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Net-illiterate 'failing children'

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Internet-illiterate parents could leave their children on the wrong side of the digital divide, researchers have said.

Online news sites more liked than ever

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Internet news sites are more popular than ever before and are continuing to erode newspapers' mindshare, research has found.

Cemetery to begin vertical burials

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Misc

An Australian company has been given approval to begin work on a cemetery where bodies will be buried vertically to save space and minimize impact on the environment, a spokesman said Thursday.

Turner tapping into game market

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Gaming

The company that helped revive old films is hoping to bring classic video games out of the vault. Atlanta-based Turner Broadcasting will move into the subscription PC game market this fall with new GameTap service.

Wal-Mart targets parody site

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Web

A college student was forced to redesign a Web site satirizing a foundation run by Wal-Mart after the discount retail giant claimed he violated copyright law by using graphics from the company's Web site.

Beware How You Google

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Web

A simple misspelling of Google's domain name could lead to a Web surfer's worst nightmare.

In a new twist to the old practice of "typosquatting," virus writers have registered a slight variation of Google Inc.'s popular search-engine site to take advantage of any users who botch the spelling of the google.com URL.

An Open Letter To Linux Developers

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Linux

Submitted by helios17 on Wed, 04/27/2005 - 23:00.

First things first. I don't know perl from python. I keep a cheat sheet taped to the side of my monitor with the simplest shell commands. I am not a Linux Expert...I am a Linux Consumer. Having come to the world of Linux rather abruptly, actually as a matter of survival, I did not have the luxury of time. A nasty variant of bagle destroyed my network and shoddy backup practices almost took me into bankruptcy. So here I am, a tad over a year of Linux experience and some deep concerns.

That's 'Mr Scarface' to you...

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Gaming

Now, simply making a game based around the events of the movie was clearly never going to work. Either the team could do the classic fallback of doing a prequel about how Montana got where he was, or mess with the history and do one of those "ooh, what would have happened if he had survived that manic mansion scene at the end?"

eurogamer.net grills the game's producer Cam Webber on what he claims will become one of this year's biggest hits...

Pics from The Hitchhiker's Guide

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Movies

We have added news stills from the forthcoming adaptation of Douglas Adams' radio The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

Netscape laid wide open by security flaw

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Security

Two separate imaging-related security flaws have surfaced in AOL's Netscape browser and in the KDE desktop environment for Unix and Linux, according to security experts. Both could allow an attacker to plant malicious code on a user's system when a specially crafted image is viewed by an affected application, such as a browser, e-mail program or stand-alone viewer, researchers said.

Latest Secunia Security Advisories

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Security
  • Debian updates for cvs, gaim and kdelibs

  • Redhat updates for sharutils and mozilla

  • gentoo updates for rkhunter, Convert-UUlib and xine-lib

Microsoft slams Windows

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Microsoft

Microsoft yesterday slammed its own networking and hardware support in Windows XP, only to see a keyboard fail using a beta version of Longhorn.

"In the past we really have not taken as systematic approach as we should have. We put things together not really thinking through the end-to-end scenarios and this is why at times we have failed to deliver."

Apple's New Operating System Turns Up Heat on Microsoft

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Mac

It's not that Tiger is about to eat Longhorn for lunch -- after all, Microsoft Windows runs 94 percent of the world's personal computers. Rather, Apple's history of operating system innovations sets the standard for Microsoft to imitate or exceed.

We Test Drive Windows XP Professional x64 Edition

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Microsoft

With Windows XP Professional x64 Edition now available to the public, we were eager to get our hands on the final version of the product and compare it to the earlier release candidate versions. We found no major surprises. The final shipping version of XP x64 Edition looks exactly like its predecessors and could easily pass for the 32-bit version of XP Professional.

Review: Mandriva Limited Edition 2005

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MDV
Reviews

Mandriva has changed more cosmetically in this version than Mandrakelinux has in the past several releases. While the Galaxy theme is still the default, there are new splash screens and graphical changes here and there that make you feel like you're using a different -- or at least newer -- distribution.

IBM to acquire Healthlink

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Misc

Software giant IBM said it will buy Houston, Texas-based Healthlink, a US healthcare technology consulting services firm, for an undisclosed sum.

huh?

Houston hospital says patient records compromised

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Security

Officials at a Houston hospital said a stolen computer may contain medical records and Social Security numbers of hundreds of its patients. Christus St. Joseph Hospital has sent letters to about 16,000 patients, informing them of the possible security breach.

Insecurities over Indian outsourcing

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Security

A case of bank fraud involving an India-based outsourcer has rekindled a debate about using overseas contractors for tasks involving sensitive data.

Apple Retaliates Over Jobs Biography

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Mac

Apple Computer Inc. has retaliated against the publisher of an upcoming unauthorized biography about chief executive Steve Jobs by removing dozens of other technology books sold by the publisher from Apple stores around the world.

Xandros betas first Linux server product

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Linux

"Desktop Linux specialist Xandros has begun its long-awaited move into the Linux server space with the news that its Small Medium Business (SMB) Server has entered beta testing.As the name suggests, SMB Server will be aimed at smaller businesses, fulfilling their requirements for the security and reliability of Linux, within the usual administration and management costs, according to Andreas Typaldos, Xandros CEO."



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