Skype 5.3.0.113

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Skype is software for calling other people on their computers or phones. Download Skype and start calling for free all over the world. The calls have excellent sound quality and are highly secure with end-to-end encryption....

Google calls Microsoft's bid for Yahoo 'hostile'

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Google isn’t particularly happy about Microsoft’s recent proposition to acquire Yahoo. In fact, the company called the bid “hostile” and noted that the move would hurt the “openness of the Internet”. The search giant suggested...

EA Calls Fox Out on "Insulting" Mass Effect Inaccuracies

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Electronic Arts, likely sick of having their recently-acquired role-playing franchise Mass Effect dragged through the mud on national television, has requested that Fox News Channel correct their error-plagued segment on the game. In the letter,...

Steve Jobs calls Robbie Bach a drunk

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Proving once again that the truth is stranger (and more entertaining) than fiction, Steve Jobs himself delivers one of the finest Oh no he didn't moments ever. Apparently riding high on the thrill of introducing...

Google calls for web privacy laws

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Search site Google has called on governments and business to agree a basic set of global privacy rules. Without global standards the health of the internet was at risk, the firm's privacy chief Peter Fleischer...

Solar flares blamed for dropped cellphone calls

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Solar flares, fiery geysers that erupt on the sun's surface, have been known to interrupt radio and television signals from satellites, but now a team of researchers, led by Queen's University professor David Thomson in...

Sony Calls for More Creativity with the PSP

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Although the PSP is steadily increasing its worldwide user base every month, Sony's handheld is still lagging behind the massive sales figures of the mighty Nintendo DS. Even the PSP's recent price drop has not...

Sony PSP to offer net calls

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Owners of Sony's PlayStation Portable handheld console will soon be able to make voice and video calls over a wireless internet connection using a soon-to be-released camera and microphone. Gamers will be able to call...

T-Mobile to allow Wi-Fi calls

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Rumor has it that T-Mobile is prepping the nationwide launch of a Wi-Fi service that would let customers use the technology to make voice calls with their cell phones. Hotspot at Home, which is currently...

Man Gets 5,000 Calls for YouTube Posting

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Ryan Fitzgerald is unemployed, lives with his father and apparently has enough time for 5,000 people he doesn't know. The 20-year-old Fitzgerald posted a video on YouTube with his cell phone number, after which he...

Gigabyte Calls It Quits on ASUS Alliance

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Last fall on December 7th, Gigabyte and long-time rival ASUS announced a partnership where a new joint company called Gigabyte United would be formed of which Gigabyte would own 51% and ASUS would take the...

Republican calls for email and IM monitoring

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Republican congressman Lamar Smith from Texas, introduced a bill, which he dubbed the Safety Act, to the US House of Representatives. If it goes through, the bill would require ISPs to record all users' surfing...

Suit calls on Dell Canada to replace notebooks

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Dell Canada Inc. faces a lawsuit filed by an Ontario man on behalf of Canadians who own certain models of Inspiron notebook computers with purported defects that cause complete system failure, the plaintiff's lawyer announced...

2 Free Calls from Windows Live Messenger

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Still using Skype for VoIP calls? Oh my god, that is so 2006 (or earlier, even). You don't need to have the extra application wasting precious system resources any more because for many months now...

Mobile Calls Put Sperm on Hold

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Some men see them as a status symbol, but research has found mobile phones could be destroying that other badge of masculinity - fertility. Men who spent hours talking on their mobile phone had...

Charity calls for Bully game to be banned

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A leading anti-bullying charity is calling for a computer game called Bully to be banned in the UK following the release of a screenshot in which one youth kicks another. The game is due to...

Lawsuit calls Microsoft's anti-piracy tool spyware

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A computer user is suing Microsoft Corp. over the company's Windows Genuine Advantage anti-piracy tool, alleging that it violates laws against spyware. The suit by Los Angeles resident Brian Johnson, filed this week...

Skype Offers US Free International Calls

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Skype has stepped up its efforts to break into the competitive US VoIP consumer market with the promise of free international calls. The company today offered its US-based users one hour of free international calling...

Crank Calls with Motorola

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Fairly soon you may be able to crank call (isn't it really called a prank call?) using your Motorola phone, literally. Andre Minoli has created a very unique hand-cranked cell phone to be manufactured by...

HP Calls on IBM, Sun to nix OS Licenses

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To help nudge Linux and open source software further into the enterprise, a vice president at Hewlett-Packard Co yesterday called on rivals IBM Corp and Sun Microsystems Inc to invalidate their open-source software licenses in...

Red Hat Calls for Patent Truce

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Red Hat at the LinuxWorld tradeshow has called upon Microsoft to publicly and in writing promise not to use software patents against users and individual developers of open source software. "Let's leave customers...

Shareholder Calls for Borland Breakup

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Robert Coates, a shareholder and former board member of Borland Software, has said that he will submit a plan to spin off some product lines in order to "restore Borland's market value." In a statement...

3 Months of free VOIP calls to UK Landlines

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BT Retail via its BT Communicator service is offering customers who sign-up to the Communicator service between now and 30th June 2005, three months of free UK calls. Also the first 10,000 new customers to...

Opera Calls for Consortium on IDN Fix

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Opera Software has called on its fellow browser makers and the Internet community as a whole to band together in an effort to fix the security issues related to Internationalized Domain Names. The IDN standard...

McAfee Calls in Google for Anti-hack Drive

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Worried about information leaking out through your website? McAfee reckons it has the answer - and it's enlisting Google to do the dirty work. Using a series of special queries, the firm reckons its new...

Gates calls for more software research

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Microsoft chairman and chief software architect Bill Gates on Monday called on the academic community to recruit more students into the software field as the company introduced a $1 million fund for university research. ...

AT&T Calls Back the Wireless World

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Three months after selling its under-performing wireless subsidiary, AT&T has reached a deal to offer AT&T-branded wireless service through Sprint. As a result of the 5-year agreement, AT&T will expand wireless services it is currently...

Gates calls for 64-bit software support

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The shift to 64-bit computing on the desktop is nearly here, or so says Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates. By the end of next year, virtually all of Advanced Micro Devices' processors will...

Napster Calls on Linux

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In an effort to help its large-scale customers conserve bandwidth and speed up the delivery of online music, Napster is using open standards technology from IBM as part of a cache-management system, the company says....

Dell: House calls over bad motherboards

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Dell Computer has launched a service campaign to replace motherboards in nearly 20,000 Inspiron notebooks. The Round Rock, Texas, company will replace the flawed motherboards inside nearly 20,000 Inspiron 2650 laptop models manufactured between the...

Windows calls on the enterprise

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Microsoft on Thursday will launch the most ambitious version yet of its Windows server operating system, as the company looks to push aside Unix servers and mainframes in the enterprise. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will...

DNS inventor calls for security overhaul

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Web site impersonation could become as great a risk as ID theft, Paul Mockapetris, the co-inventor of DNS warns. Waiting in the wings is a better security standard for the Internet's Domain Name System. It's...

Rage Software calls in receivers

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The software company that makes the David Beckham Soccer Game has collapsed, with the loss of 77 jobs. Receivers have been appointed by Liverpool-based computer game firm Rage Software, ending hopes that...

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