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Target stores moving to Microsoft's Hyper-V

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In the enterprise virtualization world VMWare is the dominant force but companies like Microsoft have been working to change the virtual world. With acquisitions and improvements in their software and licensing structure Microsoft's Hyper-V has...

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New Apple ads target Microsoft ads

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Now taking a different approach, Apple has released 2 new ads not only targeting Microsoft's OS, but their advertising methods as well. Microsoft's first line of ads featuring Jerry Seinfeld was much hyped, but...

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NebuAd Abandons DPI Scheme

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Controversial Silicon Valley advertising startup NebuAd drops its plan to sell deep packet inspection technology to ISPs after Congress and public interest groups slam the privacy implications of deep packet inspection. NebuAd suffered through a...

Attackers target Windows DRM flaw

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Microsoft has warned that attackers are actively targeting a security vulnerability in the SafeDisc DRM technology that ships as part of Windows. The problem affects the 'secdrv.sys' file, a component of the SafeDisc copy encryption...

AT&T to Reportedly Target iPhone to Enterprises

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AT&T Incorporated, formerly (or so AT&T hopes) known as Cingular, plans to market the iPhone to business users and is now working hard to ensure that its backend enterprise billing and support systems will accommodate...

Cursor hackers target WoW players

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World of Warcraft players are being targeted by hackers exploiting flaws in how Windows handles animated cursors, a flaw which has recently been patched by Microsoft. Warcraft players seem to be one of the targets...

Belgian Newspapers Target Yahoo after succeeding with Google

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Belgium's copyright enforcement group, Copiepresse, first attacked Google and is now moving onto Yahoo. Copiepresse argued that Google's summarizing and linking to Belgium's newspapers constitutes as copyright infringement. A Belgian court agreed, ordering the search...

UBS Raises Apple Price Target to $100

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On the heels of Apple's announcement that it sold 14 million iPods and achieved revenues of $5.7B last quarter, UBS Investment Research on Wednesday raised estimates and increased its target price on the company's shares...

Apple Will Target Tiger's Networking Glitches

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Although two updates to Apple Computer Inc.'s Mac OS X Tiger have fixed many compatibility problems, enterprise networking problems persist. A new update, version 10.4.3, is expected this summer, and will address some of the...

Raids in 11 nations target internet piracy

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Authorities in 11 countries, including Canada, carried out raids Wednesday that were aimed at stopping the illegal distribution of first-run movies and other copyrighted material over the internet. Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation,...

Patent litigants target DVRs

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Forgent Networks, which has so far garnered more than $100 million dollars in fees on its so-called JPEG patent, is going after the digital video recorder industry. The Austin, Texas-based maker of...

Mac OS X Will Become a Target, Symantec Warns

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It's only a matter of time before Apple's newly redesigned Mac operating system becomes a happy hunting ground for malicious hackers, according to a research report from security vendor Symantec. The Symantec Internet Security Threat...

Hackers target U.S. power grid

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Hundreds of times a day, hackers try to slip past cyber-security into the computer network of Constellation Energy Group Inc., a Baltimore power company with customers around the country. The hackers have caused no serious...

First Trojan To Directly Target Microsoft Anti-Spyware

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The Register is reporting that the first trojan to specifically affect Microsoft's Anti-Spyware program has been released. Called BankAsh-A, the trojan steals credit card and other info, turns off anti-virus programs (and disables the beta...

Desktop search new target for viruses?

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Security experts are warning that virus writers could use new desktop search tools to make their malicious software more efficient. Foad Fadaghi, senior industry analyst at Frost & Sullivan Australia, said that...

Patent suits target games industry

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While computer game fans shell out tens if not hundreds of millions of dollars for the latest shoot-em-up release, a little-known patent holder is hoping to make a different kind of computer game killing. ...

Hollywood lawsuits to target illegal file sharing

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The trade group that represents Hollywood's major motion picture studios is expected to announce Thursday that it intends to file as many as 230 lawsuits in coming weeks against individuals who have illegally shared copyrighted...

Firefox smashes funding target

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Firefox advocates' call for donations to pay for an advertisement in The New York Times has more than reached its target, only three days into the campaign. The campaign, run by Spread...

Democrats target Microsoft

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The Australian Democrats are trying to embarrass governments into supporting legislation mandating open source software, by asking questions in parliament about how much departments spend on Microsoft products. And Democrats in NSW, the ACT and...

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