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PayPal glitch freezes sellers' cash for weeks

A problem with some PayPal payments being held by the company was just a glitch, not a cunning plan to claw more money out of buyers. Earlier this year PayPal introduced a scheme to flag certain transactions it regarded as suspicious. Payment for items where eBay determined the buyer might be dissatisfied would be held for 21 …
John Oates, 16 Oct 2008
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Motorola gets down with the kids

Motorola has published the results of its study into what today's 16 to 27-year-olds want from technology, which discovered that - surprise, surprise - most demand more telly. The study questioned 1200 'millennials' - as it repeatedly put it - in Europe and the Middle East and who mostly want to watch more TV: 81 per cent …
Bill Ray, 10 Sep 2008
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Intel buys up UK Linux lab

Intel has bought up OpenedHand, the UK-based Linux development company, folding its product line into the chip behemoth's mobile Linux effort, while promising to maintain its open-source developments. OpenedHand specialises in squeezing Linux onto small devices, so is ideally placed to support the new generation of what Intel …
Bill Ray, 1 Sep 2008
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WiMax to cover 1 billion by 2012, says Intel

IDF Craig Barrett banged the drum for WiMAX in the opening keynote of IDF today. But only quietly, and not for very long. In a speech that dwelled on socio-economic issues more than hard technology, Barrett slipped out a couple of predictions for takeup on the to-date unloved mobile data standard. “We should see 50 million people …
Joe Fay, 19 Aug 2008

Orange sees broadband subscriber exodus

Customers are continuing to desert Orange's ADSL offerings, the firm's results revealed today. In the six months to 30 June 44,000 net broadband subscribers quit the firm, leaving it with 1.06 million. Orange said its UK broadband customer base was "levelling off", but figures released in February showed that just 4,000 net …
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SF's silent sysadmin pleads not guilty

The sysadmin accused of locking the San Francisco city council out of its computer network was back in jail yesterday after pleading not guilty to four counts of computer tampering. Terry Childs was locked up in lieu of $5m bail last weekend, after the city accused him of creating a super password for its new FiberWan network …
Joe Fay, 18 Jul 2008
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Dell rapped for £60 delivery charge on £200 laptop

Dell has been criticised by the advertising watchdog for not making it clear enough that a laptop would incur a £60 delivery charge. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said that the charge "added significantly" to the cost of the computer. In a direct mail advert for Dell computers a £199 laptop computer was offered for …
OUT-LAW.COM, 30 May 2008

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