Mozilla rolls out Firefox 8

Mozilla has officially rolled out Firefox 8 for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. 

The update boasts new features designed to facilitate easier web browsing, while offering users more control over their online experience.

Google adds 'off button' for Gmail Conversation View

Google's been aware for some time - how could it not? - that some people really hate Gmail's Conversation View message threading feature.

Movie companies permitted to disable set-top box output remotely

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided that movie companies should be allowed to switch off features of consumers' televisions in their own homes.