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Apple to acquire music streamer Lala?

Updated Apple is said to be in acquisition talks with online music-streaming service Lala.
Rik Myslewski, 05 Dec 2009
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FCC questions Verizon's early termination fees

US regulators are demanding that Verizon Wireless explain why it's doubling early termination fees for smartphone customers and why subscribers without a data plan are charged for inadvertently accessing its mobile web service.
Austin Modine, 05 Dec 2009
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Germans devise attacks on Windows BitLocker

German researchers have devised five methods that determined attackers can use to bypass hard-drive encryption in recent versions of Microsoft operating systems.
Dan Goodin, 05 Dec 2009
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iTunes gifts Blighty 12 freebies of Christmas

iTunes (UK) has a Christmas present for you - 12 of them, to be exact. Unfortunately, as will be true for most gifts you'll receive this holiday season, you don't get to choose what you'll receive.
Rik Myslewski, 05 Dec 2009
Pure Sensia

Pure Sensia widget-running DAB radio

Review As a rule DAB radios don't really blow the wind up our skirt here at Register Hardware, but when Pure announced its new Sensia back in September, we had a brief Marilyn Monroe moment.
Alun Taylor, 05 Dec 2009
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Mozilla lights fire under Thunderbird

Updated Mozilla will step up the pace of on its Thunderbird mail and communications platform next year, to re-invigorate a "stagnant" email client scene.
Gavin Clarke, 05 Dec 2009