1. 1. They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery but that hasn’t been the case for search giant Google. It claims that Microsoft’s Bing is “copying” its query results. http://tinyurl.com/5tja5kg
  2. Some bad news for Yahoo’s Flickr as it accidentally deleted 4,000 photos built up over five years by one user. http://tinyurl.com/5tja5kg
  3. Be wary of seemingly helpful calls from Microsoft. These are most likely scamming cold-callers pretending to be from Microsoft who want to con you out of your money. http://tinyurl.com/6g97vcn
  4. It’s scams a plenty this week with yet another new scam email in Irish claiming to be from the Revenue Commissioners. The general rule is, if in doubt; don’t give your details out. http://tinyurl.com/67l5jfv
  5. Some job creation news this week with online poker company FullTilt.com planning to open 100 new jobs in Dublin. http://tinyurl.com/69643tf
  6. Imagine a life without any more email addresses. Finding it difficult? Well, it’s going to be a reality as the body responsible for managing addresses on the internet handed out the last batch of four billion addresses at a ceremony in Miami this week saying “there are no more”. http://tinyurl.com/4dh4z97
  7. If your passion is for gadgets and cars then this new invention from BMW will be right up your street. They are making car keys that will also function as wallets. Not such a great idea if you lose them however. http://tinyurl.com/5uhlg87
  8. Media mogul Rupert Murdoch unveiled The Daily this week, a digital-only newspaper exclusively available on Apple’s iPad http://tinyurl.com/48wszgu
  9. Whatever you plan on watching on TV this weekend, why don’t you try using Magnet WebTV? Launched this week, the service allows you to watch RTE1, RTE2, TV3, TG4 and 3e for free through your PC or laptop – http://tinyurl.com/5sd3ovw

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10. Ever wondered just how big a geek you are? Well now you can test your inner geekiness and confirm or refute your suspicions! www.innergeek.us