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eBay Faces 'Buy It Now' Patent Threat

Online auction giant eBay is facing a rather serious patent dispute over one of its more popular functions. The so called 'buy it now' feature often seen on auctions allows users to end the auction... More...

Nintendo DS Virus Threat

We've recently been hearing about virus threads to Sony's PSP running a "hacked" 1.5 firmwire but it now seems Nintendo's DS could also be vulnerable. Like the PSP virus, the DS virus is a Trojan... More...

Real Reveals Real Apple Legal Threat

Real Networks has admitted its move to make tracks acquired through its US-only Rhapsody music service puts the company at risk of a legal suit by Apple. In the company's Securities and Exchange report on... More...

The Threat Returns in X2 expansion

Expansion pack for the open-ended PC space simulation due in early 2005. First screens inside. German games publisher Deep Silver has announced an expansion pack for its PC space simulation X2: The... More...

Apple board re-election threat

US pension fund Calpers (The California Public Employees' Retirement System) has announced that it will withhold votes for the re-election of Apple's entire board of directors in protest at the company's failure to implement a... More...

Second Cisco WLAN Security Threat Exposed

Cisco faced its second serious WLAN security threat this week when a network and security analyst released a tool that attacks the company's proprietary Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol (LEAP) wireless authentication system. Joshua... More...

Sharing no threat to music industries

If you share files over p2p networks which are copyrighted, you are doing something illegal and wrong. However, the argument that it is damaging artists or record associations is growing ever thinner. A new study... More...

Sage adds up threat from Redmond

Sage, best known as a supplier of accountancy software, has met analyst expectations in posting six month profits up 10 per cent from £40.8 million to £44.9 million. Sales of services and... More...

New threat to record labels: the DOJ

A few months ago the big record labels finally seemed to have tamed their biggest Internet foes, from Napster to MP3.com. But a threat potentially greater than California start-ups lurks on the other side of... More...

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