Facebook probed after law students file complaint

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The federal privacy commissioner has launched an investigation into Facebook after University of Ottawa law students complained the site breaches Canadian law by disclosing personal information to advertisers without obtaining proper consent. The students, some...

Google aims Online Marketing Challenge at Students

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Students from anywhere in the world can sign up for the Google Online Marketing Challenge, a hands-on competition which will give undergraduate and post-graduate students direct experience with online advertising and marketing. Student groups will...

UC-Berkeley Students Face Tougher Piracy Rules

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As part of its war on pirated music and videos, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is opening up a new front at the resident halls of the University of California-Berkeley's campus. Starting this...

Students pitch software ideas to Gates

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Forty students from around the world got to pitch their software projects to Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates on Tuesday as part of a worldwide software development challenge. Gates as well as Craig Mundie, chief...

RIAA Pressures Students To Stop Illegal Downloads

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Thanks to johnathonm for his submission to the front page. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) said it sent 400 letters to 13 U.S. universities advising of potential copyright infringement lawsuits against students who...

George Washington Students to Get a Taste of iTunes U

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Beginning this fall, George Washington University will team up with Apple computers to offer audio recordings of classroom lectures over the Internet using the iTunes music program. The new software, called "iTunes U," is designed...

Students Brace for iPod, Laptop Thefts

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As Justin Bills walked across his condo's parking garage on a Sunday morning last fall, he noticed shattered glass surrounding his car. Through the empty window frame, he noted the iPod he left in a...

Students Collaborate On New Video Game

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Students in eight universities amongst four different countries worked together to compile a new game in 12 weeks. The game, "Descent to the Underworld", is based on the Game-Film platform. Instead of the...

Students offered virus writing course

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Should make for an interesting edition of University Challenge A university course in Canada teaching students how to create computer viruses has been met with derision by angry industry watchers, who believe...

Students get run of Apple stores

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Apple Computer is letting a bunch of kids take over its stores. Aiming to show off what it can do for schools, Apple is letting students and teachers hold open houses in its...

Students help schools with computers

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When it comes to keeping computers running, many school districts rely on students, according to a study by the National School Boards Foundation. The group said the survey it commissioned of 90 of...

Free Visual Studio .NET & WinXP for Students

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Thanks Babis from MSFN Board for the heads up. Microsoft Visual Studio .NET is the revolutionary new development tool that will enable you to rapidly build next generation applications that can target any...

Office XP for Students and Teachers

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Microsoft have announced today, Office XP Standard for Students and Teachers, which will retail at $149, nearly 70 percent less than the company's full list price for other consumers. But despite the steep discount, product...

Chinese students angry over a closed forum

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I found this interesting article while browsing through Yahoo!: One of China's hottest college Internet bulletin boards has been shut down after students posted articles about the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, officials and students said...

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