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  • 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.

  • News: BBC iPlayer to support Mac OS X, Firefox

    Firefox users are now also able to use iPlayer. And the BBC says it will support downloads through its iPlayer service on the Mac platform by the end of 2008.

  • News: Microsoft to release 12 patches next week

    Microsoft yesterday announced that it will release a dozen security updates next week, matching the patch record set a year ago. Seven of the 12 will be tagged with the company's highest threat ranking of 'critical'.

  • News: Analysis: Yahoo, Microsoft can take on Google

    Research firm IDC says that Microsoft's proposed takeover of Yahoo is the right combination to take on search heavyweight Google.

  • News: Yahoo to choose Google over Microsoft bid?

    Yahoo has stepped up its talks with Google as it looks for alternatives to Microsoft's unsolicited $44.6bn takeover bid, according to the Los Angeles Times.

  • News: Microsoft may delay demise of Windows XP

    A Microsoft spokesperson yesterday acknowledged the petition asking the company to keep Windows XP for sale indefinitely rather than drop the popular OS from most sales outlets on June 30 as planned. Microsoft said that the final date of XP's demise would depend on 'partners and customers'.

  • News: Microsoft ditches Windows Vista upgrade downloads

    Microsoft has radically altered a program that allows Windows Vista customers to upgrade from a basic version of its OS to one of the premium editions.

  • News: YouTube group wages war on Scientology

    A group of activists are using YouTube and other social-networking sites to gather people together for a day of action against the Church of Scientology this Sunday, February 10.

  • News: Spanish-language Facebook launches

    A Spanish-language version of social-networking giant Facebook will launch on Monday.

  • News: Microsoft adds 3D company to Google Earth rival

    Microsoft has completed the purchase of 3D modelling software developer Caligari. The move is being seen as an attempt to enrich the graphics experience in Microsoft's Virtual Earth mapping system.

  • News: Hacked antivirus website distributes malware

    Indian antivirus vendor AvSoft Technologies' website is being used by hackers to install malicious software on visitors' computers, researchers said yesterday.

  • News: 15 great ways to dress up your Windows PC

    Bored with Window's appearance? Fancy giving it a makeover? Well you can, these 15 downloads we’ve picked out will let you dress it up and tweak its appearance just about any way you want. Create a virtual 3D space or even add the Mac OS X dock to your PC.

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