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  • News: YouTube releases APIs to developers

    Third-party websites can now build their own YouTube capabilities, after the video-sharing site gave developers access to the YouTube video library and underlying video hosting and streaming infrastructure.

  • News: Superfast Firefox 3.0 beats IE7, Opera & Safari

    Firefox 3.0 beta 4 users report that Mozilla's new browser is dramatically faster than its predecessor, as well the newest versions of Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari.

  • News: Skype admits failure of eBay integration

    Two-and-a-half years after eBay bought Skype, the online auction giant has moved away from trying to create new, merged capabilities through the acquisition and is letting Skype be what it is.

  • News: 10,000 web pages infected by password hack

    Hackers looking to steal passwords used in popular online games have infected more than 10,000 web pages in recent days.

  • News: EU gives go-ahead to Google-Doubleclick deal

    Google's proposed acquisition of DoubleClick does not pose a significant threat to competition in the European online advertising market, the European Commission said yesterday. However, it reminded the companies that they also have an obligation to respect EU legislation on the privacy of personal data, one of the grounds on which opponents lobbied to block the merger.

  • News: Silver surfers are the safest online shoppers

    Older surfers are better at protecting themselves when purchasing online than younger generations, reports a new survey by credit-protection firm, CPP.

  • News: Firefox 3.0 beta 4 now available

    The final version of Firefox 3.0 has taken a step closer to reality after Mozilla posted the fourth beta for download and confirmed it would give developers just a week before it froze the code on the next.

  • News: US judge bans spyware distributor

    A US judge has granted a request by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for a judgment against a company accused of distributing spyware and adware on to people's computers.

  • News: Google Adwords punishes slow-loading ads

    Under new plans revealed by Google, advertisers whose web ads take too long to load will see their price per click increase.

  • News: News Corp says "no" to Yahoo deal

    Rupert Murdoch has ruled out a potential bid by News Corp for Yahoo, according to a report from Reuters.

  • News: Google's Gmail losing battle against spam

    Spam originating from Google's Gmail domain doubled last month, indicating that spammers are still defeating the Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart (CAPTCHA), the distorted text used as a security test to thwart mass registration of email accounts and other website abuse.

  • News: IE 8.0 blocks Windows Update, Gmail & Facebook

    The new version of Internet Explorer (IE 8.0) being previewed by Microsoft blocks access to the company's Windows Update service, company has confirmed.

  • News: Reports: iTunes to get Beatles records

    Major media outlets are claiming that Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has made £200m through licensing the band's tracks to an online retailer.

  • News: China's YouTube-killer still online, despite rumours

    It was strongly rumoured last week that the Chinese government had ordered Tudou.com, the country's top online video site, to close. However, Tudou.com has continued to operate, and news reports about its demise have disappeared from top sites.

  • News: Internet Governance Forum tackles e-crime

    The first Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was held at the Houses of Parliament last week, with the group unveiling plans to tackle online crime by sharing information between law enforcement, ISPs and charities.

  • News: Feature: Inside Microsoft's research labs

    If you think the touchscreen on Apple's iPhone is cool, imagine a device that actually sees, reflects and responds to your fingers touching the back of the device.

  • News: Facebook vs LinkedIn - expert guide

    Social networking is no longer the 'Next Big Thing'. In fact, it's now as much part of our web experience as search engines. But how does it help us at work?

  • News: Tories back new cybersecurity minister role

    The Conservative Party has unveiled proposals for a new cybersecurity minister to help tackle online crime.

  • News: Ballmer: Silverlight not ready for the iPhone

    Steve Ballmer said Microsoft wants to get its Silverlight technology, which allows developers to build and deliver multimedia applications on the web, "everywhere" and that putting it on the iPhone is certainly "interesting".

  • News: Google's DoubleClick acquisition to get thumbs up

    The European Union (EU) is expected to give Google's $3.1bn acquisition of advertising firm DoubleClick the go-ahead, according to Reuters. Citing people familiar with the situation, Reuters said the approval is expected to come next week.

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