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Scientists: Sea of ice discovered on Mars Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, February 23 2005 @ 07:32 PM EST
Contributed by: glosser

I like to take liberties when I find a really interesting story that is unrelated to our site. Finding ice on Mars qualifies. :) Congratulations to the European Space Agency for finding something our little rovers couldn't.

AMSTERDAM Images relayed by a European space probe reveal the existence of a sea of ice close to the equator of Mars, scientists said Tuesday at a conference in the Netherlands. The existence of water or ice would significantly increase the chance that microscopic life may also be found on Mars.

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Microsoft Patches 'Blue Screen Of Death' In Windows XP SP2 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, February 23 2005 @ 07:31 PM EST
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Microsoft patches one issue to avoid Blue Screens from occuring.

It may not be the second Tuesday of the month -- Microsoft's normal day to release security bulletins and patches -- but the Redmond, Wash.-based developer has posted a critical fix to Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) on its Windows Update site, and pushed it to users relying on Automatic Update.

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Why global warming is not natural Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, February 18 2005 @ 08:14 PM EST
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Attention George W. Bush, read. Scientists have released evidence stating the debate is now "over". Global warming IS a result of human activity.

THE strongest evidence yet that global warming has been triggered by human activity has emerged from a study of rising temperatures in the oceans.

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Gartner: Microsoft 'Missed Opportunity' In Security Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, February 18 2005 @ 08:04 PM EST
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Gartner, of all places, is questioning Microsoft's security plans. Surprisingly, the logical question of fixing vunerabilities instead of creating programs that patch the damage afterwards has been levied. Also questioned, is the decision to make IE 7 only available to XP users.

Bill Gates may have shed some light on his company's security plans this week, but the revelations still don't add up to a coherent strategy for protecting customers, a Gartner security analyst maintains.

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Microsoft recalls Xbox power cords Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, February 17 2005 @ 07:21 PM EST
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Microsoft set to recall 70% of Xbox's sold, fire hazard listed.

SEATTLE Microsoft Corp. said Thursday that it is recalling 14.1 million power cords for its Xbox game because they can catch fire.

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Two US Scientists Win Top Award for Designing Communication Behind Internet Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, February 16 2005 @ 08:32 PM EST
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This web page brought to you by Cerf and Kahn. :)

Two U.S. scientists have won what is widely considered the highest prize for computing, the A.M. Turing Award, for their work designing a set of computer communication standards that became the underpinnings of the Internet.

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Microsoft fights spyware with free software for licensees Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, February 15 2005 @ 09:56 PM EST
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Surprise, surprise, Microsoft has announced it's Anti Spyware/Adware product will be FREE of charge, that is, as long as you can prove you have a legal copy of Windows. No mention of their upcoming Antivirus product, however.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Microsoft (MSFT) will give away software to battle spyware, adware and other privacy-invading pests, company co-founder Bill Gates said Tuesday.

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Microsoft to Make MSN Messenger Fixes Mandatory Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, February 11 2005 @ 06:21 PM EST
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Now that the world knows about the exploit, Microsoft has decided to fix it.

Microsoft Corp. on Friday lashed out at two security research firms for publishing proof-of-concept exploit code for MSN Messenger hours after Microsoft released security patches for the product.

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Longhorn to Branch Out Displays Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, February 10 2005 @ 07:18 PM EST
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Next version of Windows to pipe out information from applications to alternative displays without booting or opening device.

By the time it is released in 2006, Longhorn may have proven to be the catalyst for new breeds of auxiliary displays. Company officials at the VSLive conference revealed that the concept, which was first made known at the 2004 Windows Hardware Engineering conference, will materialize in time for the first beta build of the OS.

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'Quantum well' transistor promises lean computing Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, February 10 2005 @ 07:05 PM EST
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Science is cool. :) Learn how Intel plans on making a better transistor.

A transistor that uses one-tenth of the energy of existing components could lead to more powerful, less power-hungry computers within the next decade.

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