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Memory trick breaks PC encryption

Encrypted information held on a laptop is more vulnerable than previously thought, US research has shown. Scientists have shown that it is possible to recover the key that unscrambles data from a PC's memory. It... More...

Danish Pirate Bay Block Breaks EU Law

Last week a Danish court ordered the ISP "Tele2″ to block its customers access to The Pirate Bay. The decision heated the debate on ISPs Internet filtering, and it now turns out that filtering traffic... More...

DS Breaks UK Hardware Record

All the predictions of a bumper Christmas for Nintendo in the UK seem to be proving accurate, with news that its consoles are selling in record numbers, GamesIndustry.biz reports. The DS has now broken the... More...

Google breaks down language barriers

Google is preparing a future update of its search engine that lets users search content in any language by translating queries into English, performing the search and translating the results back to the original language.... More...

Wikipedia breaks into U.S. top 10 sites

According to comScore Networks' Thursday report, January 2007 marks the first time when US-based Wikimedia Foundation's Wikipedia (including Wiktionary, Wikiquote, Wikibooks, Wikinews and of course Wikipedia encyclopaedias) cracked the top ten list of most popular... More...

Siemens Breaks Network Speed Record

Thanks to Hurmoth for posting this in BPN. German electronics company Siemens has set a new network speed record: 107 gigabits, 2.5 times faster than the previous record. The test was performed over a 100-mile... More...

Transistor Breaks Speed Record

Thanks to funding by the U.S. Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency, the record for the world's fastest transistor has been broken once again by U.S. researchers. The new transistor, made of iridium phosphide and iridium... More...

'DVD Jon' Breaks Google Video Lock

Norwegian hacker Jon Lech Johansen has cracked the lock on Google's new in-browser video player. Johansen, also known as 'DVD Jon' for his work on decrypting DVD security codes, has created a patch for the... More...

Techland breaks with Strategy First

The move leaves upcoming PC racer Xpand Rally without a North American publisher. Poland-based developer Techland today announced that Strategy First will no longer publish the company's games in North America. This... More...

Nasa breaks Linux records

Fast results on ocean simulation system Nasa has completed its fastest simulation of ocean circulation using the Linux operating system running on a 256-processor Silicon Graphics Altix system. The simulation model, called... More...

PS2 breaks sales records

PlayStation 2 sold more than 6.5 million units worldwide during the month spanning Thanksgiving and Christmas, compared to five million units during the same period the previous year, Sony says. Once again Sony has rewritten... More...

Burglar breaks in for porn

Police in a small town in Wyoming, US, are trying to trace a man who breaks into houses to log on to porn websites. According to reports in the press, the porn-addict burglar... More...

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