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Massive investigation operation follows London attack

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Misc

Forensics and intelligence evidence will underpin efforts to find those responsible for London's worst ever terrorist attack.

Google Wins 'Typosquatting' Dispute

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Web

An Internet arbitrator has awarded Google Inc. the rights to several Web site addresses that relied on typographical errors to exploit the online search engine's popularity so computer viruses and other malicious software could be unleashed on unsuspecting visitors.

Duke Nukem 3D goes Mobile

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Gaming

3DRealms has announced a mobile version of Duke Nukem 3D. They created this game based on the original and very popular Duke Nukem 3D game for personal computers.

ICANN to lift price caps on .net domains

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Web

Owners of .net Web addresses may face higher registry fees in the future--but not until 2007.

ID Theft Bill Widens Encryption Rules

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Security

Last week, Reps. Joe Barton, R-Texas, and John Dingell, D-Mich., the chairman and ranking minority member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, respectively, floated a draft bill requiring businesses engaged in interstate commerce to encrypt sensitive personal data.

Group Blasts Video Game Over Sex Content

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Gaming

A media watchdog group on Friday denounced the maker of the hugely popular video game "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" over graphic sexual content that allegedly exists in the game and can be unlocked with an Internet download.

London bombs killed 'at least 50'

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Misc

More than 50 people died in the London bomb attacks, the head of the Metropolitan Police has said. Death toll was unlikely to top 100, but warned an unknown number of bodies remain.

ATI's R520 to be available in August?

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Hardware

ATI expects to begin mass shipments of its 90nm R520, R530 and RV515 chips in the middle of the third quarter.

Play Myst for Me

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Gaming

At the VIP reception after the Video Games Live concert at the Hollywood Bowl, some of the industry's hottest designers and composers still couldn't quite believe they had just heard the full Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra play the theme music from Myst and Halo and Tron. Oh, yes, they did.

Wi-Fi mooching and the law

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Legal

The recent arrest of a Florida man on charges of unauthorized use of a wireless network could set legal ground rules for open Wi-Fi access.

Video Camera Not Good for Photos

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Reviews

Gadgets have been getting smaller as they get better, and such is certainly the case with video cameras, whose heft has dropped dramatically over the years. But there's such a thing as TOO small, as I found with the powerful but pint-sized Everio GZ-MC500 from JVC.

"The Myth of Open-Source"

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OSS

JBoss founder Marc Fleury explains how his hot startup makes profits from its free application-server software

Teenager gets suspended sentence for Internet worm

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Legal

The German teen-ager who wrote the Sasser Internet worm was convicted of computer sabotage on Friday and given a suspended jail sentence of one year and nine months.

Microsoft's UK website defaced

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Microsoft

Microsoft's UK website was defaced on July 6 by a hacker who goes by the pseudonym Apocalypse, according to information available at a web defacement archive.

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Witnesses Post Instant Photos on the Web to Capture Drama

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Misc

Online photo-sharing sites and Web blogs began chronicling the attacks soon after they occurred, posting material often gathered before professional news organizations arrived on the scenes.

QuakeCon 2005 program finalized

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Gaming

Attendees to the 10th annual frag-fest will be treated to Quake 4 multiplayer and a John Carmack keynote.

Trojan horses gallop into networks

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Security

An outbreak of Trojan horse programs is hitting networks around the world, an e-mail security company has warned.

Vendors Team on Debian-Based Enterprise Linux

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Linux

Sources close to Mandriva, Progeny and Turbolinux say the trio of companies will be announcing a new enterprise Linux distribution based on Debian Linux at the LinuxWorld event in San Francisco in August.

Making a dual-boot RH9 and Fedora Core 3 computer

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HowTos

There are many different ways to configure dual booting Linux and Windows on a computer. There are very few documented methods in configuring a dual booting Linux setup. This write-up (although not perfect), should give the basis of getting Red Hat 9 and Fedora Core 3 working on the same hard drive.

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