Microsoft preps Windows 7 release

A release candidate of Windows 7, the next major release of the world’s most popular operating system, goes public in trial form in the next week.

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US cyber-security ’embarrassing

America’s cyber-security has been described as “broken” by one industry expert and as “childlike” by another.

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Home Office ‘colluded with Phorm

The Home Office has been accused of colluding with online ad firm Phorm on “informal guidance” to the public on whether the company’s service is legal.

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Yahoo pulls the plug on GeoCities

Yahoo is to close its personal web hosting site GeoCities later this year.

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Facebook users say yes to changes

Facebook users have voted to back changes which give them control over data and content they post on the site.

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Slow start for Nokia’s music plan

Nokia’s all-inclusive Comes With Music mobile service has been much slower to attract UK consumers than expected, according to an industry consultancy.

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Cash prize to design secure phone

The Design Council is offering £400,000 for designers to develop new ways of securing mobile phone handsets.

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