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Our Linux Values

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Misc

So Linux is making its mark around the globe. But is it really making a difference? Well, Microsoft has had to offer a stripped-down, lower-priced version of Windows to compete with Linux. Many governments are putting Linux (and open-source software in general) on their short list for IT acquisitions. And Linux is being customized for local needs by local companies, giving them a stake in the IT business.

But there's something more going on...

PC shipments growing faster than expected

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Hardware

Notebooks and low-cost computers led to higher-than-expected PC shipments in the second quarter of 2005, and many of these machines appeared to go to first-time buyers.

ECS KN1 Extreme (1.0f) nForce4 Ultra ATX

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Hardware
Reviews

You know Asus, and Abit, and Foxconn, and Soyo, BioStar, and Chaintech, and MSI, and GigaByte...

But do you know... the most Awesomest one of them all....

ECS was traditionally known for their value/budget motherboards, but NOT TODAY!

'Doom' film shoots for video game style

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Movies
Gaming

A movie version of classic video game series "Doom" takes some visual cues from the world of games, according to a clip of the film shown on Sunday.

Firefox, Thunderbird 1.06 and Mozilla 1.7.10 betas

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Moz/FF

We are getting ready to release Firefox 1.0.6, Thunderbird 1.0.6, and Mozilla Suite 1.7.10 to address some API issues in the Firefox and Thunderbird 1.0.5 releases and we would like some help from our testing community.

Linux in Government: Outside the US, People Get It

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OSS

Major governments outside the United States either have adopted Linux and open-source software or have begun the process that will lead to adoption. Open-source software, especially Linux, has spread globally to countries and regions that regard it as the best model of software development and an engine of economic growth. Governments see adoption as a way to exploit a promising trend.

M$ admits to Media Center hole

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Microsoft

Microsoft is developing a patch for a yet another newly discovered security flaw in versions of Windows XP which poses a particular threat to computers running XP Media Center edition.

Mobile porn arrests in India

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Legal

POLICE have arrested three men in central India for allegedly downloading pornographic clips onto their mobile phones

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
Reviews
-s

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.

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