UK keeps online child abuse content off its wires
Less than 0.2 per cent of the world's potentially illegal content was hosted in Britain over the past year.
The United States and Russia host the bulk of the world's child abuse Web sites, according to a British-based Internet monitoring group which identifies the UK as one of the countries with the best enforcement records. ...more
Minute MuVo2 player boasts massive 1.5GB storage
Barely the size of a matchbox and weighing far less than a bag of sugar, Creative's new MuVo2 has a veritable double garage of 1.5GB, or 25 hours' worth, of room in which to store your music.
Built around a 1. ...more
Telewest email blocked by spam filters
Cable operator Telewest has had the email addresses of its one million or so Internet customers blacklisted by the anti-spam organisation the Spam Prevention Early Warning System. The organisation says that it has taken the decision to blacklist all of Telewest's Blueyonder customers because so many of them have been hijacked and used as spam servers.
As spam filters have become more sophisticated and their own email servers have been blocked by spam filters, the spammers have turned to other methods to get their messages across. ...more
Creative trumpets the X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor
Creative Labs is claiming an audio breakthrough with the release of two new products.
It is essentially a real-time hardware and software solution - the X-Fi audio chip and the accompanying Xtreme Fidelity audio software.
So, enter Creative's X-Fi Xtreme Fidelity audio processor. ...more
EMI sticks with Microsoft for digital strategy
Microsoft has signed a new deal with EMI to provide the technology for the record company's digital infrastructure.
The two companies have already been working together for two years and this deal is part of a concerted effort by Microsoft to extend its influence within the music industry.
'We decided to partner with Microsoft because its technology offers flexibility and simplicity, while its vision of how the technology landscape will evolve will help us future-proof our business,' said James Anderson, chief information officer for EMI. ...more