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Story KDE 4 updates srlinuxx 10/04/2009 - 1:09am
Story Red Hat Launches Teiid Open-Source Data Integration Project srlinuxx 10/04/2009 - 1:08am
Story Linux TV adverts FAIL srlinuxx 09/04/2009 - 11:03pm
Story LMMS (Linux Multimedia Studio) - a FL Studio like FOSS program srlinuxx 09/04/2009 - 11:01pm
Story Netbooks and Linux: A Complicated Story srlinuxx 09/04/2009 - 10:58pm
Story The best games of 2001 srlinuxx 09/04/2009 - 9:04pm
Story Jargon Jam - Linux srlinuxx 09/04/2009 - 9:01pm
Story Stellarium – Planetarium for the Masses srlinuxx 09/04/2009 - 9:00pm
Story KDE 4.3 - early preview srlinuxx 09/04/2009 - 7:06pm
Story My Favorite Puppy 4.2 Addition srlinuxx 09/04/2009 - 7:04pm

M$ loses appeal to limit damage awards

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Microsoft

Microsoft lost a U.S. appeals-court bid to limit the damages software makers can be ordered to pay in some patent-infringement cases. A jury had told Microsoft to pay Eolas Technologies $521 million for infringement.

EBay user admits to threatening executives

A Romanian native who became disgruntled with eBay Inc.'s business practices pleaded guilty Tuesday to threatening senior executives, including the billionaires who founded and manage one of the world's largest e-commerce companies.

nvidia, ati launch new GPUs at Computex

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Hardware

Two industry insider sources revealed that both ATI and NVIDIA have plans to unveil their latest graphics solutions at Computex this year, which usually takes place around the beginning of June.

IBM streamlines US Navy financial ops

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Software

IBM Corp. has won a one-year, $35 million Navy contract for financial and accounting services to streamline financial operations, the company announced today. The contract could be worth more than $100 million over five years if all options are exercised.

9/11 babies inherit stress

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Misc

Pregnant women traumatised by the World Trade Center attacks may have passed a susceptibility to stress on to their newborn babies, researchers say.

Microsoft is reacting to the market

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Microsoft

In 2002, Linux, the source code for which is freely available to anyone, became the key operating system for IBM servers. But what began as a move to rupture Microsoft's monopoly has become a passion of sorts for IBM.

Spyware industry worth billions

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Security

Despite reductions in the number of computers infected by spyware applications, the troublesome software has created a billion-dollar industry that continues to plague both consumers and businesses, researchers said on Tuesday.

eWeek Interviews Sa^H^HGates

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Microsoft

At last week's WinHEC (Windows Hardware Engineering Conference) in Seattle, Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates sat down with eWEEK Senior Editor Peter Galli to talk about 64-bit computing and what's ahead for the Windows platform in the upcoming decade.

Online Cannabis Dealers Jailed

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Web
Legal

Three members of a drug dealing ring who used the internet to sell cannabis to addresses across the UK were sent to prison last week.

TV Limits Copies

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Misc

The FCC's new broadcast flag will restrict your ability to copy and share your favorite digital television shows and movies.

Time Warner Loses Employee Info

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Security

Media giant Time Warner said Monday that it lost a container of computer backup tapes with information on 600,000 current and former employees.

China's largest bank switches to Linux

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Linux

The deal marks the largest Linux deployment in China; ICBC has $640bn in total assets and over 20,000 branch offices across the country.

SANS Releases List Of Security Flaws

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Security

According to a SANS Institute report outlining more than 600 new Internet security vulnerabilities, some of the most commonly affected software include Microsoft Internet Explorer, Windows Media Player, Messenger, and MSN Messenger, Microsoft Windows XP SP1 and 2, Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 and 4 and Windows Server 2003. <Shock!>

Rampant piracy lands China on 'watch list'

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Misc

The Bush administration has placed China on a "priority watch list" for allegedly not doing enough to protect intellectual property rights.

Apple's Stock Not Roaring

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Mac

Apple Computer may have let its Tiger loose from its cage, but its stock price certainly isn't roaring.

Police chief battered by cyber attack

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Security

A UK police chief has been bombarded with thousands of threatening emails in a denial of service attack aimed at crippling his force's computer systems.

Kickin the Tires: Taking PC-BSD for a Spin

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Reviews
BSD
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PC-BSD 0.6 was released yesterday, May 01, and I decided to take it for a test drive. With no prior bsd or unix experience, I had PC-BSD booted and taking screenshots in less than an hour. I wish I could say it was because "I'm just that good!", but no, PC-BSD made it that easy.

GCC 4.0 A Review for AMD and Intel Processors

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Software
Reviews

If any one piece of software is the foundation of Free Software, it is the GNU Compiler Collection. The release of version 4.0 in mid-April brings many changes and new features. In this review, I compare the newly-released 4.0 with 3.4.3, using a few real world applications in C and C++.

Mandriva LE 2005 Uploaded

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MDV

A little birdie told me that the Mandriva isos are being uploaded to ftp mirrors.

More on this as it becomes available.

UPDATE: Tho not officially announced, the isos are fully loaded on several ftp mirrors. One of which is carroll.cac.psu.edu.

Linux Users Have Had Enough...Here We Come

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Linux

WE push a product or pull it. Sure, they advertise like hell and try to sway us this way or that...but the ultimate choice lies with US...you and I. The ball is in our court.

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