Less than one in two 16 to 34 years olds believe they should pay to download TV and movies from the web, says <a href="http://www.copyrightaware.co.uk/">The Industry Trust for IP Awareness (Itipa)</a>.
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Hackers are praying on surfers searching the web for news about how top tennis players are performing at Wimbeldon, in a bid to spread malware to steal sensitive personel data, says <a href="http://www.mcafee.com">McAfee</a>.
Swedish software firm <a href="http://www.globalgamingfactory.com">Global Gaming Factory (GGF)</a> has purchased BitTorrent search engine The Pirate Bay and plans to turn it into a legal downloading service.
<a href="http://www.bt.co.uk">BT</a> is to axe a further 15,000 jobs this year, reducing its staff by 10 percent.
The Nintendo Wii is among one of the 20 most requested items on wedding lists, says Debenhams.
A pair of headphones that use infrared sensors to interpret facial movements as a way of controlling a digital audio player have been developed by Japanese researchers.
Social networks such as Facebook, MySpace and Twitter are more popular than email with web users, says Nielsen Online.
VoIP service <a href="http://www.skype.com">Skype</a> is joining forces with <a href="http://www.spinvox.com">Spinvox</a> to offer users a voicemail-to-text service.
The <a href="http://www.frontdoorsoftware.com ">Front Door Software Corporation</a> has created an unusual deterrent to laptop theft , software that allows a laptop to talk, announcing to the world 'Get your hands off me, I have been stolen'.
IT is becoming less and less popular as a subject option in schools, says Ofsted.
Mobile phone manufacturer <a href="ww.nokia.co.uk">Nokia</a> has revealed it is considering launching a range of business laptops.
Nokia has announced it will reduce production of mobile phones due to falling demand.
Large plasma TVs could be banned if a new EU standard is passed this spring.
TomTom has launched a free online route planner. Currently available in a closed beta testing program, the route planner lets users create a door-to-door route that uses 500 billion historic speed measurements taken from across the world, along with live traffic information to offer what TomTom describes as "precise travel time predictions".
Opera has made an alpha version of Opera 10, its latest web browser, available online.