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Watching the crooks: Researcher monitors cyber-espionage ring

Good guys are keeping an eye on large espionage and botnet campaigns that are stealing corporate secrets from government and private industry and money from peoples' bank accounts.

By July 25, 2012

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Microsoft: We did copy Plurk's code

The software maker says that an investigation shows that the Juku microblogging application on MSN China did swipe code from a rival.

By December 15, 2009

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Plurk holding Microsoft's feet to code-copying fire

A microblogging site whose code was copied for use on MSN China indicates that Microsoft's apology isn't sufficient to settle the matter.

By December 17, 2009

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Ep. 1126: Microsoft plucks Plurk

Among the news of new URL shorteners and Australian Internet filters comes one of the darkest moments in microblogging. Microsoft has pulled down their new Twitter-like site in China because it turns out it wasn't Twitter-like at all. It was in fact more like Plurk. In fact it looked like maybe they stole Plurk's code. We also get morally outraged at good business plans. Or stupid people. Or something. Just watch. Or listen.

By December 15, 2009

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Buzz Out Loud Podcast 1126: Microsoft plucks Plurk

Among the news of new URL shorteners and Australian Internet filters comes one of the darkest moments in microblogging: Microsoft has pulled down its new Twitter-like site in China because it turns out it wasn't Twitter-like at all.

By December 15, 2009

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Acer Liquid Mini phones get Android 2.3 and a lick of paint

Acer's Liquid Mini handsets now come in a new range of colours, upgrading Android and its social media software in the process.

By May 31, 2011

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Run your own election at Plurk

Make your own electorate and maybe win a chunk of $5,000 at Plurk, the snazzier alternative to Twitter.

By October 15, 2008

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Top MSN China exec to step down

Xiao Chen, the online operation's vice president of sales, is leaving the company to launch his own start-up.

By March 18, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 736: Plurk that Plurkin' Facebook

Facebook comes under attack by Canadian privacy groups, but everyone's already moved on to Plurk. Er...maybe. Also: self-destructing DVDs are back! Yay!

By June 2, 2008

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Plurk: Like Twitter, in good and bad ways

Do we really need another nanoblog service? Yes we do, but one that works.

By June 2, 2008