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AM News: Free 5GB Storage on Dropbox, EU to Google: Delay Privacy Policy Change, BT Posts Profits for Q4 2011

In a bid to attract new users, cloud storage major Dropbox has decided to offer free storage space to users who try out its latest software. The company is offering up to 5GB of free space to all those users who test its latest beta software. Under this scheme users now can enjoy an extra 500MB space for every 500MB of uploaded content like photos and videos.

In light of increasing apprehensions regarding Google's new privacy policy, European Union officials have asked the search engine giant to postpone the roll out of the new policy till it takes a call on the issue. EU officials are not sure that whether the new privacy policy conforms to the Europe's data protection laws.

Telecom giant BT has reaped the profits of its focus on ushering in superfast broadband across the country, with revenue inflows reaching the figure of £4.8 billion in its third quarter. The last quarter of 2011 saw BT grabbing over 50 per cent of UK's new broadband subscribers thus adding 146,000 subscribers to its kitty.

Google, it seems, has ended support for all CDMA devices including Verizon's Galaxy Nexus. The CDMA version of the highly popular Android phone has been amputated from its developer support pages. The handset had figured prominently on Google's website till last week but, now the device is listed in the archive section.

Finding it a herculean task to fight the increased level of efficiency of sophisticated security systems, internet defrauders are resorting to new ways to break-in into customer's bank accounts. These hackers have literally proved that no security system is impervious and full proof.