Virgin Media are on track to become the first UK Internet company to start slapping down customers downloading music illegally, with the company announcing a pilot scheme with music industry body, the BPI.
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We’re not sure if women should be patronised or pleased, but Yahoo is launching a new site aimed at the “key demographic” of laydees aged between 25 and 54.
Called ‘Shine’ and launched this very day, the site’s main function appears to be to offer new opportunities to flog targeted advertising for consumer-packaged goods, retail and pharmaceuticals.
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We’re beginning to lose count of the amount of contradictory stories and studies claiming that mobile phones are evil human killers/totally harmless/death with an aerial, but worrying new research claims that mobiles could kill far more people than smoking or asbestos.
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Swivel action corporate types are five times more likely to declare that they are “very satisfied” with their OS if they’re tip-tip-typing away on a Mac OSX machine rather than one running Microsoft’s Windows Vista, according to a report by ChangeWave Research.
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There was a competition at the CanSecWest security conference to see who could hack/control/Pwn any of the three laptops (VAIO VGN-TZ37CN running Ubuntu 7.10; Fujitsu U810 running Vista Ultimate SP1; MacBook Air running OSX 10.5.2) available. The prize for the first successful hack was the laptop and a cash prize that reduced the more access given to the machine.
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Always keen to stay on top of how content is being used and distributed, a few of us at DL have been playing around with the playlists and ‘channel’ building abilities of YouTube of late.
While compiling and organising collections of strange video that we found, an interesting options popped out at us.
Continue reading Video ID Matches: YouTube’s Anti-Piracy Tools
This is a sad and sorry tale. A tale of not having a clue how to treat your customers.
When we got our first Moo cards back in May 2007, we loved them. We ordered, they delivered. Simple.
We’ve had the same experience quite a few times since then – UNTIL we had to send some back.
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What is thought to be the first UK trail involving Facebook has ended in the dismissal of the case at Birmingham’s magistrates court.
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Voipfone continues to expand their available services, now adding Voipfone Broadband to their offerings.
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The invention of the brake light on the car was arguably the most important addition to the safety of driving, probably trailed by the availability of ABS.
Somehow, perhaps because brake lights are so important, there’s been no significant advance in their development, beyond changing the bulbs to a brighter version.
Continue reading Brake Lights Gain Intelligence