Stories by Oliver Garnham

YouTube hit by thousands of porn videos

YouTube has removed thousands of pornographic videos from its servers following a co-ordinated attack which succeeded in uploading a catalogue of inappropriate clips to the video-sharing site.

Windows Vista SP2 beta launches tomorrow

The first beta version of Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2) is now in the hands of testers, after Microsoft released the update to subscribers of its Technet and Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) services.

Windows 7 Eee PC demonstrated

Microsoft has demonstrated its Windows 7 operating system (OS) on an Asus Eee PC featuring just 1GB of RAM and a 16GB solid-state drive.

Intel CEO brushes off economic crisis

Intel president and CEO Paul Otellini has assured customers that the IT industry is not about to enter a "post-dotcom downturn", after the company announced earnings were up in the third quarter, narrowly beating analyst expectations.

Top 3 Firefox 3.0 add-ons chosen by Mozilla

A tweaked graphics interface, a tagging tool and an extension that provides relevant keywords for associating with bookmarked sites have been named the best new add-ons for Firefox 3.0, following a contest set up by open-source browser developer Mozilla.

Intel releases draft USB 3.0 spec

Intel has released part of the draft specification for USB 3.0, a move that could speed up the release of the next-generation data transfer standard.

BT to cut off file-sharing customers

BT has become the latest ISP to join forced with the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) in a bid to get tough with illegal file-sharers, announcing plans to cut off customers who use their accounts to illegally download software from P2P networks.

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