Boston: One of the world's most notorious computer hackers was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday after he pleaded guilty to helping run a global ring that stole tens of millions of payment card numbers.
Albert Gonzalez, a 28-year-old college dropout from Miami, had confessed to helping lead a ring that stole more than 40 million payment card numbers by breaking into retailers including TJX Cos Inc, BJ's Wholesale Club Inc and Barnes & Noble. I
Chat-Roulette has emerged as the hottest thing on the Internet.
Houston: Indian is the second most popular spam originator worldwide, with 10.98 per cent of spam being sent globally from India IP addresses, PandaLabs, Panda Security's malware analysis and detection laboratory, has said in a study.
Brazil, Vietnam, Korea and US are also among the top five countries from which most spam was sent during the first two months of 2010, according to the study.
Washington: Internet domain company GoDaddy.com said it planned to stop registering domain names in China, joining Google Inc in protesting cyber attacks and censorship in that country.
"We believe that many of the current abuses of the Internet originating in China are due to a lack of enforcement against criminal activities by the Chinese government," said Go Daddy Group Inc general counsel, Christine Jones.
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New Delhi: Bharti Airtel will start selling Apple Inc's iPhone 3GS from Friday, the firm said in a statement.
The phone will be available from 35,500 rupees ($784) for the 16 GB model, and 41,500 rupees for the 32GB model, Bharti Airtel said. The company had earlier said it had agreed with Apple to sell the new iPhones in India.
A group of Japanese graduate students at the University of Tsukuba are hoping to teach the joys of parenthood with a baby robot.
Named Yotaro, this automated doll wakes up and giggles when a rattle is shaken. He can sulk and doze off like a real toddler, and just like the cuddliest of the babies he will smile if you rub his stomach.
Google's censorship dispute with the Chinese government come to a head.
Users in China will now have their Internet searches routed through the company's uncensored Hong Kong website.
San Francisco: Google Inc closed its China-based search service and began redirecting Web searchers to an uncensored portal in Hong Kong, drawing harsh comments from Beijing that raised doubts about the company's future in the world's largest Internet market.
Google said it intends to continue research and development in China, as well as maintain a sales staff there, even after closing Google.cn and rerouting traffic to the unfiltered search site in Hong Kong.
San Francisco: Google has moved its Chinese-language search engine site to Hong Kong and stopped censoring its Chinese search results, the company announced on Monday.
The move came after the web search giant announced on January 12 that it would stop censoring its Chinese search results after discovering a cyber attack that originated in China and which was aimed at compromising Chinese human rights activists.