Battlefield Arsenal Costs Real Cash

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When glancing through the multiplayer beta for Electronic Arts' upcoming Xbox 360 shooter Battlefield: Bad Company last night I noticed something odd in the title's "Unlocks" section: Ten of the unlockable weapons are tagged with...

Hackers Turn Off Lights, Demand Cash

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Hackers literally turned out the lights in "several regions outside the United States" after breaking into electrical utilities and demanding extortion payments before disrupting the power, senior CIA analyst Tom Donahue told utility engineers at...

Circuit City OKs Cash Incentives to Retain Top Execs

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Circuit City, the nation's No. 2 electronics retailer, approved millions in cash incentives to retain its top talent following the departure of several key executives over the past year. Executive vice presidents could claim retention...

Microsoft Windows For Cash Registers

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Microsoft Corp. has rolled out its first version of Windows Embedded tailored for a vertical market. Windows Embedded for Point of Service is a slimed-down version of Windows XP Service Pack 2 that maintains many...

Infinium Labs Is Running Out Of ... Cash

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Infinium Labs and its Phantom Gaming System and Service have been the center of controversy on numerous occasions, whether it be for various lawsuits (suing [H]ardOCP, getting sued by DiStream, and its own former Executive...

The Microsoft Cash Cow

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An interesting article by an ex-microsoft employee about why Microsoft might face problems in the not too distant future. "Why are Microsoft products so endlessly frustrating to use? Even techno-geeks like me...

Linux users face licence cash call

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European firms are being urged to buy a licence for Linux to avoid legal action by SCO which claims the operating system unlawfully includes some of its computer code. Before now SCO...

Microsoft seeks cash from IM client makers

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Microsoft Corp. is contacting providers of instant messaging (IM) software to try to cut licensing deals before it boots the clients from its MSN IM network. Microsoft isn't targeting rival IM network operators such as...

AOL announces Visa Buxx Cash Card

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AOL announced today that it will team up with Visa to offer cash cards targeting teens and young adults as part of the unveiling of its refurbished online service this summer. The...

Linux maker Mandrake: We need cash

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Linux seller MandrakeSoft issued a plea for cash Friday, encouraging people to buy products, MandrakeClub memberships or company stock. The company, based in Paris but drawing much of its revenue from North America, needs $4...

Google offers cash to creative coders

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Step right up, programmers and hex-slingers: Google's got USUS$10,000 for the most creative coder among you. The geeks'-choice search engine is sponsoring its "First Annual Google Programming Contest," offering US$10,000 to the person or...

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