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RIAA finds new unlikely target: Usenet.com

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,... More...

Hacker Finds Serious Flaw in Adobe PDF

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... More...

Study Finds 25 Countries Block Web Sites

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... More...

New System Finds, Fixes Java, C++ Bugs

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... More...

Dell Finds 'Evidence of Misconduct'

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,... More...

Lost Planet finds US release date

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... More...

Microsoft Finds Unlikely InfoCard Ally

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... More...

Yahoo's Finds of the Year 2005

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. ... More...

MIT Finds Manufacturer for $100 Laptop

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... More...

Sims 2 Finds Life on PSP

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... More...

Sender ID Finds New Life

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... More...

Probe Finds IBM Altered Document

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... More...

Transmeta Finds A Buyer And Investor In NEC

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... More...

Microsoft Finds New Uses for Usenet

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... More...

Coder Finds New Way to Swap Tunes

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... More...

SGI finds 2,048 uses for an Itanic

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... More...

Study Finds Windows Cheaper Than Linux

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... More...

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