Neowin News Feed for: Fight Neowin News Feed for: Fight en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Windows 8 and Windows Phone bring the fight to SIDS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/uploaded/screen shot 2012-04-23 at 8.22.39 pm_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Imagine Cup is all about creating game changing applications and what team Miracle Workers has created strikes the heart of this competition. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Tue, 24 Apr 2012 03:09:02 +0000 “Steve Jobs simply hates Eric Schmidt” <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1720124402png.png" alt="" /></div>Image Credit: Daniel Adel of the New York Times The New York Times has run a piece that details out the long history between Apple and Google. Up until a few years ago, Apple and... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Tue, 16 Mar 2010 12:28:26 +0000 Microsoft Unveils New Tools to Fight Security Threats <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19825736642.jpg" alt="" /></div>Speaking yesterday at the Black Hat Security Conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft has now introduced a new group of security related programs that share advanced information with partners about upcoming security threats. As many in... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 05 Aug 2008 14:22:45 +0000 Gary McKinnon vows to fight extradition <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1615224140.png" alt="" /></div>A Briton accused of hacking into top-secret military computers has vowed to fight extradition to stand trial in the US after losing a court appeal. Glasgow-born Gary McKinnon could face life in jail if convicted... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 30 Jul 2008 19:34:43 +0000 Users fight to save Windows XP <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Corp.'s operating systems run most personal computers around the globe and are a cash cow for the world's largest software maker. But you'd never confuse a Windows user with the passionate fans of Mac... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Tue, 15 Apr 2008 13:16:11 +0000 Toshiba cuts HD player prices in Blu-ray fight <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Consumer electronics maker Toshiba Corp said on Monday it is slashing prices of its HD DVD format players by between 40 to 50 percent as major Hollywood studios move to embrace Sony Corp's Blu-ray format... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 15 Jan 2008 12:23:09 +0000 Microsoft's piracy fight gains momentum in China <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In his first official visit to the United States in 2006, China President Hu Jintao arrived for dinner at Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates' house with a gift for the host. Shortly before Hu's Seattle... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 21 Dec 2007 22:22:00 +0000 eBay, PayPal, And Yahoo Join To Fight Phishing <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>eBay, PayPal and Yahoo have begun collaborating to keep Yahoo Mail customers safe from phishing by using Yahoo's Domain Keys technology in the U.S. to block e-mail messages that claim to come from eBay or... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 05 Oct 2007 02:02:41 +0000 IBM, settle patent fight <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div> Incorporated has paid IBM an undisclosed amount of money to settle all outstanding patent lawsuits between the two companies which also agreed to a long-term patent cross-licensing deal, giving Amazon access to IBM's patents... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 08 May 2007 21:38:48 +0000 DRM group vows to fight bloggers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to the Advanced Access Content System copy protection body, bloggers &quot;crossed the line&quot; when they published a software key, capable of circumventing the digital rights management technology encryption on some HD-DVDs, on thousands of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 04 May 2007 23:28:49 +0000 Feds Ready Plan to Fight ID Theft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The federal government will release its plan to combat identity theft in the U.S. on Monday. After nearly a year's work, the President's Identity Theft Task Force will release its findings Monday at a press... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 22 Apr 2007 17:11:46 +0000 UK hacker loses extradition fight <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A London man has lost his High Court Fight against extradition to the US. He allegedly carried out the &quot;biggest military computer hack of all time&quot;. Gary McKinnon, of north London, is accused of gaining... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Joe Cashman) Tue, 03 Apr 2007 11:01:32 +0000 New bill lets colleges use federal funds to fight P2P <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Representative Ric Keller feels that colleges in America are places where students learn to steal &quot;billions of dollars in intellectual property from hardworking people whose jobs hang in the balance&quot; and his new bill (HR... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 02 Apr 2007 16:09:39 +0000 Xbox for your gun? Mexico tries swaps in drug fight <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Newly elected Mayor Marcelo Ebrard has moved quickly to restore order to Mexico City by going after well-known crime dens and clearing the city's narrow streets of informal vendors. Police who have raided the capital's... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 28 Mar 2007 22:19:44 +0000 Microsoft will fight to keep Office Live Name <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Office Live LLC filed a trademark-infringement suit against Microsoft in the U.S. District Court of Central California in Los Angeles earlier this month over Microsoft's Web-based small business package of the same name. Microsoft Office... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 24 Feb 2007 21:35:57 +0000 Two Major Linux Groups Merge to Fight Microsoft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) and the Free Standards Group (FSG) have merged to form the Linux Foundation. Jim Zemlin, FSG's executive director, will be in charge of the new company. He announced Tuesday the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 23 Jan 2007 19:54:30 +0000 Microsoft Offers Vista Preview to Fight Piracy <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Want to try Vista before you buy it? Microsoft now has a free online &quot;test drive&quot; of its Windows Vista operating system in its latest effort to fight software piracy and counterfeiting. Users can access... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 22 Jan 2007 16:12:52 +0000 Microsoft helps fight online child abuse in India <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>What is that evil, evil Microsoft up to now? The software giant is working with the International Centre for Missing &amp; Exploited Children (ICMEC) and the international police force Interpol to help Indian law enforcement... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 20 Jan 2007 16:50:19 +0000 Both sides in high-def DVD battle hunker down for long fight <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a city built on wagering, the smart money is staying on the sidelines when it comes to the battle between two high-definition DVD formats. The first shots between Blu-ray, backed by a Sony-led consortium,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 12 Jan 2007 10:51:40 +0000 Blu-ray and HD-DVD Face Title Fight <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The high definition battle is starting to heat up. Completely ignoring the hybrid disc and player alternatives, Sony and Toshiba are stepping up their fire power with more high definition players (Toshiba just released a... