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  • News: Google & Firefox failing to compete with Microsoft

    Google, Mozilla and technologies such as Ajax are no match for Microsoft, according to US state antitrust regulators seeking to demonstrate the prolonged dominance of Windows and Internet Explorer.

  • News: Linus Torvalds: Microsoft can't catch Linux

    Linus Torvalds, creator of Linux, has given his views on where Linux is going over the next year. Torvalds believes that Linux cannot be stopped by Microsoft.

  • News: Dell launches two quad-core Intel Penryn PCs

    Dell yesterday launched a quad-core system that packs in graphics and processing power. Indeed, Dell said the Dell Precision T5400 and the Precision T7400 offer the highest level of performance available on its workstations.

  • News: US online shoppers spend £367m in one day

    Online shoppers in the US racked up $733 million (about £367m) in purchases on 'Cyber Monday', the first Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday. According to comScore Networks, the figure - a 21 percent increase over the same day last year - is a record for single-day sales online.

  • News: Lotus Notes users warned of email exploit

    Users of IBM's Lotus Notes software have been warned of a dangerous flaw in the Autonomy KeyView software used by the suite to process Lotus 1-2-3 files.

  • How-Tos: How to find the right backup for your business

    Sure, storage options vary in speed, price, security, and convenience, but nothing is more important than their ability to safeguard vital data.

  • News: McAfee: Windows Vista hacks to surge in 2008

    Malware authors will step up efforts to attack Windows Vista in 2008, as Microsoft's latest desktop operating system passes the 10 percent market share milestone, according to security firm McAfee.

  • News: Windows users exposed to QuickTime exploit

    Windows users are vulnerable to a QuickTime bug, according to security researchers. The critical bug in Apple QuickTime 7.2 and 7.3 is in the player's handling of the Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP), an audio/video streaming standard, according to alerts posted by Symantec and the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT).

  • News: Windows XP users to get SP3 speed boost

    The last major update to Windows XP - XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) – provides a "measurable boost" to the ageing operating system, according to a performance testing company that's already put the update through its paces.

  • News: BlackBerry maker planning iPhone rival?

    BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) is said to be working on an Apple iPhone competitor with a touchscreen interface.

  • News: MPs warned against dangerous databases

    The man charged with bringing coherence to government IT strategy has warned of the risks of large databases to a meeting of MPs called to discuss 'The Surveillance Society'.

  • News: VoIP hacking made easy by SIPtap

    New proof-of-concept code shows how easy it is to eavesdrop on the VoIP phone calls, according to its developer.

  • News: Study gives teleworking the thumbs-up

    Teleworking is better for employees and employers, according to new research from the Department of Management and Organisation at Pennsylvania State University

  • News: Skype to kill London phone numbers

    Some Skype customers in a London have been told their telephone number they use for incoming calls will stop working next month. Some numbers starting with '0207', the prefix for central London, will stop working on December 20, Skype wrote in an email to customers.

  • News: Microsoft sketches out updated SideShow app

    Microsoft is inviting developers to take part in a beta program testing out an updated version of the SideShow application it introduced as part of Windows Vista. SideShow is an application designed for Windows Vista laptops that enables users to be able to view email, instant messages and RSS-type information on a screen embedded in the outside of the lid.

  • News: Microsoft confirms Windows XP encryption bug

    Microsoft has admitted that Windows XP includes the same encryption flaws that Israeli researchers recently disclosed in Windows 2000.

  • News: New Live Documents takes on Google Office

    The founder of the Hotmail webmail service, Sabeer Bhatia, plans to take on Microsoft and Google with an online office productivity suite.

  • News: XP & Vista users wary of Windows 2000 exploit

    Windows 2000 weakness could affect newer Microsoft operating systems, but is it a minor 'design error' or a major PC security threat?

  • News: Windows XP SP3 preview released

    Windows XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) has been released to around 15,000 testers, with Microsoft on track to deliver the final version in the first half of next year. The preview of the final major update to Windows XP comes days after Microsoft release candidate preview for Vista SP1.

  • News: Govt must 'get a grip' over loss of 25m records

    Chancellor Alistair Darling has blamed a breach of internal procedures at HM Revenue and Customs for the loss of 25 million child benefit records.

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