Ofoto launched in the UK
Kodak has launched its online photo service, Ofoto, in the UK.
Ofoto claims to be the world's largest Internet digital photo service, with more than eight million members. As well as providing prints, starting at 34p (plus delivery) for a 6x4in picture, it also allows you to create online albums and share them with others who can then order their own copies direct
from the website. ...more
Skype users get own number and voicemail services
Internet telephony company Skype, which has recently said to have passed over 100 million downloads has launched two new premium services, SkypeIn and Skype Voicemail.
SkypeIn allows users to get incoming calls to their Skype client from ordinary fixed telephones or mobile phones while travelling, providing seamless interconnectivity without the caller having to pay costly roaming charges.
SkypeIn customers are assigned a telephone number that corresponds to their home country and local code - so someone in central London will receive an 0044 0207 number. ...more
Intel announces stacked flash memory for mobile phones
Chip giant Intel has enhanced its range of flash memory products which can support five ultra-thin memory chips.
The company says the new flash memory can be stacked for greater memory capacity, lower power consumption and all in a smaller space. Intel expects the products to feature in the next generation of mobile phones. ...more
Spanish youth arrested as Raleka worm suspect
A 23-year-old man has been arrested by Spanish police, on suspicion of authoring the Raleka worm.
Eight computers were seized from three houses in a raid on the 'AKELARRE' gang of hackers, believed to be behind the Blaster-style virus that infected more than 120,000 computers over a two-week period earlier this year. The Civil Guard arrested the gang leader, known as '900K'
Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant for Sophos, said: 'The Raleka arrest further illustrates that computer crime authorities around the world are better equipped than ever at hunting down the perpetrators of hacking and virus crimes. ...more
MSN Messenger playing up
If you've found that MSN Messenger has been playing up lately, you're not alone. Up to one third of users have been having access problems according to Microsoft.
The firm said that a hardware problem had caused the problem. ...more