University disputes Hawk Eye
Hawk Eye Innovations report that the average error of the machine is 3.6mm.
Bye Bye Bananas
An imminent threat to worldwide banana production.
Toughen rules, iPods Mobiles
If Hollywood could order intellectual property laws for Christmas what would they look like? This is pretty close.
Sweeping reforms will make it easier than ever for law enforcement to intercept communications if amendments to the Telecommunications (Interceptions) Act are agreed upon
Spy in the sky drone sets sights on Miami
Miami police could soon be the first in the United States to use cutting-edge, spy-in-the-sky technology to beef up their fight against crime.
The Real Body Snatchers
BBC are reporting on a grisly trade lying behind the booming business for replacement body parts in medical procedures. Apparently a fully processed cadaver can fetch up to $250,000.
Camera Sees Through Clothes, Preserves Privacy
A Camera claiming to use Terahertz radiation to detect foreign objects under clothing, without revealing body details.
Patent raid in German
Police and customs officials investigating suspected patent violations seized mobile phones, navigation devices and other gadgets.
Facebook founder heckled
A keynote talk with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg descended into chaos as the audience heckled the interviewer for failing to get to the point.
Aussie Cops want Powers to Search Any Computer
New South Wales cabinet has proposed new powers for police to search computers anywhere under a search warrant.
Hackers Target MySpace and Facebook
Criminal hackers now view social networking sites as their best target for attacks, partially because such sites are designed to be usable by "unsophisticated" consumers.
EU Views Net Censorship, Trade Barrier
The European Parliament just passed a proposal to treat internet censorship as a trade barrier.
Former FBI Agent Calls for a Second Internet
Agent warns that the Internet has become a sanctuary for cyber criminals and the only way to rectify this is to create a second, more secure Internet.
EU hits Microsoft with record 899m antitrust fine
The European Commission fined Microsoft a record €899-million on Wednesday for failing to comply with its landmark 2004 antitrust ruling.
Taliban Demands Downtime on Afghanistan Cellphone Networks
The Taliban has demanded that cellphone network providers in Afghanistan cease service between the hours of 5pm and 7am each night of the week.
Pakistan Blocks YouTube
Pakistan has ordered its ISPs to block access to YouTube "for containing blasphemous web content/movies."
UK Commissioner Seeks To Ban Ultrasonic Anti-Teen Device
The Mosquito sound device is used to annoy and drive off younger people with sounds that are too high-pitched for most adults to hear. Sir Albert Aynsley-Green, the Children's Commissioner for England appointed to represent the views of the country's 11 million children, has set up a campaign called "Buzz Off" that is calling for the Mosquito to be banned on grounds that it infringes the rights of young people.
Yahoo Seeking Partnership With News Corp
Yahoo is talking with a number of potential partners, possibly as a way to either stave off future Microsoft offers or in an effort to drive up the software giant's offer. The talks between News Corp. and Yahoo ... may signal a resumption of discussions that took place last U.S. summer between the two media giants that quieted during the fall.
Pack-Hunting Dinosaurs Found As Large As T-Rex
Paleontologists digging in the arid Patagonian wilderness of Argentina reported yesterday finding the remains of a meat-eating dinosaur as big as Tyrannosaurus rex and perhaps clever enough to bring down its prey by hunting in packs.