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Monday, 23 May 2011

Google Warned on Illegal Drug Ads

Google Warned on Illegal Drug Ads

United States Justice Department prosecutors are looking into whether Google has been implicit in accepting advertising business from illegal drug sellers.

Friday, 20 May 2011

428 Million Mobile Communication Devices Sold Worldwide in 1Q 2011: Gartner

428 Million Mobile Communication Devices Sold Worldwide in 1Q 2011: Gartner

According to Gartner, 428 million mobile communication devices were sold worldwide in the first quarter of 2011, representing a 19% increase year-on-year.

Thursday, 19 May 2011

Twitter Makes Password Authentication Harder for Third-Party Apps

Twitter Makes Password Authentication Harder for Third-Party Apps

Twitter announced some changes that make it harder for third-party apps to access your account, and thus produce a fluid Twitter experience for end users.

PlayStation Network Still Plagued By Security Issues

PlayStation Network Still Plagued By Security Issues

Sony's efforts to restore the PlayStation Network after a recent data theft faces another hitch after users detected a new security issue which may allow criminals to take control of their accounts.

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Bill Gates Supported Skype Takeover

Bill Gates Supported Skype Takeover

According to BBC News, Bill Gates has said that he was in favor of Microsoft buying Skype, and urged board members to support the move.

Beware Of

Beware Of "Enable Dislike Button" Scam On Facebook

An "Enable Dislike" button scam is making its rounds on Facebook. Take heed.

Monday, 16 May 2011

Dropbox Charged With Lying Over Level of Security

Dropbox Charged With Lying Over Level of Security

A complaint has been filed against Dropbox with the FTC that accuses the service provider of lying about the level of its security in order to gain a competitive advantage over its rivals.

Mobile Phones Not Causing Bees to Drop Dead Mid-Flight

Mobile Phones Not Causing Bees to Drop Dead Mid-Flight

All the latest buzz (pun intended) about mobile phone signals causing bees to drop dead outright are laid to rest as a researcher tests out this theory.

Sony Has Begun Restoring Access to Its PlayStation Network

Sony Has Begun Restoring Access to Its PlayStation Network

Nearly a month after a massive security breach, Sony has begun a phased, region by region restoration of its PlayStation Network.

Google Chromebooks To Sell On High Streets?

Google Chromebooks To Sell On High Streets?

Google's upcoming Chromebook could be sold on high streets soon, despite Google's announcement that the notebooks will only be sold online.

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