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Tech Brief

Fri, 05/28/2010 - 22:14
Batman, Babyberry and the return of the AC/DC debate

Porn ban mulled by South Africa

Fri, 05/28/2010 - 20:19
A South African government official proposes a complete ban on pornography across the internet, mobiles and television.

Crowds gather for UK iPad launch

Fri, 05/28/2010 - 19:32
Hundreds of people gather at Apple's flagship London store as the company's high-profile iPad goes on sale around the world.

Google miss wi-fi data deadline

Fri, 05/28/2010 - 18:36
Google has refused to hand over sensitive wi-fi data it says it collected accidentally, despite requests from German authorities.

'Sat nav' for brain surgery hope

Fri, 05/28/2010 - 18:34
The Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh launches a drive to buy equipment dubbed the "sat nav" of brain surgery.

Mobile money

Fri, 05/28/2010 - 16:59
How mobile phone banking is closing the poverty gap

Facebook changes are 'not enough'

Fri, 05/28/2010 - 03:52
Privacy experts say the social network's newly introduced simplified settings are a good start but more is still needed.

Scientist 'infected by PC virus'

Thu, 05/27/2010 - 21:32
A British scientist who has implanted a chip under his skin claims to be the first man to become infected with a PC virus.

Apple now bigger than Microsoft

Thu, 05/27/2010 - 21:08
The latest share price changes have pushed the total value of Apple past its rival Microsoft for the first time since 1989.

Tech Brief

Thu, 05/27/2010 - 21:05
Porn shame, game dreams and the cars of Doom

Spycams aim to thwart terrorists

Thu, 05/27/2010 - 19:29
Defence scientists at Porton Down test new sensor technologies which may help to disrupt terrorist activities.

Loving the card

Thu, 05/27/2010 - 19:13
Why some people will miss the ID card when it is gone

ID card scheme 'axed in 100 days'

Thu, 05/27/2010 - 18:54
The ID card scheme will be scrapped by September with existing cards no longer valid, the home secretary announces.

Pakistan eases curbs on YouTube

Thu, 05/27/2010 - 17:53
Pakistan partially unblocks the YouTube website, but about 500 links to "blasphemous content" remain barred, officials say.

Facebook reveals privacy changes

Thu, 05/27/2010 - 01:49
Social network Facebook says it will offer a "one simple control" privacy setting in response to user concerns.

Old mobiles 'could be worth cash'

Wed, 05/26/2010 - 19:34
Some 85 million mobile phones have been discarded rather than traded in for cash, a UK consumer group says.

Google faces German deadline

Wed, 05/26/2010 - 18:27
Google has not yet handed over sensitive wi-fi data it collected, despite being requested by German authorities by 26 May.

Big Irish crackdown on net piracy

Wed, 05/26/2010 - 16:04
Eircom customers who illegally dowload content could be cut off from the net permanently as the ISP begins its piracy crackdown.

Chip errors boost PC power

Wed, 05/26/2010 - 09:00
Silicon chips that are allowed to make mistakes could help ensure computers continue to get more powerful, say researchers.

Facebook confirms privacy revamp

Wed, 05/26/2010 - 00:51
The social network confirms that it will roll out simpler privacy settings in response to complaints from users.