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  • News: 'Yapbrowser' reappears online

    A browser originating in Russia is available for download again after it was taken down last month when security analysts found it directed users to child pornography.

  • News: AMD Live platform coming in June

    The first systems based on the AMD Live home-entertainment platform will hit the market next month, the company said today.

  • News: Symantec squashes antivirus bug

    Symantec has patched a widely reported flaw in the English versions of its corporate antivirus software.

  • News: StarOffice virus detected

    The first virus affecting StarOffice was detected yesterday, but so far it isn't being used to infect computers.

  • News: Windows Live OneCare launches in US

    Microsoft is set to release a fully supported version of its Windows Live OneCare offering, marking its entry into the security software market.

  • News: Sony's LocationFree offers TV on the hoof

    Sony today announced the UK launch of its LocationFree box.

  • News: Apple fails in bid to control the press

    Apple has lost in its bid to create a two-tier system of journalism through its case against Mac news websites the company attempted to characterise as 'bloggers'.

  • News: Pay-as-you-go PCs hit problems

    Microsoft's projected launch of 'pay-as-you-go' PCs in developing countries such as India is not going as smoothly as it would like.

  • News: Slingbox launches in UK

    Slingbox - an add-on to your home TV and DVD setup that enables you to watch live or recorded TV and video from anywhere in the world - makes its UK debut today.

  • News: Opinion: Microsoft's Jpeg Killer?

    Among the interesting sessions we attended at WinHEC was one on something we'd never heard of before: Microsoft's Windows Media Photo file format.

  • News: Dell to test retail stores in the US

    Dell, the vendor that pioneered direct sales in the computer industry, announced plans this week to test its first full-sized retail stores.

  • News: AMD Launches DDR2-ready Athlon CPUs

    AMD this week launched its AM2 CPU socket, bringing support for fast DDR2 memory to the company's desktop processors.

  • News: Netgear's draft-802.11n draws fire

    Netgear has claimed to be first to market with a draft-802.11n wireless ADSL router – but has drawn criticism for a product that is likely to prove inferior to its existing products.

  • News: Flaw found in Symantec antivirus

    Security researchers have discovered a serious flaw in Symantec's enterprise antivirus software that could be used by hackers to create a self-replicating 'worm' attack against Symantec users.

  • News: Google knocks Microsoft off Dell PCs

    When consumers boot up their new Dell desktops and notebooks next week, they will find a Google homepage and search tools, not the familiar Microsoft versions.

  • News: Microsoft talks up Vista security features

    Encryption and policy-control functions being built into Microsoft's Vista operating system will help make it easier for companies to protect against data compromises.

  • News: Another World Cup worm on the loose

    Football fans should be aware of a worm being circulated by email with the German-language message "WM-Tickets" or "Weltmeisterschaft", security vendor Sophos warned yesterday.

  • News: Microsoft mobile kit to boost Live services

    Microsoft will let vendors include Windows Live voice services on mobile devices through a toolkit that will be available in the next few months.

  • News: Patent law reforms still needed

    The US government is moving in the right direction with its efforts to reform its patent process, a top executive at Research In Motion has said.

  • News: Microsoft maintains stance against ODF

    Despite the recent approval of the ODF (Open Document Format) for Office Applications by the ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation), Microsoft remains stalwart in its decision to forego support of ODF in its Office productivity suite.



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