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Gary McKinnon vows to fight extradition

A Briton accused of hacking into top-secret military computers has vowed to fight extradition to stand trial in the US after losing a court appeal. Glasgow-born Gary McKinnon could face life in jail if convicted... More...

IBM, Amazon.com settle patent fight

Amazon.com Incorporated has paid IBM an undisclosed amount of money to settle all outstanding patent lawsuits between the two companies which also agreed to a long-term patent cross-licensing deal, giving Amazon access to IBM's patents... More...

DRM group vows to fight bloggers

According to the Advanced Access Content System copy protection body, bloggers "crossed the line" when they published a software key, capable of circumventing the digital rights management technology encryption on some HD-DVDs, on thousands of... More...

Feds Ready Plan to Fight ID Theft

The federal government will release its plan to combat identity theft in the U.S. on Monday. After nearly a year's work, the President's Identity Theft Task Force will release its findings Monday at a press... More...

Blu-ray and HD-DVD Face Title Fight

The high definition battle is starting to heat up. Completely ignoring the hybrid disc and player alternatives, Sony and Toshiba are stepping up their fire power with more high definition players (Toshiba just released a... More...

Blue Security Gives up the Fight

"According to The Washington Post, Blue Security has closed its doors, which can be confirmed by the Blue Security application failing to work today and their domain no longer resolving. Blue Security's CEO is quoted... More...

Democrats vow to fight COPE Act

On Tuesday, a partisan wranglingover net neutrality heated up with Democrats pledging a fight over a broadbandbill they saw will mean extra fees and content restrictions on the internet. A committee vote is... More...

MP3 Inventor Develops Tool to Fight Piracy

Fraunhofer Institute has developed prototype technology to help curb the sharp rise in online music piracy, which, ironically, has been enabled through another invention of the renowned German research group: MP3 audio compression. ... More...

New Weapon in Fight Against Smog

From catalytic converters to alternative fuels, the fight against big-city smog has for years been fought inside combustion engines and exhaust pipes. Now, scientists are taking the fight to the streets by... More...

Longhorn Locked Down to Fight Hackers

Microsoft's forthcoming Longhorn operating system places great emphasis on locking down PCs to prevent unauthorised access to hardware and software, the software giant revealed today. According to Detlef Echert, Microsoft's chief security advisor in Europe,... More...

Mozilla holds 'fire' in naming fight

Ten months after landing in a fierce trademark dispute with a fellow open-source organization, the Mozilla Foundation has changed the name of its standalone browser from Firebird to Firefox. The new browser--meant... More...

Microsoft takes Lindows fight to Sweden

Microsoft has opened another European front in its war to get Lindows.com to change its name. The company has won a temporary restraining order which prohibits Lindows.com from use of the marks "Lindows", "Lindows.com", and... More...

Patent fight shadows Microsoft lawsuit

A fight over an obscure content-protection patent could wind up alleviating one of Microsoft's biggest legal headaches, according to digital rights management company Macrovision, a newcomer to the tussle. Macrovision is sparring... More...

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