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  • News: Microsoft gives Windows XP another 4 months

    Microsoft has once again extended an impending deadline for Windows XP's demise. System builders, the smaller shops and computer dealers that build PCs to order, will now be able to obtain Windows XP Professional licences until at least May 30, and likely long after, according to a Microsoft spokeswoman. Previously, Microsoft had set January 31 as its deadline for selling new XP licensees to the distributors that supply system builders.

  • News: Microsoft warns of SQL security threat

    Just days after patching a critical flaw in its Internet Explorer browser, Microsoft is now warning users of a serious bug in its SQL Server database software.

  • News: Warning: Netbooks pose big security threat

    Netbooks are highly portable, inexpensive, very popular - and a potential security nightmare.

  • News: iTunes 'long tail' theory rubbished

    Despite all the hype about the potential long-tail opportunities of selling archive music via digital music download services such as Apple iTunes it appears that most tracks available for download remain as unwanted as they were on CD when sitting in record shop shelves or charity shops.

  • News: Mozilla slams Microsoft for browser speed disinterest

    Firefox developer Mozilla has launched an attack on Microsoft for dismissing attempts to boost browser performance as merely a "drag race," but defended its now 'more complicated' relationship with former partner Google.

  • News: Can Google Apps beat Microsoft Office?

    While upgrades over the past year that focused on evolving and securing the online tools for corporate users, Google Apps Premier Edition (GAPE), the vendor's productivity suite targeted at businesses, has proven worthy in certain situations, most involving Google Docs, Video and Sites; and email security and compliance.

  • News: Lenovo ThinkPad W700ds laptop has two screens

    Lenovo has shaken up the laptop market by unveiling a two-headed ThinkPad, boasting two screens.

  • News: 2008: Storage needs up 60 percent

    The storage story of 2008 was growth: An accelerating explosion of information, much of it in the form of video, led IT administrators to try to make better use of their capacity and staff.

  • News: Underwater earthquake shatters Europe/Asia Internet

    Internet and telephone traffic between Europe and the Middle East and Asia was hampered Friday after three major underwater data lines were cut.

  • News: RIM tackling BlackBerry Storm shortage

    Research In Motion (RIM) has admitted it's struggling to keep up with demand for the BlackBerry Storm touchscreen smartphone, but said supply problems should clear up in the coming weeks.

  • News: 'Ethical hacking' course helps IT pros

    A UK school has launched an "ethical" hacking course that's designed to help IT administrators protect company networks.

  • News: 90 percent rise in attacks from legit websites

    Internet-based cyberattacks are becoming increasingly sophisticated as profit-driven criminals continue to hone their approach to stealing data from businesses, employees and consumers, according to a Cisco study.

  • News: PC Advisor's top 5 technology video reviews

    PC Advisor TV contains hundreds of news, reviews and product videos. But which of our expert video reviews are the most popular?

  • News: Five important LinkedIn etiquette tips

    Social-networking site LinkedIn can be a very handy business tool. We've put together a list of five top tips to ensure your profile doesn't offer employers a reason not to employ you.

  • News: Asus Eee Top 1602: review of reviews

    PC Advisor rounds up reviews of the Asus Eee Top 1602. What's the verdict on Asustek's iMac killer?

  • News: Timeline: 40 years of the computer mouse

    The humble computer mouse, a staple of any PC and laptop, has come a long way since its birth in 1963.

  • News: RIM deal to push video to BlackBerry

    BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) hopes to add a content delivery platform to its offerings with a planned acquisition of Chalk Media.

  • News: Amazon EC2 'cloud computing' hits Europe

    Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) platform for scalable, pay-as-you-go application and service delivery is now available in Europe, the company said Wednesday.

  • News: Microsoft to offer web-based Word and Excel

    Microsoft plans to make all of its software programs including Office available online.

  • News: Microsoft: 9/10 Vista customers satisfied'

    Windows Vista users are now nearly all satisfied with the company's latest operating system, claims senior Microsoft executive in what appears to be a Vista-friendly PR surge by the company.

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