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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?

KDE-Files.org Launched

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KDE

KDE's latest community website KDE-Files.org has gone online. The site is a central exchange platform for all sorts of documents and document templates. In the future users will be able to use the KHotNewStuff system to access KDE-Files.org directly from the applications.

Putting on my Tie & Tails

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Linux
Reviews
-s

Symphony OS Alpha 3 build 070 was released on May 12 and is trying to get us to "Forget what you know about desktop Linux..." and perhaps with their new operating system, they may have a few takers.

Redhat Fedora core3 basic installation

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Linux

In this video, you can learn how to setup your fresh blank hard-disk with manually partitioning. Fedora can also easily install on already partitioned hard disk with windows on it.

German Spam...Maybe?

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Security

Somehow in the past 4-5 hours (as of 5am UTC), I have received a number of "German spams". Getting spam is not an overly out of the ordinary thing for me, but several of my accounts have now received maybe 15 or 20 different German spams. So far I do not see anything odd (like IFRAME junk or similar, but it may be related to the Sober.Q virus.

2 Arrested in Malawi As Phone Deal Sours

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Legal

A South African business tycoon and his Malawi lawyer were arrested following a protracted row over a business license for Malawi's third mobile phone operator, a top government official confirmed Saturday.

Quake 4 Teaser movie

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Gaming

In reference to the announcements and information describing the highly anticipated future release of Quake 4, 3dgamers has released a short movie depicting some of the action in store for players.

Registrygate Coverup Revealed

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Humor

REDMOND, WA -- The Humorix Vast Spy Network(tm) has just received word of the most shocking coverup by Microsoft to hit our radar since last week. An internal Microsoft memo, discovered taped to the inside of a Papa John's pizza box (double cheese, double pepperoni, and mushroom), reveals a truth that Linux-heads and other intelligent lifeforms have long suspected:

Xbox buzz runs the gamut

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Gaming

You say potato, I say "poTAHto." You say the Xbox 360 is smokin', I say, it's okay, but nothing special.

Piece of Dealey Plaza fence goes up for auction

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Misc

Conspiracy theorists and collectors, take note: A section of fencing from the infamous grassy knoll in Dallas' Dealey Plaza is going up for auction.

Experiencing the new Star Wars, Digitally

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Movies

Yesterday I was fortunate enough to attend a preview screening of the final chapter in the Star Wars saga, Revenge of the Sith, in a digital projection at the Metreon in San Francisco. Fear not: I won't give away any spoilers, other than to say "It sucked less . . . barely."

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