Online scammers exploit Virginia Tech shootings

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Less than 36 hours after the worst shooting spree in US history at the Virginia Tech University campus, scammers have already created fraudulent charity sites. The Sans Internet Storm Center is warning of at least...

Virginia court upholds antispam law

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The Virginia Court of Appeals upheld a state antispam law on Tuesday by affirming the conviction of the first person in the United States to face prison time for spamming. Jeremy Jaynes was convicted in...

Two 360s taken in Virginia armed robbery

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Virginia's Electronic Boutique store was the scene of an armed robbery this morning. The criminal made off with two Xbox 360 systems. The robbery was at gunpoint forcing the store manager to hand consoles over...

AOL cuts 750 jobs; most are in Virginia

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America Online Inc. yesterday cut about 750 employees, mostly at the Internet firm's Northern Virginia headquarters, as part of renewed efforts to slash costs due to mounting subscriber losses. The personnel cuts at the struggling...

Virginia Tech beefs up Mac supercomputer

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The fastest Mac supercomputer has gotten faster, thanks to an Xserve makeover. Virginia Tech plans to announce on Tuesday that its System X now operates at 12.25 teraflops, or 12 trillion calculations...

Virginia Tech Building Power Mac G5 Supercomputer

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Using several new technologies and more than 1,000 dual-processor Power Mac G5 computers, Virginia Tech University is building a supercomputer cluster that is likely to rank among the fastest in the world. In addition...

West Virginia drops Microsoft appeal

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West Virginia's attorney general said Monday he would drop the state's appeal of the landmark Microsoft antitrust settlement, leaving Massachusetts as the final hold-out pushing for stricter sanctions. West Virginia Attorney General...

West Virginia joins fight against Microsoft

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Thanks to Tony Fernando for mailing us in. WASHINGTON--West Virginia's attorney general said on Monday that the state will join Massachusetts in appealing a judge's decision to endorse a settlement of the...

W. Virginia Files Suit Against Microsoft

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - West Virginia's attorney general filed suit against Microsoft Corp. MSFT.O in state court on Monday, alleging the company's business tactics violated state antitrust and consumer protection laws. State Attorney...

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