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Privacy concerns over Yahoo IM upgrade

The newest free version of Yahoo Instant Messenger (YIM) boasts advanced Internet phone calling in an upgrade that comes "highly recommended" by Yahoo. By clicking "yes" to the update, a user can expect to get... More...

TiVo Pop-Up Ads Raise Consumer Concerns

Digital video recording pioneer TiVo Inc. has long promised "TV Your Way." But the company's plans for pop-up ads and restrictions on copying have sparked worries that the service may be eroding consumer control in... More...

Game makers pursue serious concerns

Glucoboy, a glucose meter that can be connected to a Nintendo GameBoy, will be available for kids with diabetes this spring. SuperCharged!, released last year, helps physics students understand electromagnetism; Virtual U, released in 2001,... More...

New virus exploits SARS epidemic concerns

A new computer worm attempts to spread by taking advantage of concerns over the killer flu-like virus, SARS. Known as Coronex-A, the mass-mailer worm forwards itself to all contacts in Outlook address books and attempts... More...

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