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Apple to play nice with Fairplay?

Some might say it’s about time, but I’d say it was only a matter of time before Apple made their Fairplay DRM scheme available to third parties. For those not in the know, Fairplay is Apple’s own, in-house Digital Rights Management scheme that managed to placate the music labels and content producers while giving the […]

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Companies to update websites and email footers before 2007

In an effort to attempt to add clarity to business communications and transactions, the British government have amended law so that it is required of businesses to provide certain company details on company websites and within email signatures: “Companies in the UK must include certain regulatory information on their websites and in their email footers […]

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One to watch: Skype VoIP

Much has happened since my review of Skype. Since then, Computex 2005 in Taipei has seen the introduction of a number of VoIP-compliant telephone handsets, several of which offering Skype compliance. For a company like Skype, who clearly have major ambitions, this is something more than a simple nod of recognition. This is a service […]

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Always something on my mind

It’s lunch time and I like to skip around the internet to see what’s happening in the world. One of my ports of call is New Scientist, a wealth of topical, usually easy to follow scientific stories of discovery, invention and creation. The article that caught my eye today was that of a device capable […]