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Iraq govt launch on YouTube

Wed, 11/25/2009 - 05:35
The Iraq government follows in the footsteps of the Queen and the Pope to set up its own YouTube channel.

New share structure at Facebook

Wed, 11/25/2009 - 02:54
Social networking site Facebook creates a dual-class share structure to give its owners full control over the company.

Shops suspend smartphone

Tue, 11/24/2009 - 12:48
The Sony Ericsson Satio handset has been withdrawn from the shelves of two mobile retailers after problems are reported.

Norway opens osmosis plant

Tue, 11/24/2009 - 12:23
The world's first power project that generates energy by mixing fresh water with sea water opens in Norway.

Free and friendly

Tue, 11/24/2009 - 11:01
Why the future of gaming lies in social networking

Opera 'censors' Chinese content

Tue, 11/24/2009 - 09:19
Web browser Opera has closed a loophole which allowed Chinese users to access sites banned by the government.

Google to digitise Iraq artefacts

Tue, 11/24/2009 - 08:15
Google says 14,000 images of the precious artefacts kept in Iraq's National Museum will be available online early next year.

Europe votes on telecoms law

Tue, 11/24/2009 - 06:12
MEPs pass a bill that will strengthen net users' rights and make broadband universal across Europe.

Protests grow over digital bill

Tue, 11/24/2009 - 03:56
Petitions and protests are planned in the wake of government plans to tackle persistent pirates.

Beams collide in Big Bang machine

Mon, 11/23/2009 - 17:44
Engineers operating the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have smashed together proton beams in the machine for the first time.

Design finalised for 1,000mph rocket car

Mon, 11/23/2009 - 12:36
The UK team aiming to smash its own land speed record by driving a car beyond 1,000mph settles on a final design for the vehicle.

Open Secrets

Mon, 11/23/2009 - 11:34
Hacked climate e- mails and Freedom of Information

Games 'permit' virtual war crimes

Mon, 11/23/2009 - 07:09
Many war games allow players to commit what would be war crimes in the real world, finds a study.

Solar power lights up the world

Mon, 11/23/2009 - 07:04
Solar power technology comes of age.

iPhone worm is 'more serious'

Mon, 11/23/2009 - 05:26
A second worm which infects modified iPhones has been discovered by security company F-Secure.

Call to jam prison mobile signals

Sun, 11/22/2009 - 23:07
An independent inspector calls for mobile phone signals in prisons to be jammed to help prevent crime and drug dealing by inmates.

UK climate unit's e-mails hacked

Fri, 11/20/2009 - 09:13
The e-mail system of one of the world's leading climate research units has been breached by hackers.

Facebook acts on follower trade

Fri, 11/20/2009 - 08:46
Social networking site Facebook has threatened legal action against a site that sells friends and followers.

After the hype

Fri, 11/20/2009 - 06:22
Once it was huge, but what happened to Second Life?

YouTube gets automatic subtitles

Fri, 11/20/2009 - 05:40
Automatic captions for YouTube videos are to roll out across its channels, says parent company Google.


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