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France says 'non' to three strikes law 
Apr 14, 2009 | Comment Now 
The Upper House of the French Government has rejected a bill which would have seen people accused of illegal online file sharing deprived of an Internet connection without ...
 
Internet privacy advocate warns against poor Phorm 
Mar 24, 2009 | Comment Now 
Internet privacy campaigners have written to the world's top internet companies urging them to steer clear of behavioural targeting software vendor Phorm, which they see as ...
 
Unshackled EMI man says fight against file sharing is useless 
Feb 16, 2009 | Comment Now 
As an employee of global music giant EMI Per Erik Johansen felt the need to toe the company line when it came to the prickly subject of file sharing and illegal downloads.
 
Intel and Micron push the button on 34nm flash fab  
Nov 25, 2008 | Comment Now 
Intel and Micron have today announced mass production of their jointly developed 34nm, 32 gigabit multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash memory device
 
Apple opens 250th store 
Nov 13, 2008 | Comment Now 
APPLE WILL OPEN its 250th retail store on Friday continuing the Cupertino company's rapidly-expanding presence on the world's High Streets.
 
Hack paves way for unlocked Android 
Nov 10, 2008 | Comment Now 
Google's first foray into the world of mobile phones, the Android G1, has been hacked just days after being released into the wild.
 
Sandisk speeds up SSD 
Nov 7, 2008 | Comment Now 
FFS... that's fast!
 
Adobe Acrobat 8 full of holes 
Nov 6, 2008 | Comment Now 
Users of version 8 of Adobe's ubiquitous PDF reader software should patch immediately to version 8.1.3 or upgrade to version 9 to prevent problems caused by serious flaws in ...
 
Future is rank for 3,000 Xerox employees 
Oct 27, 2008 | Comment Now 
Tech giant Xerox is the latest company to announce large-scale redundancies and blame it on the current economic turmoil.
 
Unidentified Mac spotted by web watchers 
Oct 24, 2008 | Comment Now 
Steve Jobs was being as enigmatic as ever when asked if Apple would enter the increasingly cut-throat netbook market during a recent financial conference call.
 
Greenest Macbooks ever still not green enough 
Oct 20, 2008 | Comment Now 
Despite the fact that the new Macbook line-up is supposedly the greenest ever, with better energy efficiency and less toxic components, Greenpeace is still saying Apple could ...
 
Apple Brick rumours building 
Oct 7, 2008 | Comment Now 
The web has been buzzing with rumours that a new Apple product, code-named Brick, would be announced in an industry keynote on October 14th.
 
$3 billion pledged to wipe out malaria 
Sep 29, 2008 | Comment Now 
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation donated over US$168 million to wipe out malaria and other deadly diseases by 2015.
 
Itunes 8 goes Hi Def 
Sep 5, 2008 | Comment Now 
The next version of Apple's iTunes software will include high definition video downloads according to a leak reported by Digg main man, Kevin Rose.
 
Skymarket apes Apple App Store 
Sep 2, 2008 | Comment Now 
Redmond's biggest employer is evidently about to launch a competitor to Apple's eye-wateringly successful App Store.
 
iPhone emergency flaw to be fixed 
Sep 2, 2008 | Comment Now 
A gaping hole in the iPhone's security will be fixed next month according to Macworld.
 
BBC loses burglar's dream data 
Aug 11, 2008 | Comment Now 
The BBC has given one lucky thief the opportunity of a lifetime by becoming the latest British institution to find itself at the centre of a loss of data scandal.
 
Steve Jobs:  Mobile Me launch was a mistake 
Aug 6, 2008 | Comment Now 
Steve Jobs has made an unprecedented move by admitting that Apple made a big mistake rolling out its paid-for cloud computing service Mobile Me in one go.
 
Apple making 800,000 iPhones a week 
Aug 5, 2008 | Comment Now 
Apple is currently asking its Taiwanese assembly plant to churn out 800,000 iPhones every week according to Tech Crunch.
 
Apple patches DNS hole 
Aug 4, 2008 | Comment Now 
Apple has released a security patch which fixes a much-publicised flaw in Domain Name Server (DNS) security, which could have allowed cache-poisoning attacks.
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