Skype Launches Low-Cost Global Calling Plans

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Skype on Monday launched an aggressive $9.95-a-month international calling plan for U.S. customers that includes landlines and some cell phone calls to 34 countries. The action by the eBay unit comes just days after eBay's...

MySpace, BBC Reach Global Video Deal

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The online community MySpace is partnering with the BBC to bring some of the British broadcaster's programs to a worldwide audience in the site's first global content deal involving a major network. The move, to...

Global cell phone use at 50 percent

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Worldwide mobile telephone subscriptions reached 3.3 billion -- equivalent to half the global population -- on Thursday, 26 years after the first cellular network was launched, research firm Informa said. Since the first Nordic Mobile...

UN, Google and Cisco team up against Global Poverty

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The United Nations, Google and Cisco have put together a global campaign, the Millennium Development Goals, that tracks progress towards decreasing global poverty by 2015. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched the project, called MDG Monitor,...

Nokia Ups Its Global Handset Share To Near 40%

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Nokia in the third quarter accounted for nearly four in 10 handsets shipped worldwide, as the overall mobile-phone market grew a healthy 6.4% from the previous quarter, a market research firm said. The Finnish mobile...

Dell to Cut 10% of Its Global Workforce

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Dell Incorporated has announced plans to cut costs by reducing its global workforce by 10%. Dell currently has a global workforce of over 88,000 employees and expects to trim more than 8,000 employees over the...

Global Hosted Operating System

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G.ho.st (Global Hosted Operating System) is a free browser-based hosted alternative to desktop client systems like Microsoft's Windows and Apple's OS X. With Gh.o.st, all users need is an active Internet connection according to Zvi...

Visa to launch global cellphone payment system

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Here comes news about the electronic wallet (again). At CES 2007, Visa announced that it plans on launching a global payment system allowing people to pay for goods through their cellphones. This would be done...

Maxthon Going Global in 2007

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Maxthon (formerly known as MyIE) is a browser that reportedly has 30% of the browser market in its home country of China, second only to IE and ahead of Firefox. It is a powerful tabbed,...

Samsung Sees Huge Global Interest in WiBro Technology

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Samsung Electronics said Tuesday "major nations" will use Korea's homegrown WiBro mobile wireless Internet technology from next year. Samsung Electronics president Lee Ki-tae made the remark at a meeting to promote the technology that was...

BBC Goes A Bit More Global

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The BBC have announced plans to offer a separate website for international viewers. Based around BBC.com, the new website will feature adverts to help support the venture, and could become a portal for Video on...

BBC Launches Global Warming Experiment

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Here is something for all of you to get involved in. The BBC this week launched their Climate Change Prediction Experiment. While the experiment itself is a tongue twister to say out loud, participating couldn't...

Skype Net Phone Service Goes Global

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Skype Technologies, which offers software that allows users to make free phone calls over the Internet, says that it is closer to launching a new prepay service in which users can make cheap calls to...

Global CD Piracy Trade Tops $4.5 Billion

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Street-corner peddlers of pirated compact discs sold more than 1 billion illegally copied CDs last year, turning a shady black-market trade into an estimated $4.5 billion industry, a new study said Thursday. ...

Apple Delays iPod Mini Global Launch to July

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Apple Computer Inc. will delay global sales of its new iPod mini digital music player until July due to stronger-than-expected U.S. demand, Apple said on Thursday. Tight supplies of the hard drive, which is at...

Google Named as #1 Global Brand

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Google, the top Internet search engine which is expected by bankers to list its shares this year, has gained a fillip as it was named Global Brand of the Year by consultants Interbrand for the...

Australia joins global spam battle

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Two Australian government agencies have joined an international campaign aimed at persuading companies to close open relays and proxies, in a bid to reduce the amount of spam. The Australian Competition and Consumer...

Execs vow global crackdown on music file sharing

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A music industry trade organization said on Thursday new online download services are winning over customers, and warned a globe-spanning legal crackdown on file sharers is imminent. On Thursday, the International Federation...

Microsoft's IE global usage 94,8%

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OneStat.com reported today that Microsoft's Internet Explorer has a total global usage share of 94.8 percent. Microsoft's Internet Explorer continues to dominate the global browser market. Microsoft's IE 6 is currently the leading browser on...

Global Gaming League coming soon

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This summer will see the start of the Global Gaming League that hopes to turn video gaming into a professional sport and gamers into athletes. A team of dedicated video games enthusiasts,...

Global Audio Control v1.8.1.8

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Control your volume settings and basic Winamp functions from any program using keyboard shortcuts. Be able to multitask without the annoyance of opening multiple windows. This software is especially useful for those who...

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