Stewart Meagher

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France says 'non' to three strikes law

France says 'non' to three strikes law

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 trial or conviction.
Apr 14 2009 11:39AM
Internet privacy advocate warns against poor Phorm

Internet privacy advocate warns against poor Phorm

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 invasive software which snoops on unsuspecting users.
Mar 24 2009 11:25AM
Unshackled EMI man says fight against file sharing is useless

Unshackled EMI man says fight against file sharing is useless

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.
Feb 16 2009 12:56AM
Intel and Micron push the button on 34nm flash fab

Intel and Micron push the button on 34nm flash fab

Intel and Micron have today announced mass production of their jointly developed 34nm, 32 gigabit multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash memory device
Nov 25 2008 6:23AM
Apple opens 250th store

Apple opens 250th store

APPLE WILL OPEN its 250th retail store on Friday continuing the Cupertino company's rapidly-expanding presence on the world's High Streets.
Nov 13 2008 2:58PM
Hack paves way for unlocked Android

Hack paves way for unlocked Android

Google's first foray into the world of mobile phones, the Android G1, has been hacked just days after being released into the wild.
Nov 10 2008 1:21AM
Sandisk speeds up SSD

Sandisk speeds up SSD

FFS... that's fast!
Nov 7 2008 5:39AM
Adobe Acrobat 8 full of holes

Adobe Acrobat 8 full of holes

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 the software.
Nov 6 2008 6:23AM
Future is rank for 3,000 Xerox employees

Future is rank for 3,000 Xerox employees

Tech giant Xerox is the latest company to announce large-scale redundancies and blame it on the current economic turmoil.
Oct 27 2008 6:49AM
Unidentified Mac spotted by web watchers

Unidentified Mac spotted by web watchers

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.
Oct 24 2008 6:58AM
Greenest Macbooks ever still not green enough

Greenest Macbooks ever still not green enough

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 have done much more.
Oct 20 2008 6:52AM
Apple Brick rumours building

Apple Brick rumours building

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.
Oct 7 2008 12:46AM
$3 billion pledged to wipe out malaria

$3 billion pledged to wipe out malaria

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation donated over US$168 million to wipe out malaria and other deadly diseases by 2015.
Sep 29 2008 2:59PM
Itunes 8 goes Hi Def

Itunes 8 goes Hi Def

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.
Sep 5 2008 7:10AM
Skymarket apes Apple App Store

Skymarket apes Apple App Store

Redmond's biggest employer is evidently about to launch a competitor to Apple's eye-wateringly successful App Store.
Sep 2 2008 12:43AM
iPhone emergency flaw to be fixed

iPhone emergency flaw to be fixed

A gaping hole in the iPhone's security will be fixed next month according to Macworld.
Sep 2 2008 12:43AM
BBC loses burglar's dream data

BBC loses burglar's dream data

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.
Aug 11 2008 4:08PM
Steve Jobs:  Mobile Me launch was a mistake

Steve Jobs: Mobile Me launch was a mistake

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.
Aug 6 2008 2:27PM
Apple making 800,000 iPhones a week

Apple making 800,000 iPhones a week

Apple is currently asking its Taiwanese assembly plant to churn out 800,000 iPhones every week according to Tech Crunch.
Aug 5 2008 7:38AM
Apple patches DNS hole

Apple patches DNS hole

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.
Aug 4 2008 9:35AM

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