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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Well, well, well. Microsoft has decided to offer a thin desktop operating system in the United States after all. Could it be that the Linux desktop, with some help from the low-cost Mac Mini, is finally making the boys from Redmond sweat?
The movie industry has turned its legal campaign against net piracy to TV file-sharing sites. It is a shift in focus for the MPAA who say "Protecting the television industry is essential."
The man who built the cars and trucks for generations of Hollywood movies is selling 80 of his icons, but will keep his all-time prize...
Problems have been caused by M$'s recent "critical" update and hotfixes have been offered to provide temporary respite. "A hotfix for a patch? I hope it works properly, or what's next? A hotmend for the hotfix for the patch?"
There is a big ballyhoo on Slashdot and many other newssites regarding a “KDE Apple divorce", as well as “Firefox scolding the KDE Team”. Let me summarize what happened. The story starts in 2003:
OVER THE PAST week, there has been one word on everyone's lips: dual-core. Makes you wonder just what the next phase of dualism will be. I'm going to add in the sister of my existing girlfriend so they can work in parallel, giving me a better user experience.
Microsoft's plans to charge for its security service has annoyed users. "Am I just being cynical or does this sound like a way to make money rather than fix the product?"
IBM is encouraging its employees to use Firefox, aiding the open-source Web browser's quest to chip away at Microsoft's Internet Explorer.
A study published in Thursday's issue of the journal Stroke found a possible link between stroke patients playing virtual reality games and improving their ability to walk.
A US hacker has been jailed for 12 months for using a Trojan horse virus to break into US Department of Defense computers.
MasterCard has shut down nearly 1,400 phishing sites and over 750 sites that purported to illegally sell credit card information, in less than a year.
After filming the first "Star Wars" movie with special effects far from special, George Lucas spent millions to develop a complete digital editing system to populate his sequels with armies of X-wing fighters and Gungan warriors. Then, he virtually gave it away.
May 22, only 10 days away, will be the last day that the Gentoo Store will be open for business and accepting new orders.
BEAR WITH US as we write one more story on the whole ‘Is Windows more or less expensive to run than Linux?’ debate.
Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates says Apple Computer Inc. shouldn't get too comfortable atop the portable music playing world.