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Library Internet Access Better Than Ever

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Web

Virtually every U.S. public library now offers free Internet access but most ration it, inhibiting the ability of lower-income families to benefit from the Information Age.

Pentagon Creating Student Database

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Security

The Defense Department began yesterday creating a database of high school students ages 16 to 18 and all college students to help the military identify potential recruits in a time of dwindling enlistment in some branches, raising privacy concerns.

Web site puts `johns' on the spot

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Web

People seeking prostitutes in Chicago already face arrest and impoundment of their cars if they are caught, but now they risk something else: public embarrassment on a city Web site.

Websites alienate Firefox users

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Moz/FF
Web

One in 10 websites fail to work properly on the open source Firefox web browser, a study shows.

Bank details sold in call centre scam

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Security

City of London police are investigating claims that an Indian call centre worker sold personal information on 1,000 UK bank accounts for £4.25 each.

Do games prime brain for violence?

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Gaming

More than 90 per cent of American children play video games every day, and half of the top sellers contain extreme violence. There is now strong evidence that people who play violent games tend to be more aggressive.

Corporate contradictions, SCO OpenServer full of Open Source

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OSS

The SCO group that has spent much of it’s time and money recently in a fight to extort billions of dollars from IBM for alleged intellectual property infringements with regards to Linux, has filled their latest server release (OpenServer 6) with all manner of Open Source/GPL products.

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New NVIDIA Linux Display Driver

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Software

Version: 1.0-7667

Operating Systems: Linux IA32, AMD64/EMT64T, FreeBSD x86, Solaris x64/x86

Release Date: June 22, 2005

Study: Too few women in IT

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Misc

Women and some racial minorities are "significantly underrepresented" in the U.S. technology industry, according to a new study from the industry's trade group.

Dell's N.C. plant the target of a lawsuit

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Legal

The controversy over Dell's new manufacturing plant in Winston-Salem, N.C., is heating up.

A first look at Apple's Intel Mac (with pix)

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Mac

Apple's Intel-based Mac development kits have started trickling into developer's hands featuring 3.6GHz Pentium 4 processors with 2MB of L2 cache operating on an 800MHz bus with 1GB of RAM.

NVIDIA launches GeForce 7800 GTX - reviews are rolling in

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Hardware

Like we already reported weeks ago NVIDIA today launched the GeForce 7800 GTX (G70). The GeForce 7800 GTX is made on a 110nm process and uses 303 million transistors. The graphics core runs at 430MHz and has 24 pixel pipelines and 8 vertex shaders.

Pop-up vulnerability found in major browsers

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Security

Several popular Web browsers contain a vulnerability that could be used by cybercriminals to steal personal data, security company Secunia has warned.

eBay Turns to Open-Source Developers

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OSS

Online marketplace eBay Inc. is wooing open-source developers by launching a community Web site for sharing source code to tools and applications tied to the online marketplace.

Taiwan Teen Killed Over Online Game Dispute

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Gaming

The killing of a Taiwanese teenager in a brutal knife attack at an Internet cafe over a dispute involving the Blade&Sword Online computer game has raised concerns over violence on the normally tranquil Pacific island.

M$ closes Sybari acquistion - and its Unix/Linux lines

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Microsoft

Microsoft has completed its acquisition of anti-virus company Sybari Software and announced the end of the company's Unix and Linux versions. Microsoft does plans to continue to support Sybari’s Antigen for Lotus Notes on the Windows platform, but will not sell Antigen versions for Unix and Linux.

M$ remains unrepentant, says antitrust judge

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Microsoft

"Nothing has changed, to my observation, in the five years that have elapsed since my decision," said Thomas Penfield Jackson, who retired last year as a federal judge. He said the settlement of the government's case hasn't diminished Microsoft's power in the marketplace or changed its business strategy of trying to expand its monopoly.

M$ dodges abuse reports

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Microsoft

Microsoft has stopped accepting mail at its abuse@ email address, in violation of one of the fundamental standards which applies to the internet.

`Frankly, my dear` is top movie quote

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Movies

"Frankly my dear, I don`t give a damn" was named the top movie quote of all time by the American Film Institute Tuesday.

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