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  • News: Bill Gates asks LinkedIn for charity support

    Bill Gates is to use the LinkedIn professional networking site to ask how technology can be better used to support his charity.

  • News: Ballmer to launch Windows Server 2008 today

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will officially launch Windows Server 2008 at an event in Los Angeles today, capping months of beta testing by customers around the world.

  • News: Linkedin Mobile targets business handsets

    Professional social-networking service LinkedIn has launched LinkedIn Mobile, offering the service to any user with an internet-enabled mobile handset. The company has introduced a beta version of a new site that will allow users to look up profiles of other users and keep up to date with their network from mobile devices.

  • News: 'Vista Capable' lawsuit becomes a class action

    The 2007 lawsuit that claimed Microsoft deceived customers by promoting PCs and laptops as 'Vista Capable' when they could only run Windows Vista Home Basic, has been given class-action status by a federal judge in Seattle.

  • News: Delay for Apple iPhone SDK?

    A BusinessWeek blog claims Apple is set to miss its end-of-February deadline to release the promised software development kit (SDK) for the iPhone by as long as three weeks.

  • News: ThinkPad X300 is newest MacBook Air-killer

    Lenovo has launched its MacBook Air-killer, with the ThinkPad X300 ultraportable challenging Apple's claim to offer the lightest, thinnest and most powerful laptop on the market

  • News: Adobe Air makes online apps available offline

    Adobe has launched a new software package that will create online programs that web surfers can use when they are not connected to the internet.

  • News: Microsoft's open APIs won't affect anti-trust action

    The European Commission (EC) has given a guarded welcome to Microsoft's offer of "greater transparency" in its business.

  • News: MetaSDRAM overcomes server memory limitations

    Metaram is expected to announce today new technology that overcomes traditional server memory limitations and allows users to quadruple memory without adding new hardware.

  • News: Vista SP1 blocks outdated security suites

    Microsoft has warned that several prominent anti-virus programs – including products from BitDefender, Trend Micro and Check Point - must be updated before they will work with the soon-to-be-released Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1).

  • News: Microsoft offers fixes for Vista SP1 reboot woes

    Microsoft has detailed several workarounds for users who downloaded Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) only to find the update caused their system to endlessly reboot

  • News: The six best free BlackBerry downloads

    One of the best things about Research in Motion (RIM) BlackBerry smartphones is their ability to download and install external applications. Every download adds a new level of value and customisation to the devices, and BlackBerry users who don't take advantage of this functionality simply aren't getting the most out of their smartphones.

  • News: Hard disks vs flash drives: the verdict

    According to Hitachi Global Storage director Larry Swezey, the future is bright for hard disk drives (HDDs) - despite the growing popularity of flash-based solid-state storage.

  • News: Expect $75 laptops by 2010

    Mary Lou Jepsen stirred up a controversy when she left the struggling One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) not-for-profit organisation last year to start her own for-profit company, Pixel Qi, with the goal to create a $75 (£37.50) laptop using technologies she invented at OLPC.

  • News: Vista SP1 leaked to Windows Update

    Some Windows Vista users have found Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) in Windows Update, even though the upgrade isn't supposed to be available broadly until the middle of March.

  • News: BlackBerry users surge despite major outages

    Consumers and business workers are flocking to Research in Motion's BlackBerry service despite recent embarrassing glitches that have shut down service for hours on a few occasions.

  • News: Analysis: Microsoft finally embraces open source

    Microsoft has promised "greater transparency" in its development and business practices, outlining a new strategy to provide more access to APIs and previously proprietary protocols for some of its major software products, including Windows and Office.

  • News: SP1 to kill Windows Vista cracks

    Microsoft is upping efforts to crack down on illegal copies of Windows Vista, with a new Vista update designed to spot pirate copies of the operating system

  • News: Microsoft kills Vista SP1 update

    The Windows Vista SP1 update designed to prepare PCs for the imminent release of the service pack has been pulled by Microsoft, following reports that it endlessly rebooted Vista PCs. Although the update - actually a pair of prerequisite files that modify Vista's install components - has been temporarily pulled from Windows Update, Microsoft has not yet produced a fix for users whose machines either won't boot or reboot constantly.

  • News: Mozilla Messaging plans Thunderbird 3.0 for 2008

    The CEO of Mozilla Foundation's new Mobile Messaging subsidiary said the company is focusing its attention on producing the next version of its open-source email tool, Thunderbird 3.0.

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