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Technology 18 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Whether phones cause tumours is anyone's call

IF THERE'S one lifestyle tool that's ubiquitous, from US cities to remote villages of the developing world, it's the mobile phone. Can they also be deadly?

Technology 27 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

Authors in flap over e-book deal with Amazon

b>NEW YORK:/bA literary agency's decision to publish e-editions of i>Lolita/i>, i>Invisible Man /i>and other classics and sell them exclusively through Amazon.com received a mixed response from the Authors Guild, which represents thousands of published writers.

Technology 25 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

Exclusive e-book deal with Amazon is cut back

b>NEW YORK/b>: An exclusive e-book deal between online bookstore Amazon.com and the agent for such Random House classics as i>Invisible Man/iand i>Lolita/iis no longer exclusive, and no longer a deal.

Technology 25 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

Webstore to push Malaysian books globally

b>KUALA LUMPUR/b>: An online bookstore - a href=http://www.booqc.com target=_blank>www.booqc.com/a- has been set up to promote works by Malaysian authors and publishers.

Technology 11 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Amazon in paedophile book flap

b>NEW YORK/b>: Amazon.com Inc. is selling a self-published guide that offers advice to paedophiles, and that has generated outrage on the Internet and threats to boycott the retailer.

Technology 12 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Amazon no longer selling guide for paedophiles

b>NEW YORK/b>: Amazon.com is no longer selling a self-published guide for paedophiles. It is unclear whether the online bookseller had pulled the item, or whether the author withdrew it.

Technology 06 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Web browser flaw secretly bares all

b>SAN FRANCISCO/b>: Dozens of websites have been secretly harvesting lists of places that their users previously visited online, everything from news articles to bank sites to pornography, a team of computer scientists found.

Technology 23 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Judge calls off plans for Google library

b>NEW YORK:/bA judge rejected a deal between Internet search leader Google and the book industry that would have put millions of volumes online.

Technology 31 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Baidu removes millions of pirated works

b>BEIJING/b>: Baidu Inc, which operates China's leading search engine, has removed 2.8 million items from an online library after authors complained it was distributing their work without permission.

Technology 02 Dec 2011 | 12:00 AM

Did Conficker worm help sabotage Iran’s nuke programme?

b>WASHINGTON/b>: A cyberwarfare expert claims he has linked the Stuxnet computer virus that attacked Iran's nuclear programme last year to Conficker, a mysterious 'worm' that surfaced in late 2008 and infected millions of PCs.