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  • News: Plan for flu pandemic, IT managers warned

    Businesses should complete planning for an influenza pandemic by the second quarter of next year, according to recommendations from research firm Gartner

  • News: Insider trading claim added to HP spy suit

    A shareholder lawsuit against HP for attempting to spy on board members and reporters has been expanded to include charges of insider stock trading

  • News: US agency calls for e-voting paper trail

    Touch-screen electronic voting machines in the US should be required by the government to include independent audit technology, such as printouts, according to the US National Institute of Standards and Technology

  • News: Ballmer lifts lid on Vista development

    While it's taken Microsoft half a decade to bring out a new version of its client operating system, the real development work on Windows Vista only took around two years, according to the head of the company.

  • News: Windows Vista's first malware warning

    Microsoft has touted Vista as a more secure version of Windows, but on the day of Vista's official launch, a security company has identified malware already in circulation that can infect computers running the OS.

  • News: Extra version of Vista for Europe

    Microsoft will offer an extra version of Windows Vista to European business customers when it launches the operating system later today.

  • News: Laptop gets Windows Vista SideShow

    Asustek has prepared one of the first notebook PCs to use Windows Vista's SideShow feature, a small display on the outside of the case that allow users to scan emails and other information without booting up the laptop.

  • News: AMD launches four-core motherboard

    AMD has launched a motherboard with four cores, targeting gaming enthusiasts in an effort to keep pace with the release of quad-core chips by rival Intel.

  • News: Official: Windows Vista now available

    Microsoft has finally released Windows Vista, Office 2007 and Exchange Server 2007 to businesses in the first of today's launch events around the world

  • News: Intel readies 45nm quad-core chips

    Intel has started to produce samples of a quad-core processor called Penryn that offers faster clock speeds and larger cache sizes.

  • News: Microsoft HQ deserted ahead of Vista launch

    A rare snowstorm that has covered the Seattle area with glazed sheets of ice since Monday turned Microsoft's campus into a ghost town on the eve of its big official launch of Windows Vista and Office 2007 today.

  • News: Second chance for XP "pirates"

    Microsoft has released a revamped version of its Windows Genuine Advantage tool that it hopes will reduce complaints arising from paid-up users of Windows XP.

  • News: Intel to put 802.11n into Centrino

    Intel has revealed that it will put a pre-standard version of IEEE 802.11n Wi-Fi into its Centrino chips by next year.

  • News: Welsh word processor simplifies publishing

    Agored, an English-Welsh word processor developed by the University of Wales at Aberystwyth, could make life easier for bilingual communities around the world.

  • News: Apple releases Mac OS X Security Update

    Apple has released Security Update 2006-007, updating a range of components of the operating system, from AirPort to PHP.

  • 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


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