News@5: Big Business To Tackle Cyber Crime & ASA Investigate "Unlimited" Data Plan Claims

A group of leading companies including Microsoft, eBay and Citizens Bank have set up a service share information about cyber criminals. The programme will be administered by the National Cyber-Forensics and Training Alliance (NCFTA).

Software giant Microsoft has released a new mobile phone operating system targeted at business and enterprise users. The Windows Embedded Handheld OS comes in two versions, Ruggedized devices and Enterprise handhelds.

UK telecommunications regulatory authority Ofcom has clamp down on the prices operators charge to prematurely end home phone and broadband contracts.

The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has confirmed that it will be helping to review the marketing strategies utilised by mobile broadband providers. The regulator's review will focus on mobile operators and network providers use of the word "unlimited" to promote their data products.

Microsoft has what it takes to cope with changing trends in the technology market, says an industry watcher who expects the company to release competitive products for the tablet market.