News@10: TalkTalk Hikes Line Rental Charges, McAffee Takes The Offensive & Netflix

TalkTalk has attracted criticism from experts and customers alike following a hike of 55 pence for its monthly fixed line rental charges. The phone and broadband service provider has revealed its new monthly rental plans, raising the fee from £11.49 to £12.04 per month.

McAfee has announced that it will go on the offensive against cyber criminals across the globe. The company has published its "Security Takes the Offensive" document, highlighting its stance against cyber crime.

Enterprise software vendor SAP has announced that it will defend its interests from a damage claim filed by Oracle. Oracle claims that it should be paid "billions and billions" of dollars in damages for copyright infringement initiated by the SAP-owned TomorrowNow software servicing company.

Motorola has announced that it has stopped investing in the development of its Motoblur platform. Motoblur, the personalised Android UI skin for social networking, has been ditched as a platform within an year of its launch.

Netflix has inked a deal worth $1 billion over the next five years for the streaming rights to films from three of the biggest Hollywood studios. Netflix is reported to have made a deal with the Epix pay TV channel, which is owned by Paramount, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Lions Gate Entertainment.