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  • News: AOL fixes major email problem

    AOL has fixed a major problem that affected its tens of millions of email users worldwide for several hours last week, but what caused the snarl remains a mystery to the internet access and services provider.

  • News: Microsoft to pull PDF support from Office 2007

    Microsoft has decided to delete from its next version of Office an automatic way to save documents in PDF after Adobe threatened to take legal action.

  • News: Toshiba claims highest-density hard disk

    Toshiba today released a 2.5in, double-platter hard disk drive that it said features the highest density yet of any such component.

  • News: Acer revs up dual-core Ferrari laptops

    Acer has thrown down the gauntlet in its racing-car rivalry with Asus, launching the latest upgrades to its Ferrari series of notebook PCs, the first dual-core additions to the family.

  • News: RIM launches slimmed-down BlackBerry

    Research In Motion, the Canadian company that makes the popular BlackBerry handset, yesterday announced another model.

  • News: Microsoft expects antitrust suit from Adobe

    Adobe is expected to file an antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft in Europe after talks between the two companies failed to resolve a dispute over Microsoft's use of Adobe's PDF software.

  • News: Flaw found in Windows XP, Server 2003

    A flaw found in Microsoft's software could be exploited to cause a denial-of-service attack on certain applications, although the bug isn't viewed as being severe.

  • News: AMD woos gamers with 4x4 platform

    AMD launched a four-core chip platform for video gamers yesterday, continuing to battle Intel for buzz in the high-end 'enthusiast' segment.

  • News: Microsoft to Brew mobile game offerings

    Microsoft has adopted yet another platform under its broad strategy to provide games and game communities wherever users go.

  • News: Pro-North Korean paper pushed online

    The People's Korea, one of the few pro-North Korean newspapers in the world, announced on the front page of its 29 April edition, recently delivered to subscribers, that the edition will be its last in paper form.

  • News: More HP printer drivers infected

    HP yesterday pulled a printer driver from its website after security vendor BitDefender reported that the software was infected with the same computer virus that infected HP's drivers more than five years ago.

  • News: World Cup matches online with the Beeb

    The BBC will be showing all the World Cup matches that it owns the broadcasting rights to on its website.

  • News: 'Ransomware' comes to the UK

    A woman from Rochdale studying for her nursing degree is believed to be the first victim of 'ransomware' in the UK, after a Trojan encrypted files on her PC.

  • News: RoHS directive to increase security spending

    The Reduction of Hazardous Substances directive, due to come into force on 1 July, could force the price of security hardware to rocket in the coming months.

  • News: MTV Urge chief quits

    MTV has lost the executive most instrumental to the development of its new Urge digital music service.

  • News: Greenpeace to protest at Computex show

    Greenpeace plans to protest the use of toxic chemicals in electronics products from mobile phones to PCs at the Computex IT show in Taipei next week.

  • News: Symantec invests in next-gen services

    With a new generation of consumer security products expected to ship by year's end, Symantec wants to build a line of security services that better leverage its 50 million worldwide users.

  • News: AMD moves to protect vendors' privacy

    AMD has asked a judge to protect the trade secrets of PC vendors so they can testify in the company's long-running antitrust lawsuit against Intel.

  • News: Objections to EU internet TV proposal

    Organisations representing the interests of businesses in seven European countries issued a statement yesterday objecting to proposed European Union regulations on internet TV.

  • News: EC launches network security campaign

    Europe remains woefully unaware of the security risks faced by computer networks, the European Commission said today as it unveiled an awareness campaign called IT Security for Europe.



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