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One in 10 websites fail to work properly on the open source Firefox web browser, a study shows.
City of London police are investigating claims that an Indian call centre worker sold personal information on 1,000 UK bank accounts for £4.25 each.
More than 90 per cent of American children play video games every day, and half of the top sellers contain extreme violence. There is now strong evidence that people who play violent games tend to be more aggressive.
The SCO group that has spent much of it’s time and money recently in a fight to extort billions of dollars from IBM for alleged intellectual property infringements with regards to Linux, has filled their latest server release (OpenServer 6) with all manner of Open Source/GPL products.
Operating Systems: Linux IA32, AMD64/EMT64T, FreeBSD x86, Solaris x64/x86
Release Date: June 22, 2005
Women and some racial minorities are "significantly underrepresented" in the U.S. technology industry, according to a new study from the industry's trade group.
The controversy over Dell's new manufacturing plant in Winston-Salem, N.C., is heating up.
Apple's Intel-based Mac development kits have started trickling into developer's hands featuring 3.6GHz Pentium 4 processors with 2MB of L2 cache operating on an 800MHz bus with 1GB of RAM.
Like we already reported weeks ago NVIDIA today launched the GeForce 7800 GTX (G70). The GeForce 7800 GTX is made on a 110nm process and uses 303 million transistors. The graphics core runs at 430MHz and has 24 pixel pipelines and 8 vertex shaders.
Several popular Web browsers contain a vulnerability that could be used by cybercriminals to steal personal data, security company Secunia has warned.
Online marketplace eBay Inc. is wooing open-source developers by launching a community Web site for sharing source code to tools and applications tied to the online marketplace.
The killing of a Taiwanese teenager in a brutal knife attack at an Internet cafe over a dispute involving the Blade&Sword Online computer game has raised concerns over violence on the normally tranquil Pacific island.
Microsoft has completed its acquisition of anti-virus company Sybari Software and announced the end of the company's Unix and Linux versions. Microsoft does plans to continue to support Sybari’s Antigen for Lotus Notes on the Windows platform, but will not sell Antigen versions for Unix and Linux.
"Nothing has changed, to my observation, in the five years that have elapsed since my decision," said Thomas Penfield Jackson, who retired last year as a federal judge. He said the settlement of the government's case hasn't diminished Microsoft's power in the marketplace or changed its business strategy of trying to expand its monopoly.