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  • News: Mobile phones increase Google traffic

    Google has reported an increase in mobile phone users accessing the web from their handsets.

  • News: 90% don't trust government with data

    Around 90 percent of UK adults don't trust the government with their personal data, according to a survey by IT security supplier Data Encryption Systems (DES).

  • News: 50% of UK broadband users unhappy with service

    Half of the UK’s broadband users are unhappy with the service they receive from their internet service providers, according to a survey of nearly 11,000 broadband customers.

  • News: Channel 4 shows now available on iTunes

    Channel 4 has joined the BBC in making some of its TV shows available through Apple's iTunes service in the UK.

  • News: VLC media player flaw could expose PCs

    A flaw in the open-source VLC media player could allow an attacker to execute harmful code on a PC.

  • News: ISPs make HMRC the internet's number-one villain

    Eschewing notorious botnets, crime hubs and black-hat hackers, the Internet Services Providers' Association (ISPA) used a gala dinner on 14 March to hand Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs (HMRC) the 'Internet Villain' of the year award for 2007.

  • News: Facebook to launch instant-messaging service

    Facebook is expected to launch an instant-messaging service. The social-networking site is believed to have been trialing the service, which will allow users to chat to other members without the need for a third-party application.

  • News: Is Phorm's targeted ad system illegal?

    The Foundation for Information Policy Research (FIPR) has joined those opposing Phorm's targeted online advertising service, sending a letter to the Information Commissioner's Office to highlight the dangers of the service.

  • News: Berners-Lee slams Phorm monitoring system

    The man behind the internet has slammed ISP plans to track consumers web activity. A number of leading ISPs are planning to use Phorm, a company that tracks web activity to create personalised adverts, but web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee has spoken out against the plans.

  • News: Tibet riots lead to block on YouTube

    Beijing appears to have taken a page out of Myanmar's playbook by blocking some internet access amid rioting in Tibet that has already seen as many as 80 people killed, according to the Tibetan government in exile.

  • News: Google chief slams Microsoft-Yahoo proposal

    Google has expressed its concerns about the free flow of information on the internet if Microsoft succeeds in acquiring Yahoo.

  • News: King of Spam pleads guilty to fraud charge

    Robert Soloway, the notorious spammer dubbed 'the King of Spam' is facing a possible 26-year jail sentence after pleading guilty on Friday to charges of fraud and tax evasion.

  • News: 12 things you didn't know you could do with Google

    Every time I turn around, Google's come up with something new, cool, or innovative. It's no wonder it has Microsoft on the run. Here's a quick round-up of some of the functions available from one of the web’s most popular search engines.

  • News: The seven best Windows Mobile downloads

    If you're using your Windows Mobile smartphone or Pocket PC with only the out-the-box applications such as the media player or calculator, you're missing out on a world of value. Your handheld is, after all, a tiny computer.

  • News: The 40 best free software applications

    When the word 'free' is mentioned our ears always prick up. Whether it's to enhance your office systems or just keep you busy during down time, the web, it would seem, has the answer to it all - and a bulk of this veritable treasure trove is free. We've selected the best.

  • News: BBC stops iPlayer hackers

    The BBC has closed the loophole on its iPlayer that allowed users to share programmes with others.

  • News: IFrame hack directs users to malware

    Hackers using a new scam continue to subvert hundreds of thousands of web pages with IFrame redirects that send unwary users to malware-spewing sites, according to researchers.

  • News: MySpace launches applications gallery

    MySpace has opened a test version of its applications gallery, allowing its members to install programs built by external developers participating in the social-networking company's developer programme.

  • News: Intel Atom desktops to cost under $200

    Intel expects to plug its newest Atom chips into desktop PCs that will be available later this year from under $200 (£100).

  • News: Microsoft and Yahoo discuss acquisition

    Microsoft and Yahoo executives met for the first time on Monday to discuss Microsoft's initial $44.6bn cash and stock bid for the company, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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