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Tech Firms Owe Debt to 'Star Wars' Creator

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Sci/Tech

After filming the first "Star Wars" movie with special effects far from special, George Lucas spent millions to develop a complete digital editing system to populate his sequels with armies of X-wing fighters and Gungan warriors. Then, he virtually gave it away.

Gentoo Store: Closing its doors

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Gentoo

May 22, only 10 days away, will be the last day that the Gentoo Store will be open for business and accepting new orders.

Reasons to adopt Linux – part 94

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Linux

BEAR WITH US as we write one more story on the whole ‘Is Windows more or less expensive to run than Linux?’ debate.

Gates Says IPod Success Won't Last

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Microsoft
Mac

Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates says Apple Computer Inc. shouldn't get too comfortable atop the portable music playing world.

Psycho girlfriend on eBay promises 1-month fantasy

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Web

"Let me be your fantasy imaginary psycho girlfriend for a month. I am 29 years old, 115 pounds, with natural purple hair and a fascination with death. I am certifiably insane (copy of certificate available upon request)."

Linspire under new management

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Linux

Desktop Linux company Linspire has a new CEO after its founder and former CEO Michael Robertson stepped up to the role of chairman of the privately held company.

Senate Passes Real ID Act

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Security

The U.S. Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would create an electronic ID card designed to stop illegal immigrants from getting driver's licenses. The U.S. House of Representatives earlier this year passed its version of the bill, which was tacked onto a measure to pay for military activities in Iraq.

Firefox's flaws fixed in upgrade

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Software

The Mozilla Foundation has now recommended people upgrade to the latest version, Firefox 1.0.4, which is a security update.

Open-source divorce for Apple's Safari?

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KDE
Mac

Two years after it selected open-source rendering engine KHTML as the basis of its Safari Web browser, Apple Computer has proposed resolving compatibility conflicts by scrapping that code base in favor of its own.

M$ to simplify software licensing

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Microsoft

Microsoft has promised to publish a simplified version of its Product Use Rights document by July, in an effort to reduce confusion for customers.

IBM and Microsoft face WS-critics

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Misc

There was a showdown at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco yesterday afternoon, as executives from Microsoft and IBM faced criticism that its WS- web services specs are not pushed into standards processes early enough.

A Less-Public Path to Changes In Antitrust

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Microsoft

Throughout Microsoft Corp.'s long-running defense against charges that it broke antitrust laws was an intriguing subtext: Technology industries are so new and different that many aspects of traditional antitrust law don't apply.

Martin to Receive Mark Twain Prize

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Misc

Steve Martin, the "wild and crazy guy" who has spread his comic skills throughout all areas of the performing arts, has been selected to receive this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

Lawmakers Set Their Sights on Spyware

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Security

The new anti-spyware bill would significantly increase civil and criminal penalties for spyware distributors and creators. Illegal profits from spyware could be seized and given to improve law enforcement.

Google puts the brakes on Accelerator

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Web

Google has stopped downloads of Accelerator, blaming capacity problems, after some users complained their privacy had been invaded.

Time running out for M$

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Microsoft

Microsoft is under growing pressure to comply quickly with the European Commission's year-old antitrust ruling, an EU representative said on Wednesday.

M$ Launches Security Advisory

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Microsoft
Humor

Microsoft has unveiled a new security advisory service to plug the gap between public disclosure of a vulnerability and the availability of a patch.

AeroCool AeroPower black/silver line 550W

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Hardware
Reviews

Something new from the "I want, I want" dept.:

The power supply unit is the heart of every system and power demands keep on continuously rising on a daily basis. This certain fact requires that you will require something stronger regrettably to many enthusiasts. Why not combine something stronger with great aesthetics while upgrading? AeroCool has an answer for your next power supply upgrade, the AeroPower black/silver line 550W power supply unit.

M$ issues 'maximum severity' Windows alert

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Microsoft

Oh yeah, here's something new. Microsoft has warned of a flaw in its Windows operating system that could be exploited by hackers to remotely run malicious applications on a victim's PC.

Toshiba Expands HD DVD Capacity to 45GB

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Hardware

Backer of HD DVD technology announces boost that closes the significant capacity gap between rival next-generation optical discs.

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