Last.fm is a blinding music service that enables you to listen to your faourite tracks from your favourite bands and discover new bands based on the type of music you typically listen to. They manage to offer this service for free without getting in all sorts of trouble from the music industry because they monetise the service through advertising revenue. While Last.fm...

Google has been investigated on charges of unlawfully collecting data from individuals via their Wifi networks, and the UK ICO or Information Commissioner’s Office has found that the Internet giant has not collected any information that would prove detrimental to the individuals concerned. Google initiall offered an unreserved apology and has continued to protest...

Orange looks like it’s attempting to almost single handedly turn this into the year of the Android, having an Android¬†device designed and manufactured on its behalf that will apparently be available on contract and pay as you go and will cost as little as ¬£100. The phone has a working title of Project JAL which we assume will be changed nearer the release date...

The head of Google’s European operations has said publicly that he believes the desktop PC is going to become a thing of the past in the next few years, with mobile phones and laptops taking over in a big way. Google’s John Herlihy was addressing an audience at the Digital Landscapes conference and he said that cloud computing would remove the need for a powerful...

The Times newspaper in the UK recently ran an article on the environment which suggested that 7 tonnes of CO2 emissions were produced for every 1 million searches on search engine giant Google. The report was accredited to Harvard University physicist Alex Wissner-Gross who carried out the research behind CO2 production in relation to the Internet. Having been seen by...