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  • News: Origami feedback mixed, says Samsung

    Citing a mixture of reactions from customers who bought its Q1 device, Samsung has said that the pre-launch teaser campaign run by Microsoft about the Origami project may have been misleading.

  • News: Tough network challenges tackled by Fifa

    Fans of the Olympics might argue that the football World Cup is not the single biggest sporting event in the world. Even more contentious is the assertion that the tournament is the home to the world's biggest communications network for a single event.

  • News: Clever ideas accompany clever players

    Germany is using the World Cup games to show that the country hasn't only produced some great players such as the iconic Franz Beckenbauer, but also some brilliant minds including Albert Einstein.

  • News: Opinion: Computex highlights digital evolution

    The Computex show in Taipei used a lot of scantily clad young women as well as pen, mouse-pad, and mini-football giveaways to hype what amounted to incremental improvements in a range of digital devices.

  • News: Phishing scam uses PayPal secure servers

    A cross-site scripting flaw in the PayPal website allows a phishing attack to masquerade as a genuine PayPal login page with a valid security certificate, according to security researchers.

  • News: Auditors tell NHS to crack whip

    The NHS should terminate and replace contractors if they do not meet deadlines for its massive upgrading of England's healthcare IT systems, a government audit report released today said.

  • News: The wit and wisdom of Bill Gates

    As the personification of both Microsoft and geek success, Bill Gates has had plenty of opportunities to pontificate on a wide range of tech-related topics. Sometimes his insights have proved visionary. Other times, well, not so much.

  • News: Vulnerability found in Microsoft Excel

    A vulnerability has been found in Microsoft's Excel spreadsheet program, just a few days after the company fixed problems with several of its applications in its monthly patch distribution.

  • News: Blu-ray Disc players, movies nearly here

    Next week, the high-definition video fight for consumers' hearts, minds, and wallets begins in the US.

  • News: Microsoft battles slavery in Asia

    Microsoft is donating $1m to several groups in Asia battling the modern human slave trade, which mainly targets women and children, to curb the trade and highlight the issue.

  • 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: 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: CEO of NHS software supplier quits

    A major software company involved in the government's overhaul of its health care IT system has seen its chief executive officer resign.

  • 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: Elonex may yet live on

    Elonex Computers may be in financial difficulties, but it’s not necessarily beaten yet according to official information the company’s administrators released this afternoon.

  • 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: Microsoft leaves 98 to the hackers

    Microsoft has defended its decision not to patch a critical security flaw in Windows 98.

  • News: Microsoft security czar speaks about Vista

    Ben Fathi knows a thing or two about security. He spent the first half of his 24-year career working as an operating-system developer, before moving to management. Before being named head of Microsoft's security group, he was the executive responsible for the SMB (Server Message Block) file-sharing protocol, which has had its share of security issues.



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