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Story OIN spearheads review of Microsoft FAT patents srlinuxx 28/04/2009 - 10:03am
Story today's leftovers: srlinuxx 28/04/2009 - 4:01am
Story some howtos: srlinuxx 28/04/2009 - 3:50am
Story ReactOS 0.3.9 boasts insanely huge speedups srlinuxx 28/04/2009 - 2:04am
Story Debunked: Linux OSs and Viruses srlinuxx 28/04/2009 - 2:02am
Story Ubuntu Debates Usability Changes (Passionately) srlinuxx 28/04/2009 - 2:00am
Story Get a handy multi-item clipboard with Glipper srlinuxx 27/04/2009 - 11:32pm
Story Open Letter to Larry Ellison about OpenOffice.org srlinuxx 27/04/2009 - 11:30pm
Story ASRock X58 SuperComputer srlinuxx 27/04/2009 - 11:29pm
Story How many billions is open-source software worth? srlinuxx 27/04/2009 - 11:27pm

AMD loses QuakeCon 2005 sponsorship to Intel

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Hardware

INTEL WILL BE SPONSORING this year's QuakeCon - a free gaming convention held in Dallas - it was revealed this month, in what could be a large blow to AMD's gaming fanbase.

Driven to distraction by technology

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Sci/Tech

The typical office worker is interrupted every three minutes by a phone call, e-mail, instant message or other distraction. The problem is that it takes about eight uninterrupted minutes for our brains to get into a really creative state.

Online pirates pounce on new Harry Potter book

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Web

The sixth book in the Harry Potter series, the fastest-selling book of all time, has become among the quickest to fall prey to Internet piracy, with illicit copies available online within hours of its release.

Matrix-style 'bullet-time' in multiplayer gaming

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Gaming

In a strange example of the cyber-world imitating Hollywood imitating the cyber-world, Finnish researchers have developed a way to achieve the "bullet-time" effect of the movie The Matrix in real-time multiplayer games.

What's your number, Kevin Mitnick?

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Security

Elite ex-hacker Kevin Mitnick says most of the social engineering attacks using fraudulent identities that made him famous could have been stopped if his targets had just asked for his phone number.

Internet phone firm advances 911 service

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Sci/Tech

The nation's leading Internet telephony service moved closer to offering a complete emergency calling service Monday, signing an agreement with a vendor experienced in providing enhanced 911 data to public safety officials.

Feds Accuse Firms in Porn E-Mail Scheme

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Legal

Federal regulators accused seven companies Wednesday of hiring others to send illegal e-mails with pornographic messages to tempt consumers to visit adult Internet sites.

HP Propelling Linux Into Truly 'Big' Time

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Linux

In a move that suggests Linux is finally ready for prime time, Hewlett-Packard is giving the free software a bigger role on some of its toughest servers.

'GTA' Game Rating Changed to Adults-Only

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Gaming

The video game industry on Wednesday changed to adults-only the rating of "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas," a best-selling game in which explicit sexual content can be unlocked with an Internet download.

What CIOs should know about the open source revolution

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OSS

CIOs can gain competitive advantages by taking part in the open source revolution, a movement that will shake up the power structure of the IT world, said Julie Hanna Farris, the founder of Scalix. Farris explains why open source is not a fad and how it will benefit the business world.

Oh no, James "Scotty" Doohan dies at 85

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Obits

James Doohan, the burly chief engineer of the Starship Enterprise in the original "Star Trek" TV series and motion pictures who responded to the apocryphal command "Beam me up, Scotty," died early Wednesday. He was 85.

Mozilla Releases Firefox-1.0.6

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Moz/FF

Mozilla has released version 1.0.6 of Firefox. This release is a stability update and Mozilla recommends users to upgrade to this latest version.

Spam King goes legit

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Misc

He's been called the King of Spam, sued by Eliot Spitzer, forced into bankruptcy by Microsoft, and even soundly satirized by Jon Stewart's The Daily Show, but now Scott Richter says he has gone legit, and expects others will follow.

Hardware Review: Lini Desktop

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Hardware
Reviews

A look at Open Sense Computing's new Linux desktop workstation offering.

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Parents group urges recall of video game 'GTA'

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Gaming

A media watchdog group said on Tuesday it has demanded Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. unit Rockstar Games recall "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas."

In Canada: Cache a page, go to jail?

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Web

A bill before Canada's Parliament could make it illegal for search engines to cache Web pages, critics say, opening the door to unwarranted lawsuits and potentially hindering public access to information.

USC says database hacked

A University of Southern California database containing about 270,000 records of past applicants including their names and Social Security numbers was hacked last month, officials said on Tuesday.

Senators call on DHS to improve cybersecurity efforts

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Web

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) needs to develop a recovery plan for widespread attack on the Internet, and it needs stable leadership in cybersecurity, a government investigator told a U.S. Senate subcommittee Tuesday.

Intel Confident of Win

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Legal

CEO Paul Otellini states that they are confident this latest suit, like the others, will be resolved favorably for Intel.

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