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  • News: Windows Live Messenger beta released

    A beta version of Windows Live Messenger has been released today. It is the next version of Microsoft's MSN Messenger instant messaging service.

  • News: PS3 to hit market in November

    After months of silence Sony named the launch date and price for the PlayStation 3 yesterday, confirming its status as the most expensive game console yet produced.

  • News: Gamers on tenterhooks before E3

    The 2006 Electronic Entertainment Expo, otherwise known as E3, kicks off next week. As in previous years, there's sure to be loads of juicy details on the latest consoles and games even before the show floor officially opens on Wednesday.

  • News: Security features 'may put businesses off Vista'

    The security features of Microsoft's next OS, Vista, will be so disruptive that businesses users might want to avoid deploying it for the time being, according to analysts at Yankee Group.

  • News: And the winner is... Apple

    Apple Corps has lost out to Apple Computer in a High Court case concerning logo use in iTunes.

  • News: Intel announces Core 2 Duo brand

    Intel plans to sell its next generation of 65nm CPUs under the brand name 'Core 2 Duo' when they launch in summer, it has announced.

  • News: Opinion: the future of Windows

    When Microsoft sprung the fact that Windows Vista wouldn't reach most folks until next January, it was momentarily startling - but it was also déjà vu all over again.

  • News: Latest Skype beta more difficult to block

    The recently released Skype 2.5 beta has so far been praised by enthusiasts, but one significant feature is being ignored, it seems – the program is now much more difficult to block.

  • News: Microsoft prepares to release critical patches

    Microsoft next week plans to release critical patches for several products, including two updates for known vulnerabilities, according to its monthly security update.

  • News: Intel attempts to stymie AMD lawsuit

    Intel this week filed a motion to dismiss part of an antitrust lawsuit by AMD in the US District Court in Delaware.

  • News: First Blu-ray Disc movies delayed

    Sony will delay by a month the launch of its first titles on the Blu-ray Disc format, it said yesterday.

  • News: Trojan lurks in World Cup email

    German football fans have been complaining vociferously about the performance of their national team, recently humbled 4-1 by Italy, ahead of next month's World Cup.However, they've got problems of a different kind now in the shape of a Trojan, masquerading in a downloadable tournament fixture list.

  • News: NEC to show off its first HD-DVD drive

    NEC has stated that it will be showing off its first HD-DVD drive at the Computer Trade Show in Birmingham next week.

  • News: Community Patent moving closer, says EU

    The EC today intimated that progress has been made toward developing an EU patent agreement - a dream of statesmen across Europe for over 30 years.

  • News: EU to mandate battery recycling

    Manufacturers and resellers of batteries for devices including laptops and phones will be obliged to dispose of spent batteries, and new batteries will be restricted in the amount of mercury and cadmium they can contain.

  • News: Polycom announces Skype-certified device

    Californian communications company Polycom yesterday announced the launch of the Communicator, a Skype-certified speakerphone.

  • News: Adult industry to decide format battle

    As with Betamax and VHS, the adult-entertainment industry is likely to decide between Blu-ray Disc and HD-DVD in the battle to replace DVDs for high-definition content.

  • News: Microsoft settles suit in California

    Microsoft yesterday reached a tentative £38.5m deal to settle a California class-action antitrust lawsuit, according to a statement by the law firm representing the plaintiffs in the suit.

  • News: Mozilla patches Firefox security bug

    Mozilla has released an update to its Firefox browser, fixing a known security flaw in the open-source software.

  • News: Microsoft: Vista 'on track'

    While Microsoft has a good track record of hitting its release targets for minor operating systems, its history with large, complex overhauls such as Windows Vista is far spottier, according to Gartner.



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