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Anonymous group take down child porn sites

Well known hacking group Anonymous will be popular this week as they claim to have taken down 40 child pornography websites while publishing the names of 1,500 people involved. This happened around a week ago but has just surfaced at the weekend. They posted statements on pastebin saying that they …

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Apple celebrate Steve Jobs with video

Apple published a video on their website yesterday celebrating the life of Steve Jobs who died aged 56 after losing a battle against pancreatic cancer. The 80 minute video is called ‘Celebrating Steve’ and includes a series of speakers from the Wednesday event, which wasn’t available to the public. In …

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Microsoft Youtube channel gets weekend hack

Microsoft are dealing with a rather embarrassing situation today, as their Youtube channel appears to have been hacked at the weekend. All of their videos were removed and replaced with short clips. We checked this morning and they seem to have the situation under control now. According to Mashable, four …

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Are Apple becoming a good ‘value for money’ option?

Apple have always had a reputation for being an expensive option, when considering a new computer or smartphone, but in recent months some analysts and journalists have commented on pricing – we wonder are they becoming a good ‘value for money’ supplier of tech goodies? When we look at the …

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Apple stay strong after the death of Steve Jobs

After the death of Steve Jobs, many concerns were raised that Apple may have lost some of their leading executive team. Board member and former US Vice President Al Gore said the concerns are unwarranted and that the team will remain strong. He spoke at the All Things D technology …

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New version of Gmail about to be released

Google are set to release an updated version of Gmail. It will offer a redesigned conversation thread system and an enhanced search algorithm. A video was posted online explaining the new features and changes. The video is presented by Jason Cornwell, the user experience designer for Gmail. Access to the …

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MC Hammer to create better search engine than Google

In one of the more bizarre stories this week, MC Hammer, the famous rapper with the baggy trousers is developing his own search engine. He has commented, claiming that it will be better than Google, or Bing. The rapper has announced the platform, called ‘WireDoo’ which has been 24 months …

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Ozone hole over Antarctica causes concern

Scientists have been analysing the Ozone hole over the Antarctica and have came to a rather frightening conclusion. The hole reached its annual peak on September the 12th and stretched across 10.05 million square miles, according to a report that NASA filed yesterday. NASA work with the National Oceanographic and …

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ARM announce new low power smartphone chip

ARM, the British low power silicon chip maker has announced a new design which uses five times less power than the current processors in today’s smartphones. It will perform at a similar level to today’s technology. The company, based in Cambridge said their new Cortex A7 processor is their most …

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Nokia to reveal new Windows Phones

Microsoft said today that Nokia are going to be releasing new Windows OS phones within the next week. They hope that the new products from Nokia will help boost their sales in Europe and other parts of the world. Andy Lees, the Windows Phone division chief said that Nokia phones …

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Apple remember Steve Jobs with Coldplay and Norah Jones

The tributes to Steve Jobs keep flooding in and Apple held a celebration for employees which featured music from ColdPlay and Norah Jones. Apple held the employee memorial yesterday and the new CEO Tim Cook spoke, according to postings that people made on Twitter who watched or attended the event. …

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LN2: So what is the real cost of Liquid Nitrogen?

Whenever a web site wants to wow and woo its audience, they reach for the HD cams and go in search of some serious overclocking. More often than not, the coolant of choice is Liquid Nitrogen, but have you ever wondered how much the stuff costs?  KitGuru dons protective gear …

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Canon to release new 18MP EOS 1Dx

Canon have released their latest DSLR camera – the EOS 1Dx. This is set to replace the high selling 1D series and the higher resolution 1DS range of cameras. The 1Dx has a new sensor which features 18 MP resolution from the full frame CMOS chip. It can also shoot …

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RIM hand out 12 free apps to appease customers

Research In Motion are trying to make peace with their customers by offering free applications to their customers. This offering is a very public apology to their user base who have suffered from broken services over the last week, including email and instant messaging. They will give $100 of free …

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Celebrities and politicians mourn the death of Jobs

The death of Steve Jobs has rocked the technology industry and this weekend several hundred people turned up at a private memorial service for the late Apple visionary. The service was held in Memorial Church in the Stanford University Campus. Security was high, as police patrolled the area to ensure …

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Amazon to lose $10 on every Kindle Fire sale

Amazon are set to launch an attack on the iPad 2 very soon, by releasing their new Kindle Fire at $199. Less than half the price of Apple’s flagship product. According to IHS however Amazon will be losing $10 on every sale of the new product. Challenging the iPad has …

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Samsung target iPhone 4s for sales ban

The battle between Apple and Samsung still rages and this time Samsung are trying to halt sales of the iPhone 4s in Australia and Japan. Samsung are claiming infringements in user interface and technology patents in Japan and wireless communications standards in Australia. To make matters worse, Samsung are also …

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Blackberry problems caused by hardware/software failures

Research In Motion have had a tough week as their customer base have experienced problems with many of their networking services. Internal investigations have been ongoing, trying to find the source of the widespread problems. According to industry sources in connection with the Telegraph it would appear that the reasons …

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Apple try for wider Samsung ban, but fail

Apple were successful in getting a sales block on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet, but their latest efforts in Australia have been rejected by the court. They wanted to force Samsung to give them advance notice of new product releases and be restricted in their launch of all new …

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Iran fail to get monkey into space

Iran have failed with the latest step in their space program – to launch a monkey into space. Reports indicate that the ‘monkey stage’ has ended in failure, which will assuredly have ramifications for the next stage which was to launch a man into space by 2020. They were successful …

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Sony recall 1.6 million Bravia TV’s due to fire risk

Sony Corp have announced a huge recall on 1.6 million Bravia flat panel television sets due to potential problems which may cause them to melt, or even catch fire. Sony investigated their televisions after a problem in September in which a customer noticed some smoke, and a small fire. Yuki …

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