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10 years after birth of e-commerce, fear may curb growth

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Security

After enjoying phenomenal growth in its first 10 years, Internet commerce faces new challenges amid growing fears of viruses, spyware and a range of fraud schemes.

GPS might help unclog rush hour highways

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Sci/Tech

A new pilot program taking place in the Seattle area could help pave the way to less clogged highways during rush hour.

Google's Growth Prompts Privacy Concerns

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Security

Google is at once a powerful search engine and a growing e-mail provider. It runs a blogging service, makes software to speed Web traffic and has ambitions to become a digital library. And it is developing a payments service. "This is a lot of personal information in a single basket."

Microsoft's plans don't worry IBM

In a recent interview Steve Mills, head of IBM's software division, discussed the upcoming version of Windows code-named Longhorn, Linux, customers and the state of the software industry.

Corrupted PC's Find New Home in the Dumpster

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Security

On a recent Sunday morning when Lew Tucker's Dell desktop computer was overrun by spyware and adware, he did not simply get rid of the offending programs. He threw out the whole computer.

Dell rejects spyware charge

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Security

Dell has rejected allegations that its PCs come pre-loaded with an intrusive application that spies on users' surfing habits.

ID card back on AU agenda

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Misc

Prime Minister John Howard has put national identity cards back on the agenda in the wake of the London bombings and a damning report on immigration department blunders.

Internet provides instant Harry Potter reviews

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Web

In the age of the Internet, a book review can be virtually instant. Within hours of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" hitting the shelves, it is already under the microscope of speed-reading critics, and opinion is divided.

Intel lawsuit could cost billions

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Legal

INTEL, the computer chip giant accused of abusing its market power, could face damages of more than $3.2 billion (€2.66 billion), and see its sales drop by $4.4 billion a year, according to a Wall Street analysis.

Mandriva 2006 Beta1

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MDV
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Although not planned to be officially announced until Monday, Mandriva 2006 Beta 1 isos made their way onto mirrors today. I had been quite anxious to test Mandriva's newest efforts and watching mirrors fairly closely last few weeks. So when those long overdue isos appeared, I found a partition for it immediately.

VIA's Open Source initiative, just a fake?

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OSS

It seems that VIA still didn't unterstand the philosophy of open source or lets say it looks like that they just used it as an marketing instrument.

M$ Vole sued over Hamster

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Legal

SOFTWARE GIANT Microsoft and its IP Ventures division have received a writ from Artemis Solutions Group alleging that the Vole has breached its trademark and engaged in unfair competition.

Confirmed: Sex minigame in PS2 San Andreas

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Gaming

To prove or disprove rumors that the PS2 San Andreas contains a sexually graphic minigame, GameSpot decided to test the cheat codes circulating around the Web on a sealed, first-edition copy of San Andreas.

Matrox announces world's first PCI Express x1 graphics card

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Hardware

The x1 design allows this card to be compatible with any compliant PCI Express slot.

Lessons of Internet age

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Web

Citizen journalism has quickly infiltrated an industry sometimes sluggish to make big changes, and the phenomenon demonstrates that a mainstream industry has learned its lesson from the revolutionary impact of the Internet.

UN panel fails to agree on how to govern internet

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Web

A group set up by the United Nations to come up with a global plan for managing the internet said today that it has been unable to agree on who should do the job or how it should be done.

Swift, convenient Web navigation hits a high note

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Software

The Opera Web browser enjoys a reputation for being the fastest software for accessing Internet pages, and it should appeal particularly to hard-core fans of blogs and people wary of Microsoft Internet Explorer.

'All-out war' in Intel-AMD antitrust case

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Legal

With a Sept. 6, 2005 deadline to file a response to AMD's 48-page complaint, Intel has hired Bob Cooper with Gibson Dunn & Crutcher and antitrust lawyer Joseph Kattan to argue its case. "Talk about a declaration of all-out war, these people know their stuff."

Non-English Domain Names Likely Delayed

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Web

Concerns about "phishing" e-mail scams will likely delay the expansion of domain names beyond non-English characters, the chairman of the Internet's key oversight agency said Friday.

Firefox Advocate Site Hit by Hackers

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Web

Just as its share of the market nears 10 percent, Mozilla's SpeadFirefox.com community marketing site was hit by "unknown remote attackers."

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