Amazon.co.uk reaches 2 million users
Amazon.co.uk claims that it is the first European site to reach 2 million users. ...more
Orange unpeels its 3G service
French-owned mobile phone operator Orange became the third company in the UK to launch its 3G service - just in time for Christmas. The company follows 3 and Vodafone into the market with the aim of sigining up two million subscribers by the end of 2006.
Amongst the offerings to tempt the punter to sign up for the service are Sky news video feeds, film trailers, music and ringtone downloads, behind the scenes football 'exclusives' and Traffic TV which gives access to motorway CCTVs. ...more
Dell targets the iPod shuffle
Dell has squeezed its DJ range of portable music players to produce the itty-bitty DJ Ditty.
With 512MB of storage - that's about 220 WMA tracks, according to Dell - and a 1 x 0.4 inch LCD screen, the device measures 3. ...more
FileMaker 5.5 developer tools released
FileMaker has released the Developer version of its database creation and management software.
The developer version enables customised FileMaker database systems to be deployed via the Web, across workgroups or as standalone applications and has a site of tools designed to speed up and simplify the process of database development. For instance, the new Script Debugger is introduced to test
and verify scripts. ...more
Google email threatens privacy on three fronts claim campaigners
Google's Gmail service has raised privacy concerns over its handling of personal data.
A privacy campaign group has already complained about the impending service, which was announced 1 April.
The organisation Privacy International has filed a complaint with the UK Information Commissioner, according to Reuters. ...more