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There was a showdown at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco yesterday afternoon, as executives from Microsoft and IBM faced criticism that its WS- web services specs are not pushed into standards processes early enough.
Throughout Microsoft Corp.'s long-running defense against charges that it broke antitrust laws was an intriguing subtext: Technology industries are so new and different that many aspects of traditional antitrust law don't apply.
Steve Martin, the "wild and crazy guy" who has spread his comic skills throughout all areas of the performing arts, has been selected to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
The new anti-spyware bill would significantly increase civil and criminal penalties for spyware distributors and creators. Illegal profits from spyware could be seized and given to improve law enforcement.
Google has stopped downloads of Accelerator, blaming capacity problems, after some users complained their privacy had been invaded.
Microsoft is under growing pressure to comply quickly with the European Commission's year-old antitrust ruling, an EU representative said on Wednesday.
Microsoft has unveiled a new security advisory service to plug the gap between public disclosure of a vulnerability and the availability of a patch.
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Oh yeah, here's something new. Microsoft has warned of a flaw in its Windows operating system that could be exploited by hackers to remotely run malicious applications on a victim's PC.
Backer of HD DVD technology announces boost that closes the significant capacity gap between rival next-generation optical discs.
New drives are faster and offer faster media transfer rates, quieter running.
The open-source browser nears a 7 percent user share as Microsoft's Internet Explorer slips a percentage point.
Setting aside for a moment the debate going on in enterprises over whether to use Microsoft or open source alternatives, this week has seen much noise over two other battlegrounds: schools and local government.
A security firm has proved that today's cars cannot catch computer viruses.
Starring Samuel L. Jackson's wig and Ice Cube's fake "attitude", this film lives up the legacy of the first Triple X, and even surpassed it.