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  • News: BlackBerry Thunder has iPhone-like touchscreen

    Called the Thunder, it would be based on a true touchscreen similar to the one used by the Apple's iPhone, and would have no keypad common to other BlackBerry devices. Instead it would have only four physical keys and no slide-out keyboard, according to the Boy Genius Report and The Wall Street Journal.

  • News: Orange to sell iPhone in 12 countries

    Orange has announced that it will sell the iPhone in a dozen countries.

  • News: Six factors that will make or break Microsoft's Silverlight

    Since its release last year, Microsoft's Silverlight has been championed as a serious contender to Adobe's Flash and associated Flex development tools. And with the beta version of Silverlight 2, which was released in March this year, Microsoft appears to have fixed the flaws from the first version.

  • News: Timeline: Microsoft's bid for Yahoo

    When rumours regarding Microsoft's acquisition of Yahoo first surfaced in 2006, they were dismissed as simple gossip. However, Microsoft was deadly serious about the takeover bid. We chart the highs and lows of this battle which rocked the IT world.

  • News: 5 ways to protect against insider data theft

    Here are the five most common methods insiders use to access network resources and simple measures enterprise IT can take to protect against the implied threats.

  • News: 50 free tools to extend your Windows XP PC

    While Microsoft is keen for us to move to Windows Vista, we've got other ideas. With a brand-new service pack and a slew of useful add-ons XP works better than ever. Here are 50 tools that can extend XP's useful working life still further.

  • News: Vista required 20% fewer patches than XP in 2007

    Microsoft claims Windows Vista is less prone to bugs than Windows XP, with security strategy director Jeff Jones claiming the newer OS required 20 percent fewer fixes in 2007 than the four-year-old Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2).

  • News: Windows XP SP3 'reboot' fix now online

    A former Microsoft security manager has published a tool designed to detect and fix PCs that may be susceptible to 'endless reboots' if updated to Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3).

  • News: Yahoo launches Search Monkey API

    Yahoo is to offer an enhanced search result listing tool for websites. Yahoo SearchMonkey is an open-source application development kit for website creators and owners that will allow more detail to be listed within a standard search results page. The development kit for the Yahoo SearchMonkey goes live today, with a consumer offering likely to be made public within weeks.

  • News: O2 suggests 3G iPhone 2 is weeks away

    O2 has confirmed it will make a high profile iPhone announcement in conjunction with Apple "in the coming weeks"

  • News: Developers snub Windows Vista for XP

    Software developers in North America are still not targeting Windows Vista when writing new applications, according to a survey released by Evans Data Corp, with many still focusing their energies on Windows XP.

  • News: BlackBerry users get access to IBM business apps

    IBM is targeting BlackBerry users in businesses with new software that allows owners of Research in Motion's handsets to access more IBM apps, including its Cognos business intelligence software and Lotus Connections.

  • News: CS Odessa confirms ConceptDraw productivity suite

    Ukraine developers CS Odessa has confirmed an upcoming project-management suite, ConceptDraw Office, scheduled for release in mid-June 2008.

  • News: Comcast buys social-networking firm Plaxo

    Comcast will acquire social-networking company Plaxo to power upcoming community features on its TV, broadband data and phone services.

  • News: TomTom gets go-ahead to acquire Google Maps maker

    TomTom has been given “unconditional clearance” by the European Commission to acquire mapping company TeleAtlas. The EC approval follows a similar green light from US regulators in October last year.

  • News: Critical Windows & Word fixes now available

    Microsoft patched six vulnerabilities, most marked 'critical', in Windows, Word, Publisher and its antivirus software during May's Patch Tuesday series of updates.

  • News: Clock ticking on .me domain names

    Trademark-holders have until May 20 to follow the likes of Apple, Microsoft, Skype and Digg and register their company and product names under the new .me domain, which is being marketed as a generic top-level domain by the country of Montenegro.

  • News: Investor pushes Yahoo back toward Microsoft

    Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is reportedly mulling a proxy fight against Yahoo's current board members.

  • News: Sony sales and profits rise, but target missed

    On the back of stronger sales Sony earned sharply higher net profits in the financial year just ended. But Sony missed its already-lowered operating profit target, it said today.

  • News: UK businesses lose data at least once a month

    The majority of UK businesses lose data at least once a month.



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