Neowin News Feed for: Tries Neowin News Feed for: Tries en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Time Warner Cable tries metering Internet use <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2285284021289151078_tv.png" alt="" /></div>You're used to paying extra if you use up your cell phone minutes, but will you be willing to pay extra if your home computer goes over its Internet allowance? Time Warner Cable Inc. customers... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 03 Jun 2008 10:10:53 +0000 Town tries out Cybercar concept <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Daventry, a Northamptonshire town, is investigating ways to increase the use of public transport and reduce reliance on cars by testing a driverless car which is controlled by computer and uses lasers to avoid obstacles.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 28 Sep 2007 19:26:21 +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 Tries to Explain Away Outlook 2007 Controversy <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is trying to dampen criticism by explaining its controversial decision to unify the rendering and editing engines in Outlook 2007 and use only the Word 2007 engine, even though there are some HTML and... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 31 Jan 2007 13:41:02 +0000 Microsoft tries to stop Vista piracy monster <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has issued an update to Windows Vista that's intended to stop a piracy monster. The software maker said Thursday that the update is aimed at thwarting a technique that was letting some people use... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Fri, 15 Dec 2006 10:05:39 +0000 Google AdSense Tries to Auto-Install Software <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Users viewing AdSense ads in Internet Explorer 6 or 7 over the last few days were prompted to install third-party software, according to forum posts on WebmasterWorld. The applications included QuickTime, Acrobat, Flash and Windows... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 17 Aug 2006 19:15:35 +0000 Ballmer Tries to Offset Flak over Vista Ship Date <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer tried to offset some of the fallout from what Wall Street sees as the company's hedging on when Windows Vista would ship. In a talk about shareholder value at its annual... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 29 Jul 2006 14:43:37 +0000 Microsoft Tries Pay-As-You-Go Approach For Windows PCs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While Microsoft's Windows operating system and software is popular worldwide, its relatively high price puts it out of the financial reach of many in the developing world. As a result, pirated copies of Windows and... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 22 May 2006 20:48:44 +0000 Apple Tries to Patent 'Tamper-Resistant Software' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple Computer, which is in the process of switching to computers based on the omnipresent Intel processor, has filed a patent application describing a method for securely running Mac OS X on specific hardware. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 09 Nov 2005 23:37:00 +0000 Adware Maker Tries Image Makeover <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In an apparent attempt to shed its image as an aggressive adware pusher, 180solutions is alerting PC users whose computers run its ad-serving software and is offering tips on removing it. The... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 28 Jun 2005 19:25:20 +0000 Microsoft tries to quell TCP/IP 'danger' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>To fully implement the TCP/IP protocol in Windows XP would make denial of service attacks a walk in the park, Microsoft said. The company was responding to claims by a well-known security... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 28 Apr 2005 21:35:08 +0000 EA tries to revive DICE takeover <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Publisher picks up additional shareholder votes and extends its offer for another month. Electronic Arts today said that attempts to buy Digital Illusions CE, the Stockholm-based developer of the successful Battlefield franchise,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 21 Dec 2004 18:26:56 +0000 TiVo tries rebate to lure subscribers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>TiVo will drop the price of its low-end digital video recorder to $99, the company said Monday, as part of a plan to rapidly increase subscribers to its service. The San Jose,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 09 Aug 2004 17:14:58 +0000 SCO tries to revive Unix System Labs name <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Company has applied for a trademark on the term but is vague about how it plans to use the name. The SCO Group Inc. is trying to revive the name of the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 31 Jul 2004 22:14:50 +0000 Audiogalaxy founder tries new P2P venture <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Two years after finding his way off the recording industry's &quot;most wanted&quot; list, Audiogalaxy founder Michael Merhej is back with a new peer-to-peer software venture. The Austin, Texas, programmer's new company, ByteTaxi,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 27 Jul 2004 01:29:49 +0000 SCO tries to reinvigorate product line <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The company that has been known mainly in lawsuits now a day's has released some new UNIX products. SCO announced version 7.1.4 of UnixWare. Along with new versions for embedded devices and small... