Port your number over to Google Voice

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Google is currently testing a new feature for Google Voice, 'number porting'. This new features gives users the ability to port their existing landline or cell phone number over to Google Voice. BGR reports that the...

Linux Kernel Random Number Generator flaw

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According to security researchers, the Linux kernel is prone to a local vulnerability that may result in a DoS or privilege escalation, possibly allowing the attackers to run arbitrary code on the target system. This...

Google Struggles with Phone Number 'For Life'

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GrandCentral, which Google acquired last month, had to change about 400 of the supposedly perpetual numbers it had assigned to clients. The numbers had to be changed after a "local carrier partner" recently notified Google...

U.S. Issues Record Number of Patents in 2006

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Electronics companies propelled the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to issue an average of 476 American patents a day throughout 2006. IFI Claims Patent Services notes that 173,772 corporate patents were issued in 2006, an...

Huge rise in the number of spams sent!

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Last month the amount of spam that was send across the world increased by a whopping 35%, given that more than 90% of e-mail send is spam this is causing serious trouble for regular users...

GRAW Hits Number One Slot on Xbox Live

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Ubisoft has today announced that combined single and multiplayer gameplay records have shown that Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter was the most played title on Xbox Live across the globe during the second quarter of 2006....

Double the Number of Wild Viruses in Two Years

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Although widespread virus outbreaks may be a thing of the past, the total amount of malicious software being written is on the rise, according to McAfee. On Tuesday, McAfee vendor added the 200,000th definition to...

AMD confirms Sempron model number changes

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Chip firm AMD said that pressure from its customers caused it to introduce its "value" Sempron chips at the end of July, and not the 17th of August, which was its original intention, as we...

Nintendo Now Number 2 In The U.S.?

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Nintendo now reckon their number two in the U.S. Here's the info from the IGN interview: IGNcube: So tell us, why is everyone at Nintendo so happy? Perrin Kaplan: Well, number-one...

Is $200 the magic number for PCs?

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While big-name PC makers like Hewlett-Packard and Gateway offer desktops priced as low as $399, without a monitor, smaller manufacturers are finding an audience by offering less-expensive machines, starting as low as $199. ...

IBM has your IP phone number

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IBM on Wednesday said it is partnering with Cisco Systems and Avaya to sell and manage telephone systems that use the Internet instead of traditional phone lines. The partnership offers customers a choice of IP...

Konami Number One In Japan

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The almost unthinkable has occurred over in Japan—Nintendo is no longer the nation's top software company. According to a report released by Japanese publisher Enterbrain, Konami has sold nearly a million more games than Nintendo...

AMD "now number two to Intel"

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In revenue terms, AMD has always been number two to Intel. Senior executives at Intel have called AMD the "imitator" to us, and certainly it's been through periods of just mopping up the wake left...

Apple pares a small number of jobs

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Apple Computer on Thursday cut a small number of jobs as part of an ongoing restructuring effort, CNET News.com has learned. The cuts, which are the latest in a series of small-scale...

World's first DeCSS executable prime number

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Math professor Phil Carmody, who in March of this year managed to encode the DeCSS source in a prime number, has upped the ante by producing a prime number which represents an executable version of...

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