HD players hand over DVD keys

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A consortium backing the encryption system for high-definition DVDs has confirmed hackers have stolen "title keys" and used them to decrypt high-definition discs. Both the title keys and a number of decrypted films have been...

"BlackBerry Thumb" sparks new form of hand massage

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Many BlackBerry users feel the "BlackBerry Thumb" affect after spending hours on a hand-held e-mail device. This thumb effect results in sore thumbs, but there is a possible solution. The Hyatt hotel chain found so...

Portable market in hand for Nintendo

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Nintendo has revealed that nearly 4 million units of Nintendo DS have been sold in the US! The latest numbers bring the total crop of DSs in customers' hands to more than 10 million. In...

A First Hand Look at Avvenu

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What is Avvenu, you may ask? Avvenu is a new remote file sharing program. It was made to have an extremely simple setup for the average user to access their files from where ever they...

Yahoo to Trillian: Talk to the hand

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The popular IM from Yahoo is once again blocking other programs like Trillian, Kopete, etc... According to Yahoo "the block is meant as a pre-emptive measure against spammers from its Yahoo Messenger service."...

IBM seeks to force SCO's hand in lawsuit

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IBM has filed new documents in its legal dispute with Unix vendor The SCO Group, accusing SCO of having no evidence to back up its copyright infringement claims, and asking the judge to throw...

Hacker tips CERT's hand on Linux/PDF flaw

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Confidential vulnerability information managed by the CERT Coordination Center has again been leaked to the public, following a flurry of such leaks in March. The latest information concerns a flaw in PDF (Portable...

Stuck in DLL Hell? Help may be at hand

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From time to time probably all PC users have been affected by a problem related to (drum roll please) "DLL Hell". The affending file may have been deleted or overwritten when you installed that latest...

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