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Google warn users: new search malware in wild

Google are warning millions of people to be on the lookout for a new malware which has already infected many computers. This malicious software will install on unsuspecting computers after scamming people with promises of ‘anti virus software’. In theory, the software sounds very similar to the strain which has …

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16 year old arrested in UK for links to Anonymous

According to UK newspapers a 16 year old has been arrested in the UK, as part of bigger FBI plans to target high profile hacking groups Anonymous and Lulzsec. The teenager has apparently been arrested in London late yesterday and is being held in a police station, under custody. He …

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FBI arrest alleged members of Anonymous

Reports in from America today indicate that the F.B.I. have apparently arrested members of hacking group Anonymous. This is one of the largest raids in recent history as 14 alleged members have been taken into custody. The LATimes say that two of the people were from Southern California, although no …

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IDC report shows iPad taking 11% of PC Market

The iPad continues to grow from strength to strength as the latest reports from IDC show that Apple’s tablet is now hogging 11% of the PC market. IDC are a well respected organisation, and their report, published in the last week highlights that Apple are continuing to see growth. Worldwide …

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Apple stores getting ready for OSX Lion rollout

The Apple audience are patiently waiting on OSX Lion to be released and the latest news shows that the operating system is said to be at the retail stores, ready for showroom floor placement. Macintosh news site sources are also claiming that AppleCare support staff are receiving training on the …

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LinkedIn CEO says people don’t have time for Google+

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner has said that he doesn’t think that people will have the free time to use Google+. Weiner was on stage at the Churchill Club last night and AllThingD’s Kara Swisher asked him some questions based around social networking. The San Francisco Chronicle was on hand to …

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Opera and Vodafone extends global frame agreement

Opera Software announced today that they have signed a three-year extension of their global frame agreement with Vodafone. The existing global frame agreement gives Vodafone the chance to offer its customers Opera products such as a Vodafone-branded Opera Mini browser, a product that is at the core of Vodafone’s Internet …

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Apple profit set to increase 69 percent

Apple are due to announce a 69 percent jump in quarterly profit later today. Bloomberg are claiming that record buying of the iPad and Macintosh computer are helping to counter the flagging sales of the aging iPhone 4. With the iPhone 5 due for release in the near future, sales …

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Sun newspaper hacked by Lulzsec

It appears that Lulzsec, the famous hacking group, have not disbanded. They have apparently hacked The Sun Newspaper, owned by media tycoon Rupert Murdoch. The hack included the publishing of a fake story which said that Rupert Murdoch was found dead in his garden. Visitors to the website were then …

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iPhone the number one choice for new buyers

A report published by ChangeWave Research shows that the iPhone is the top choice among people who are looking to buy a new smartphone. While the poll is limited to people in North America, over 4,163 people were asked which phone they would opt for, if they were buying one …

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Apple iPad 2 waiting time improves

We normally get a handful of emails every week from readers asking if we have any good sources for picking up a new iPad 2, quickly. With UK waiting lists set to 2-3 weeks since it was launched, it has been a long wait for some people. Hopefully the situation …

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Lies ‘R’ Us? Tough tablet to swallow?

These iPad things seem to be everywhere. Every time a major technology site runs with a rumor about the super-featured iPad 3 coming soon to a retailer near you, that your local store actually gets bombarded with cheap imports – promising an iPad like experience for pennies. KitGuru’s been sent …

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insecure passwords to be blocked by Microsoft

Microsoft announced yesterday to the press that they are tightening up their security system for Hotmail users. This update is coming in two stages, with the second phase – to ban common passwords rolling out in the near future. It would seem to be common sense not to have a …

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‘The Google Effect’, are people becoming too lazy?

A new survey released by a psychologist, Betsy Sparrow of Columbia University says that ‘The Google Effect’ is changing the way people’s brains choose to remember. We all know the situation, you get into a conversation with a friend and they say ‘I Google’d this’, or ‘Google it!’. With the …

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Google sales beat projections

Search engine giant Google have had a good week, releasing reports that sales beat projections. Their sales rose to $6.92 billion, which was more than the %6.57 billion projection of analysts which were surveyed by Bloomberg. So far it seems a good start for Larry Page, who replaced Eric Schmidt …

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Amazon to take on iPad by October

Kitguru has reported before that Amazon are set to take on the Apple iPad, after the success of their Kindle E-Reader, but the Wall Street Journal has new information on the subject which would indicate that an October release is possible. Taking on the iPad is proving a tall order, …

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Robots will be able to work alongside people

For many years robots have been unable to work alongside humans, due to safety issues. However recent developments in motion sensing could translate into massive improvements for various industries. NASA technicians sent a humanoid robot to the International Space Station last year. The Robonaut 2 (R2) was a torso with …

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AntiSec publish 53,000 military email addresses

Yesterday we reported that AntiSec had compromised a defense and homeland consultant server. To prove the point they decided to publish 67,000 email addresses online, 53,000 of which were .mil origin. Associated Press analysed the list and said that there were 67,000 addresses, not 90,000 as first claimed by the …

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Electronic Arts purchase Popcap: £815m

Popcap, the maker of successful entertainment games such as Plants V Zombies have been bought over by Electronic Arts, in a deal worth around £815 million. EA have been aiming to compete in the ‘casual games’ sector, against Zynga and this move will help them enhance their portfolio. EA are …

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Is the traditional newspaper doomed?

If you frequently take a train or a bus, like me, you may have noticed the growing population who are adopting tablets. This time last year, I would have been hard pressed to notice a single person using a tablet on my train. Last week there were at least 8 …

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AntiSec claim to have hacked military based server

AntiSec, a well known hacking group claim to have broken into a military server and have made off with thousands of email addresses and passwords. This marks the latest in a long list of attacks of government and high profile businesses. According to reports, 90,000 email addresses were compromised, including …

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AMD appoints new boss for EMEA channel component sales

The topsy-turvy world of senior management operates on a simple principal of ‘there were 10 in the bed and the CEO said roll over’. As soon as someone gets promoted, there is a gap. It’s a time for change and for career advancement. KitGuru looks back at the LinkedIn updates …

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Alienware partner with Bigfoot for Killer technology

Bigfoot Networksthe technology company behind the Killer line of high-performance networking products, today announced that Dell Computer Corporation is adding Killer™ Wireless-N 1103 high-performance network adapters as a option to all four of its latest gaming laptop PCs, including the Alienware M18x, M17x, M14x and M11x. Building on Bigfoot Networks’ …

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DOJ demand decryption of laptop to investigate scam

Obama’s administration have told a federal judge to order a woman, accused of a mortgage scam in America to decrypt her laptop so they can get access to files relating to the case. This news story is hitting hard on tech sites, as it could be an integral case for …

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