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  • 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.

  • News: Microsoft caves on Vista security

    Software giant gives rivals vital code to ensure third-party apps run safely with Windows

  • News: Laptop battery crisis widens

    Sony has added its name to a growing list of computer makers recalling laptop batteries made by one of its own subsidiaries.

  • News: New ultraportable PC offers Yahoo Go

    The world's largest contract laptop PC maker is branching out into UMPCs (ultramobile PCs), using a reference design from Intel and internet software from Yahoo.

  • News: Sun resolves Vista teething problems

    Sun has promised that Java will work with upcoming Windows Vista, following reports of compatibility problems.

  • News: AMD's ATI acquisition approved

    AMD's proposed acquisition of ATI has been approved by the Minister of Industry under the Investment Canada Act, satisfying one of the conditions to the closing of the acquisition.

  • News: Wikipedia on a flash drive

    Webaroo's deal with U3, the creator of smart flash drive software, could lead to online encyclopedia Wikipedia fitting on to USB flash drives in future

  • News: NEC sells Packard Bell

    NEC has sold its Packard Bell BV unit to companies controlled by John Hui, the former owner of eMachines.

  • News: Darth Vader is now a USB drive

    Mimoco LLC has unveiled its new Star Wars line of 'mimobots' – designer USB flash drives – in the US.

  • News: BT fires back at spammers

    New automated system should identify professional spammers and 'botnet'-infected customers on the BT broadband network

  • News: No EU delay for Windows Vista

    Microsoft has agreed to make changes to Windows Vista to satisfy European Union regulators, and claims the new OS will be released within weeks

  • News: Digital music sales near $1bn

    Digital music sales continue to grow, in revenue and as a percentage of overall music sales, according to research from the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI).

  • News: Office Live to complement Office 2007

    Office Live, a set of web-hosted services from Microsoft, will play a key role in delivering collaboration functions to users of its Office 2007 suite.

  • News: Bloggers angry at Google outage

    Citizen journalists were unable to update their weblogs yesterday after Google’s Blogger and Blogspot hosting services went offline for two hours.

  • News: Windows Vista could protect rootkits

    A security researcher is raising concerns about a digital rights management feature in Windows Vista that he claims may make it easy for malicious code authors to block antivirus programs from removing their wares.

  • News: Adobe's internet app for offline PCs

    Adobe is planning to offer more details later this month on its Apollo project, designed to run rich internet applications offline on PCs

  • News: HP continues clean-up operation

    Hewlett Packard is hiring a chief ethics and compliance officer to make sure its businesses practices, sullied by a boardroom spying scandal, remain on the straight and narrow.

  • News: Fujitsu offers flash disks with laptops

    Fujitsu is to become the third major PC maker to sell a laptop that uses flash memory in place of the traditional hard-disk drive.

  • News: Microsoft to announce 250 Vista products

    Microsoft is expected to announce that more than 250 hardware and software products have received either the "Certified for Windows Vista" or "Works with Windows Vista" logos at the Digital Life 2006 Conference in New York today

  • News: News Corp upset with YouTube deal

    Google executives have held an urgent meeting with News Corp to ease concerns over the search giant's $1.6bn YouTube acquisition, according to reports


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