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Gmail goes down again

According to IT Pro, Gmail has crashed at 11 AM today, making it the third time this year Google has had problems with their service. A Google spokesperson said, "A number of our users had... More...

3D Realms shuts down

Just when we thought that long delayed Duke Nukem forever has made some progress, bad news arises. According to Shack News, Duke Nukem's developer, 3D Realms has shut down due to funding issues. However, Apogee... More...

Meg Whitman to Step Down as eBay CEO

Popular online auction site eBay announced today that Meg Whitman would be stepping down as President and CEO of eBay on March 31, 2008, though she would remain on the company's board of directors. Whitman,... More...

China Shuts Down Pornographic Web Sites

China shut down 44,000 Web sites and arrested 868 people for Internet pornography last year, state media said Wednesday. China's Public Security Ministry launched a crackdown on Internet pornography last year, saying it had "perverted... More...

Facebook Backs Down on Ad Plans

Social networking site Facebook has cancelled its advertising program, that showed what members were purchasing from ecommerce web sites. The advertising system, dubbed Beacon, let partner sites like eBay and Sony advertise the fact that... More...

CRIA brings Demonoid Down Again

Demonoid.com now reads: "The CRIA threatened the company renting the servers to us, and because of this it is not possible to keep the site online. Sorry for the inconvenience and thanks for your understanding."... More...

Vint Cerf Steps Down as ICANN Chairman

In the 1970s, Vint Cerf played a leading role in developing the Internet's technical foundation. For the past seven years, he's faced the more daunting task of leading a key agency that oversees his creation.... More...

Demonoid Possibly Shut Down by the CRIA

As of now it is still unsure what exactly happened, but the popular Dutch news site nu.nl reports that the Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA) is responsible for the downtime. Websites such as TorrentFreak contacted... More...

Comcast Shutting Down Big Downloaders

The rapid growth of online videos, music and games has created a new Internet sin: using it too much. Comcast has punished some transgressors by cutting off their Internet service, arguing that excessive downloaders hog... More...

AMD's Henri Richard to Step Down

According to CNET's News.com, processor-manufacturer Advanced Micro Devices will announce the imminent departure of Henri Richard, the company's chief sales officer, later this afternoon. Richard's loss is a very significant development in what has been... More...

Malaysia cracks down on bloggers

The Malaysian government has warned it could use tough anti-terrorism laws against bloggers who insult Islam or the country's king. The move comes as one of Malaysia's leading online commentators has been questioned by police... More...

Russia shuts down Allofmp3.com

The music download website whose activities threatened to scupper Russia's entry into the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has been shut down. The site, Allofmp3.com, was quietly closed as the Kremlin sought to end criticism from... More...

Yahoo boss steps down from post

The chairman of internet search firm Yahoo, Terry Semel, has quit as chief executive and has been replaced by co-founder Jerry Yang. In the post since 2001, Mr Semel has been under pressure for some... More...

Hong Kong cracks down on spam

Hong Kong officials have announced spammers could be fined up to one million Hong Kong dollars (128,000 USD) and face up to five years in jail under a new law to control unsolicited advertising. A... More...

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