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First Russian BitTorrent User Sentenced

With rampant piracy across much of Russia, one could be forgiven for thinking they don’t care about copyright there. That assertion is now up for debate as the first BitTorrent user in Russia is sentenced... More...

User paid to uninstall Windows XP

A Sheffield man has won a refund from Dell for not installing Microsoft's Windows XP on a laptop he bought from the PC giant. Freelance programmer Dave Mitchell ordered a Dell laptop on 21 October,... More...

Internet user admits 'web-rage'

On the web, nobody can hear you scream. But they might just pop around to your house after a heated exchange in a chat-room and attack you with pickaxe handle! An internet user has been... More...

User Pain May Mean Windows Cracks

Microsoft's attempts to keep the next version of Windows secure could help promote the free software ethic, says technology commentator Bill Thompson. The release of Vista, the latest incarnation of Microsoft's Windows operating system, could... More...

iTunes User Sues Apple Over DRM

Reuters is reporting that an angry iTunes customer is suing Apple, claiming that he is forced to buy an iPod if he wants to listen to his music on the move. Thomas Slattery, from California,... More...

Multilingual User Interface Packs for WMP 10

Many enterprise customers have deployed the Windows XP Multilingual User Interface Pack in their corporations as a way to ease desktop administration and reduce desktop management costs in multilingual computing environments. The Windows Media Player... More...

What next for GNOME's user interface?

Microsoft's XAML has a lot of people worried. Its advantage is to bring the ease of web page authoring and scripting into writing .NET application user interfaces. This makes immense sense. We have a desperate... More...

Part Four: Introducing User Experiences

In sharp contrast to competitors such as Apple Computer and the various open source groups working on Linux, Microsoft has worked for years to really think through the whole user experience in Windows, a phrase... More...

Telstra busted rigging ZDNet user surveys

Telstra (the largest Australian telco) has confessed that a ZDNet Australia survey which questions whether the telco's Internet service provides value for money was rigged by someone within its ranks, just days after its ramped... More...

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