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  • News: Fujitsu to launch Blu-ray, HD-DVD PCs

    Fujitsu hasn't taken sides in the next-generation DVD format battle, planning to launch a desktop PC with a Blu-ray Disc drive and a laptop PC with an HD-DVD drive.

  • News: Second-hand Microsoft licences fuel startup

    A company that came up with the idea of selling second-hand Microsoft software licences said it has sold thousands of them in its first few months of operation.

  • News: MS develops entry-level music-making app

    Microsoft is developing a product to compete with Apple's GarageBand, code-named 'Monaco'.

  • News: McAfee unveils threat centre portal

    McAfee has jazzed up its website with an online portal designed to help users research a wide range of security problems.

  • News: Windows ups appeal of Macs

    Apple's development of software that lets Intel-based Macintosh systems run Windows XP natively has met with the approval of several Mac-friendly IT managers. They said last week that Apple's embrace of Microsoft's operating system should make it easier to deploy the company's hardware.

  • News: IBM adds encryption to new CPU

    IBM has stolen a lead on its chip rivals with a microprocessor that has encryption hardwired into its core circuitry.

  • News: Service offers unconnected browsing

    A Seattle company has introduced a service today that allows people with laptops or handheld computers to surf through a range of web content while they're offline.

  • News: Windows Vista beta runs on Intel Mac

    Developers have managed to get a beta version of Windows Vista working on an Intel-based Mac.

  • News: Virus threatens PCs running Linux or Windows

    Hackers have released a sample code for a virus that could infect both Linux and Windows PCs.

  • News: Intel reveals LCD TV laptop concept

    Intel today revealed a laptop PC concept design in which the machine folds up with the screen facing away from the keypad and then slips into a docking station for use as an LCD (liquid crystal display) TV.

  • News: Toshiba HD-DVD laptop hits Japan in May

    Toshiba plans to put on sale in Japan in May its first laptop computer with a built-in HD-DVD drive, the company said today.

  • News: Macs & Windows: what you should know

    Apple this week unveiled software that will allow new Macintosh computers to run Microsoft's Windows XP software natively.

  • News: Acer introduces 20in laptop

    Acer yesterday announced an addition to its laptop range. The Aspire 9800 is the world's first laptop to have a 20in screen and at nearly 8kg it is one of the heaviest desktop-replacement models around.

  • News: Software firms tackle piracy in China

    In a bid to encourage Chinese officials to crack down on rampant software piracy in the country, foreign critics are working hard to sell the notion that legal software is good for China's economy.

  • News: Microsoft to patch IE, Windows, Office next week

    Microsoft is set to release five security patches for its products next Tuesday, including a highly anticipated Internet Explorer fix that will address a bug that hackers have been exploiting over the past two weeks.

  • News: StarOffice slashes Bristol's costs

    Bristol City Council will save 60 percent on software costs over five years by switching its 5,500 users to Sun's StarOffice and the ODF standard, and ditching Microsoft Office.

  • News: Microsoft launches Linux site

    Microsoft is expected to unveil a website for users to find information about its Linux and open-source interoperability efforts today at LinuxWorld, according to the executive in charge of those plans.

  • News: MS: infected hard drives must be 'nuked'

    Companies should put automated processes in place to 'nuke' their PCs' hard drives once they're infected with some kinds of malware, since that's the only reliable way of recovering from such infestations.

  • News: Software lets Intel Macs run Windows XP

    Apple's bid to attract Windows switchers climbed several notches today with the release of software that allows Intel Macs to install and run Windows XP on their Macs.

  • News: Dixons to disappear from high street

    The Dixons brand name is to vanish from high streets across the UK as parent company DSG today announced a refocusing of its online and bricks-and-mortar retail operations.

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