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Pentagon admits to having spy satellites

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The Pentagon has gone on record to officially say that they do have satellites that spy on other satellites. The Mitex micro-satellites, which were launched in 2006 have been flying around in the geostationary...

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Steve Jobs admits to poor health

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Apple chief executive Steve Jobs has been suffering from a "hormone imbalance" throughout 2008 but plans to stay on as the company CEO. In a letter posted by Jobs and addressed to the Apple Community,...

MPAA Admits Mistake on Downloading Study

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Hollywood laid much of the blame for illegal movie downloading on college students. Now, it says its math was wrong. In a 2005 study it commissioned, the Motion Picture Association of America claimed that 44...

'Botmaster' admits infecting 250,000 computers

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A Los Angeles man on Friday admitted infecting 250,000 computers and stealing the identities of thousands of people by wiretapping their communications and accessing their bank accounts. John Schiefer, 26, agreed to plead guilty to...

Monster admits 1.3 million users hit in hack

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Monster.com has confirmed hackers who used servers in Ukraine stole login details from employers registered with the site. They then used those details to glean personal information from 1.3 million users who had logged resumes...

US man admits P2P child porn charges

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David Leroy Knellinger Sr, 60, pleaded guilty before the US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. He admitted to using iMesh p2p software to obtain three videos depicting child pornography. US District Judge...

SAP admits Oracle data downloads

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SAP has admitted its TomorrowNow unit carried out "inappropriate downloads" of documents from its rival Oracle, but said SAP had not accessed the material. Oracle is suing SAP, accusing it of hacking into its...

Apple admits laptop battery issue

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Apple has said that "some batteries" in its range of MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops have "performance issues". The company has issued a software update to fix the issue and has offered to replace...

Sony admits, fixes problem with DVD DRM

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Sony has said that it will replace the DVD titles that caused problems for many of its customers thanks to the company's ARccOS copy protection. ARccOS is a secondary level of DRM on Sony's DVDs,...

Vonage admits it has no workaround

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Vonage has acknowledged it has no workaround for technology that was found to infringe Verizon Communications patents and does not know if one is feasible. Vonage has said it was developing workarounds, or other ways...

Google admits word database came from third party

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Google has acknowledged that a dictionary of Chinese words used with one of its recently released software tools came from a third party. Google's Pinyin Input Method Editor (IME) "was built leveraging some non-Google database...

Internet user admits 'web-rage'

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On the web, nobody can hear you scream. But they might just pop around to your house after a heated exchange in a chat-room and attack you with pickaxe handle! An internet user has been...

We Were Evil, Google Founder Admits

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Google Inc. co-founder Sergey Brin acknowledged the dominant internet company has compromised its principles by accommodating Chinese censorship demands. He said Google is wrestling to make the deal work before deciding whether to reverse course....

Sony Admits PS3 Delay Possible

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Issues with mass production of Blu-ray drives could be to blame if spring system launch is pushed back to fall. In recent weeks, speculation that Sony would not make its previously announced...

Google Admits Desktop Security Risk

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Businesses have been warned by research company Gartner that the latest Google Desktop Beta has an "unacceptable security risk," and Google agrees. On Feb. 9, Google unveiled Google Desktop 3, a free,...

Apple gets dirty - but admits problem

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Finally Apple have admitted that a batch of iPOD nanos are having problems with the screens cracking, offering replacements to any effected customer, see below. But at the same time denying any problem...

Microsoft Admits to Media Center Hole

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Microsoft is developing a patch for a newly discovered security flaw in versions of Windows XP which poses a particular threat to computers running XP Media Center edition. The flaw is in Windows Remote Desktop...

Sony admits PSP problem, offers free fix

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Sony will repair any of its handhelds suffering from a broken square button gratis; new models unaffected. Following complaints by consumers in Japan, Sony Computer Entertainment officially announced that it will repair...

Microsoft admits natural keyboards unnatural

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A man from Microsoft told an audience of 400 system integrators today that despite extensive research that resulted in the Natural Keyboard, it has now realized that actually it's rather an unnatural design. The split...

Google Admits Censorship

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After speculation earlier in the week, Google has admitted to censorship on it's recently launched Chinese version of Google News. Investigations by Dynamic Internet Technology found that Google has dropped at least 8 sites from...

ATI admits to same "tricks" as Nvidia

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Graphics company ATI, long time critic of competitor Nvidia's video card driver optimizations, concedes to using undocumented optimizations of its own. After criticizing rival Nvidia for using optimized trilinear filtering algorithms in...

N.J. man admits guilt over 'Hulk' bootleg

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"The Hulk" struck back in a Manhattan federal court Wednesday as a New Jersey man who uploaded a bootlegged copy of the movie to the Web two weeks in advance of the movie's opening pleaded...

RIAA admits file sharing is here to stay

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Thanks to pctuk for emailing us with this story Illegal music download sites will never be eradicated, the president of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has admitted -Gee...It has...

Microsoft admits flaw in Passport

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Hackers could steal credit cards from 'e-wallet' technology Microsoft Corp. acknowledged that its "Passport" technology for safeguarding Internet purchases has a serious design flaw that could have allowed hackers to steal credit...

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