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News@5:Seagate's 3TB Hard Disk Drive, Microsoft's bipolar batteries & Malware Targeting Online Banking

Microsoft Corporation has announced a new bipolar battery technology that will allow users to insert batteries into devices without worrying which way round they go.

We cornered a senior engineer from Seagate during a late night pub event yesterday and, after offering him a few beers, managed to extract some saucy details about the company's latest and biggest storage device, the 3TB FreeAgent GoFlex Desk External Drive.

Taiwanese manufacturer MSI is set to launch the successor of the popular Wind U160 netbook, the U160DX, which will come with the new Intel N455 processor clocked at 1.66GHz.

A new type of malware is specifically targeting UK online banking customers, security experts have warned. The malicious software retrieves online baking information and credit details from unsuspecting customers, and uses them to make unauthorised money transfers to anonymous bank accounts.

Be broadband, the O2-owned mobile phone provider, is set to start tests for a new landline service and is actively looking for 70 people to take part in the trial with the closing date for those willing to take part on it being on the 9th of July 2010.