Huawei E176 Micro SDHC-ready HSUPA 3G modem
ReviewHuawei is the big cheese in the world of USB HSPDA 3G modems, though you might not know it. It makes the modems the likes of Vodafone, BT, 3, T-Mobile and others stamp their own names on before selling them on.
Nokia 'Curse of Silence' SMS exploit uncovered
Mobile phone security vendors were rejoicing last night when it emerged that an obscure bug in an old version of the Symbian OS could allow an attacker to crash a target's mobile phone with a specially-formatted text message.
South American president found on Facebook
The President of Guyana Bharrat Jagdeo is warning people that an apparent profile of him on Facebook is in fact the work of a dastardly impostor.
Microsoft heralds 'record' prison terms for Chinese pirates
Microsoft patted itself on the back on New Year’s Eve by announcing that the alleged ringleaders of a Chinese piracy gang, who sold at least $2bn worth of counterfeit software, have been sentenced to harsh prison terms.
Facebook breastfeeding pic takedown gets backs up
Facebook has made itself ever so unpopular with online mothers after yanking breastfeeding pics from the site.
Norfolk children get £310,000 of free laptops
The Department for Children, Schools and Families has given Norfolk County Council £310,000 to purchase laptops for more than 400 children.
HMRC gets it wrong on one in ten personal records
Almost one in ten records within the Inland Revenue's frameworks database contain errors, the government has admitted.
Windows 7 beta washes up on Pirate Bay
Microsoft is set to release the first beta of its upcoming operating system Windows 7 at some point this month, but ahead of that release the trial version has already – unsurprisingly – landed on BitTorrent sites.
New Year, new deal for Time Warner and Viacom
Time Warner Cable customers have been saved - they'll still be able to watch SpongeBob Squarepants and other shows from Viacom.
SMS bug: Nokia's Conversation goes mute
CommentDid you have a quiet Christmas? What about New Year? While New Years Eve is the busiest time for text messages, maybe you didn’t get any. And if you're a Nokia user, there may be a reason for that.
SpaceX assembles Falcon 9 rocket
SpaceX has announced that it's completed assembly of its first Falcon 9 rocket - destined to deliver cargo to the ISS following a recently inked supply deal with NASA.
Kamikaze ballooning Brazilian soars to Darwin Award
The voting has not yet closed, but kamikaze ballooning Brazilian priest Antonio de Carli looks a dead cert to secure the 2008 Darwin Awards crown for the most impressive contribution to improving the gene pool by removing himself from it.
Lenovo 'planning' to slash 200 jobs
Chinese computer maker Lenovo looks set to axe 200 jobs at the firm’s headquarters in Beijing.
Swoopo - eBay's (more) evil twin
I have never expected much out of a Silicon Valley startup with a name that sounds like a baby word, but Swoopo is a rare exception. It's an online auction site with a dastardly twist.
2009 - Thomas the Tank's journey to IT Hell
As Sodor wakes to a new year, Thomas and his friends notice some very disturbing things...
Semi-suckalicious semiconductor sales
Chip sales took it on the chin in November, according to a new report by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), with sales dipping 9.9 per cent worldwide when compared to November of 2007.
Virgin Galactic leases itself a spaceport
Virgin Galactic has signed with the state of New Mexico to build the nation's first rocketplane spaceport for flinging wealthy customers out of Earth's atmosphere.
Apple's latest patent brilliance: the iGlove
The US Patent and Trademark Office yesterday released Apple's most recent application, in which the company files for patent protection for ... wait for it ... a glove.