O2 voted favourite British broadband provider

Gerald Lynch Broadband, Internet, Tech Digest news 2 Comments

A poll carried out by www.broadband-expert.co.uk has revealed O2 to be Britian's favourite broadband provider. Over 100,000 broadband users voted in the poll, with 6,676 giving O2 the highest average satisfaction rating of 77%. View the full list of results…

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Browser choice ballot rolls out to Windows Internet Explorer users

Gerald Lynch Internet, Microsoft, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

Following an EU mandate regarding Microsoft's web browser monopoly with thier Internet Explorer software, a new Windows update today will offer users a host of alternative web browser options. European Windows XP, Vista and 7 users will be presented with…

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Yahoo! start discussions with AOL

Duncan Geere Internet, Weirdness Leave a Comment


It’s been a little while since the “Microhoo” shenanigans of earlier this year where titans Microsoft tried to take over the struggling Yahoo! Yahoo! haven’t really got too far since – a hoped-for ad deal with Google is struggling to get regulatory backing, and investors are worried…

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AOL combines Bebo, AIM, ICQ into "People Networks", looks to expand globally

Andy Merrett Internet, Web 2.0 Leave a Comment


A couple of months from AOL’s announcement of its intentions to buy Bebo, the $850m deal has been sealed.

Though exact details of future plans and money involved isn’t clear, it seems AOL is keen to push Bebo into other countries, particularly those in Europe, as well as creating “People Networks”, a new community platform combining Bebo, AIM, and ICQ…

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