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Pay for BBC iPlayer says TV chief
Former BBC One controller says users of the BBC's iPlayer should be charged "micro payments" to use the online catch-up service.
Add as friend: Justin Timberlake to star in new Facebook movie
Pop star and actor Justin Timberlake lands a role in the forthcoming movie about social networking site, Facebook, according to reports.
Broadband tax 'to be made law'
The minister for Digital Britain reiterates the government's commitment to a 50p tax on fixed phone lines.
French gamers call for a retro game museum
A collection of gaming enthusiasts are lobbying authorities for a dedicated museum of retro gaming in France.
Intel shows chips can get smaller
The head of the world's biggest chipmaker says it believes silicon chips can continue to get smaller and faster.
Intel on offensive in EU case
Intel says it is looking forward to its day in court when its appeal against a record fine imposed by EU anti-trust regulators is heard.
Yahoo's new web portal goes live
Internet giant Yahoo relaunches its homepage, in an effort to boost traffic and turn the company's fortunes.
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Google backed in trademark row
A senior judge at the European Court of Justice has opined in favour of Google in its dispute with Louis Vuitton.
Microsoft increases search share
Microsoft's search engine Bing has made some small inroads into the dominance of Google, new figures suggest.
Rwanda tries to rebrand itself, in sound and images
Samsung cautious on chip outlook
Samsung Electronics says it remains cautious about the outlook for the memory chip sector.
Parents get 'virtual school gate'
A social networking site giving parents the chance to discuss their children's education is launched.
EU probe 'costing Sun millions'
Oracle boss Larry Ellison says takeover target Sun Microsystems is losing $100m a month as it waits for the verdict of an EU probe into the deal.
$1m 'movie choice' prize claimed
A three year challenge to improve the accuracy of online movie recommendations has been claimed by a team of seven.
'Open internet' rules criticised
US proposals to ensure the net remains an open and neutral platform draw criticism from the wireless industry.
Mobile net speeds 'too slow'
A survey finds that UK mobile broadband speeds are much 'lower than advertised', with an average of 1.1Mbps.
Stars at war
Music artists launch assault on illegal file-sharing
US proposes open internet rules
The US communications regulator proposes new rules that would require ISPs to respect the principle of "network neutrality".
Dell to acquire Perot for $3.9bn
Computer giant Dell is buying Texas-based IT services provider Perot Systems for $3.9bn in an all-cash deal.