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Photocopiers are the newest threat to identity theft, a copier maker said today, because newer models equipped with hard drives record what's been duplicated. At tax time, when Americans photocopy tax returns, confidential information may...

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Online auction giant eBay is facing a rather serious patent dispute over one of its more popular functions. The so called 'buy it now' feature often seen on auctions allows users to end the auction...

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We've recently been hearing about virus threads to Sony's PSP running a "hacked" 1.5 firmwire but it now seems Nintendo's DS could also be vulnerable. Like the PSP virus, the DS virus is a Trojan...

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Real Networks has admitted its move to make tracks acquired through its US-only Rhapsody music service puts the company at risk of a legal suit by Apple. In the company's Securities and Exchange report on...

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If the new search's loads of glitches are fixed fast, it has huge potential. In the past decade, searching the Web has grown from an academic experiment to a multibillion-dollar business. Microsoft has...

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Devin Theriot-Orr, a member a feisty group of reporter-activists called Indymedia, was surprised when two FBI agents showed up at his Seattle law office, saying the visit was a "courtesy call" on behalf of Swiss...

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Expansion pack for the open-ended PC space simulation due in early 2005. First screens inside. German games publisher Deep Silver has announced an expansion pack for its PC space simulation X2: The...

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US pension fund Calpers (The California Public Employees' Retirement System) has announced that it will withhold votes for the re-election of Apple's entire board of directors in protest at the company's failure to implement a...

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Cisco faced its second serious WLAN security threat this week when a network and security analyst released a tool that attacks the company's proprietary Lightweight Extensible Authentication Protocol (LEAP) wireless authentication system. Joshua...

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If you share files over p2p networks which are copyrighted, you are doing something illegal and wrong. However, the argument that it is damaging artists or record associations is growing ever thinner. A new study...

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