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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
There are a lot of reasons some people will hate this, on principle. It is an invasion of privacy, a sneaky way to sell you something, proof that no matter how hip a company may seem, when they get a little success, they start acting like Big Brother. Or Darth Vader.
Users will be able to view news, weather, and Gmail messages on the company's home page.
Porn stars, porn gossip scribes and porn production workers are turning to blogs to expose what it's really like to live and work in the San Fernando Valley-based sex industry.
Like something out of Dr. Frankenstein's laboratory, the programmers at Netscape have resurrected a browser that most Internet users had left for dead. Netscape 8 lets you view Web pages using either the Firefox or Internet Explorer engine.
Starting today, Californians will be able to check the Internet for their daily earthquake forecast.
"Let me be your fantasy imaginary psycho girlfriend for a month. I am 29 years old, 115 pounds, with natural purple hair and a fascination with death. I am certifiably insane (copy of certificate available upon request)."
Google has stopped downloads of Accelerator, blaming capacity problems, after some users complained their privacy had been invaded.
Taking up the fight with Sony Corp's recently released PlayStation Portable, Nintendo plans to bring online multiplayer action to its own handheld gaming system.
Around 20% of the world's hijacked computers sending out spam, attacking websites and hosting unsavoury material are in China, says a report.
A software tool launched by Google on Wednesday that speeds up the process of downloading Web sites has caused some users to worry about their privacy.
Anti-piracy agencies are targeting a select number of Internet service providers with e-mails warning of illegal movie and software downloads by their users.
Pope Benedict XVI's former car has sold for nearly a quarter of a million dollars after an Internet auction that saw bids rocket in the space of a few hours, organisers said.
Three members of a drug dealing ring who used the internet to sell cannabis to addresses across the UK were sent to prison last week.
U.S. businesses for years have urged the government to let them set computer-security standards of their own, but their inability to do so could now prompt Congress to step in, experts say.