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Hacking 'fun' for British teens

Thu, 03/18/2010 - 18:42
Teenagers try to get into each other's online accounts despite knowing it is wrong, according to a new survey.

Spammers survive botnet strikes

Thu, 03/18/2010 - 18:12
A series of strikes against botnets has not dented cyber criminals' appetite for sending spam, say security experts.

Web inventor calls for open data

Thu, 03/18/2010 - 15:47
Countries should be judged on their willingness to open up public data, the inventor of the world wide web tells the BBC.

UK 'can cope with cyber attack'

Thu, 03/18/2010 - 09:35
The UK is "reasonably well placed to cope" with a large scale cyber attack, a report by a group of peers has said.

Net piracy takes 'toll on jobs'

Thu, 03/18/2010 - 01:19
The growth of illegal file-sharing could cost European countries 1.2m jobs and 240bn euros by 2015, an industry report says.

O2 condemns file-sharing letters

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 22:47
The mobile network condemns a law firm for sending letters to alleged illegal downloaders, including its own customers.

Folding plug wins design accolade

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 19:11
An innovative folding plug for UK sockets is named as the overall winner at this year's Brit Insurance Design Awards


Wed, 03/17/2010 - 17:22
After the digital election, is a digital Parliament next?

Google clients seek China plans

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 17:20
Firms in China that sell advertising on Google demand clarity about the internet company's plans in the region.

Mobile application sales explode

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 17:18
The global economy for mobile applications will explode over the next two years into a $17.5bn industry, a study suggests.

Disconnected UK

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 17:15
Meeting the people living behind the digital divide

Networks blur private and public

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 16:41
Businesses need to think about privacy too, thinks Bill Thompson

Facebook removing stalker apps

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 13:51
Facebook says it is working to take down applications that claim to allow users to see who is viewing their profile.

Broadband plan sent to Congress

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 03:37
US regulators send a national broadband plan to Congress in a bid to lead the world in the provision of super-fast internet.

US plans high-speed net for all

Wed, 03/17/2010 - 00:08
US regulators have unveiled the nation's first plan to give every American super-fast broadband by 2020.

Supersonic car's lift flaw fixed

Tue, 03/16/2010 - 22:07
Engineers designing the world's fastest car believe they now have a solution to stop it flying off the ground.

Twitter embeds itself in the web

Tue, 03/16/2010 - 19:30
Twitter announces its @anywhere technology that will allow websites to embed its services into their web pages.


Tue, 03/16/2010 - 18:56
'Sterile'? 'Evil'? How dangerous is the 'closed' iPhone?

Boom time for cyber crime in US

Tue, 03/16/2010 - 17:53
Profits made by cyber criminals in the US more than doubled during 2009 to more than $500m, a report suggests.


Tue, 03/16/2010 - 17:50
Activists are using the tools of hacking to make their point