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Skype Arrives for iPhone
Voice over WiFi (but not 3G) and support for the service's IM functionality mark the new release. — 03/31/09

Skype Coming to the iPhone This Week
An iPhone announcement is expected at CTIA, along with plans for RIM's BlackBerry line. — 03/30/09

Is Verizon Planning to Sell Netbooks?
According to reports, the carrier may soon start hawking the tiny, low-end notebooks. — 03/27/09


The software titan says it is examining whether to issue a patch, but also argues that there have been no known attacks in the wild to date. — 03/26/09


With users in general revolt over Twitter-like redesign, social networking site offers to meet them in the middle. — 03/25/09

Cross-Platform, Multi-Net Instantbird Brings XUL to IM
Though it still acts like a beta, Instantbird welds Mozilla's XUL and the libpurple project into a promising, cross-platform, open source IM client. — 03/24/09

Cell Phone Users Cutting Back in Harsh Economy
The mobile industry will have to increasingly rely on smartphone sales as cell phone usage falls out of favor in souring economy. — 03/23/09

Will the Latest Internet Explorer Regain Share?
Microsoft got IE8 out on time, but if it wants to recover any of its lost market share, the next version after that will have to be a whole lot better. — 03/20/09

Microsoft Takes Wraps Off Internet Explorer 8
The new browser is faster and includes improved standards support. — 03/19/09

Daily Mobile Internet Use Doubles
The continued rapid rate of mobile Internet adoption is fueling far-reaching repercussions in the smartphone and cell phone markets. — 03/18/09

Microsoft Shows Off a New 'Surface' or Does It?
At the SXSWi conference, Microsoft discusses a next generation of Surface multitouch computer, but doesn't make any promises. — 03/17/09

Report Says Spam Arms Race Escalating
The bad guys are recovering from the loss of McColo and learning how to prevent being taken down so easily again. — 03/16/09

Microsoft U.S. Searches Sink to 12-Month Low
After a year of misses on strategic efforts to beef up its search, Microsoft continues losing share to rivals. — 03/13/09

eBay: "We Are Done Apologizing for Skype"
Executives attempt to assuage analysts with an aggressive growth plan for the Web conferencing player and for PayPal -- with doubled revenues for each by 2011. — 03/12/09

YouTube Blocks Music Videos in U.K.
After sparring with a British royalties association, the Google-owned video site pulls its videos. — 03/10/09

Microsoft Confirms New Flexibility in Windows 7
In a move that could appease regulators, Microsoft said several 'features' can be turned off in Windows 7, including Internet Explorer 8. — 03/09/09

Craigslist Faces More Heat Over Sex Ads
Cook County sheriff says popular classified site has failed to police listings for illegal sex ads. — 03/06/09

A Trio of Memory Flaw Fixes for Mozilla Firefox 3
Mozilla tackles a slew of security vulnerabilities as work inches ahead on the 3.1 update. — 03/05/09

DEMO: Time for E-mail Without the Hassles
cc:Betty and Gwabbit teach your e-mail new tricks. — 03/03/09

Microsoft Testing Kumo, New Search
Internal testing is underway, according to a carefully leaked memo. — 03/03/09

Facebook's Critics Sound Off
Now that the social networking site's users have had a few days to weigh in on its policies, how would they improve them — 03/02/09

ID Theft Threat Grows With 1M Already Hit in '09
A new report shows identify theft is off to a rapid start this year -- and the figures could be even worse than expected. — 03/02/09


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