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 10 Jan 2007 13:38:52 +0000 Supercomputer joins fight against AIDS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis should be the ones scared for a change. In South Africa, a supercomputer costing $1 million was donated by Intel and is now dedicated to scientific research for these diseases. Installed... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 13 Dec 2006 11:26:56 +0000 US needs to step up fight against online child abuse <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) has claimed that 50% of all online child abuse pictures can be traced back to the US in a recent report. The IWF is keen to stress that the reason... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 20 Jul 2006 09:22:06 +0000 U.S. Poultry Experts Use Google Earth to Help Fight Bird Flu <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With the dreaded bird flu expected to hit the United States this coming summer, poultry experts are already making plans on how to quarantine the virus as quickly and effectively as possible. By mapping out... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher Vendemio) Thu, 01 Jun 2006 02:30:40 +0000 Blue Security Gives up the Fight <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>&quot;According to The Washington Post, Blue Security has closed its doors, which can be confirmed by the Blue Security application failing to work today and their domain no longer resolving. Blue Security's CEO is quoted... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 17 May 2006 16:01:04 +0000 Democrats vow to fight COPE Act <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>On Tuesday, a partisan wranglingover net neutrality heated up with Democrats pledging a fight over a broadbandbill they saw will mean extra fees and content restrictions on the internet. A committee vote is... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 26 Apr 2006 15:09:24 +0000 Radiohead Fans Fight Back At eBay Ticket Auctions <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Angry fans of the band Radiohead appear to have taken the ticket touts head on. Auctions on eBay for tickets to the bands up-coming UK tour are being troubled by fake bids, inflating the prices... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 25 Mar 2006 17:58:56 +0000 MP3 Inventor Develops Tool to Fight Piracy <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Fraunhofer Institute has developed prototype technology to help curb the sharp rise in online music piracy, which, ironically, has been enabled through another invention of the renowned German research group: MP3 audio compression. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 10 Feb 2006 19:35:34 +0000 Microsoft Picks Partners to Fight Phishing <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has signed up three companies to add phishing monitoring and detection technology to its antiphishing filter in the MSN Search Toolbar and the upcoming release of Internet Explorer 7, and its SmartScreen e-mail filter,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 18 Nov 2005 18:40:55 +0000 Businesses Join Forces To Fight Piracy <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Over a dozen business executives, including Microsoft's Steve Ballmer, Vivendi Universal's Jean-Rene Fourtou and GlaxoSmithKline's Andrew Witty have joined forces to fight piracy in all markets, not just the software sector. Items from DVDs to... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Howard Thomson) Wed, 05 Oct 2005 19:22:00 +0000 VMware to Fight Microsoft by Sharing Code <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>VMware, the leader in the fast-growing market for virtual machine software, said Monday that it will share its code with partners like IBM, Intel and Hewlett-Packard in an effort to make the its technology an... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 08 Aug 2005 16:40:13 +0000 New Weapon in Fight Against Smog <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>From catalytic converters to alternative fuels, the fight against big-city smog has for years been fought inside combustion engines and exhaust pipes. Now, scientists are taking the fight to the streets by... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 25 Jul 2005 14:41:17 +0000 Google Suit Escalates Fight Over Hiring of Microsoft Exec <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google sued Microsoft yesterday as part of a legal battle over Google's hiring of a Microsoft executive to run its Chinese research center. Google filed its lawsuit in state court in San Jose, Calif., two... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 22 Jul 2005 22:15:55 +0000 Longhorn Locked Down to Fight Hackers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft's forthcoming Longhorn operating system places great emphasis on locking down PCs to prevent unauthorised access to hardware and software, the software giant revealed today. According to Detlef Echert, Microsoft's chief security advisor in Europe,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 06 Jul 2005 21:39:47 +0000 Gates gives $42.6 million to fight malaria <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Combating malaria has been one of the primary goals of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and its latest gift of $42.6 million will fund a nonprofit drug company's high-tech take on an ancient Chinese... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 13 Dec 2004 19:50:25 +0000 Bernard Hopkins covering Fight Night Round 2 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>EA Sports gave the gaming world a one-two punch today. First was a solid right PR cross announcing the next installment in its popular Fight Night boxing franchise, tenatively titled Fight Night Round 2. Like... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 08 Dec 2004 13:06:11 +0000 EA drops Def Jam: Fight for NY soundtrack details <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Fighting game will include songs by Busta Rhymes, LL Cool J, Method Man, Big Daddy Kane, Public Enemy, and Ultramagnetic MCs. With over 30 hip-hop artists appearing in Def Jam: Fight for... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 08 Sep 2004 05:32:04 +0000 Microsoft touts 'Sender ID' to fight spam, scams <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft on Thursday is holding a summit with members of the E-Mail Service Provider Coalition to address the use of Sender ID technology as a standard to fight spam and phishing. The... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 12 Aug 2004 19:06:53 +0000 TiVo's Plans Lead to Fight On Copyrights <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you're a TiVo user listen up. It's been reported today that Hollywood studios and the National Football League are trying to block TiVo from expanding one of its services. This service would... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 22 Jul 2004 20:00:16 +0000 UK/USA/AUS band together to fight spam <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Whilst partnering up on more covert projects, the UK, USA, and Australia have joined together to help prosecute spammers. &quot;The UK, US and Australia are combining forces to combat spam. They have signed... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 03 Jul 2004 14:49:28 +0000 Music biz loses Net royalties fight in Canada <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The music industry's efforts to recoup money lost from Internet piracy were thwarted yet again Wednesday. The Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Internet service providers don't have to pay royalties to composers... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 02 Jul 2004 05:59:57 +0000