Archive for March, 2008

Virgin Media Targets Illegal Downloaders

UK’s largest residential broadband supplier takes aim at dodgy downloaders

Yahoo Shine Site Targets Female Demographic

New advertising opportunities ahoy as Yahoo launch site for the laydees.

Mobiles “Could Kill More People Than Smoking”: New Study

Award winning prof says that mobiles will kill more people than smoking

Mac OSX And XP Trump Vista For Corporate Satisfaction

Apple users feel the love but Windows XP is still the corporate number one choice

PWN To OWN: MacBook Air Hacked In 2 Minutes

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 [...]

Video ID Matches: YouTube’s Anti-Piracy Tools

Moo Cards: Customer Support Is BAD

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 [...]

Facebook Harassment Charge Dismissed

What is thought to be the first UK trail involving Facebook has ended in the dismissal of the case at Birmingham’s magistrates court.

Voipfone Broadband: A Managed DSL Service VoIP Users

Voipfone continues to expand their available services, now adding Voipfone Broadband to their offerings.

Brake Lights Gain Intelligence

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.