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Gmail users howl over Halloween outage

UpdatedUpdated Some Gmail users say they've been unable to access to the service for long stretches today and yesterday, though Google has not acknowledged any problem on its "Apps Status Dashboard."
Cade Metz, 01 Nov 2009

Electronic ink: The whole story in black and white

Electronic books are popping up everywhere, but in the quest for colour it's worth remembering that ink isn't just used to print books.
Bill Ray, 01 Nov 2009

Ignoring P2Pers costs music biz dear - survey

A think tank survey into UK music fans suggests that timid major record companies, obsessed with "cannibalisation" and "substitution", have spent a decade barking up the wrong tree. The Demos report, sponsored by Virgin Media, suggests file sharers aren't the wreckers of civilization they're painted to be - but failing to convert them into paying punters has cost the industry dear.
Andrew Orlowski, 01 Nov 2009