31st > December > 2010 Archive
New Year's Eve is party night – and who better to spend that celebratory evening with than your constant companion, one that has served you well throughout the year?
Review Western Digital’s My Book line of drives spans nearly all areas of external storage, supporting fast modern interfaces from FireWire 800 and eSATA to USB 3.0. Yet the My Book Live is network drive and, in terms of connectivity, sports nothing more than a DC input and a gigabit Ethernet port.
The time has come for you, our beloved readers, to name the diabetic-busting PARIS cocktail lovingly concocted in honour of our space plane triumph.
A Trojan capable of stealing data from infected Android smartphones, and bundled with botnet-style functionality, has appeared in China.
The UK government has rejigged the process for filing patents in Europe, which the Intellectual Property Minister Baroness Wilcox said would help bring down costs for Blighty's businesses.
Today is the last day of BT's "Race to Infinity" broadband upgrade competition, and the result already looks improbable.
A US woman who earlier this year unsuccessfully tried to sue Microsoft for allegedly charging her extra to downgrade from Windows Vista to XP has brought another lawsuit against the software giant.
Civil servants were asked to encourage their family and friends to sign up for a now-defunct ID cards amid Whitehall fears the scheme would flop, confidential documents have revealed.
Beleaguered News Corp web property MySpace reportedly looks set to plan significant lay-offs in the New Year.
Honda US has written to customers following a data breach that led to the exposure of million of customer records.
A British-born spaceman has been appointed an OBE in the Queen's New Year Honours List.
Pro-WikiLeaks hacktivists have launched a denial of service attack against government websites in Zimbabwe.
China has banned Skype and other Western VoIP providers in a move designed to stop the services from eroding the profits of traditional telecoms operators in the country, China Telecom and China Unicom.
Groupon confirmed yesterday that it has already raised more than half of the $950m it is seeking in a monster equity funding round.
If you're moping around, lonely and dateless this New Year's Eve, you can take heart in a new statistic that proves there are, indeed, plenty of available fish in the proverbial sea: 43,869,800 people changed their status to "single" on Facebook in 2010.
Apple has filed a patent application for an online-store product-review system that turns the ideal of unbiased product evaluation on its head.
Open...and Shut Apple's iPad has been criticized as a super-sized version of the iPhone. While that criticism is mostly correct, it falls short in one key area: it's a heck of a lot easier to input information into an iPhone than into an iPad.