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Vista hardware requirements clarified

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Microsoft

Nigel Page has clarified some of the system requirements for the upcoming M$ Windows Vista, such as a 256 megabyte or better display card will be ideal, 1 gig of memory would be best or twice that for 64-bit.

Opening doors with open source

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OSS

Rajesh Setty's business model sounds like something from an entrepreneur who doesn't know what's not possible because it is based on selling a product that is free -- open source software.

Wireless carriers back in N. Orleans

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Sci/Tech

A number of wireless carriers said this weekend they are starting to restore service in the New Orleans area in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, in some cases with generators on the roofs of hotels.

AMD's X86-64 site goes missing

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Web

AN AMD supported site that is where people port GNU/Linux to its X86-64 architecture appears to have suffered something of a SNAFU.

Microsoft Blasts Massachusetts' New XML Policy

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Microsoft

Even as millions of dollars worth of Office business hangs in the balance, Microsoft says it will not support the OpenDocument format likely to be adopted by the state of Massachusetts this month as its standard XML format.

KDE and digiKam Receive TUX 2005 Readers' Choice Award

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KDE

With its Issue #6, TUX Magazine published the winners of its first annual Readers' Choice Awards, placing KDE in the first place in the "Favorite Desktop Environment" category and digiKam first in the "Favorite Digital Photo Management Tool".

More parents going high-tech to track kids

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Sci/Tech

In this case, it isn't Big Brother who's watching -- it's Big Mother (or Father). Increasingly, parents are using high-tech methods to track everything from where their children are and how far they are driving to what they buy, what they eat and whether they've shown up for class.

A day at the fair is enlightening

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Mac

I told fairgoers who are ready to buy a new computer to switch to an Apple Macintosh. Apple's computers are based on Unix, a safer operating system than Windows, and they are unaffected by Windows viruses, spyware and zombieware.

Have you been "googled"

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Web

Today, job hunters can count on being Googled. Three out of four recruiters do Internet research on candidates, and about 43 percent of people who answered a dating-service survey said they type their date's name into the Google search engine before they go out.

Let's put internet porn on a new top shelf

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Web

What it proposes to do is to regulate the behaviour of computer users who are resident in the UK by making it an offence to access or download certain kinds of online material.

Computer shoot-up games set young minds firing

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Gaming

Playing violent computer games for up to eight hours a week has many benefits for young people.

How the valley start-up was invented

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Sci/Tech

Fifty years ago this weekend, silicon began its journey to the region that would one day be dubbed ``Silicon Valley'' in its honor.

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Usability Events at aKademy 2005

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KDE

Usability has grown over the year since the last aKademy. During the Coding Marathon portion of the conference, the KDE-Usability group gave several presentations and tutorials so developers can learn more about usability, and get live usability support while they hacked away.

$300 PC Running Linux Makes A Good Starter System

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Reviews

The Systemax hardware running the Linspire operating system will be a yawner for Linux veterans, but it's a good deal for bargain-seakers and newbies.

M$ plans to outsource more, says ex-worker

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Microsoft

Microsoft is on track to outsource more than 1,000 jobs a year to China, according to blistering evidence released yesterday in Microsoft's increasingly nasty spat with Google.

Gamers rally for Katrina support

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Misc

Online gamers are joining the US public to give their support to those affected by the aftermath of the destructive hurricane Katrina.

File Sharing Emerging in 'Walled' Environments

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Web

The CEO of Playlouder, Paul Hitchman, said he is "confident" other music labels will sign similar arrangements soon with ISPs in America and Europe. He called the deal between his company and Sony BMG the "most important development in digital distribution since the invention of the MP3 format."

System gurus guard against infection from incoming PCs

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Security

It's happy days for pizza vendors and futon salesmen, as 100,000 college students swarm into Greater Boston for the start of a new academic year. But for college computer administrators, it's the season to be wary.

Scientists invent insulator to replace the silicon chip

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Sci/Tech

A team of South Korean scientists said on Friday that they had developed a new technology that could open the way to make new devices that could replace current silicon-based semiconductors.

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