YouTube has launched an updated version of its YouTube Mobile website (m.youtube.com ) designed for HTML5-capable browsers such as the iPhone's Safari and those on Android-based phones.
Product Round-upProduct Round-up Well, the footy’s over and Wimbledon was the usual damp squib for the Brits, but at least the holiday season is here at last, so we can head for sunnier climes and drown our sorrows in cheap Sangria for a few days.
A Finnish blogging portal, Bloggen.fi has lost users' data from October 2009 to June 2010 because of an outage last week.
Infinity says it has a true carbon-neutral data centre at it's Infinity ONE site near Martleshan Heath in Suffolk, UK.
Small and medium sized (SME) companies do not face major anti-competitive barriers when trying to sell goods or services online, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has said.
BT and TalkTalk may go to court to try and overturn the Digital Economy Act - passed just before Parliament was dissolved for the election.
The VMware Cisco EMC (VCE) coalition has made its first Vblock sale in Europe.
The US National Security Agency (NSA) is embarking on a secret domestic surveillance project dubbed "Perfect Citizen", intended to monitor and protect important national infrastructure such as power grids and transport systems.
Germany is suing Facebook for obtaining and saving data from people who do not use the social networking site.
iRiver's Story e-book reader - which Reg Hardware rated as the best product of its kind for 2009 - is to reach a bigger audience. WHSmith has chosen it to spearhead its push into the e-book biz.
One in three UK women say they are gamers, according to the 2010 European gaming attitudes survey.
Sony is to bring the 3D panorama mode it recently added to its NEX micro four-thirds style cameras to its compact range.
Sysadmin blogSysadmin blog I am supposed to crank out a set of articles about NTFS and Share permissions, but I'm changing the topic: user experience management.
Lucasfilm has issued a cease-and-desist against Wicked Lasers - the manufacturer of the Spyder III Pro Arctic which has created quite a stir among wannabe Jedi worldwide.
A moral panic around childhood sexualisation and the dangers of the internet is closing down important channels of debate and making the internet a more dangerous place for adults and young people alike. That was the consensus view taken by Onscenity, an international network launched this week, which draws together experts to respond to the new visibility or 'onscenity' of sex in commerce, culture and everyday life.
PCs have gotten more expensive over the last quarter, with average selling prices up three per cent to €457.37.
Sony is to revamp its PlayStation 3 TV tuner, the PlayTV, for the 3D era.
BT is encouraging local authorities in rural areas to consider subsidising faster broadband installations, after a village Parish Council in Kent agreed to stump up part of the cost of fibre-to-the-cabinet.
Nokia has formally requested the return of prototype phones from off-message Russian website operator Eldar Murtazin. Nokia says it doesn't want to close down the long-running site Mobile-Review, but ominously says it has asked the Russian authorities for assistance. Which means Eldar could be being getting ready for a swim in this season's least desirable fashion accessory - a concrete bathing suit.
BlogBlog I read a good article from our pal Michael Feldman on Digipede, a ‘pure-play’ grid software company that focuses exclusively on Microsoft and their Windows/.NET products. It prompted some thoughts on my part about grid computing, and how it might play an increasingly large role in the future.
Microsoft scored yet another patent licensing deal yesterday, this time with automotive tech firm DENSO Corp.
UpdatedUpdated Mobile malware that affects Symbian Series 60 handsets is being used to create a botnet.
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs is demanding two convicted carousel fraudsters pay back £92m in cash, cars and properties or face an extra ten years in prison.
The Lads from Lagos have been keeping a low profile of late, so we're obliged to Reg reader Matt Summers for sharing this tempting get-rich-quick opportunity with fellow fans of Vulture Central:
HTML5 could take bites out of Apple's dominance of mobile applications today - provided developers target lucrative niches. A poll of over 4,000 punters points to the old regulars of email, IM and social networks as driving increased mobile data usage. 65 per cent of UK consumers and 74 per cent of US consumers polled said email tempted them to use data on a mobile phone. Just 15 per cent and 30 per cent (respectively) cite games.
