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Hollywood, Microsoft align on new Windows

As Microsoft readies the next version of its Windows operating system, called Vista, the software giant is building in unprecedented levels of safeguards against video piracy. For the first time, the Windows operating system will wall...

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Microsoft's leaner approach to Vista security

Microsoft is talking up support for hardware-based security in Windows Vista, though only a sliver of the company’s original plan will make it into the operating system. Three years ago Microsoft unveiled Palladium, renamed Next-Generation...

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Microsoft will make you pay for Virtual Server

No one would mistake Microsoft’s server virtualization software team for a smooth operator. The group managed to change its stance on two issues during last week’s Intel Developer Forum (IDF) event, telling customers they’ll...

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Flaw may hide malicious software

Miscreants could hide their malicious software on a Windows PC by using overly long registry keys, security experts have warned. These keys are stored in the Windows Registry, a core part of the operating system that stores PC settings....

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Pornographer in spat with Google

“You’re showing too much.”“You can talk…” Porn publisher Perfect 10 is seeking an injunction against Google to stop the search giant from allegedly displaying copyright images of its models. Perfect 10,...

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PayPal co-founder readies photo-sharing service

It’s been awhile since Max Levchin’s job forced him to pull an all-nighter. But the co-founder and former chief technology officer of PayPal has found himself working around the clock lately to launch his new Internet company,...

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Turk wanted by FBI arrested for worldwide computer piracy

ISTANBUL (AFP) – A young Turkish man suspected by the FBI of having corrupted the computer systems of leading banks, technology companies and media organizations worldwide was ordered detained by an Ankara court on suspicion of Internet...

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Microsoft hit by virus

And for once it’s not a computer one Health officials in Washington State have issued a warning of a virus outbreak on the Microsoft campus at Redmond, but it’s the creation of nature rather than a hacker. The alert is for a...

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Google aims for Web developers' hearts and minds

Google is taking a page from Microsoft’s well-worn playbook for tech industry domination: Rather than just rolling out new products and features, the search giant is trying to win the hearts and minds of Web developers. Earlier this...

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IBM debuts dual core Intel workstation

Big Blue combines Intel workstation and server teams IBM today lifted the lid off its latest top-of-the-range Intel-based workstation, the IntelliStation M Pro 6218, which the company said has been built using the same quality assurance...

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Minimo 0.008 for Windows CE Released

Minimo developer Doug Turner has announced that Minimo 0.008 is now available for Windows CE devices. Amongst other changes, this latest version of the mobile browser adds support for SSL (allowing connections to secure sites), a spatial...