Microsoft, Washington State Sue Scareware Vendors

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The Attorney General's Office along with Microsoft announced the filing of new cases under Washington's recently improved Computer Spyware Act during a joint press conference today in Seattle. "We won't tolerate the use of...

The State of Skinning

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Tweaking and customizing Windows is a major element of what people do with their PC. Neowin.net's own sidebar has an entire section dedicated to Customization websites. There are about 50,000 posts on Neowin just...

Symantec: The State of Spam in April

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Symantec has released its May 2007 report entitled The State of Spam for the month of April. The 11-page monthly report includes news and data from the company's ongoing monitoring of vast amounts of e-mail....

Technician's error wipes out data for state fund

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Perhaps you've experienced that sinking feeling when a single keystroke accidentally destroys hours of work. Now imagine wiping out a disk drive containing an account worth $38 billion. That's what happened to a computer technician...

State of Emergency 2 delayed to 2005

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Publisher BAM Entertainment has updated its release schedule, revealing that State of Emergency 2, currently in development at Scottish studio VIS Entertainment, has been pushed back in to 2005. The game is the sequel to...

State reaches accord with Apple

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Apple Computer Corp. agreed Friday to a revised deal that will place laptop computers in roughly one-third of Maine´s public high schools this fall, Education Commissioner Susan Gendron said. "I´m absolutely delighted," said Gendron, who...

The State of Gran Turismo

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A recent interview with Polyphony Digital president Kazunori Yamauchi hosted by Sony Computer Entertainment's PS World Japanese website reveals a few new bits of information regarding Gran Turismo 4 and Gran Turismo 4 Mobile. First...

State AGs to warn file-sharing companies

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A group of state attorney generals are preparing a letter warning file-sharing companies that they could be targets of legal action if they don't take stronger action on privacy and intellectual property violations. ...

A PC Pioneer Decries the State of Computing

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Fortune has a great interview with one of the original Xerox PARC researchers. Who was a pioneer in personal computing. He shares he's thoughts about how even after 20 years we've missed the...

Interplay offices closed by state officials

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The Orange County Register reports that California labor investigators have shut down the publisher--something CEO Herve Caen disputes. Less than a day after CEO Herve Caen said Interplay was "still here," the...

Microsoft and NY State join to fight spam

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Microsoft Corp. and the New York State Attorney General have teamed up to fight unwanted commercial e-mail, or spam, a Microsoft spokesman said Wednesday. A news conference to announce the cooperation has been scheduled for...

Penn State and Napster Team Up

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Penn State University has teamed up with Napster to offer students free downloads from the library of over "500,000 songs, as well as 40 radio stations, access to six decades of Billboard chart data, an...

The Shocking State of 3D Affairs

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A nice article rounding up on Nvidia's lacking behind in the DX9 architecture's market, the so called drivers "optimizations" and how it may come back. Since the official release of the GeForce FX...

Microsoft must pay state legal tab

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A federal judge has ordered Microsoft to pay nearly $1 million in legal fees to the state of Massachusetts, although the award was less than half of what the state has been seeking. ...

German state to block US neo-Nazi sites

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Germany's most populous state is requiring Internet providers to block two US-based neo-Nazi websites after a court ruled the measure did not violate the providers' rights, officials said Thursday. The verdict followed...

State of the wireless nation

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Computer experts and interested amateurs are joining forces to map out wireless networks around the world and find out how many are secure. The results of the first mapping expedition reveals that,...

The State of E-Commerce Security

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Most e-commerce transactions currently are secured by the SSL (secure sockets layer) protocol, which is designed to encrypt data exchanges over the Internet. While SSL is generally viewed as effective, an increasing number of vulnerabilities...

The State of Web Accessibility

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We all know the Internet is the "Information Super-Highway". But due to many things happening on the WWW today -- including viruses, worms, DDoS attacks, increased subscriber bases, poor line quality, poor quality of Web...

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