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  • News: IE 7.0 attacked by users and web developers

    Internet Explorer (IE) 7.0 users have turned a blog post by a Microsoft program manager into a complaint free-for-all.

  • News: Ukrainian botnet blamed for 'Ron Paul spam'

    Researchers have shut down a network of PCs responsible for sending out 200 million spam messages, claiming to support US presidential candidate Ron Paul last month.

  • News: Slashdot for network engineers launches

    Three months ago David Mackey, a 23-year-old network engineer, added a social-bookmarking site called Informed Networker to the ranks of Slashdot, Digg, Mixx, Propeller, StumbleUpon and dozens of other news aggregation site.

  • News: Mobile phone firm in trouble over Sikh joke SMS

    Indian police are taking action against Anil Ambani, chairman of large Indian telecommunications service provider Reliance Communications. The action happened after Reliance Communications' mobile network circulated a joke that offended the Sikh community.

  • News: UK now receives 20bn spam emails per day

    Roughly one sixth of global spam is sent to inboxes, according to filtering company IronPort, meaning that each business inbox now receives between 100 and 1,000 spam emails per day.

  • News: Firefox users urged to install new patch

    As expected, Mozilla has pushed out another Firefox update - version 2.0.0.11 - to fix a new bug that caused problems when the browser was rendering 'canvas' HTML elements. The newest update comes just days after Mozilla released Firefox version 2.0.0.10, the first time the open-source browser has been updated in the same week.

  • News: eBay & Yahoo partner on online auctions

    EBay and Yahoo Japan have announced an online auction partnership designed to make it easier for their respective users to buy goods available on each other's sites.

  • News: IT pros fear spyware more than viruses

    During 2007, spyware has been IT professionals' biggest security concern.

  • News: Google will bid for US wireless spectrum

    Google on Friday announced that it will bid on wireless spectrum in the 700MHz band when the US Federal Communications Commission begins auctioning that resource in late January 2008.

  • News: Alfresco updates content-management platform

    Alfresco is expected to release the 2.9 version of its open-source content management platform on Tuesday. The release follows Alfresco's recent integration with Facebook. Features in the Alfresco 2.9 include integrations with popular web-based services such as iGoogle and MediaWiki, as well as Adobe's web-development tools.

  • News: McAfee: Governments are launching cyberattacks

    Governments the world over are using the internet to spy and launch cyberattacks on their enemies. The governments target critical systems including electricity, air traffic control, financial markets and government computer networks, according to McAfee's annual report examining global cybersecurity.

  • News: Firefox 2.0 to get second update in a week

    Firefox 2.0 is line for another update today, the first time Mozilla will have released two versions of the open-source browser in the same week.

  • News: Adobe & Yahoo team on PDF advertising

    PDF files will soon include dynamically-generate adverts, following a deal between Adobe and Yahoo. Until now, publishers have been able to embed only static ads on PDF files, but Yahoo and Adobe are developing a system to make those documents display contextually relevant ads delivered on the fly from Yahoo's inventory at any given time.

  • News: UMG launches classical music download site

    Universal Music Group (UMG) and its subsidiary Deutsche Grammophon (DG) is set to make the majority of its huge classical music catalogue available online for download. The DG Web Shop launches today.

  • News: US online shoppers spend £367m in one day

    Online shoppers in the US racked up $733 million (about £367m) in purchases on 'Cyber Monday', the first Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday. According to comScore Networks, the figure - a 21 percent increase over the same day last year - is a record for single-day sales online.

  • News: WSJ: Google Gdrive finally a reality

    Google is set to officially launched its long-rumoured 'Gdrive' hosted-storage service, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

  • News: Fix your friends' PCs in five easy steps

    No matter how much you know about PCs, correcting a problem can be a challenge when you're talking to someone who doesn't know a taskbar from a USB port. So we've put together the definitive guide to providing IT support for those closest to you.

  • News: Firefox 2.0 users get cross-scripting fix

    Firefox users have been given a new security update which fixes a widely publicised flaw in the open-source browser.

  • News: Yahoo targets Google with 'structured search'

    Yahoo plans to upgrade its search capabilities with a new structured search feature that's designed to make the web easier to navigate. The company said it will allow users to do a structured search around select terms, rather than navigate through a large number of search results.

  • News: French govt to cut off internet pirates

    The French government hopes to take a lead in the battle against music and film piracy by cutting pirates' internet access.



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