RIAA finds new unlikely target: Usenet.com

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In the southern district of New York, the Recording Industry Association of America filed a lawsuit on October 12 saying that Usenet newsgroups contain "millions of copyrighted sound recordings" in violation of federal law. Usenet.com,...

Hacker Finds Serious Flaw in Adobe PDF

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The same hacker who discovered a recently patched QuickTime flaw affecting the Firefox browser says he has found an equally serious flaw in Adobe Systems Incorporated's PDF file format. Using Adobe Reader 8.1 on Windows...

Study Finds 25 Countries Block Web Sites

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The OpenNet Initiative, a collaboration between researchers at Cambridge, the University of Oxford, Harvard University and the University of Toronto, had the time and capabilities to study only 40 countries and the Palestinian territories. The...

Danish consumer agency finds design flaw in Apple iBook

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After receiving complaints from iBook owners that their machines would no longer start up, the Danish Consumer Complaints Board conducted a detailed study of four complaints received between April and November 2006, including a microscopic...

New System Finds, Fixes Java, C++ Bugs

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Coverity Incorporated has announced the availability of its Coverity Prevent Software Quality System, an automated solution that identifies and resolves vulnerabilities in C, C++ and Java source code. A technology (patent pending) the company calls...

Dell Finds 'Evidence of Misconduct'

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Dell shares fell by 4% in late trading Thursday after the company once again delayed its annual report because of growing accounting concerns. Dell said its Audit Committee has identified "a number of accounting errors,...

Lost Planet finds US release date

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Keiji Inafune unveiled Lost Planet last December for a late 2006 release in Japan for the Xbox 360 console. Today, Capcom has announced that it will ship Lost Planet to USA in the first quarter...

Microsoft Finds Unlikely InfoCard Ally

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Microsoft has found an unlikely backer for its ambitious InfoCard online ID management system. At the RSA Conference here, Verisign dispelled the notion of a rivalry with Microsoft over identity management and announced that its...

Yahoo's Finds of the Year 2005

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Yahoo UK & Ireland have announced their top finds of last year. Top of the table was a cloud watching website, called The Cloud Appreciation Society, which won the weird and wonderful website award. ...

MIT Finds Manufacturer for $100 Laptop

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MIT announced today that it has chosen Taiwan's Quanta, the world's largest maker of notebook computers, to produce its ultra-low cost laptop developed by Nicholas Negroponte, the chairman of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media...

Sims 2 Finds Life on PSP

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Pixelated people find new neighborhood in Sony's portable; characters get their life on this Friday. The Sims sensation is one step closer to claiming another victim today. Electronic Arts has announced...

Mobile Phone Radiation Harms DNA, New Study Finds

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Radio waves from mobile phones harm body cells and damage DNA in laboratory conditions, according to a new study majority-funded by the European Union, researchers said on Monday. The so-called Reflex study, conducted by 12...

Pentium M Finds Its Place

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Intel will likely add support for location-based services to its Pentium M line of mobile processors in 2006, a senior company executive says. As with cell phones, location-based services for computers are based on the...

Sender ID Finds New Life

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Internet Light and Power says it will become one of the first ISPs to deploy Microsoft Corp.'s anticipated Sender ID technology in daily operations. Sender ID will become part of the Toronto-based company's iPermitMail virtual...

Report on Sept. 11 finds home on Net

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All 585 pages of the 9/11 Commission's final report is now available on the web. The 9/11 Commission on Thursday issued its final report on the terrorist attacks of 2001 and,...

Probe Finds IBM Altered Document

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IBM lobbyists, possibly with the aid of Treasury Department officials, illegally altered an internal Treasury document during a debate on pension policy last fall, the Treasury's acting inspector general has concluded. Dennis...

Morpheus Finds Its Voice

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Morpheus users who rely on the peer-to-peer service to swap files will soon have another option to get connected: The Morpheus Voicebox, which lets you turn a household landline phone into an Internet-based, Voice-over-IP telephone....

Transmeta Finds A Buyer And Investor In NEC

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Microprocessor company Transmeta Corp. says NEC Electronics has become the first company to license Transmeta technology for reducing the "leakage" of electrical current in computer chips. In addition, the companies say Japanese chipmaker NEC took...

Microsoft Finds New Uses for Usenet

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Researchers at Microsoft are working on technology that makes it easier to navigate Usenet news groups and could eventually help clear clutter in e-mail inboxes, a Microsoft researcher said Tuesday. A Microsoft concept called the...

Coder Finds New Way to Swap Tunes

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Like Daniel entering the lions' den, programmer Jim Speth is about to release some new music-sharing software that could land him in a world of legal pain. Unlike Daniel, Speth doesn't have...

SGI finds 2,048 uses for an Itanic

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If anyone can find a use for an Itanium chip, it ought to be SGI. Although the processor remains stillborn as a commercial computing proposition, the benchmarks are impressive and improving, and SGI's technical computing...

Study Finds Windows Cheaper Than Linux

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A Microsoft-sponsored white paper from research group IDC, which compares the total cost of ownership of Microsoft's Windows 2000 and Linux server environments across five enterprise computing workload situations at 104 companies, found that the...

Kazaa finds friends in file-swapping fight

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Powerful computer and telecommunications companies are allying with upstart file-swapping service Kazaa in a bid to overhaul the way record labels are paid for music and other content distributed on the Net. Stung by...

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