Police swoop on 300 email scammers

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Security

Spanish police have carried out a mass raid on email scammers, arresting over 300 people at 166 locations.

Yahoo Firefox toolbar reaches Mac and Linux

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Moz/FF

Yahoo! has followed in Google's footsteps by making its toolbar available on three popular desktop operating systems. The availability of such applications on Firefox is further evidence of the growing importance of the open source browser.

Last Man Standing 1.0 released!

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Gaming

Well here it is! Our first Official release of the mod! If you have not checked out our mod before, this is definitely the version to try! There are new maps, new weapons, tons of features, tons of bug fixes, so much stuff! Check out the readme for more details of the changes in this release.

Google site 'used by drug gang'

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Web

Ten people have been arrested in Brazil after authorities discovered them allegedly using Google's online community site, Orkut, to sell drugs.

Bush creates new post to fight global piracy

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Misc

President Bush has created a new senior-level position to fight global intellectual-property piracy and counterfeiting that cost American companies billions of dollars each year.

Sony gets Unreal 3 engine for PS3

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Gaming

SONY HAS been rather excited to tell us all that they’ve licensed the technology for the Unreal 3 engine from developers Epic Games.

AMD's battle with Intel to go West?

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Legal

AMD vs Intel AMD's legal action against Intel in the US District Court of Delaware could up stumps and move to the US District of Northern California, if plaintiffs already engaged in proceedings against Intel have their way.

KDE Plugin in the Official OpenOffice.org Packages

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KDE

A year and a half after launching the KDE.OpenOffice.org Integration Project, the KDE plugin with the Native Widget Framework has become part of the official OpenOffice.org development packages.

More problems for Windows, Internet Explorer users

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Security

"We've received reports that the color management module ICC profile buffer overflow vulnerability has exploit code available and is being used out in the wild," ISC said on its Web site.

Financial Companies Lead Linux Charge

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OSS

Open-source zealots may continue to play a part in instigating the spread of Linux across the European continent, nearly 14 years after Linus Torvalds hatched the operating system in Finland. But private corporations and public-sector users in Europe typically cite pragmatic reasons for taking up the open-source operating system. They point to price and performance benefits. They want freedom to swap out hardware. They find the operating system reliable. They like its flexibility.

yum! raspBerry 0.60

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Linux
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Berry Linux is a livecd based on Fedora Core with updates and Japanese language support. Version 0.60 was released today utilizing a 2.6.12 kernel, kde 3.4.1, OpenOffice.org 2.0(beta) and gcc 4.0. ...and a cute kitty cat wallpaper.

Xbox 360 to have age restriction feature

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Gaming

Microsoft`s next-generation Xbox 360 game console, which will be released worldwide at the end of this year, will come equipped with an age restriction feature.

AMD laptop offers style but is hot on the thighs

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Hardware
Reviews

Two years after Intel Corp. made a splash with computer chips specially designed for notebook PCs, rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc. jumped on the bandwagon with a microprocessor similarly pitched to the portable crowd.

The internet is doing nicely without its own UN

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Web

Who runs the internet? Who cares? As long as your internet browser sends you to the right location in cyberspace, the technical workings of the World Wide Web aren't really of much concern. Right?

IBM steps into open-source Java project

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OSS

IBM has begun participating in open-source Java project Harmony and intends to contribute code to the initiative, according to a Big Blue executive.

Web Publishers Eye Your Wallet

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Web

Remember a time before cable, when everyone just got broadcast TV for free? That's kind of where the internet is right now. Don't expect it to stay that way.

Sun plans to make all its software free

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OSS

Sun Microsystems president and COO Jonathan Schwartz on Thursday cited the company's plans to eventually offer all of its software for free as a way to build communities around its technologies.

Mobile networks bear blast calls

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Misc

Mobile phone networks are bearing the weight of calls once more as news of four blasts across London spreads.

Sizing up the Linux desktop market, part 1

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Linux

A vice president and senior analyst with Ideas International in Port Chester, N.Y., Iams has spent 13-plus years evaluating and contrasting the features and functionality of the leading operating systems. Despite years of hearing that a Linux on the desktop explosion was just on the horizon, he said the market has yet to take off. But that's just half of the story.

Sony to Release Web Browser for PSP

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Gaming

Sony officials Thursday said the company will release a software upgrade that will let the PlayStation Portable video game system surf the Web without a cumbersome software trick.

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