Hackers boot Linux on iPhone



From CNET News.com: A new front has opened in the ongoing arms race between Apple and iPhone hackers, with one hacker group making the iPhone boot with a Linux 2.6 kernel.

The announcement of the successful kernel porting was made on the Linux on the iPhone blog, complete with...

Microsoft and Yahoo Dismiss Report of Search Deal



From PC World: Microsoft and Yahoo have dismissed a report that they're once again in discussions to sell Yahoo's online search business for $20 billion.

The Sunday Times wrote Microsoft had agreed to the "broad terms of a deal" but there was no guarantee that it would be...

Spam Increasing Again After Shutdown of Hosting Company



From DailyTech: Security researchers who warned the shutdown of McColo Corp. would only lower spam levels for a couple of weeks were correct, as one of the largest botnets on the internet, Srizbi, has been resurrected.

After two ISPs stopped offering service to McColo about...

Lexar Releases Inexpensive Crucial DDR3 Memory Kits



From Tom's Hardware: Lexar Media launched its new Crucial DDR3 triple-channel memory kits on Tuesday, available in 3 GB, 6 GB and 12 GB sizes. Although a little late to the scene, with prices starting at just $85.99, the new Crucial DDR3 memory kits make for very competitive...

Intel Calls EU Antitrust Probe 'discriminatory and Partial'



From PC World: The European Union's antitrust investigation of Intel is "discriminatory and partial," the chip maker complained in an action that's detailed in a recent edition of the EU's official journal, saying it's not being permitted to properly defend itself against the...

Europe Yahoo chief joins exodus



From CNET News.com: Toby Coppel is expected to announce Thursday that he is stepping down from his position as executive vice president and managing director of Europe and Canada, according to a report by AllThingsD's Kara Swisher. The departure has reportedly been in the works...

Google's IPhone App Sets Trend Rebelling Against Apple's Rules



From DailyTech: Google has become the showcase of this struggle when developers pointed that Google's hot new voice-powered search, available through the App Store, violated Apple's rules. The Apple iPhone's developer agreement which comes with the Software Development Kit...

Lenovo to Allow Locking Down ThinkPad Notebooks by Text Message



From X-bit Labs: Lenovo Group plans to introduce a new feature to its ThinkPad lineup of notebooks that will allow to lock the personal computers if they are stolen or lost in order to protect sensitive information. The new feature is a yet another option of ThinkPad laptops...

Nokia to Pull out of Japanese Handset Market



From PC World: The world's largest cell phone maker is pulling out of one of the world's biggest cellular markets. Nokia said on Thursday that it will stop developing handsets for NTT DoCoMo and Softbank Mobile, effectively ending a push that began five years ago when Nokia re...
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