The secret of Bill Gates' success

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As Bill Gates prepares to end his full-time work at Microsoft, he tells the BBC in an interview that it wasn't just what Microsoft did, but what his rivals didn't do that let Microsoft get...

Apple mugs Think Secret

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Acclaimed Apple news site Think Secret is to close, following the settlement of a lawsuit from Apple.The site's proprietor, 22-year-old Harvard student Nick Ciarelli, said in a short statement: "Apple and Think Secret have settled...

Did NSA Put a Secret Backdoor in New Encryption Standard?

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Random numbers are critical for cryptography: for encryption keys, random authentication challenges, initialization vectors, nonces, key-agreement schemes, generating prime numbers and so on. Break the random-number generator, and most of the time you break the...

RIAA Fights to Keep Wholesale Pricing Secret

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UMG vs. Marie Lindor is one of few cases where the defendant is fighting, instead of settling with the RIAA. The record labels consider pricing information (believed to be ~70¢ per track) as a trade...

Hackers crack secret Google malware search codes

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Hidden malware search capabilities within Google which were reserved for antivirus and security research firms just weeks ago have been cracked by hackers, according to security industry sources. specific malware program, according to researchers from...

Legal Help for Think Secret

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Thanks to Hurmoth on BPN for the heads-up A leading internet lawyer will defend Mac news site Think Secret after it was sued by Apple for publishing details of the company's new...

Vintela: Microsoft's Secret Unix/Linux Weapon?

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Microsoft made a minority investment Monday in Unix/Linux management vendor Vintela. Neither Microsoft nor Lindon, Utah-based Vintela would comment on the size of the investment. But sources said the amount was less than $10 million....

Conn. Man Charged with Selling Secret Windows Code

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A Connecticut man was arrested on Tuesday on charges that he illegally sold a secret source code used for Microsoft Corp.'s Windows NT 4.0 and Windows 2000 programs, federal prosecutors said. The Manhattan United States...

Secret Service Nabs 28 in Online Fraud Sting

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An undercover investigation led by the U.S. Secret Service has led to the arrests of 28 individuals suspected of being part of a global organized cybercrime network. Charges against the suspects include identity theft, computer...

SÖLDNER - Secret Wars retail patch v29354

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Wings Simulations sends along a new patch for SÖLDNER - Secret Wars, updating their vehicular 3D action game to version 29354. This release implements another huge number of new features, improvements, bug fixes and other...

Microsoft Japan planning secret project

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Microsoft's development studio in Japan is recruiting for a top-secret project on its Web site. Microsoft Game Studios in Japan is recruiting for developers to work on a new Xbox project. No...

Sun to open up the secret mix to Solaris

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About a month ago, Sun let out the words that they are planning to give away source codes in Solaris and today, CRN has cited an anonymous Sun's employee and revealed that Sun is not...

Secret Microsoft pacts leaked

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Is Microsoft hiring low-cost foreign companies to write its code? According to a paper that was leaked the answer is yes. The paranoid Seattle labor group claimed Microsoft is indeed working on hiring...

Monolith Developing Secret Project

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VU Games and Monolith Productions will give the media a preview of the next action-packed project from the developer of the No One Lives Forever franchise and Tron 2.0. It's an intense close-quarters combat experience...

Second Soldner: Secret Wars beta demo available

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Encore releases new-'n'-improved sample version of its upcoming shooter. Earlier today, Encore released the second version of its beta demo of Soldner: Secret Wars. The new version, which can be downloaded on...

SÖLDNER - Secret Wars beta demo

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As promised by the ads running on this and other sites, the playable beta demo of SÖLDNER - Secret Wars is now available, offering an oppertunity to try out this upcoming vehicular 3D action game...

SÖLDNER – Secret Wars to be relased in May

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"The hotly-awaited, tactical multiplayer shooter, SÖLDNER – Secret Wars, will be available in the U.S. on the 4th of May and in Europe on the 27th of May", Gerald Kossär, International Marketing Director, JoWooD Software...

Secret Scooby-Doo code in movie

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THQ reveals that a secret code in the upcoming Scooby-Doo movie will unlock bonus content in its PC and GBA games. THQ has today revealed that secret code in the upcoming Scooby-Doo...

Even more Secret Weapons over Normandy

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LucasArts' fourth Xbox Live content package for Secret Weapons Over Normandy is now available to download. Less than a week since the last one, LucasArts has today released its fourth and final...

New Secret Weapons spotted over Normandy

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LucasArts' third Xbox Live content package for Secret Weapons Over Normandy is now available to download. LucasArts has today released its third Secret Weapons Over Normandy content package via Xbox Live. The...

Valve's Top 10 Secret Files

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Something light hearted In what is possibly the biggest news story of the gaming year, hackers broke into Valve Software's Network and stole the source code to Half-Life 2. For complete details...

Secret Weapons of WWII Multiplayer Demo

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Get ready for a World War II experience like you've never imagined. Weapons and vehicles from the Allied and Axis laboratories are about to see combat for the first time in the stand alone multiplayer...

SCO secret unveiled

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Sun Microsystems has revealed that it secretly signed a deal to license SCO Group's Unix intellectual property in February, before Microsoft made a similar announcement in May. The deal expanded one that...

New details on secret Sega game?

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Sega begins research for new game in the Midwest. According to a report from The Southern Illinoisan, a Sega development team is currently visiting the small town of Carbondale, Illinois, to gather...

Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII

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Battlefield 1942: Secret Weapons of WWII, the second expansion pack to the highly acclaimed Battlefield 1942 title, significantly enhances the gaming experience by bringing the most bizarre and deadly weapons from the German and Allied...

Secret U.S. court OKs electronic spying

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A secretive federal court on Monday granted police broad authority to monitor Internet use, record keystrokes and employ other surveillance methods against terror and espionage suspects. In an unexpected and near-complete victory for law enforcement,...

Palm licenses LIM's secret fusion formula

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Palm has followed Handspring and licensed Research in Motion's extraordinary new technique of generating cold fusion energy at room temperature. RIM has "a history of developing breakthrough wireless solutions", and the fusion...

Excel's dirty little secret

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Microsoft Excel contains a feature that could expose sensitive corporate data once the document is distributed within a company or among trading partners. The feature allow spreadsheet creators to hide, lock and/or password-protect data...

Massive search reveals no secret code in web images

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New research indicates that terrorists are not using advanced computer tools to hide messages in innocuous-looking web images. In February 2001, US agents suggested that terror groups, including Osama Bin Laden's al-Qaida organisation,...

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