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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Microsoft's new Internet Explorer 7 browser won't pass a stringent standards test that rivals have embraced.
Even the ATM machines were suspect at this year's Defcon conference, where hackers play intrusion games at the bleeding edge of computer security.
Record companies in Britain are filing their first ever lawsuits against five people accused of illicitly sharing music online, after settling out of court with dozens of others.
Kaspersky Lab is expanding further into the American market with the U.S. debut of its antivirus software for Linux and Unix e-mail servers, file servers and workstations.
"E-trash" is creating an increasing health hazard across the nation, with the U.S. Senate trying to find a national solution.
Issue number five, August 2005, of TUX is now available. Highlights include articles like Dancing with Windows by Allen Mercer or
A Matter of Choice by Michael Hammel. Reviews include Linspire, Impress and Xchat.
A 66-year-old man has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia against a New York man who reneged on a bid he made on eBay to buy a 1969 Mercedes Benz that was once owned by Elvis Presley.
We won't know whether this product is a success or a failure for sure until after it actually launches, so I'll spell out two scenarios, one where it sets records and one where it fails miserably.
Concerns over border security following the manhunt for the London bombing suspects could lead to proposals for a new computer-based checking system being rushed in.
After initially evaluating the board's layout and what ECS has in mind for its hybrid motherboard, I must say that some of the most attractive aspects of the board are ECS' promise to deliver an affordable solution that costs much less than its competition.
My pal Frank Keeney tells me that the world record holders for the longest distance for an unamplified Wi-Fi link (55.1 miles at 30mw) blasted through their own year old record today at the Defcon Wi-Fi Shootout.
Free software, despite the price, can be confusing and costly for corporations to use. So companies often have to do their own testing and tweaking to see if such open-source programs work reliably. To address the problem, a rating system has been devised.
Every adult in Scotland is being offered up to £100 to develop and improve their computer skills.
New technology on music CDs limits the number of copies you can make--and gets in the way of putting tunes on an IPod.
Cohen's bid to commercialize BitTorrent is a measure of how far the entertainment industry has come since the late 1990s, when Napster introduced millions of people to the power of peer-to-peer technology for downloading songs -- and mobilized scores of lawyers to shut it down.