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Android rises, Nokia falls. But consumers need Windows as a third way


The latest Canalys smartphone figures show Android starting to dent its rivals, but you don’t have to stare too closely at the figures to see that some of them are not so much being bumped around as pummelled.Attention has focused...


Tags: blackberry. android, iphone, smartphone, windows 7

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AOL search burrows into Firefox


Should getting rid of unwanted software be this hard? Installing an update to AOL’s perfectly servicable IM software recently I selected not to use AOL as my default search client or install its equally redundant toolbar app during the update.After...


Tags: google search, search engine

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Do Internet users really search for Porn at Christmas?


Internet users scour the Internet for porn during the Christmas period, or at last that’s what one security company has claimed.According to antivirus company ESET, running the search term ‘porn’ through Google Trends reveals a rising tide of searches since...


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China did not built the 'great firewall' on its own


The man seen as the architect of the most powerful censorship system ever built, the ‘great firewall of China’ or 'golden shield', has had to take down his own blog after seeing it attacked by frustrated Internet users in his...


Tags: firewall, snooping, surveillance

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The FBI OpenBSD 'back door' and other encryption conspiracies


The philosophical flaw of security back doors is that they are usually pretty easy to spot. There are also much easier ways to defeat encryption which has rendered the back door idea moot.  Intriguing to read, then, the sensational claims...


Tags: encryption

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USBs drives banned by US military for second time


The US Air Force has reacted to the Wikileaks data loss by banning all removable media - USB sticks, writable CDs, writable DVDs, and portable hard drives - under pain of court martial and it now looks as if the...


Tags: bradley manning, hack, usb 3.0, wikileaks

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Google uses Chrome to push faster web vision


Google is once again using Chrome to drive small changes to web standards in its obsession with speeding up the user experience. This time Chrome has become the first browser to tweak the SSL/TLS protocol that underpins encrypted https connections...


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Washington, we have a problem - our IT stinks


Here’s a positive spin on the Wikileaks revelations. Far from being a disaster for the US Government, it could turn out to be a piece of radical penetration testing that tells the security admins they have a big job on...


Tags: data breach, wikileaks

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The fastest USB stick in the world uses SSD


It’s the size of a conventional USB stick, hugely expensive, but there’s a lot more going on under the hood of the LaCie FastKey than meets the eye.Is this drive actually a new type of drive altogether, part portable drive,...


Tags: ssd, usb 3.0

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BBC iPlayer measures 'net neutrality' with traffic lights


This is one way of fighting back against throttling of Internet applications such as the BBC’s loved-and-in-some-quarters-hated iPlayer - let consumers see that it is happening.According to BBC director of future media and technology, Erik Huggers, the corporation is developing...


Tags: bbc iplayer, net neutrality

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