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Increase in Apple wages ‘won

It could cause higher unemployment rates in China in 2013, however

Symantec will buy Sygate

Symantec has signed an agreement to acquire Sygate, the company revealed Tuesday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Sygate is a corporate and network security specialist, which focuses on securing vulnerable computer network "endpoints.

Apple recalls iBook, PowerBook batteries

Apple has launched a global battery exchange program for iBooks and PowerBooks. The company says: "In cooperation with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and other international safety authorities, Apple is voluntarily recalling certain lithium ion rechargeable batteries that were sold worldwide from October 2004 through May 2005 for use with the following notebook computers: 12-inch iBook G4, 12-inch PowerBook G4 and 15-inch PowerBook G4."

Adobe offers PDF confidentiality feature

Adobe Systems Inc. will deliver rights management features with its new LiveCycle Policy Server, the firm said recently.

German government drops Explorer

Fears that Internet Explorer is leaving government organizations open to attacks have lead a number to consider alternatives to the Microsoft Corp. software.

Ban iPods, firms urged

An analyst is urging companies to stop staff from using portable storage devices such as iPod because they can be used to introduce malicious software (malware), or to steal corporate data.

Apple cuts 148 jobs

Apple Computer Inc. has confirmed that it will make 148 job cuts in its marketing and sales departments across Europe and the U.S.

Call for new U.K. broadband target

The U.K. government's key advisory group on broadband, the Broadband Stakeholder Group (BSG), is calling for new broadband goals for 2010.

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