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 15 Jun 2004 20:37:47 +0000 Microsoft tries its hand with vector illustrator <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>This is interesting, I wonder if the idea of developing a vector-based illustrator came after the growing trend of Vector Art and the fact that the DCE will be a part of the highly anticipated... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 08 Jun 2004 16:21:46 +0000 Sun tries new pricing model <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sun Microsystems Inc. of Santa Clara has a deal for countries in the developing world on its computer servers and software. According to a plan announced by Sun today in Shanghai, countries classified as developing... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 01 Jun 2004 22:22:31 +0000 DVD copying software tries to skirt law <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Court rulings have pulled the most popular software for copying DVD movies off the market, but a new program, already on sale at CompUSA and Wal-Mart, is trying to get around these rulings and still... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 07 May 2004 20:20:14 +0000 Intel Tries to Keep Its Cool <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Steve Pawlowski, the director of Intel's Microprocessor Technology Lab, knows Intel has a heat problem. As processors like Intel's Pentium 4 have increased in performance and power, they've also become generators of intense heat. Pentium... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 15 Apr 2004 10:56:39 +0000 Mob Tries to Create Supercomputer <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Hundreds of area technophiles joined laptops Saturday in an attempt to create a computing force on par with the world's most powerful supercomputers. The experiment organized by researchers at the University of San Francisco was... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 03 Apr 2004 22:43:14 +0000 Microsoft tries new tack in license deals <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft's decision to remove language from a licensing agreement that has long rankled computer makers reflects a growing willingness by the software giant to tweak the way it does business, according to analysts. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 02 Mar 2004 00:53:11 +0000 Virus tries to con PayPal users <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Security experts are warning e-mail users about a virus which tries to fool people into giving away bank details. Mimail.J targets customers of web payment system PayPal, and is the latest &quot;phishing&quot; scam,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 22 Nov 2003 01:51:27 +0000 Musicmatch tries to stay plugged into iPod <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Musicmatch isn't quite ready to give up its ties to the iPod. On Monday, the San Diego-based music software company sent an e-mail to its customers letting them know that, despite the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 04 Nov 2003 17:04:31 +0000 Microsoft tries to 'own the consumer' with Xbox <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is having a tough time getting support for its Xbox Live. The Vole's usual strategy of keeping as much of the money for itself as possible isn't sitting well with the biggest games makers.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Sun, 16 Mar 2003 20:01:02 +0000 E-mail scam tries to fool PayPal users <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>PayPal subscribers are being targeted by a fraudulent e-mail scheme designed to con them into handing over their personal information. Over the past week, users of eBay's online payments service have been receiving e-mails... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 09 Mar 2003 12:50:39 +0000 Wi-Fi Alliance tries again on wireless security <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Wi-Fi Alliance aims to make it easier to build robust security into wireless LANS with the announcement yesterday of a successor to the flawed WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) protocol. Wi-Fi Protected... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 01 Nov 2002 13:39:22 +0000 GRACE robot tries to live up to name <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Cheers Matt and Tonny Phang for sending this in. A group of scientists who set out to build a robot with human social skills may have actually improved on humanity: Their creation courteously... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 26 Jul 2002 22:13:31 +0000 AOL tries to sell more ads with honey than vinegar <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>America Online executives say they have softened their bare-knuckled dealings with advertisers and are taking other steps to revive an ad engine that fueled revenue growth in the late '90s. The service's sputtering... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 22 Jul 2002 08:06:57 +0000 Microsoft tries to steal Macworld thunder <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft on Monday launched the first of several pre-emptive strikes against Apple Computer's Macworld trade show by making announcements about new technologies far ahead of their delivery to market. In Microsoft's first... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 15 Jul 2002 18:43:47 +0000 MyLife worm tries to delete Windows files <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Fortunately, a bug in the malicious code prevents it from working as intended. A worm posing as an old-fashioned photograph of a girl holding a flower is making the rounds on the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Darren Bolton) Fri, 08 Mar 2002 18:27:07 +0000