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  • News: Firefox 2.0 due tomorrow

    Not to be outdone by Microsoft's recent release of Internet Explorer 7, Mozilla is planning the second major release of its rival Firefox browser tomorrow.

  • News: Microsoft trains Colombia ex-paramilitaries

    Former paramilitary fighters in Colombia may be able to shoot a gun far better than they can fire off an email. But that could soon change thanks to a new program, partly funded by Microsoft

  • News: McAfee's makes 'inflammatory' Vista claims

    Microsoft has hit back at criticisms from security vendor McAfee that it is dragging its feet in co-operating over Vista's security readiness

  • News: AMD to ship 65-nanometer chips

    AMD is on schedule to deliver its first processors based on its advanced 65-nanometre manufacturing process in the fourth quarter of this year

  • News: Microsoft rebuts IE7 bug claim

    A flaw that research firm Secunia ApS claimed to have discovered in Internet Explorer 7 (IE 7) just hours after its unveiling is not a browser bug after all, Microsoft claims.

  • News: 30,000 videos forced off YouTube

    YouTube has deleted close to 30,000 files after complaints from an organisation representing Japanese copyright holders

  • News: New Samsung Ultramobile PCs launched

    Samsung Electronics has launched two new versions of its Q1 UMPC (ultramobile PC)

  • News: Critical patch for Windows 2000

    A software security update released by Microsoft nine days ago to fix a flaw in Windows 2000 has been reissued after the company determined that the original patch didn't completely fix a security problem

  • News: Vista blunder upsets security vendors

    McAfee slams Microsoft's "hollow assurances" after security software suppliers are locked out of meeting

  • News: Samsung shrinks memory for Vista

    Samsung has developed the first DDR2 DRAM chips in the world using 50-nanometer manufacturing technology, an important improvement as PC manufacturers gear up for adoption of Microsoft's Vista OS.

  • News: Internet Explorer 7.0 vulnerable already

    Less than 24 hours after the launch of Internet Explorer 7 (IE7), security researchers are poking holes in the new browser.

  • News: Microsoft slashes Windows piracy

    Microsoft claims the combination of its controversial Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) tool and its “Feet on the Street” compliance team has slashed the number of pirate copies of Windows XP.

  • News: Internet Explorer 7.0 now available

    Microsoft's free download offers tabbed browsing, an antiphishing toolbar and a redesigned interface

  • News: PlayStation 3 delay hits Sony

    A large recall of Sony-made batteries by PC makers and problems that have hit the launch of the PlayStation 3 console have caused Sony to cut its full-year profit forecast by more than a third today

  • News: HP overtakes Dell in PC sales

    Hewlett Packard snatched the top position in global PC shipments from rival Dell by a slight margin in the third quarter

  • News: Microsoft reveals privacy guidelines

    Microsoft has released an internal document revealing how it protects customers' privacy in the hopes that other companies will adopt similar practices.

  • News: Microsoft and Orange link IM networks

    Microsoft and Orange will link their instant messaging systems later this year, allowing up to 375 million people to chat with each other using their PC or mobile phone

  • News: Intel profit falls 35 percent

    Following layoffs and executive shuffles, Intel has reported a third quarter profit of $1.3bn, beating analysts' estimates, but still falling far short of its results last year

  • News: Hacker hides browser-busting code

    Hackers are developing new software that will help hide browser attack code from some types of security software.

  • News: Windows virus in latest iPods

    Video iPods sold last month were infected with a Windows virus, Apple reveals

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