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  • 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.

  • News: Microsoft: Yahoo wrong to reject $44.6bn takeover

    Microsoft has labelled Yahoo's decision to snub its $44.6bn offer offer for the company as "unfortunate" because time is of the essence to tackle the growing dominance of Google.

  • News: Official: Yahoo dismisses Microsoft bid

    Yahoo has officially rejected Microsoft's $44.6bn cash-and-stock offer, saying the unsolicited proposal substantially undervalues the company.

  • News: Mozilla patches 11 Firefox bugs

    Mozilla has patched Firefox to fix 11 bugs, including one from three weeks ago that posed a threat to users who had installed any of the more than 600 add-ons for the open-source browser.

  • News: Fasthosts vs Microsoft over £5 Office 2007

    Fasthosts’ new ‘software-as-a-service’ package offering Microsoft Office for £5 per month has been thrown into doubt, after the software giant claimed the service infringes its licensing regulations.

  • News: MySpace support added to Flock web browser

    Flock has added MySpace support to its Mozilla-based social web browser that allows users to monitor what is happening on their favourite social networks while they surf the web.

  • News: Yahoo to snub Microsoft takeover

    Yahoo is to reject Microsoft's $44bn takeover bid, according to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).

  • News: All you need to know about Wikipedia

    An online encyclopedia, which launched with an English language version in 2001, has become the world's largest ever encyclopedia reports Encyclopedia Britannica. Wikipedia went live in January 2001 and was quickly followed by French, German, Catalan and Swedish versions.



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