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Who uses MS Live Search?

". . . it's mostly people that are searching for files on their own hard drive who accidentally click the 'search the net' button." If that theory is correct almost all Live Search sessions would... More...

Hacker uses iPhone for Video Recording

An iPhone user by the name of drunknbass has succeeded in turning Apple Incorporated’s smartphone into a video camcorder. The application he has written allows the device to capture 2MP quality videos at 10 FPS... More...

Bank Robber Uses Own Check in Robbery

A man robbing a bank demanded the money by writing a note on one of his own checks, authorities say. Not surprisingly, he was caught soon afterward. Forest Kelly Bissonnette, 27, apparently tried to cover... More...

F-Secure: Sony uses rootkits again

The included fingerprint-reader software in Sony's MicroVault USM-F line of USB drives installs files in a hidden folder under "c:windows" that can be used maliciously, Finnish security company F-Secure has found. That directory and the... More...

Virus Uses Tsunami to Spread

A new virus has appeared on the internet, trying to trick kind-hearted users into executing it by pretending to be looking for donations to the tsunami appeal for south-east Asia. The mass mailer worm, known... More...

Philips 3-D Display Uses Patented Lens Technology

At this year's Society for Information Displays (SID) conference Royal Philips Electronics is showcasing multi-view 3-D display technology for video entertainment -- including gaming, automotive display and mobile applications -- that allows consumers to enjoy... More...

Wallon worm uses Yahoo, MS to spread

Antivirus software companies issued warnings and software updates on Tuesday and Wednesday for a new worm, Wallon, that uses deceptive Web links to Yahoo.com to trick users into downloading malicious programs. Wallon first... More...

Microsoft Finds New Uses for Usenet

Researchers at Microsoft are working on technology that makes it easier to navigate Usenet news groups and could eventually help clear clutter in e-mail inboxes, a Microsoft researcher said Tuesday. A Microsoft concept called the... More...

SGI finds 2,048 uses for an Itanic

If anyone can find a use for an Itanium chip, it ought to be SGI. Although the processor remains stillborn as a commercial computing proposition, the benchmarks are impressive and improving, and SGI's technical computing... More...

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