Bluetooth Backers Offer Security Tips

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After two Israeli researchers published a paper earlier this month explaining how security mechanisms in short-range wireless Bluetooth technology could be quickly undermined, members of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) are now urging users...

Linux backers foresee desktop gains

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Linux may be entrenched in the data center, but it will need some sprucing up before the upstart operating system grabs a significant spot on desktop PCs. Cosmetic improvements, more and better...

New Microsoft storage OS gets backers

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Computer maker Hewlett-Packard and software company Veritas Software on Wednesday will announce products tailored for the new Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2003 operating system. The announcements give momentum to Microsoft's bid to move into the...

MPEG-4 backers protest Microsoft license

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Proponents of MPEG-4 are decrying Microsoft's new licensing fees for rival technology, saying that the pricing poses unfair competition and threatens consumer choice. In a first-ever move for Microsoft, it set pricing this week...

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