Stories by Megan Burger

Is Wikipedia dying?

Research has shown that almost 50,000 editors left online encyclopedia Wikipedia in the first quarter of this year: 10 times the number who deserted the site in the same period of 2008.

Ikee iPhone worm hacker lands lucrative job

The hacker who created the Ikee iPhone worm because 'he was bored', may be smarter than he first appeared. Ashley Towns may have expressed no regrets over writing the bug, but he has subsequently landed a job with an Australian company that develops legitimate iPhone apps: mogeneration.

Twitter: Wednesday is our most miserable day

Vermont University professors Christopher Danforth and Peter Dodds have published Twitter and blogs based research that suggests that Wednesday is the most miserable day of the week.

O2 grabs Palm Pre as UK exclusive

According to a report in the Guardian newspaper UK mobile operator O2 will next week announce a deal with Palm to be the exclusive UK partner for the Palm Pre mobile phone handset. O2 has so far refrained from commenting on the report.

MSI to launch new MacBook Air killers

MSI Thursday introduced two new slim, light laptops designed to take on Apple's MacBook Air. The 14in X-Slim X400 and the 15in X-Slim X600 are set to launch later this year.

Google Maps killing off UK landmarks

The success of online services such as Google Maps, as well as satnav devices and mapping software, is putting churches, woodlands and stately homes in danger of being forgotten.

Universal launches classical music download site

Universal Music Group (UMG) and its subsidiary Deutsche Grammophon (DG) is set to make the majority of its huge classical music catalogue available online for download. The DG Web Shop launches today.