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Web banking security flaws 'widespread' 
Jul 28, 2008 | Comment Now 
Three out of four financial institutions at risk, claims report.
 
Microsoft claims Windows 7 is on track 
Jul 28, 2008 | Comment Now 
Microsoft's forthcoming Windows 7 is "on track" for its recently announced January 2010 launch date.
 
Professional gamer offers Unreal lessons 
Jun 16, 2008 | Comment Now 
Teens constantly getting fragged by opponents with faster reflexes and better tactics can now sign up for a summer camp to improve their skills at Unreal Tournament 3..
 
Boffins tout computer models to save forests 
Jun 16, 2008 | Comment Now 
Improved modelling methods and better ways of analysing information could help save the world's forests, according to scientists at Microsoft Research Cambridge, Princeton ...
 
Traffic monitoring by ISPs should be curbed 
Jun 16, 2008 | Comment Now 
Internet service providers should ask surfers' permission before using their traffic data for advertising purposes, according to the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT).
 
Nintendo calls on US to kill piracy 
Feb 19, 2008 | Comment Now 
Nintendo of America has asked the US Trade Representative to put pressure on specific governments around the world to take a more aggressive stand on games piracy..
 
Email mayday saves South Atlantic sailors 
Feb 18, 2008 | Comment Now 
A retired couple who got into difficulty while sailing across the South Atlantic managed to raise the alarm by emailing coastguards in Cornwall..
 
TomTom users add millionth map tweak 
Feb 18, 2008 | Comment Now 
Satellite navigation firm TomTom claims to have clocked up its one millionth map adjustment as part of a customer submission programme..
 
Xbox Live users get front row seats at GDC 
Feb 18, 2008 | Comment Now 
Microsoft is offering gamers a virtual ticket to the upcoming Game Developers Conference (GDC) by releasing video downloads from the event on Xbox Live..
 
HP settles spying case 
Feb 18, 2008 | Comment Now 
HP has reached a settlement with The New York Times and three BusinessWeek reporters who had accused the company of spying..
 
Lack of skilled staff hampers IT 
Feb 18, 2008 | Comment Now 
Staffing problems and a lack of skills in the existing workforce caused the biggest IT headaches last year, according to a worldwide survey of chief executives and chief ...
 
Google tinkers with Android 
Feb 15, 2008 | Comment Now 
Google has released a new version of the software development kit for its Android mobile phone platform..
 
Vodafone taps Microsoft to embrace the web 
Feb 15, 2008 | Comment Now 
Vodafone has finally embraced the internet by creating an arm of the company to deal specifically with consumer web services..
 
EU plans border surveillance system 
Feb 15, 2008 | Comment Now 
The European Union has outlined plans to create a border surveillance system that will see member states exchange up-to-date information across a secure computer network..
 
Mobile operators duck difficult technologies 
Feb 12, 2008 | Comment Now 
Mobile operators have left clients to fend for themselves when integrating services because they are afraid of the risks involved, according to an industry expert..
 
The next big mobile device is 'irrelevant' 
Feb 12, 2008 | Comment Now 
The form-factor and function of the next big mobile device is "irrelevant", according to an industry expert..
 
Underinvestment exposes end-point security 
Feb 12, 2008 | Comment Now 
A lack of investment in end-user application security has left users open to attack, according to a group of security experts..
 
Widespread encryption heralds new attacks 
Feb 11, 2008 | Comment Now 
Hackers will become more skilled at using encryption as the technology becomes more widespread, and could use it to launch new forms of attacks, according to security experts..
 
Businesses lack strategy on mobility 
Feb 11, 2008 | Comment Now 
Businesses are failing to take advantage of mobile communications because of a lack of planning, according to new research..
 
Israeli boffins create world's smallest phone 
Feb 8, 2008 | Comment Now 
An Israeli company has created the world's smallest mobile phone, which weighs just 40.1g and measures 72mm x 37mm x 7.8mm..
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