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...

HD DVD vendors drop prices

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It would appear that the HD DVD camp is leading a price war against its Blu-ray counterpart, which so far, appears to be winning the HD format war. At the IFA international consumer electronics show,...

Vendors hype new WirelessHD standard

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A group of electronics manufacturers has formed a new wireless interface aimed at transmitting high definition video. The WirelessHD Interest Group includes Sony, Toshiba, NEC and Samsung. "WirelessHD will provide a high-speed wireless...

WiMax Vendors Look to Mobility

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WiMax equipment and component makers announced steady progress on fixed wireless broadband products but looked eagerly to a future mobile WiMax, as industry participants gathered at the Wireless Communications Alliance's WCA International Symposium and Business...

Vendors Rush the Desktop Search Field

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Ready or not, desktop search is set to gain yet another major contender next month. Ask Jeeves Inc. plans to release a desktop-search product in December, a company executive confirmed this week during an interview...

Storage Vendors Woo SMBs

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Microsoft and several leading storage hardware vendors are planning advancements for the company's Windows Storage Server, all in the name of helping small and midsize businesses (SMBs) buttress their infrastructures. Microsoft Corp. is...

Storage Vendors Pleased With Comdex

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This week's Comdex may have been short in numbers of exhibitors and attendees, but it did bring out a large contingent of storage vendors, both on-site and off-site, showing a variety of products mainly for...

AV vendors muscle in on anti-spam

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The three major anti-virus software vendors are all building on their anti-spam offerings. Symantec, Trend Micro and Network Associates are all fighting for a share of the growing market. With these established players making moves,...

MS Palladium protects IT vendors, not YOU - paper

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Thanks prasanth. Ross Anderson of Cambridge University has published a lengthy and informative paper/FAQ on Palladium, the Trusted Computing Platform Alliance (TCPA), their relationship and their implications. His take is that Microsoft's Palladium, soft-announced by...

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