Blame Microsoft

An LA woman was a victim of identity theft when a hacker got into her personal computer and used her name and social security number to access her bank accounts. She has launched a class-action lawsuit against Microsoft...

Bye Bye iMac

Apple has decided to stop selling the popular iMac in the now-familiar lunchbox-like shape. The computer that changed the look of computing by offering multiple colours and funky curves is on its way out. The iMac is widely credited...

Stutz likes Open Source

David Stutz, a Microsoft executive responsible for Microsoft's Shared Source project, resigned last week. He then went on and posted a "sanitized" version of his resignation letter to the web. In it, he criticizes his former employers for...
Microsoft Research is putting the final touches on what I would call a "search-engine for your brain". The concept is simple. If Google can index and make every web page in the world searchable, surely your mulit-gigahertz...

The End of DLL crashes

One of the most common problems with crashing software is that many programs share modules, known as Dynamic Link Libraries (DLL's) to keep their software modular and to save on disk space. With Hard Drive prices dramatically falling...

Novell’s XGL Desktop

So, we all get that the next version of all operating systems will have some kind of 3D interface. Windows Vista, OSX, and Linux are all vying for that next level of usability. But I've got to say that...
Now this is cool. Take a look at Microsoft Surface. When I first saw this site, I thought it was another cool concept like the iPod Packaging or, more recently, the oFone. This isn't a concept (well, not...
In the wake of the huge developments in the SCO / IBM / Linux world, the creator of Linux, Linus Torvalds says that he is not sure about SCO's claim that Linux contains unlicenced Intellectual Property. He is,...

Next Moves for SCO

As the deadline for the SCO vs IBM resolution passed at midnight last night, many are watching to see what their next moves are. There is speculation that SCO could try to request a preliminary injuction against IBM,...

The SCO Saga

SCO has been on a legal rampage over its claims that some of their intellectual property exists in the Open Source Linux Operating System. They launched a $1 billion lawsuit against IBM in March, followed by sending 1500...

SCO Cancels IBM Licence

The 100 day deadline expired on Friday, and today, SCO has revoked IBM's right to use their Unix Operating System, AIX. SCO claims that their action today prevents IBM from selling new licences of AIX, and that all...

Sun-set

HP and IBM have taken the top spot from Sun in the Unix Server market, according to a study released today by Gartner. For the last few years, Sun has been suffering as low cost, high powered servers...

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