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As Linux applications grow in popularity, Windows admins will need to start incorporating them into their networks. Here are five ways to do that.
Bowing to pressure from angry military veterans, New Line Cinema said it would delete one feature of its "Wedding Crashers" website that allowed users to print out a fake medal.
PC-Turnoff Week, which begins Monday with the goal of persuading parents to drag their children off the computer for seven days, is the wrong answer to a serious problem.
This week, poor Microsoft delivered a seminar in how not to launch a website. The release of their Virtual Earth site got the kind of word-of-mouth buzz that nobody wants: First, word went around that they were spiteful, but then they turned out to be merely incompetent.
Emergency alerts may soon be delivered by more than just your television set or old-fashioned radio: The federal government is considering alerting you via text message should a possible natural disaster or terrorist attack directly affect your area.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, has effectively been banned in Australia because of hidden sex scenes.
Despite some cooperative efforts, Microsoft is stepping up its efforts to coax customers to replace Linux with Windows, highlighting a new campaign aimed at specific kinds of server workloads.
Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday pushed its WGA program over the Internet, however, online enthusiast sites reported on Thursday that the verification method had been broken in 24 hours.
Kenosha, a city of about 100,000, was on the bleeding edge when it began deploying Linux nearly a decade ago. The city had been a Unix shop, but as I.T. demands became more dynamic and more dependent on the Internet, Schall decided that instead of buying more Unix boxes, it was time to look at an inexpensive alternative.
There are hundreds of tents on the hot and soggy campground, but this isn't your ordinary summertime outing, considering that it includes workshops with such titles as "Politics of Psychedelic Research" or "Fun and Mayhem with RFID."
U.S. politicians signaled Thursday that they were eager to enact security breach and data safeguard laws, a move that indicates new federal regulations could reach President Bush's desk by the end of the year.
The possibility of time travel has occupied the fantasies of philosophers, authors, children and directors. But to some physicists, it's more than pure fancy.
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KDE Project Ships Second Translation and Service Release of the 3.4 Generation GNU/Linux - UNIX Desktop, Offering Enterprises and Governments a Compelling Free and Open Desktop Solution
Just when anti-virus vendors think they have a bead on the threat from stealth rootkits, along comes word that a pair of researchers have discovered a new way to hide malicious programs.
Is the industry ready for RoHS, which is set to hit first with a July 1, 2006 deadline marked on supply-chain calendars? The answer, according to Fern Abrams, director of environmental policy at IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries, is a resounding “No.”