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E3 - PS3 vs Xbox 360

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Gaming

Outclassed? Undoubtedly. Sony's hardware, its software, and even its simple display of confidence in its own product have completely outclassed Microsoft today.

Malicious Bots Hide Using Rootkit Code

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Security

Computer viruses and remote control programs called bots are adopting features from stealthy programs called rootkits to avoid detection, according to researchers.

Online stores come under attack

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Security

Cyber criminals are turning their attention to the programs that run many online shops, say experts.

M$ Sued Over Excel Data-Linking

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Microsoft
Legal

Microsoft Corp. illegally took technology used to link spreadsheet data between two of its programs from a Guatemalan inventor, lawyers said during opening statements at a jury trial that started on Tuesday.

Windows vs. Linux: An Unbiased Review

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Linux
Microsoft
Humor

After hearing all of the hype about Linux, I decided to give it a try. That was my first mistake. I soon realized that Linux has more flavors than you can shake a stick at.

I asked a computer savvy friend which was best, and he chuckled and said "Try OpenBSD." He told me that "OpenBSD is the most secure operating system that civilians can legally use," so I decided to install it and see how it compared with Windows.

Gentoo Store: only 5 days left!

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Gentoo

We now have very limited quantities of t-shirts and girl's shirts in stock,as well as 2005.0 CDs. Hats, hoodies, and jackets have already sold out - be sure to purchase the stuff you want while they're still available!

Countdown to Linux Desktops

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Linux

"Linux itself has been ready for the desktop for years," said Mike Ferris, Red Hat's product marketing manager for Enterprise Linux. "It's just been waiting for the market to catch up."

Messaging spreads office gossip

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Sci/Tech

One in five people in the UK are using instant messaging at work but the majority of firms are failing to regulate its use.

Christian video games

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Gaming

Will the spiritual and gaming worlds transcend their realms? So far, games such as "Spiritual Warfare" and "Exodus: Journey to the Promised Land" have drawn a loyal following by combining biblical themes with mild action.

How Linux Could Overthrow M$

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Linux
Microsoft

Rather than remaking itself, Microsoft is using legal threats, short-term deals, and fear, uncertainty, and doubt to fortify its position. But this strategy probably won't work. The Linux operating system and the open-source model for software development are far from perfect, but they look increasingly likely to depose Microsoft.

Sheep to be Sheared

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Linux
Microsoft

And now for the sad part. You...Windows users, are going to follow the good shepherd Bill Gates and let him lead you to the shearing house. It's not wool he's shearing from you folks...it's your money.

Xbox 360: Full Game List

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Gaming

With the Xbox 360 hardware now laid bare for the whole world to see, attention is turning to the question of games.

M$ Battles Halo 2 Holes

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Microsoft
Security
Gaming

Microsoft is once again locked in a battle of wills with hackers determined to find and exploit security holes in the company's software. But this time the buggy code isn't endangering users' PCs -- just their otherworldly alien fortresses.

The First Russian Open Source Forum

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OSS

On April 27-29, 2005, the first Russian Open Source Forum took place in Moscow, Radisson SAS Slavianskaya Hotel. Larry Wall, the creator of Perl, says, "I am surprised by the excitement, and it is not surface excitement, but a deep one."

LQ Radio Show Launch Announced

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Linux

LinuxQuestions.org is proud to announce the official release of LQ Radio. The LQ Radio Show will feature LinuxQuestions.org founder Jeremy Garcia, along with a rotating panel of LQ mods, discussing the latest in Linux and Open Source.

Games giants gear up for E3 show

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Gaming

The big names in the video games business are gearing up to do battle in Los Angeles at one of the most spectacular trade shows in the world.

New phishing attack uses real ID hooks

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Security

Security researchers are reporting a new brand of phishing attack that attempts to use stolen consumer data to rip off individual account holders at specific banks.

German hate-spam spread by Sober virus

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Security

Another variant of the Sober virus, which spreads right-wing messages in German and English, appeared over the weekend. Security firms are warning that they have received hundreds of thousands of e-mails generated by Sober.Q in its first 24 hours.

Admins try another weapon against spam

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Security

With the volume of spam showing no sign of abating any time soon, system administrators are beginning to turn to one more weapon - greylisting, a technique which some have found to be remarkably successful.

Speculating on RH and M$

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Linux
Microsoft

CNET reported last week that Red Hat CEO Matthew Szulik and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer met for lunch in New York. That’s something like Michael Moore and Rush Limbaugh chowing down together — you just wouldn’t expect it to happen. I wonder if the waiters were asked to sign NDAs?

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