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Toshiba shows soon-to-launch HD DVD recorders

Toshiba is showing three yet-to-be-launched HD DVD recorders at this week’s Ceatec show in Japan.

Sony spinoff plans high-end FED monitors for 2009

A spinoff from Sony plans to sell a range of high-end FED monitors in 2009.

eBay: Phishers getting better organized

eBay’s CISO says phishers are using Linux to conduct their online attacks.

Fraudsters jump to US to cash out on UK cards

The US has overtaken France as the number one place where fraudsters can covert UK credit and debit card details into cash.

Competitors tout openness versus iPhone

IPhone competitors are highlighting their open platforms after renewed criticism of the iPhone's largely closed development environment.

Google adds Postini to Apps Premier suite

Google is adding Postini e-mail management services to its Apps Premier Web hosted suite.

Live Workspace lets you access Office files online

Microsoft's Office Live Workspace will let you work on Office files remotely, using the Firefox Web browser.

Adobe to give designers visual tool with 'Thermo' project

Adobe previewed a new tool to help designers build RIAs code-named Thermo.

Samsung takes wraps off its iPhone rival Serenata

Samsung and Bang & Olufsen unveiled their latest joint music-mobile phone, Serenata, a rival to the iPhone.

Hackers post techniques for reversing iPhone upgrade

Hackers have released instructions for rolling back a recent iPhone firmware update that broke hacked phones.

Radiohead shuns iTunes, sells new album online direct

U.K. band Radiohead will let fans choose how much they want pay for downloads of its next album, a new approach to online music sales.

Adobe releases Media Player beta, boosts SaaS

Adobe is releasing a beta version of its Media Player and is making other related announcements.

Skype CEO steps down

Skype co-founder Niklas Zennstrom has given up his CEO title for a spot on the eBay unit's board of directors as its non-executive chairman.

Nokia buys mapping service for US$8.1 billion

Nokia agreed to buy digital mapping company Navteq for $8.1 billion, supporting a plan to add navigation capabilities to more of its devices.

Adobe updates developer release of AIR tech

Adobe releases developer technologies as part of its plan to promote AIR among developers.