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China leadership ‘orchestrated Google hacking’

BBC - Senior Chinese figures were behind the hacking of Google earlier this year which forced the search engine to quit the country, leaked...

Wikileaks ‘attacked by hackers’

(BBC) - Whistle-blowing website Wikileaks says it has come under attack from a computer-hacking operation, ahead of a release of secret US documents. "We are...

Drug ‘can greatly reduce risk of HIV infection’

A drug used to treat HIV-positive patients may offer gay and bisexual men some protection against contracting the virus, the authors of a new...

Facebook news feeds beset with malware

(BBC) - One fifth of Facebook users are exposed to malware contained in their news feeds, claim security researchers. Security firm BitDefender said it had...

Cisco shares hit by outlook fears

(BBC) - Shares in IT networking giant Cisco Systems have fallen sharply following disappointing first quarter results announced late on Wednesday. Net income rose, by...

Internet pioneer Vint Cerf warns over address changes

(BBC) - The internet could face years of instability as it moves to a new addressing system, one of the network's original architects has...

Laptop designer honoured with Duke of Edinburgh prize

(BBC) - The creator of the world's first laptop has been given a lifetime achievement award by the Duke of Edinburgh. Bill Moggridge has been...

Facebook uncovers user data sales

Facebook has taken action against developers it caught selling user names and contact lists. The sales were uncovered as Facebook investigated a web browser bug...

Sleep loss ‘worse for extroverts’

Outgoing people appear to suffer worse from the effects of lack of sleep, US army researchers suggest. They kept 48 volunteers awake for 36 hours,...

Facebook celebrity game borrows from fantasy sports

 LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Your ability to predict whether a celebrity's star power will rise or fall is about to come in handy. Launching...

Hi-tech criminals target Vietnam

(BBC) - The net domain reserved for Vietnam has become a haven of cyber crime, suggests research. About 58% of the sites using Vietnam's .vn...

Yahoo Mail gets first major revamp in five years

(BBC) - Yahoo Mail is getting its biggest redesign since 2005 to make it a message hub for its 279 million users. At the centre...

Ray Ozzie tells Microsoft to ‘go beyond the PC’

(BBC) - Microsoft must think beyond the PC if it is to weather the changes due to hit in the next five years. The warning...

Heavy smokers ‘at increased risk of dementia’

(BBC) - Heavy smokers with a 40-a-day habit face a much higher risk of two common forms of dementia, a large study shows. The risk...

Apple’s new MacBook Air: As if a laptop ‘hooked up’ with an iPad

(CNN) -- While Apple's Wednesday event was called "Back to the Mac," much of the undertones harkened back to its popular touch-screen products. Apple released...

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