Computer hacker Gary McKinnon looks set to face trial in the US after Home Secretary Alan Johnson said there were no grounds to prevent his extradition.
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The version of Windows that succeeds Windows 7 will include a 128bit architecture, according to a leak from Microsoft's research and development team in the US.
Apple will stay true to its word and snub the netbook market, according to a Wall Street Analyst who predicts that the company is in the process of designing a tablet-like device instead.
A full pre-beta release of Microsoft's next desktop operating system (OS) will become available in January, when the software giant launches its first Windows 7 beta.
Intel has released part of the draft specification for USB 3.0, a move that could speed up the release of the next-generation data transfer standard.
Hitachi has launched what it says is the world's most energy-efficient desktop hard disk drive.