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  • 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.

  • News: doubleTwist releases media copying software

    DVD Jon, an infamous Norwegian hacker who was just 15 when he cracked encryption codes on DVDs, has released software that allows digital media files to be shared across devices.

  • News: Gates speaks out against web censorship

    Efforts by countries like China to restrict the exchange of information on the internet are ultimately doomed to failure, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates told an audience of Stanford University students on Tuesday.

  • News: Shuttle launches $99 Linux PC

    Shuttle is launching a $99 PC that, it says, is "a first for any computer at this price point". The Shuttle KPC goes onsale in the US today as a $99 barebones system or as a complete PC unit for $199.

  • News: BBC programmes now available via iTunes

    A number of BBC TV shows - including 'Torchwood', 'Little Britain' and 'Life on Mars' - are now available via Apple's iTunes Store, with episodes costing from £1.89 each.

  • News: Firefox & Opera users warned of bitmap exploit

    Firefox and Opera users have been warned of a flaw in the way the browsers handle an image file that could allow an attacker to see what websites they've visited.

  • News: Mozilla Messaging subsidiary to push Thunderbird

    The Mozilla Foundation has established a new subsidiary focused on developing its free, open-source Thunderbird email software.

  • News: Average broadband speeds below 3Mbps in UK

    Despite what broadband ISPs might claim in their adverts, UK broadband users are only getting an average download speed of 2.95Mb, reports broadband comparison site Broadband-Expert.co.uk. The site surveyed 18,558 UK broadband users in January this year to discover the average speeds users are really receiving.

  • News: GPS used to find friends and toilets

    Location-based services were the talk of Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress last week, as service providers manoeuvred to take advantage of the increasing number of mobile phones shipping with integrated GPS modules. Many of the services put the emphasis on finding your friends, not finding your way, as GPS evolves into more of a social tool.

  • News: Firefox 3.0 decreases memory demands

    The chief engineer for Mozilla says Firefox 3.0's memory consumption has been "dramatically improved" because developers have aggressively attacked the open-source browser's notorious memory 'leaks'.

  • News: Amazon S3 customers' fury after outage

    Amazon's S3 data-storage service was down for several hours on Friday morning, leaving businesses that rely on the service offline.

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