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  • News: Yahoo China chief resigns after six weeks

    Yahoo China's top executive has resigned from the position for "personal reasons" after just six weeks on the job, Yahoo's local partner Alibaba.com has reported

  • News: South Korean patent ruling threatens MS Office

    Microsoft may have to pull its Office suite from shelves in South Korea, after losing a patent lawsuit in that country

  • News: Microsoft accused of language piracy

    Microsoft has been accused of "intellectual piracy" over its launch in October of a Windows language pack in Mapudungún, a Mapuche language spoken by about 400,000 indigenous Chileans

  • News: Swift rapped for terrorism data violation

    An international banking organisation violated European Union and Belgian data privacy laws by turning over information to US authorities for terrorism investigations, an independent panel set up by the European Commission has concluded.

  • News: Vista uptake will outpace XP

    Analysts predict that 15 percent of PC users will upgrade to Windows Vista in the first year after its launch

  • News: $100 laptop interface revealed in video

    The project to develop a sub-$100 laptop for emerging economies has taken a step closer to reality after a video apparently revealing details of the user interface was posted online.

  • News: Microsoft expands IT outsourcing role

    Microsoft has signed an investment agreement with Tata Consultancy Services, completing a deal announced last year to set up a joint-venture IT outsourcing company in China

  • News: OpenOffice takes on Microsoft Sharepoint

    Dutch company O3Spaces has released collaboration software that it says rivals Microsoft's SharePoint.

  • News: World of Warcraft PC released

    Computer maker WidowPC hopes to tap into the 7.5m and growing population of online roll-playing game World of Warcraft by building a PC it claims is designed specifically for the game.

  • News: French National Assembly switches to Linux

    Deputies elected to the French National Assembly in the next legislative session will find open-source software on their desktop PCs.

  • News: Microsoft avoids EC fine

    Microsoft has submitted the latest batch of technical information about its Windows operating system to the European Commission antitrust department, meeting the last in a string of deadlines imposed by the regulator over the past two years.

  • News: Firefox attack targets MySpace

    Firefox users who use blogging and social-networking sites such as MySpace can be tricked into sending password details to cybercriminals

  • News: UK Microsoft licence vulture enters US

    A UK company that’s made a business out of selling pre-owned licences for Microsoft products has entered the US market for the first time.

  • News: Vista given US antitrust go-ahead

    Microsoft's Windows Vista OS has sidestepped antitrust concerns, according to the latest status report on Microsoft's compliance with the US antitrust settlement.

  • News: Microsoft denies Office 2007 shutdown switch

    Microsoft has no plans to add a controversial Windows Vista antipiracy feature directly to its Office 2007 suite, but will consider offering it as an add-on

  • News: Dell results endorse AMD switch

    Dell said its adoption of AMD processors helped it reach $677m (£355m) in profit for the third quarter, though the company has delayed reporting final numbers due to an accounting investigation by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

  • News: Thieves net £6.7m chip haul

    Thieves net multimillion chip haul

  • News: Dell results due after accounting woes

    Dell plans to report its third quarter financial results later today once the US stock market closes, after delaying the announcement by nearly a week due to accounting troubles.

  • News: HP offers virtual PC support

    Hewlett Packard (HP) is offering a "virtual house call" service to US-based users who have trouble getting their PCs to work

  • News: AMD to cut jobs after ATI acquisition

    Four weeks after beating Wall Street estimates for financial earnings, chip maker AMD will lay off 375 workers, according to published reports.

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