The last space shuttle external tank rollout will take place later today in New Orleans, as Endeavour's STS-134 mission fuel beast is waved on its way to Florida by "hundreds of handkerchief-waving" Lockheed Martin Space Systems employees.
Hundreds of jobs have reportedly been slashed at Microsoft offices across the globe, but the company is keeping quiet about the staff cuts.
The Information Commissioner's Office has taken action against Barnet and West Sussex councils after the theft of IT containing sensitive data about children.
Online puzzle fiends are struggling to crack a "secret" cryptogram included in the newly-formed US military cyber command's official seal. Most of the confusion arises from an extra hyphen in the Command official mission statement.
Police are to be stripped of the power to stop and search anyone for no reason, the Home Secretary has announced.
ReviewReview You can’t deny Motorola’s creativity – a square phone, huh? And if you find an iPhone just too big, the new Flipout is certainly compact - it's 66mm square - and will fit into the tightest pocket. This means the screen isn’t huge, but at 2.8in it’s certainly usable.
In his first outing in the minefield of internet politics, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries Ed Vaizey stuck firmly to the script.
The fanbois among you who haven't spunked all your wad on sex toys may be interested in flashing the cash on the iPhone 4G Diamond Edition - an absolute snip at £12,995.
Update: This story originally said that hackers had attempted to scam a US Senator. The target was actually an Iowa state senator. Fraudsters attempted to scam a state senator's contacts after breaking into his webmail account.
So the clock hasn't struck 13 at St Stephens Church in the village of Ambridge, after all. Old maids will still bicycle to communion in their skirts, and the nation will continue to huddle around its Bakelite crystal sets, to hear some cheerfully delivered but inaccurate tripe about the weather. If you hadn't heard, the BBC is renewing its contract with the Meteorological Office, continuing an 87-year tradition of dire forecasts. It's as reassuring a piece of news as England's football team flying home from the World Cup in shame.
A bald statement from Fujitsu Technology Solutions (FTS) says president and CEO Kai Flore is no longer in post. A search for a new President & CEO is already underway and Richard Cristou is keeping the seat warm until the new CEO is found.
UpdatedUpdated PCI certification has been withdrawn from two older PIN entry devices from Ingenico following concerns they were vulnerable to manipulation by cybercrooks.
Colt has claimed it can supply factory-built, 500m2 Modular Data Centre internal hall buildings for installation in warehouse-type sheds at a faster speed and lower cost than new-build data centres.
Humax will release its long-awaited Freeview HD DVR later this month.
The Pirate Bay has been compromised by an Argentinean hacker who made off with usernames, email and internet addresses of more than four million people signed up to the BitTorrent tracker site.
Asus has officially taken the lid off its latest Eee PC netbook, the 1005PX.
Climatic Research Unit director Phil Jones was being whisked back to his desk at the University of East Anglia by the University's Russell enquiry yesterday. But with exquisite timing, the Information Commissioner's office chose the same day to confirm that CRU had twice broken the Freedom of Information regulations - once by ignoring the request, and twice by refusing the actual data. The breaches carry a civil penalty.
Claims that UK department store chain John Lewis today let slip what Apple is preparing for the annual September iPod refresh are bollocks... probably.
SCO has risen from the grave. Again.
As if to dispell all doubt that innovation is alive and well in Redmond, Microsoft has filed a patent application for – wait for it – the "Virtual Page Turn".
Facebook has acquired NextStop, a San Francisco-based startup that let netizens share advice on where to go and what to do.
Android's share of the US smartphone market surged 4 per centage points between February and May, according to research outfit comScore, putting Google on the verge of overtaking Microsoft for the number three spot behind RIM BlackBerry and Apple.
Scroogle has once again returned from the dead, continuing to serve up its privacy-friendly Google search results after another programming tweak from founder Daniel Brandt.
If killing the KIN after just two months was bad for Microsoft, what happened next is far worse – especially for its corporate captains.
Apple has filed a sweeping patent application for a technology suite designed to provide iPhone users with a broad range of real-time product information, special offers, sales opportunities, and related services in stores, restaurants, and other retail establishments.