrote that he expects such a transaction to close in the second half of this year.

  • News: 8 essential photo-sharing tools

    Make Flickr more fun and less time consuming with these add-ons.

  • News: 10 reasons to upgrade to 802.11n Wi-Fi

    Not convinced that superfast 802.11n Wi-Fi is for you? Allow us to persuade you.

  • News: Government wants to punish UK ISPs over file sharing

    The government wants a new law by April 2009 obligating internet service providers (ISPs) to stop illegal file sharing on their networks. It is one of the most aggressive anti-internet piracy stances in Europe to date.

  • News: BBC iPlayer delivers 500,000 shows per day

    Around 500,000 TV shows are being downloaded or streamed via BBC iPlayer per day, the broadcaster has announced.

  • News: Last ever Netscape update released by AOL

    AOL has released the last update for its Netscape Navigator, and encouraged users to switch to Flock or Firefox.

  • News: New EU guidelines to boost RFID use

    The European Commission has sketched out guidelines designed to help get RFID (radio frequency identification) technologies up and running in the European Union, but stopped short of proposing formal legislation in the area.

  • News: Mozilla Messaging plans Thunderbird 3.0 for 2008

    The CEO of Mozilla Foundation's new Mobile Messaging subsidiary said the company is focusing its attention on producing the next version of its open-source email tool, Thunderbird 3.0.

  • News: Opera slams Mozilla over irresponsible disclosure

    Opera has patched three bugs in its web browser, and taken a swipe at Firefox developer Mozilla for irresponsibly revealing one of them on the web before giving its competitor a chance to release a fix.

  • News: Yahoo protects employees from Microsoft bid

    Yahoo has introduced two new severance plans that will protect its employees if Microsoft's unsolicited takeover bid is successful, it said in filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

  • News: Wordpress blogs hit by DoS attack

    The WordPress.com blog-hosting service suffered a denial-of-service (DoS) attack that began on Saturday and was still preventing users from logging in or posting to their blogs on Tuesday.

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