Microsoft blames human error for WGA glitch

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Microsoft blamed human error for a Windows Genuine Advantage problem that identified legitimate Windows users as pirates last week. According to Alex Kochis, Microsoft senior product manager for WGA, new software was accidentally loaded onto...

Cisco Fights Shareholders on Human Rights

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Internet equipment maker Cisco Systems is fighting a shareholder action that urges the company to adopt a comprehensive human rights policy for its dealings with the Chinese government, and with other states practicing political censorship...

Camera lens mimics human eye

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Philips Electronics has invented a tiny digital-camera lens that can focus on objects and create sharp pictures in ways similar to the human eye. Unlike high-end digital cameras, the new lens does not require mechanical...

Microsoft in human rights row

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Gates's firm supplied technology used to trap Chinese dissidents, says Amnesty Technology sold by Microsoft to the Chinese government has been used by Beijing to censor the internet, and resulted in...

Messenger outage caused by human error

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Technicians were installing routers to upgrade the .Net Messenger service, which underlies both Windows Messenger and MSN Messenger. The technicians incorrectly configured the routers. Service was out from 9 am to 2 pm Eastern time...

First Human Clone?

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Sounds very, very dubious. "There is a report late Thursday that a Canadian-based group will announce one of its members has given birth to the first human clone. The group has scheduled...

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