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Norwegian Hacker Cracks Google Software

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Software

The Norwegian who became a hacker hero for developing software to unlock copy-protection codes on DVD movies said he needed only one day to crack Google Inc.'s new video viewer.

SCO Unveils Latest Product Upgrade: IBM Lawsuit 4.0

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Humor

The SCO Group, everybody's favorite lawsuit-factory-disguised-as-a-software-vendor, today unveiled version 4.0 of its flagship litigation product, SCO v. IBM.

M$ blocks right clicking on MSN for Mozilla browsers

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Microsoft

In what appears to be another attempt to dissuade users from using non IE browsers, Microsoft has blocked the right clicking of links on the MSN web site when using the Mozilla Firefox web browser.

Ultra-high speed network bows in Florida

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Sci/Tech

The Florida LambdaRail Network -- the next-generation Internet with 100 times the capacity of the previous system -- has gone live at 10 Florida universities, moving information at 10 gigabits per second.

Financial firms hit by internal attacks

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Security

Financial services firms are facing more internal security breaches than external hacking and virus attacks, according to consultancy firm Deloitte.

Sun cools down Linux desktop plan

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Linux

Sun Microsystems is stepping away from an effort to sell the Linux operating system for desktop computers, the server and software company's top software executive said Tuesday.

50 Coolest Websites 2005

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Web

How do we come up with our 50 best? Short answer: we take your suggestions, probe friends and colleagues about their favorite online haunts and then surf like mad. This year's finalists are a mix of newcomers, new discoveries and veterans that have learned some new tricks.

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PS3 to sell for $399, cost $494 to make

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Gaming

Merrill Lynch Japan predicts Sony will lose more than $1 billion on hardware during its next-gen console's first year on the market--a sum it may not be able to recoup.

Linux made workable, productive, and easy!

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Linux
HowTos

Submitted by TGodfrey on Tue, 06/28/2005 - 14:52.

So....you have downloaded and installed your first Linux distribution. Everything looks good and works even better, but you want to administer the computer easier, install some business applications, install a web browser, install an anti-virus program, firewall, share a folder using SAMBA, and mount a jumpdrive.....all in under an hour.

Let's get started...

New Acceleration Architecture for X.org

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Software

At the recent European X.Org Developers Meeting KDE developer and Trolltech employee Zack Rusin presented a new acceleration architecture named Exa (eyecandy X architecture) for X.org.

Making money with open source

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OSS

Open source software is creating new market opportunities and new companies are springing up to take advantage of these opportunities. The remaining obstacles to making money with open source are dwindling away.

Geek Chic: Old Computers As Collectibles

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Misc

People are holding on to their first (and second, and third) desktops and laptops. Some keep them for nostalgia's sake, others for the kitsch value. Whatever the motivation, the urge to hang on has turned yesteryear's outmoded computers into today's historic artifacts -- giving them a growing value in the ever-so-hungry collectibles market.

A Pair of PC Cases

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Hardware
Reviews

Today we look two PC cases, each with slightly different goals. The Silverstone TJ06 looks to maximize thermal management, but without blasting out too much sound. The Lian-Li PC-6070 is designed to keep your system running quietly while still allowing enough cooling to run the hottest components.

Opera Software wins Chinese nod

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Software

Oslo-based Opera Software said Tuesday that its browser has been selected for advanced Linux-based smartphones being developed by China's ZTE Corp. The market potential is huge.

Ruling won't slow file swapping, experts say

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Legal

The Supreme Court may have dealt file-swapping companies a blow on Monday, but its decision is unlikely to put a damper on the illegal sharing of music and other media online anytime soon, industry experts say.

Bloggers fighting government regulations

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Web

Bloggers who built their Internet followings with anti-establishment prose are now lobbying the establishment to protect their livelihoods from federal regulations.

AMD Hauls Intel Back to Court

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Legal

Its latest suit alleges that the giant engages in anticompetitive practices aimed at crippling the smaller chipmaker.

Oversimplified gameplay haunts 'Batman Begins'

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Reviews
Gaming

The recent trend of movie-based video games resumes as the Dark Knight returns to consoles everywhere in Batman Begins. Unfortunately, the stealth-based adventure is hampered by overly basic gameplay.

Analysis: What the ruling against Grokster really means

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Legal

As this morning's 55-page US Supreme Court decision in MGM v. Grokster has now had time to be fully disseminated and analyzed, consensus is taking shape that even peer-to-peer services not named in the lawsuit may find themselves in legal hot water very soon.

China's Internet Users Top 100 Million

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Web

China's population of Internet users has surpassed 100 million, the government said Tuesday, coming in second behind the United States, which has 135 million.

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