Apple says jailbreaking is illegal

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Apple has for the first time gone on record to say that jailbreaking your iPhone or iPod Touch is copyright infringement. Every three years the US copyright office holds a rulemaking session with...

OpenID is an untrusted protocol, says Sun

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OpenID is an untrusted protocol. Sun has no liability for what happens to any information you give to a third-party web site using this service. Most OpenID-enabled sites are genuine but some may be phishers...

Antivirus is 'completely wasted money' says Cisco CSO

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Companies are wasting money on security processes — such as applying patches and using antivirus software — which just don't work, according to Cisco's chief security officer John Stewart. Speaking at the AusCERT 2008 conference...

Microsoft says no Blu-ray for Xbox 360

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Microsoft Corp is not in talks to include Sony Corp's Blu-ray high-definition DVD technology in its Xbox 360 video game console, an executive said on Wednesday. The comments by Aaron Greenberg, group product manager for...

PC piracy levels are "astounding" says COD4 dev

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Infinity Ward's community manager muses, "they wonder why people don't make PC games any more." "We pulled some disturbing numbers this past week about the amount of PC players currently playing Call of Duty...

New Panasonic batteries 'longest lasting,' says Guinness

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Japan's Panasonic has created the world's longest-lasting alkaline battery, according to Guinness World Records. Panasonic promises its new Evolta battery cell — whose name is derived from "evolution" and "voltage" — will keep gadgets running...

Americans more wired, says survey

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About 38 percent of U.S. consumers are watching TV shows online, 36 percent use their cell phones as entertainment devices and 45 percent are creating online content like Web sites, music, videos and blogs for...

Apple Tablet PC is real, says Asus

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Crave hangs with people in high places -- that's how we get exclusives and free food. A few weeks ago we were having a civilised dinner with our friends at Asus and angling for cool...

BlackBerry Users are Happiest, Study Says

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According to a recent J.D. Power and Associates ranking of business smartphone user satisfaction, Research in Motion's BlackBerry handhelds took the top slot and devices from Palm and Samsung tied for second place. Overall smartphone...

Comcast says not blocking Internet downloads

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Comcast Corp said on Monday that file transfers on peer-to-peer networks such as BitTorrent may be delayed by bandwidth management technology, but it denied blocking access to any applications or content. As the second-largest high-speed...

Intel says it's regaining market share

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Intel Chairman Craig Barrett on Thursday said the microchip maker is regaining market share against Advanced Micro Devices and that its performance is looking "pretty good." Barrett also told Reuters in an interview that the...

EU Says It Has Money to Salvage Galileo

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In a follow-up to our previous story, Europe's proposed multibillion-dollar Galileo satellite navigation project could be salvaged with the help of unspent EU funds and without additional taxpayer money, the European Commission said today. The...

Apache Slips, Study Says

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More evidence is emerging that Apache is suffering against Redmond, after a survey revealed that Microsoft's Internet Information Services Web server is outserving Apache on Fortune 1000 websites. According to Port80 Software, which periodically surveys...

63% of Malware Emerges from U.S. Sites, Report Says

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U.S.-based Web sites hosting malware are responsible for the majority of malware distributed on the Internet, according to the Cyveillance "Online Financial Fraud and Identity Theft Report". The security company's report concluded that Web surfers...

Talking Trojan Says 'Bye Bye' to Victims' Data

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A newly identified malicious program called the BotVoice.A Trojan not only messes up its victims' computers, it taunts them too. The victim must first download and install it, but once that happens the Trojan sets...

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