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  • News: First 'vishing' attack comes to light

    An ingenious type of phishing scam that uses VoIP telephony to entrap its victims has been reported by Secure Computing.

  • News: Microsoft will push to have fines quashed

    Microsoft will appeal the fine imposed on it today by the EC on grounds that the company has worked closely to deliver the requested technical documents in the right format.

  • News: Microsoft fined €280.5m by EU

    The EC has fined Microsoft €280.5m for failing to comply with the terms of a March 2004 antitrust judgement against it, the EC said today.

  • News: African initiatives announced by Gates

    At the Microsoft Government Leaders Forum Africa yesterday, Microsoft announced a number of initiatives in cooperation with local and global organisations that are aimed in part at boosting tourism in Africa as a way to spur economic development on the continent.

  • News: Microsoft circulates seven patches

    Microsoft yesterday released patches for a number of bugs in Windows, Excel and Office.

  • News: €1-a-day web service to fight French digital divide

    France plans to offer 1.2 million of the country's poorest citizens a computer with broadband internet access for a daily fee of €1 to ensure that they have access to the increasing number of government services available online.

  • News: Intel faces another investigation in Germany

    Intel could face another investigation over its business practices after a complaint was filed in Germany's federal cartel office last week.

  • News: Microsoft daily fines may be increased

    The European Commission has decided to increase the daily penalty against Microsoft for failing to honour the antitrust ruling against it from €2m to €3m.

  • News: Delays to Office, Vista leave partners worried

    For the 7,000 or so Microsoft partners descending on Boston for this week's Worldwide Partner Conference, delays in the release of Windows Vista and Office 2007 could leave them feeling like a shop unable to stock its shelves with goods.

  • News: Spam data to be shared by ISPs

    A set of guidelines may pave the way for dozens of ISPs to participate in a Cambridge University research project into the problem of spam.

  • News: Microsoft to show Vista security features

    Microsoft will show off the security features of Vista later this year at a hacker conference, the event organiser said today.

  • News: Man indicted on software piracy charges

    A 25-year-old US man has been indicted on four charges of trafficking unauthorised software authenticity certificates, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) announced yesterday.

  • News: Firefox 2.0 beta out today?

    A note posted on Mozilla's website suggests that a beta version of Firefox 2.0 could be released as early as today.

  • News: ISPs pressured to close file-sharers accounts

    The British Phonographic Industry has written to Tiscali and Cable & Wireless, demanding that they close the accounts of 59 alleged illegal file-sharers.

  • News: Mobile roaming rate comparison service launches

    Mobile operators have today launched a website where customers can compare international roaming rates. The GSM Association's site is a response to criticism from the European Commission.

  • News: China will get research watchdog

    An independent watchdog to oversee funding for scientific research in China will be formed by the country's Ministry of Science and Technology, it was reported today.

  • News: Yahoo gives birth to Trip Planner

    Yahoo is set to launch a service that helps consumers plan trips online the way they do in real life: by finding out where other people went and what they did there.

  • News: Google helps expose malware

    A little-known capability in Google's search engine has helped security vendor Websense uncover thousands of malicious websites as well as several legitimate sites that have been hacked, the company said Friday.

  • News: eBay bars Google Checkout

    eBay customers won't be able to use the recently launched Google Checkout service to buy products, according to the auction website.

  • News: Researchers' robot playing poker

    Computer scientists have moved beyond figuring out how to beat computerised chess systems and are now tackling automated Texas Hold'Em programs.


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