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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Spam ‘produces 17m tons of CO2

A study into spam has blamed it for the production of more than 33bn kilowatt-hours of energy every year, enough to power more than 2.4m homes.

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EBay plans Skype public listing

Online auction site eBay is planning to spin off internet call service provider Skype and list shares in the firm in the first half of 2010.

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Twitter all clear after worm wave

Twitter has been given the all clear after a worm infected “tens of thousands of users”. But experts say the attack could have been much worse.

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