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  • 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

  • News: ID theft warning for Yahoo email

    Web retailers should stop accepting transactions from customers who use Yahoo and Hotmail email addresses, according to credit reference agency checkmyfile.

  • News: Intel chips boost Mac attraction

    Consumers are far more likely to migrate to the Mac platform following Apple’s decision to use Intel processors, according to new research.

  • News: Intel shows off £215 laptop

    Intel showed off two notebooks based on its low-cost reference design today at its Developer Forum in Taipei. The PCs are aimed at poor countries as part of a five-year $1bn global initiative designed to ensure nobody is left behind in the digital age

  • News: 8,000 sued for filesharing

    Stepping up its battle against online music piracy, the IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) has announced thousands of new lawsuits against those it suspects of illegal filesharing.

  • News: Spamhaus sparks net power struggle

    The Spamhaus Project has told a US court that it plans to appeal against a recent ruling that threatened the volunteer organisation with millions of dollars in legal fines and a possible shutdown of its database of known spammers

  • News: Intel chips set for 20 percent boost

    Intel will start shipping 45-nanometre versions of its latest microprocessors for laptops, desktop PCs and servers in the second half of next year

  • News: Microsoft limits Vista licensing

    Microsoft is limiting the number of machines to which users can transfer Windows Vista licences as part of licensing changes for its new Windows client OS.

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