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  • News: Intel unveils 'Menlow' ultraportable PC

    Only a couple of months after Intel unveiled its McCaslin chips for ultramobile computers, Intel has rolled out a prototype device running McCaslin's successor, Menlow.

  • News: Mozilla confused over Firefox flaws

    Mozilla's security chief this week attacked as 'low-level' the Firefox bugs we revealed this week as low-level threats. Hours later Mozilla's chief security officer Window Snyder changed her mind and said that when used together, they could pose a greater risk.

  • News: Apple fixes holes in QuickTime for Java

    Apple last week patched two flaws in QuickTime for Java. The patches fix holes in both the Windows and Mac OS X operating systems.

  • News: Google and universities to digitise 10m books

    As part of the Google Books Library Project, Google has hooked up with the University of Minnesota and 11 other US universities to digitise up to 10 million bound book volumes.

  • News: Microsoft fixes Windows Mobile 6.0 Vista glitch

    Microsoft says it has fixed a problem that made it difficult for Windows Mobile users to synch with Vista PCs. To fix the glitch, on Tuesday night, Microsoft launched Windows Mobile Device Center 6.1.

  • News: Vodafone rejigs mobile internet service

    Vodafone UK is to simplify its mobile internet offerings. Vodaphone will enhance rendering of web pages on the devices.

  • News: Search engine optimisation rests on social sites

    If you want to be found on the internet, you need to utilise social-networking sites. That's according to experts who spoke this week at the Search Marketing Expo in Seattle.

  • News: Wii storms ahead of PlayStation 3 in Japan

    Nintendo’s Wii games console is outselling Sony’s PS3 (PlayStation 3) in Japan, according to Japanese research firm Enterbrain.

  • News: Friction TV brings free speech to the web

    Following a three-month trial, Friction TV has launched to the public. Like YouTube, Friction TV is a video-sharing site, but Friction TV focuses on freedom of speech and provides a largely uncensored online speakers’ corner.

  • News: Microsoft to share free music on Xbox Live

    Microsoft is offering a new method of discovering musical acts via its Zune media player - not available in Europe until next year - and through Xbox Live. Microsoft has unveiled Ignition, a program that gives much-needed exposure to up-and-coming artists.

  • News: Firefox and Google combine to block malware

    Mozilla may add a tool to its upcoming Firefox 3.0 web browser that will automatically block websites Google thinks harbour malicious downloads. Mozilla's security chief remained tight-lipped when asked about the potential web-security feature, however, saying Mozilla is "not ready to talk about the feature".

  • News: Asustek, Intel £100 laptop - hands on preview

    Asustek's £100 Eee PC is grabbing attention at Computex 2007 because of its small size and even smaller price.

  • News: Sponsored search links pose security risk

    When searching with Google, Yahoo, Ask.com or other search engines, clicking a paid link in a results page poses more than twice the danger than using an "organic" link said McAfee yesterday. Security vendor McAfee did concede, however, that the percentage of dangerous sponsored links has fallen in the past six months.

  • News: Google slams Microsoft web security

    Google yesterday claimed that websites running Microsoft's web server software are twice as likely to be hosting malicious code as other websites. In reaching this conclusion, Google's Anti-Malware team last month looked at 70,000 web domains that were either distributing malware or hosting attack code.

  • News: Hardware failure crashes cash machines

    An IT hardware problem brought down the Royal Bank of Scotland's online, telephone banking and cash machines at the weekend, RBS has confirmed. The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, which includes the Nat West bank, has a UK customer base of more than 22 million.

  • News: UK spends £2bn a year on online adverts

    The UK accounts for the 39 percent of Europe's online advertising spending. This makes UK the biggest online-advertising spender in Europe.

  • News: Microsoft meets vendors to discuss ID protocols

    Microsoft is to meet this month with vendors and organisations that are backing several different identity management systems. The Microsoft meeting suggests that cooperation between the software giant and its peers is improving

  • News: Google buys server company Peakstream

    Google yesterday bought Peakstream, a California-based developer of software for multicore and parallel processors.

  • News: eBay targets Google, brokers radio ads

    eBay is to broker radio-advertising spots, as part of its strategy to compete with Google which provides a similar service.

  • News: Xbox Live Marketplace gets exclusive video

    Microsoft yesterday announced TV and movie content for Xbox Live Marketplace. Xbox Live Marketplace is the online repository of downloadable content for Microsoft's Xbox 360 video game console. The new Xbox Live content includes exclusive Japanese anime that you can't find on the iTunes Store.

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