Stories by Cameron Scott

Twitter suffers malware spam outbreak

A widespread spam attack linking to malware has broken out on Twitter, <a href="http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/07/27/outbreak-blackhole-malware-attack-spreading-on-twitter-using-its-you-on-photo-disguise/">according</a> to the security firm Sophos.

Google failed to delete all Street View data in UK

Google disclosed Friday in an email to the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office that it had not yet deleted all user data collected by its Street View vehicles, as it had agreed to more than 18 months ago.

BitTorrent looks to share some revenue with artists

The file-sharing company BitTorrent has begun testing an advertising model through which it would share ad revenue with content producers whose work is downloaded through the service, promising a way for artists to monetize informal sharing of their digital content.

Amazon offers to pay vocational training for warehouse staff

Amazon is offering to cover 95 percent of the cost of vocational training courses to help its warehouse staff pursue jobs in other careers, including many that Amazon does not offer, the company said Monday in a letter posted on its home page.

Motorola boosts Google revenue

Google has reported a profit of $US2.79 billion in the quarter ended June 30, up 11 per cent over the same period of last year, in the company's first financial statement since it finalised its acquisition of Motorola in May.

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