Microsoft slams iPhone as irrelevant

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Apple's soon-to-be-launched iPhone is "a great music phone, and I'm sure it will be fantastic and have an interesting user interface. However, it's a closed device that you cannot install applications on, and there's no...

Greenpeace Slams Apple's Ecological Standing

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Greenpeace has slammed Apple, Motorola and others over their environmental policies, while offering some praise to Nokia for its proactive approach to environmental protection. Greenpeace, which publishes the Green Electronics Guide every three months,...

Coppola slams EA's Godfather game

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Francis Ford Coppola, director of The Godfather movie trilogy, has revealed his anger at Paramount's decision allowing Electronic Arts to produce a videogame tie-in. In an interview with US television show Sunday Morning...

Real Software Slams Microsoft's Patent Effort

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In the wake of Real Software Inc. announcing a new version of its Realbasic application development tool, the company is concerned about a patent application Microsoft Corp. has filed that could affect all BASIC-like programming...

Judge slams SCO's Case

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A federal judge overseeing the SCO case against IBM slammed SCO's case, and said the company's arguments were "puzzling". The announcement came in response to an IBM attempt to defang SCO's claims. Judge...

Torvalds Slams EU Patent Proposal

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Linus Torvalds and two other European software luminaries have thrown their weight behind a campaign to block software patents from being legitimized in Europe, ahead of a critical European Competitiveness Council decision later this week....

MyDoom variant slams mailboxes, search engines

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A new version of the MyDoom worm has appeared (MyDoom.m/MyDoom.o). This worm has quickly flooded mailboxes, and has slowed down several search engines. Such as Yahoo, AltaVista, Lycos, and even Google. McAfee...

Microsoft commentary slams EU ruling

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Aiming to portray itself as the victim of overreaching regulators, Microsoft on Wednesday released a position paper insisting that the European Union's antitrust sanctions amount to "new law" that could hurt others in the technology...

MyDoom.C Slams Into Microsoft.com

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A new version of the MyDoom worm appears to be circulating on the Internet and may be responsible for some disruptions to Microsoft Corp.'s Web site Sunday night and Monday morning, researchers say. When it's...

Microsoft slams HP's iTunes move

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HP's move to release an own-branded digital-music player based on Apple's iPod – and to ship iTunes pre-installed on all HP PCs – has angered Microsoft. General manager of Microsoft's Windows digital media division David...

Israel slams the door on Microsoft

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In a bold assertion of independence, Israel has thrown the full weight of its antitrust legislation at Microsoft. The Israeli Ministry of Commerce has suspended all governmental contracts with Microsoft, and indicated...

Gameplay slams online VAT loophole

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Online game retailer Gameplay.com has begun a campaign calling on the government to close a loophole in European tax laws which allows offshore companies to import cheap goods into the UK VAT-free. Under current legislation,...

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