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Persistent 'Faster Browser Search' overtaking Safari's default search

Apparently, a number of people have been frustrated by a plug-in that was developed in this way, which changes Safari's default search engine to "Fast Browser Search," which no obvious way to change this back.

By February 4, 2010


Virgin-Universal deal may hit 'persistent' file sharers

Along with a music download service launching later this year, the U.K.'s Virgin Media could target some "offenders" with suspension of Internet access.

By June 15, 2009


Remove firmware updaters to prevent persistent update messages

Firmware updaters may persistently give "Up to Date" messages at bootup.

By October 27, 2009


Twitter joke trial blows up as Paul Chambers appeals conviction

Twitter has been galvanised today by the appeal of Paul Chambers, convicted after making a joke about blowing up an airport. What does the case say about Twitter -- and about Britain?

By September 24, 2010


iTunes 10 user interface sees some minor changes

Apple's iTunes 10 upgrade brings a number of interesting enhancements to the program, including the "Ping" social-networking option and the new clutter-reducing "hybrid" view for album covers and song listings. Despite these features and other new improvements, when it comes to the user interface there are some outstanding drawbacks in the new version of iTunes.

By September 2, 2010


Does cloud computing need LAMP?

An article asking who will first offer a LAMP platform as a service offering raises an even more fundamental question: does cloud computing even need the LAMP stack?

By May 23, 2010


Why Zynga ticks off the games industry

The young company has scored big with Farmville and other Facebook hits. Gaming pros, though, see lots they don't like, and they're not afraid to say so.

By April 12, 2010


Network copying not working due to persistent "insufficient privileges" errors

When transferring files between two computers on a local network, occasionally the system will not have enough privileges to complete the transfer.

By April 22, 2009


An alligator ate my Amazon package

Blogger Will Collier orders a computer part via Amazon. It doesn't arrive. On talking with an Amazon rep, he says he is told that his delivery was eaten by an alligator.

By March 31, 2010


Google leaving China: Better late than never

Molly Wood refuses to believe that Google pulling its major operations out of China is a cold-hearted business decision. After all, it's not even a particularly good business decision.

By March 26, 2010