Second Life on its last life

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Lynden Lab's Second Life virtual world was so popular that people were investing in virtual real estate and making significant sums of money off their investments. This was in the glory days last year and...

Dell Opens Second European Plant in Poland

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Thanks to the Dell's decision to open the company's newest and most advanced manufacturing facility in Poland, Dell production and personalization capabilities will now be closer to increasing numbers of consumers and businesses in Central...

Turkey Bans YouTube for Second Time

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A Turkish court has again blocked access to the popular video-sharing Web site YouTube because of clips allegedly insulting the country's founding father; the first ban was also due to clips deemed disrespectful to Mustafa...

Avatar-on-Avatar Legal Action in Second Life

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We have a rather odd story this Saturday coming all the way from the idyllic digital shores of Second Life. Last Month entrepreneur Kevin Alderman, founder of Eros LLC, a company specializing in the manufacture...

Windows Live hits second generation

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Microsoft is adding photo sharing and Web-based hosted storage to Windows Live on Wednesday, though for now the services will be limited to a few thousand preselected testers.The first new service, Windows Live Photo Gallery...

XM service outage continues for second day

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XM Satellite Radio is experiencing a second day of outages after software problems resulted in the loss of one of the network's four satellites. Company officials initially expected to correct the problem yesterday evening, but...

Child porn 'found in Second Life'

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Second Life is being investigated by German police following allegations that some members are trading child pornography in the online world. The investigation follows a report by a German TV news programme which uncovered...

Over Half of Second Life users come from Europe

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Research firm comScore has found that throughout March, 61% of active Second Life residents were from Europe, compared to 19% from North America and 13% from Asia Pacific. Germany had the most Second Life residents,...

Apple releases second quarter results

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Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2007 second quarter ended March 31, 2007. The Company posted revenue of $5.26 billion and net quarterly profit of $770 million, or $.87 per diluted share. These...

VMware Launches Second 'Fusion' Beta for Macs

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The Palo Alto, California-based VMware has announced that Beta 2 of its free "Fusion" virtualization software for Macintosh desktops and laptops can now be downloaded from its Web site. VMware launched the original beta on...

Second Life avatars to speak

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The animated avatars for members of the popular virtual world Second Life are about to get more realistic. Massachusetts-based Vivox said that its technology will enable the three-dimensional avatars representing people in Second Life to...

Sweden opens diplomatic relations with Second Life

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Sweden is hoping to increase the country's profile by establishing an officially sanctioned embassy in the Second Life virtual online world. A digitally created building will be based on Sweden's actual embassy in Washington and...

AOL to open up shop in Second Life

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Second Life, the popular three-dimensional virtual world, seems to be becoming an attractive option for many owners wanting to advertise their companies. AOL's Second Life section, dubbed AOL Pointe, will be available for beta testing...

The second coming of Intel's Core Duo

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Intel has decided to borrow the sequential naming scheme it used for its famous Pentium brand and apply it to the new Core line of chips. Earlier this year, Intel released the Core Duo processor,...

Microsoft Readies Second Anti-Spyware Beta

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Windows Defender Beta 2 will add support for Outlook, a new interface, and automated updates to the spyware definitions and scanning engine. Where Beta 1 has been available only for Windows XP, Beta 2 will...

Second Metafile Vulnerability Found in Windows

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Round two begins for Microsoft, as they are faced with yet another WMF vulnerability. A hacker who goes by the name "concoruder" posted his two newly discovered WMF vulnerabilities on Monday, on the popular security...

AOL Releases Second AIM 'Triton' Beta

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The second installment of Triton, the next generation of AOL Instant Messenger, has left AOL's beta sandbox. As first reported by BetaNews, Triton is a replacement for the existing AIM 5.9 series client...

Lexmark suffers second knock back in DMCA case

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A federal appeals court has denied Lexmark's request to consider reimposing an injunction against a firm that makes components that allow generic replacement ink cartridges to work in Lexmark printers. The ruling by the US...

Second Halo 2 update expands matchmaking

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Bungie lives up to its promises of regular updates, adding Team Slayer and Rumble Training to matchmaking. Call it Halo 2.2. Bungie's second major Halo 2 update was announced by the company...

Microsoft's Second Mistake: Boring Upgrades

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When was the last time Microsoft released an upgrade that got you really excited? An upgrade you wanted because it did something new that you actually needed done? I'm not talking about a security fix...

House Passes Second Anti-Spyware Bill

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The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday unanimously passed a second bill targeting perpetrators of computer "spyware" that hides in users' computers and monitors their activities. The House voted 415 to 0 to stiffen jail...

Second Sight

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Hello everyone, as you might have seen, I have contributed many posts to Neowin. Thanks to the tireless efforts of me and my friend Deren Smith, Neowin has accepted me into their staff. Thank you...

SCO post Second Quater results

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Utah based SCO's have just released their 2nd Quarter results, which contain some interesting information. SCO made just over $10 million in the time period, with losses of approximatly $14 million. What's really interesting, however,...

Yahoo Gives Adware a Second Chance

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In its spyware-fighting tool released in beta last week, Yahoo Inc. left out for automatic detection a category of often-unwanted software for which its paid search division has a financial stake. Yahoo's Anti-Spy beta for...

Miyamoto mentions second DS Mario title

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Super Mario 64x4 may not be the first plumbing platformer to appear on the Nintendo DS according to veteran designer Shigeru Miyamoto, with a second, unnamed Mario title the more likely candidate. Speaking during E3...

Codemasters confirms Second Sight deal

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Britsoft company Codemasters has confirmed that it will publish Free Radical Design's ambitious psychic action game Second Sight on PS2, Xbox and Cube later this year, with the game set to beunveiled properly at E3...

Second Soldner: Secret Wars beta demo available

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Encore releases new-'n'-improved sample version of its upcoming shooter. Earlier today, Encore released the second version of its beta demo of Soldner: Secret Wars. The new version, which can be downloaded on...

Second Cisco WLAN Security Threat Exposed

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Cisco faced its second serious WLAN security threat this week when a network and security analyst released a tool that attacks the company's proprietary Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol (LEAP) wireless authentication system. Joshua...

Second Midnight Nowhere demo

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A second playable demo of Midnight Nowhere is now available, offering another opportunity to try out the third-person survival horror adventure by Saturn+ and Buka. Details on the demo's contents are sketchy but it starts...

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