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Helio's bumpy road

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Between picking your cell phone model and choosing your provider, the wireless world is filled with options. It's hard to ignore the heavily advertised companies like Verizon and AT&T, which peddle such popular phones as...

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The umpteenth movie trailer for Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 is now available, again showing off the now-complete World War II tactical shooter by Gearbox Software. Part six in the series, this clip...

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Firefox: The Road Ahead

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Now that Firefox is firmly establishing itself in the browser market (download graph), we can look forward to subsequent milestone releases by the Mozilla Foundation. Firefox 1.1 (Dubbed "Deer Park") is slated for release in...

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Microsoft shocked the computer industry today when it announced that it would deliver its next major Windows release in 2006, but would do so without WinFS (Window Future Storage), one of the original major components...

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Microsoft's product roadmap for Longhorn has some potholes to navigate in the coming two years, according to research firm Directions on Microsoft. In a new report, the Kirkland, Wash.-based research firm said Microsoft is facing...

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After numerous delays, development changes, and leaks, it seems that Counter-Strike: Condition Zero is heading for yet another road bump. The guys over at Planet Half-Life are reporting that Condition Zero is not on the...

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The long road to Yukon

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For months, Microsoft watchers have voiced concerns that delays in the company's introduction of its Yukon database software could derail other products, including a new version of Windows, code-named Longhorn. But Microsoft...

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Start-up firm Cooligy yesterday announced a new processor-cooling technology, developed in cooperation with Apple, Intel, AMD and DARPA. The technology – Cooligy's Active Micro-Channel Cooling – was developed at Stanford University's mechanical engineering department. It's...

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The protocol that has defined e-mail for more than two decades may have a fatal flaw: It trusts you. Developed when the Internet was used almost exclusively by academics, the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, or...

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While the technology industry experienced a boom in the late 1990s that is unlikely to be repeated again during his lifetime, there are a number of exciting challenges ahead, Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect...

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Good olde Paul has updated his The Road to Windows "Longhorn" article with information from the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) 2002, which was held April 15-18, 2002! In this update he dispells...

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Cars in BMW's new line, the BMW 7 Series, are equipped with a special kind of Windows: the Microsoft kind. Microsoft's Windows CE software will allow BMW drivers to navigate, make calls...

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Consumers using Hewlett-Packard PCs now have new options for disaster recovery, hard-disk upgrades and online security. HP has eased a policy that could have limited how consumers recovered their PCs in the event of...

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Road Runner (owned primarily by AOL/TW) will not support XP. From the article: 'Road Runner, the second-largest cable Internet service provider (ISP) in the nation with more than 1.4 million subscribers, does not support the...

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Have you ever been stuck behind a 'Sunday driver' and wished you could alert them to the accident they may have if they don't move out of your way—soon? Ever pulled up at a set...

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IBM last week launched a wireless security software and services package aimed at firms looking to transfer corporate data from wired networks to mobile devices. The package extends the functions of Tivoli Risk Manager...

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