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News@10: Skype Goes Down, PlayStation 3 Call Of Duty: Black Ops Patched Again & DDoS Attacks

Skype provided more details about why its voice over IP service has been affected yesterday and today and it highlights the very important role of supernodes which act like the middlemen to connect Skype users.

The PlayStation 3 version of Call of Duty:Black Ops is to be patched again after the game has continued to be affected by bugs. CVG reports that in order to address the ongoing issues, developers Treyarch have released patch 1.05, which they have promised should resolve most of the issue affecting the game.

Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) are being used to effectively silence human rights groups, threatening free speech on the web, a report has found.

The Scottish Parliament has approved a grant of £200,000 for Clackmannanshire Council to help Scottish rural areas gain access to high speed broadband services.

Apple have released a new update to their Remote application, adding a number of new features to the tool. PC World reports that Remote 2.1 has added AirPlay support, Internet radio functionality and the ability to control iTunes on a computer via an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad