Yahoo! shareholders today re-elected the company’s directors and rejected calls to restructure compensation for senior executives.
Tom Hanrahan has left the Linux Foundation, where he was director of engineering, to work for Microsoft instead.
Vision 2007Symantec continues to rally 'round its Network United banner with Data Center software Prez Kris Hagerman's keynote at the Symantec Vision conference at Las Vegas.
Google is cutting back the time it holds user-identifying data - a little. But will this be enough to placate privacy advocates?
Google's Street View service is barely two weeks old and it's already attracted plenty of criticism from privacy advocates.
Over the last few columns we have looked at how Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) based systems can be built using the Service Component Architecture (SCA) and Service Data Objects (SDO).
Nvidia is about to announce its new top-of-the-line GeForce 8-class mobile GPU, the 8700M GT, after briefing the Japanese media today.
Hewlett-Packard announced Tuesday that it would be setting a "carbon footprint challenge" for its 4,000 employees in Ireland to help make the company greener.
Europe's data protection chief has warned Portuguese ministers that fundamental rights to freedom are being abused in the name of security. Portugal takes over the rotating EU Presidency on 1st July.
Want to own the world's first 70in LCD TV that's actually available for consumers to buy? Then hurry over to South Korea and visit the Lotte Department store. You'd better be quick: it only has 100 of them to sell.
Sony has sold more than a million PlayStation 3 consoles in Europe, Australia and other territories that use the PAL TV standard, the head of the company's European entertainment operation, David Reeves, has claimed.
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Microsoft's June Patch Tuesday brought six security updates - four of which earn the dreaded rating of critical.
Fujitsu Siemens Computers (FSC) has launched two new business servers in its B2000 range.
Truphone, the VoIP provider for Nokia Series 60 devices with decent connectivity, has added presence to its offering, as well as making it work over 3G networks - where the operator allows it, of course.
Fujitsu Services posted a good increase in revenue profits and claimed a record forward order book of £6.6bn, up from £6.5bn last year.
China has been forced to mull the possibility of allowing double-barrelled surnames - a break with the ancient tradition that citizens adopt one of a hundred single character surnames.
Apple's recent campaign claiming its machines were more secure and less likely to crash or pick up a virus than Windows PCs has been cleared by the UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).
InterviewBarnaby Jack developed a method for exploiting certain NULL pointer dereferences on the ARM and XScale architectures (and likely PowerPC). This method affects a lot of devices since most mobile phones and PDA are ARM based, and high-end routers often use the XScale architecture.
Toshiba has taken an axe to its HD DVD player sales forecast, despite claims from the HD DVD Promotion Group (PG) that the company's "latest promotional efforts are clearly resonating with consumers and showing that price is king when it comes to hardware".
If you're at a loose end this afternoon and fancy copping a bit of an email earful, try throwing a query over to technical support at CCTV outfit Gadspot.com.* The reply is likely to surprise and delight, as one Reg reader found out:
Bot too hot? Then you need the USB cheek chiller, a PC-powered cooling seat cushion now on offer from those crazy folks at Japanese gadget specialist Thanko.
Bablegum, the P2P internet TV platform which is set to go head to head with Joost this summer, has signed up a raft of new independent content providers.
A California fraudster who posed as a rep from AOL's billing department in order to trick users into handing over financial details was jailed for 70 months (five years and 10 months) on Monday, Information Week reports.
Iran's parliament today approved the death penalty for "persons convicted of working in the production of pornographic movies", AP reports.
ExclusiveThe breakup of Pipex and sale of its residential broadband customer base to Tiscali is looking increasingly certain.
The hi-tech civil security industry has said it needs a cosier relationship with government if the UK is to stay ahead in the "war on terror".
ReviewThe Optia AF is Creative's 13th webcam branded under its Live! banner, but the first to feature both an auto-focus lens and a two-megapixel image sensor.
Entertainment software platform maker Tao Group Ltd went into administration on 31 May it has emerged.
Another issue has cropped up with Apple's newly released beta of Safari for Windows.
Orange was cut down by advertising watchdogs today for claiming its broadband and home phone service is "unlimited" without mentioning its fair use policy.
The 3GSM World Congress has renamed itself the Mobile World Show, hoping to attract a more sexy media crowd than the middle-aged telecoms executives who usually frequent the place.
The European Commission has brushed aside claims that tariff duties could be re-introduced on IT products.
Editor's blogA recent chat with Peter Dragunas, HP's director of network domain solutions, has highlighted the way business models are now assuming greater importance than technology in the development of service-based environments.
Ofcom has published the public consultation responses to its PSP concept. And they don't make comfortable reading for the regulator.
Celebrity chefs Rick Stein and Jamie Oliver have received an email threat from the "Cornwall National Liberation Army" (CNLA) saying the separatist group will "strike at the heart" of their restaurants at Padstow and nearby Watergate Bay.
Next Wednesday sees the inaugural evening meeting for the Leeds chapter of GeekUp - the techie social night that is taking the north-west of England by storm.
Creative announced its X-Fi ExpressCard laptop sound module in Japan more than a month ago, but it's now confirmed the add-on is coming to the UK.
The US will redirect the bulk of its investment in civil surveillance technology next year into the production of devices it can deploy in its war on terror.
Microsoft is calling for final contributions to its UK dialect dictionaries - due for free release in July.
It didn't take long for George Bush's wristwatch - allegedly swiped on Sunday by Albanian former godless Commies - to pop up on eBay.
Security appliance firm SonicWALL has agreed to buy SSL VPN remote access supplier Aventail in a deal valued at $25m cash.
We thought real dance mat games were bad enough, but at least players can argue it keeps 'em fit. Not so the miniature, USB-powered version that's just been released.
Ever feel the need to search Google and Yahoo! at the same time? A new site from IdeaLabz and the Toll Free Yellow Pages lets you do just that, delivering search results from Google and Yahoo! in split-screen format.
You can almost hear the ebb of conversation on everything from Linux drivers to closing the information gap over the crackle of a roaring log fire and playful popping of wine corks.
Vision 2007Symantec is cracking open the lid today on a gumbo of acquired security technologies which will replace its current business security software, Symantec AntiVirus.
CommentI was humiliated recently after purchasing a new Apple notebook.
Federal law enforcement agents targeting botnets recently recorded a grim milestone, identifying the millionth potential zombie victim, the FBI said Wednesday.
That tiny company in Great Lakes, Virginia is re-launching its attack on eBay’s Buy-It-Now button.
The beefier your Windows Server license the less copies you'll need for running Microsoft's operating system in virtualized environments.