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McAfee to snap up Reconnex for US$46m 
Aug 4, 2008 | Comment Now 
McAfee has signalled its intention to buy data loss prevention specialist Reconnex in a deal worth US$46m.
 
China lifts Olympics internet censorship 
Aug 4, 2008 | Comment Now 
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has moved quickly to quell media furore surrounding internet censorship imposed on Beijing-based journalists.
 
Hacker McKinnon vows to fight extradition to US 
Aug 1, 2008 | Comment Now 
Gary McKinnon has vowed to take his case to the European Court of Human Rights, after his appeal against extradition was rejected.
 
Fugitive spammer Davidson commits suicide 
Jul 28, 2008 | Comment Now 
Convicted spammer Edward 'Eddie' Davidson apparently killed his wife and daughter before taking his own life.
 
One in five purchase items via mobile 
Jul 24, 2008 | Comment Now 
A fifth of respondents to a survey have bought items using their mobile phone, and more than a third expressed an interest in carrying out money transfers via their handset..
 
Google closes in on Digg 
Jul 24, 2008 | Comment Now 
Google is on the verge of snapping up news aggregator Digg for a reported US$200m as the search giant continues to bolster its news service.
 
MySpace joins OpenID alliance 
Jul 24, 2008 | Comment Now 
MySpace has signed up to the OpenID initiative aimed at allowing internet users to employ the same accounts and passwords across the web.
 
Ex-Microsoft manager jailed for $1m fraud 
Jul 22, 2008 | Comment Now 
An ex-Microsoft programme manager who pleaded guilty in January to embezzling around US$1m has been sentenced to 22 months in jail for defrauding her employer.
 
Global internet users reach 1.4 billion 
Jul 22, 2008 | Comment Now 
A quarter of the global population will regularly use the internet during 2008, according to IDC's Digital Marketplace Model and Forecast.
 
Opera unveils Mobile 9.5 beta 
Jul 22, 2008 | Comment Now 
Opera has taken the wraps off a beta version of its latest mobile browser, Opera Mobile 9.5.
 
Gartner advises caution on WiMax 
Jul 22, 2008 | Comment Now 
WiMax is a "niche technology" best suited for emerging markets that have yet to build a broadband infrastructure, according to industry analysts.
 
Ruiz steps down as AMD chief exec 
Jul 21, 2008 | Comment Now 
AMD has replaced Hector Ruiz as chief executive after six turbulent years at the helm, appointing current chief operating officer Dirk Meyer in his place.
 
Computer mouse heading for extinction 
Jul 21, 2008 | Comment Now 
The computer mouse is set to die out in the next five years and will be usurped by touch screens and facial recognition, analysts believe.
 
Virgin Media warns 800 file-sharers 
Jul 7, 2008 | Comment Now 
Virgin Media has sent letters to around 800 customers warning them that they should not be downloading music files illegally..
 
UK's most spammed man identified 
Jul 7, 2008 | Comment Now 
An anti-spam software company has revealed that three of the UK's five most spammed individuals use Orange as their ISP..
 
Robot barman starts work at Selfridges 
Jul 5, 2008 | Comment Now 
Selfridges and Asahi beer have served up what they claim to be the world's first bespoke robotic barman..
 
Sun shines on green teleworking 
Jul 5, 2008 | Comment Now 
A survey of employees' home and workplace energy use has revealed that office equipment eats up energy at twice the rate of home equipment..
 
All-in-one Eee Monitor PC on the cards 
Jul 5, 2008 | Comment Now 
Asus is fleshing out its rapidly expanding Eee brand with an all-in-one Eee Monitor desktop PC..
 
IBM supercomputer boosts cancer research 
Jul 1, 2008 | Comment Now 
An IBM supercomputer is to be deployed at Canada's Ontario Cancer Institute to search for more effective treatments for cancer..
 
Oracle holds lead in database market 
Jul 1, 2008 | Comment Now 
Oracle again led the relational database market last year, according to the latest figures from IDC..
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