Mozilla chief steps down

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Mozilla has announced that chief executive Mitchell Baker is stepping down in favour of chief operating officer John Lilly. Baker will remain as chairman of the open source non-profit organisation, but Lilly will take over...

Vint Cerf Steps Down as ICANN Chairman

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In the 1970s, Vint Cerf played a leading role in developing the Internet's technical foundation. For the past seven years, he's faced the more daunting task of leading a key agency that oversees his creation....

Yahoo boss steps down from post

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The chairman of internet search firm Yahoo, Terry Semel, has quit as chief executive and has been replaced by co-founder Jerry Yang. In the post since 2001, Mr Semel has been under pressure for some...

Google steps up click fraud war

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Google is to introduce a new service to its AdWords advertisement management service in April that allows clients to block certain users from seeing their ads. The move will allow advertisers to further combat click...

Wi-Fi audio steps up a gear

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The world's first audiophile Wi-Fi audio component has been announced by Slim Devices, claiming their new release will provide sound quality that "surpasses even the most exotic CD players". Transporter costs $1,999 (£1,079) and is...

Vista UAC: 7 Steps to delete a shortcut

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Here is a interesting submission, although I'd like to point out that Microsoft is changing this behavior in future builds. Here's what would of happened if it weren't for dedicated beta testers and our loud...

Microsoft Steps up Battle Against RSI

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Microsoft is looking into deploying foot controls to give computer users' hands a break from typing and moving the mouse around. The technology might aid in battling repetitive stress injury. At its annual...

MIT Media Lab Chairman Steps Down

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According to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Nicholas Negoponte, co-founder and chairman of MIT's Media Lab, has stepped down from his position to concentrate on his One Laptop Per Child initiative. The changes went...

Gateway CEO Inouye Steps Down

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Gateway said Thursday that chief executive Wayne Inouye has stepped down in favor of former Gateway president Rick Snyder, effective immediately. Inouye resigned his post to pursue other interests, the computer maker said. Snyder will...

Livedoor Boss Steps Down

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The saga continues as head of Livedoor and Japanese celebrity Takafumi Horei steps down, allowing Kozo Hiramatsu (the company's executive) to take his place. As...

FFXII Producer Steps Down

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Square Enix cites health issues for Yasumi Matsuno's departure; Akitoshi Kawazu takes over as producer for upcoming PS2 RPG. Square Enix announced today that Final Fantasy XII producer Yasumi Matsuno will be...

EU Says to Take Steps if Microsoft Doesn't Comply

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The EU's anti-trust chief met Microsoft's CEO in Brussels and warned him that the tech giant must stop abusing Windows' virtual monopoly or face action, the European Commission said on Wednesday. European Union Competition Commissioner...

Carly Steps Down at HP

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HP have today announced that Carly Fiorina, CEO, will no longer be working for HP. After a disagreement between Fiorina and HP over the companies strategy in PC and ink markets, it emerged that Fiorina...

Google Steps Up to Stop Comment Spam on Blogs

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Search engine and web leader Google have announced their efforts to cut down on the amount of spam seen on blog comments. A problem that afflicts and annoys many bloggers, it's also a major issue...

Teaching an old Walkman new steps

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Last July, while most people were taking summer vacations, the Sony Corporation of America made a little noticed, but crucial announcement. Jay Samit, a longtime music industry executive, was appointed general manager...

Europe weighs antitrust steps for Microsoft

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Antitrust regulators from the 15 member nations of the European Union will gather in Brussels on March 15 to discuss a European Commission antitrust ruling against Microsoft, according to a diplomat close to one national...

RIAA steps up file-trading suits

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The Recording Industry Association of America picked up the pace of its legal attack on Net music swappers Tuesday, filing copyright infringement suits against another 531 individuals. As with the last round...

Two Steps Forward, Two Steps Back

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It's that time of year again for I, Cringely to make his predictions for the new year. Last year's predictions where right on the nose; and we'll just have to wait and see if...

AMD's Athlon steps up to 64 bits

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The chipmaker will unveil its Athlon 64 processor on Tuesday. Along with added performance, the chip offers PC buyers the option of upgrading to 64-bit software--a feature Intel's Pentium doesn't offer. Such software, which offers...

IBM steps over HP to take benchmark lead

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IBM and Hewlett-Packard are engaged in one of the fiercest benchmarking battles seen in some time. As of Monday afternoon, IBM reclaimed the world record for transaction processing with one of its high-end...

Microsoft steps up software controls

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Microsoft is continuing to clamp down on employees who buy software at cost and then resell it. The company confirmed yesterday that it has taken "appropriate actions" against an undisclosed number of workers at the...

ATI steps up 12-inch wafer starts at TSMC

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AS WE NOTED SOME weeks back, demand exceeds supply for Radeon products and now it appears that its major foundry partner, TSMC, has received an order to produce extra wafers to help its graphics chip...

Notebooks will take giant steps in 2002

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I ripped this interesting article from PCWorld.com, check it out ;) Notebook buyers looking ahead to 2002 can expect better processors, cooler graphics, built-in wireless connectivity, and a few radical new designs. ...

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