Chips on DVDs could prevent theft

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New technology in the form of a chip smaller than the head of a pin will supposedly thwart DVD theft since the discs are unplayable until they're activated at the cash register. A thin coating...

RIM Moves To Prevent Another BlackBerry Outage

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Research In Motion Limited is making internal changes to ensure that a massive outage of its BlackBerry e-mail service like the recent one that hit North American and left business executives, lawyers, politicians and other...

FCC imposes rules to prevent pretexting

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The Federal Communications Commission hopes to prevent data burglaries with a set of new regulations for phone companies aimed at preventing the fraudulent practice called "pretexting." On Monday, the FCC issued an order designed to...

Microsoft's PUMA to prevent theft of audio data

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At the end of April at the WinHEC 2005 developers´ conference Microsoft intends to furnish further details on the copy protection functions of the successor to Windows XP Longhorn, which is planned for 2006. The...

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