Hollywood laid much of the blame for illegal movie downloading on college students. Now, it says its math was wrong. In a 2005 study it commissioned, the Motion Picture Association of America claimed that 44...

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A Los Angeles man on Friday admitted infecting 250,000 computers and stealing the identities of thousands of people by wiretapping their communications and accessing their bank accounts. John Schiefer, 26, agreed to plead guilty to...

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Monster.com has confirmed hackers who used servers in Ukraine stole login details from employers registered with the site. They then used those details to glean personal information from 1.3 million users who had logged resumes...

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David Leroy Knellinger Sr, 60, pleaded guilty before the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. He admitted to using iMesh p2p software to obtain three videos depicting child pornography. US District Judge...

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Sony has said that it will replace the DVD titles that caused problems for many of its customers thanks to the companys ARccOS copy protection. ARccOS is a secondary level of DRM on Sonys DVDs,...

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Vonage admits it has no workaround

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Vonage has acknowledged it has no workaround for technology that was found to infringe Verizon Communications patents and does not know if one is feasible. Vonage has said it was developing workarounds, or other ways...

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Google has acknowledged that a dictionary of Chinese words used with one of its recently released software tools came from a third party. Googles Pinyin Input Method Editor (IME) "was built leveraging some non-Google database...

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Internet user admits 'web-rage'

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On the web, nobody can hear you scream. But they might just pop around to your house after a heated exchange in a chat-room and attack you with pickaxe handle! An internet user has been...

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Google Inc. co-founder Sergey Brin acknowledged the dominant internet company has compromised its principles by accommodating Chinese censorship demands. He said Google is wrestling to make the deal work before deciding whether to reverse course....

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Issues with mass production of Blu-ray drives could be to blame if spring system launch is pushed back to fall. In recent weeks, speculation that Sony would not make its previously announced...

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Businesses have been warned by research company Gartner that the latest Google Desktop Beta has an "unacceptable security risk," and Google agrees. On Feb. 9, Google unveiled Google Desktop 3, a free,...

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Finally Apple have admitted that a batch of iPOD nanos are having problems with the screens cracking, offering replacements to any effected customer, see below. But at the same time denying any problem...

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Microsoft is developing a patch for a newly discovered security flaw in versions of Windows XP which poses a particular threat to computers running XP Media Center edition. The flaw is in Windows Remote Desktop...

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Sony will repair any of its handhelds suffering from a broken square button gratis; new models unaffected. Following complaints by consumers in Japan, Sony Computer Entertainment officially announced that it will repair...

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A man from Microsoft told an audience of 400 system integrators today that despite extensive research that resulted in the Natural Keyboard, it has now realized that actually its rather an unnatural design. The split...

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After speculation earlier in the week, Google has admitted to censorship on its recently launched Chinese version of Google News. Investigations by Dynamic Internet Technology found that Google has dropped at least 8 sites from...

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Graphics company ATI, long time critic of competitor Nvidias video card driver optimizations, concedes to using undocumented optimizations of its own. After criticizing rival Nvidia for using optimized trilinear filtering algorithms in...

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Thanks to pctuk for emailing us with this story Illegal music download sites will never be eradicated, the president of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has admitted -Gee...It has...

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