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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
The final round of voting in the 2005 Linux Journal Readers' Choice awards begins today (well, ...err, yesterday), June 30 . The final ballot is based on the results of two previous rounds of open voting.
The latest M&A rumor to spill from the mill is that Microsoft Corp is thinking about splashing out $500m on Claria Corp, the pre-IPO adware firm better known under its old name, Gator.
On the heels of Advanced Micro Devices' antitrust litigation against Intel, the chip giant was hit Thursday with two copycat lawsuits.
Google's new video search tool is turning out to be a little more expansive than the company planned, with users uploading copyrighted content ranging from the last Matrix movie to the Family Guy cartoons.
The 12 teenagers and young adults, some in ripped jeans and baggy T-shirts, sit in a circle, chewing gum and fidgeting as they shyly introduce themselves.
U.S. content companies are riding high this week after their courtroom victory over illicit file-sharing networks, and the popular BitTorrent software may be next in their crosshairs.
A federal judge refused to throw out The SCO Group's slander-of-title lawsuit against another Utah technology company, Novell Inc.
Microsoft and IBM have settled outstanding legal claims stemming from the U.S. government's antitrust against the former in the mid-1990s.
M$ confirmed a security flaw in its dominant Internet Explorer browser could be potentially exploited by malicious hackers to take "take complete control of the affected system.
The U.S. government will indefinitely retain oversight of the main computers that control traffic on the Internet, ignoring calls by some countries to turn the function over to an international body, a senior official said Thursday.
Adware companies do not break trademark laws when they use a retailer's Web address to trigger coupons and other ads for rivals' products, a federal appeals court has found.
The government announced an 11-nation crackdown yesterday on Internet piracy organizations responsible for stealing copies of the latest "Star Wars" film and other movies, games and software programs worth at least $50 million.
The KDE Project and Google announce the 24 KDE projects selected for the "Summer of Code" project. The lucky students and the KDE e.V. will receive a total of $120,000 if they can complete their projects in the allotted two months.
Even as Microsoft's low-cost version of Windows reaches more corners of the globe, some analysts are wondering whether it is hitting the mark.
Apple said earlier this month that it will switch to Intel chips from PowerPC chips as IBM's future PowerPC processors' projected power consumption will make them too difficult to design into future Apple systems. But IBM begs to differ.