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The Register breaking news

Feds drop bid for warrantless access to Yahoo! mail

The federal government has dropped its controversial bid to read messages in a Yahoo! email account without getting a search warrant.
The Register breaking news

Google Chrome OS to route print jobs around planet

Google has explained how it intends to print from its browser-obsessed Chrome OS netbooks. Naturally, it will send all your jobs across the net, through its servers, and back down to a PC elsewhere in the room.
Cade Metz, 17 2010
homeless man with sign

Microsoft RTMs Office 2010

Businesses will get their hands on web and desktop Office 2010 in just under two weeks.
LG 42LH3000 LCD TV

LG 42LH3000 42in LCD TV

Review If you’re looking for a new telly, but are working to a tight budget, you’ve probably noticed that many of LG’s recent sets seem to offer impressive value for money.
Heavy Rain Playstation 3

Heavy Rain

Review Entertaining, thought-provoking and not to be easily dismissed. These are the reactions that come to mind after working my way through Heavy Rain, the interactive drama/game from developer Quantic Dream, a company previously known mainly for Fahrenheit.
Lucy Orr, 17 2010