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Windows Vista: Flawed Just Like Windows Me Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, March 13 2007 @ 03:16 PM EST
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Matt Hartley writes "I'll be honest here, the conclusion that Vista is comparable to Windows Me could be seen as harsh to some. However, when you stop and look at the bigger picture, it's quite possible that Mr. Null could be correct in his belief that Microsoft is basically repeating history."

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Berners-Lee: Keep the internet free Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, March 04 2007 @ 09:16 AM EST
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World wide web father Tim Berners-Lee told politicians on Thursday that it's critical to shield his seminal innovation from control by a single company or country.

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In Face of Linux, Unix Gets Creative Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, March 02 2007 @ 02:20 PM EST
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With the number of legacy Unix systems huge -- IDC pegged it at 3.5 million last year -- enterprise buyers should not expect their Unix vendors to forsake them anytime soon, analysts say. What they can expect, however, is an interesting year as the vendors figure out the best approach to shoring up their Unix businesses.

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Storm virus infects blogs and other Web postings Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, February 28 2007 @ 03:38 PM EST
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A new version of the Storm e-mail virus is populating blogs and online bulletin boards with links directing people to a Web site that is propagating the worm, representing a new mode of attack for hackers seeking financial gain, according to a security vendor that became aware of the virus Monday night.

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Apple Ready to Kill OS X? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, February 28 2007 @ 01:43 PM EST
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Gundeep Hora writes "I donít have anything against Apple or its wonderful Mac OS X. Itís a fine piece of creation from all imaginable angles - intuitive GUI, lack of malware, ease of use, robustness, and stability. What more could you ask for from an OS? In reality, OS X is what Windows can never be. But I fear, will Apple pull the plug on OS X in the future?"

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Save the BBC from Windows DRM! Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, February 16 2007 @ 11:57 PM EST
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The BBC has a long and glorious past as a technological innovator. Throughout the history of broadcasting, it has often been the first to develop and promote new technologies. Sadly, it seems now to be teetering on the brink of making technical choices that will not only damage its own reputation as a world-class institution, but which will also have serious knock-on consequences for free software.

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Windows XP Outsells Vista at Retail Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, February 15 2007 @ 01:00 PM EST
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Windows Vista got off to a slow consumer start compared to its predecessor. U.S. retail Vista sales were significantly less than Windows XP during their respective launch weeks.

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Vista Will Have Little Impact on Mac Sales: Analyst Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, February 14 2007 @ 03:52 PM EST
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While the launch of Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system will drive consumer PC sales in the coming months, the operating system's impact on sales of Apple's Macintosh are expected to be minimal, according to a recent report.

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GPS-Equipped BlackBerry Launches Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, February 12 2007 @ 02:32 PM EST
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The recent launch of Apple's iPhone does not pose a threat to Research In Motion Ltd.'s consumer-geared BlackBerry Pearl and simply marks the entry of yet another competitor into the smartphone market, RIM's co-chief executive said in an interview.

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Grid computing is doomed -- sort of Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, February 09 2007 @ 01:36 PM EST
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Grid computing is a means to an end.

So says a recent report by research firm The 451 Group, in which it aimed to provide a state of the market look at enterprise grid computing, and the evolution of grid computing and deployment dynamics across different vertical industries, including financial services, telecom, pharmaceutical, digital media and manufacturing.

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