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  • News: Crackdown on Falun Gong, pirates, adult DVDs

    The Chinese government has moved to close down illegal production of DVDs by pirates, pornographers and the banned Falun Gong spiritual group, state-run media reported on Friday.

  • News: Hackers learn from open source

    Hackers are using techniques popularised by developers of open-source software programs such as Linux to improve their malicious code, a researcher at McAfee has said.

  • News: First look at Firefox 2.0

    It's a new day for Mozilla. Only a few days after OneStat reported that its Firefox web browser has reached nearly 13 percent market share worldwide, the open-source software development organisation this morning released Beta 1 of Firefox 2.0. With this release, Firefox devotees will be widely testing the next version of the browser.

  • News: Microsoft, Yahoo IM clients now interoperable

    Microsoft and Yahoo have announced that for the first time they will allow interoperability between the consumer versions of their IM clients.

  • News: Mobile roaming costs slashed by EU

    A busy day for the EC ended with it unveiling a plan to force mobile-phone operators to slash the roaming charges subscribers pay when they use their phones abroad.

  • News: Heavy-handed BPI slammed by Tiscali

    Tiscali has hit back at the British Phonographic Industry after it requested that it close the accounts of alleged filesharers.

  • News: Microsoft may try to emulate 'iPod economy'

    Microsoft may attempt to create its own version of Apple's 'iPod economy' for its rumoured future iPod competitor.

  • News: First 'vishing' attack comes to light

    An ingenious type of phishing scam that uses VoIP telephony to entrap its victims has been reported by Secure Computing.

  • News: Microsoft will push to have fines quashed

    Microsoft will appeal the fine imposed on it today by the EC on grounds that the company has worked closely to deliver the requested technical documents in the right format.

  • News: Microsoft fined €280.5m by EU

    The EC has fined Microsoft €280.5m for failing to comply with the terms of a March 2004 antitrust judgement against it, the EC said today.

  • News: African initiatives announced by Gates

    At the Microsoft Government Leaders Forum Africa yesterday, Microsoft announced a number of initiatives in cooperation with local and global organisations that are aimed in part at boosting tourism in Africa as a way to spur economic development on the continent.

  • News: Microsoft circulates seven patches

    Microsoft yesterday released patches for a number of bugs in Windows, Excel and Office.

  • News: €1-a-day web service to fight French digital divide

    France plans to offer 1.2 million of the country's poorest citizens a computer with broadband internet access for a daily fee of €1 to ensure that they have access to the increasing number of government services available online.

  • News: Intel faces another investigation in Germany

    Intel could face another investigation over its business practices after a complaint was filed in Germany's federal cartel office last week.

  • News: Microsoft daily fines may be increased

    The European Commission has decided to increase the daily penalty against Microsoft for failing to honour the antitrust ruling against it from €2m to €3m.

  • News: Delays to Office, Vista leave partners worried

    For the 7,000 or so Microsoft partners descending on Boston for this week's Worldwide Partner Conference, delays in the release of Windows Vista and Office 2007 could leave them feeling like a shop unable to stock its shelves with goods.

  • News: Spam data to be shared by ISPs

    A set of guidelines may pave the way for dozens of ISPs to participate in a Cambridge University research project into the problem of spam.

  • News: Microsoft to show Vista security features

    Microsoft will show off the security features of Vista later this year at a hacker conference, the event organiser said today.

  • News: Man indicted on software piracy charges

    A 25-year-old US man has been indicted on four charges of trafficking unauthorised software authenticity certificates, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) announced yesterday.

  • News: Firefox 2.0 beta out today?

    A note posted on Mozilla's website suggests that a beta version of Firefox 2.0 could be released as early as today.

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