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  • News: Windows Genuine Advantage program irks users

    Microsoft's program for testing whether a PC is running a genuine copy of Windows, Windows Genuine Advantage, has drawn considerable fire from users since it was launched last July.

  • News: Google lags behind in finance-site stakes

    US residents looking for financial news and information online overwhelmingly prefer Yahoo Finance, while Google Finance has failed so far to break into the ranks of the 10 most popular sites of this type

  • News: Google toasts the bard with Shakespeare site

    Stewing over exactly how Hamlet's famous "To be or not to be" speech continueth?

  • News: Gates will leave Microsoft in 2008

    Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates said yesterday he will step out of his daily role at Microsoft in July 2008 so he can take on a full-time role at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

  • News: Microsoft flaws exploited within 24 hours

    A day after the release of patches for 21 Microsoft vulnerabilities, attack code has appeared on the internet, according to warnings from security firms.

  • News: AOL starts testing AIM workplace version

    AOL has begun publicly testing AIM Pro PE (Professional Edition), a version of its AIM instant-messaging service for workplace users, the ISP announced yesterday.

  • News: ActiveX reprieve for some customers

    Users who are unprepared for changes that Microsoft has made to the way its Internet Explorer browser handles ActiveX can get a reprieve, the company said yesterday.

  • News: Netscape morphs into 'social news' site

    AOL has repositioned its Netscape.com portal as a "social news" website where users and Netscape.com staffers can post, vote for, tag and review articles.

  • News: Virus count drops in email, Sophos says

    The proportion of email messages that contain malware has fallen for the first six months this year compared to the same period last year, Sophos PLC said yesterday.

  • News: Google adds photo Web Albums to Picasa

    Google has added a new online photo-sharing feature to Picasa, the free software that lets users organize digital photos on their computers.

  • News: Unpatched PCs face massive risks

    In one of the largest security updates since moving to a monthly patch release cycle, Microsoft yesterday issued 12 bulletins detailing fixes for 21 separate vulnerabilities in a wide range of products.

  • News: eBay adds VoIP facility

    eBay will begin its integration of Skype's VoIP service with its US auction site next week, giving sellers the option to add a 'Skype Me' button alongside their product listings, eBay announced today.

  • News: Windows Live gets more lively

    Microsoft officially launched its developer site for its Windows Live services at Tech Ed in Boston this week.

  • News: Big changes in place at MySpace

    MySpace, the social-networking phenomenon that has become one of the world's most popular websites, may "auction off" its search business to a major search engine operator, an executive from its parent company, News Corp, said yesterday.

  • News: Google's Earth lives to fight another day

    Google won an early round in a patent lawsuit regarding the technology that drives Google Earth, the search giant's lawyer said yesterday.

  • News: AOL enhances webmail service

    AOL is now publicly testing an enhanced webmail service for its subscribers and instant-messaging users.

  • News: Google Earth gets more images, new interface

    Google has upgraded one of its flashier products, the Google Earth mapping application, with a revamped user interface and a larger index of images, the company said yesterday.

  • News: World Cup: watch out for email scams

    When the World Cup kicked-off earlier this month, so did a wave of internet security threats.

  • News: European govts boost internet

    European governments, including that of the UK, have pledged to do more to spread the internet's benefits to parts of society that are at risk of being left behind by rapid technological advances.

  • News: Microsoft webcams create instant blogs

    Microsoft is expected to announce tomorrow two videoconferencing webcams that simplify online video chat and can create photo blog entries on Microsoft's MSN Spaces community site.

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