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It's a Small (Notebook) World at Computex

June 06, 2008 |
Whether it's sold by generic white-box resellers or famous names like Dell and Apple, a huge percentage of PC hardware comes from Taiwan. That's why the annual Computex trade show in Taipei always generates big news.
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Tech Comics: "Making Money from Web 2.0"

June 06, 2008 |
Some users have taken Web 2.0 to extraordinary lengths.
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The Future of the Internet, According to Web Trendsetters

June 05, 2008 |
A group of bloggers, editors, and Web publishers gathered recently to talk about the Web’s evolution.
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Microsoft Just Can't Kill XP

June 04, 2008 |
Despite its desire to sell Vista everywhere, Microsoft keeps finding profitable opportunities for XP's aging code base.
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Here Comes the 'ASUS Freee PC'

June 04, 2008 |
Still saving your pennies to buy a computer? Forget about it – they’re about to be free. It's a wonderful time to be a nerdy cheapskate.
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Not Quite the End of Gates' Era, but Close

June 03, 2008 |
Bill Gates shares some memories as he prepares to retire from Microsoft.
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Windows 7: No New Kernel

June 03, 2008 |
In a move to dispel rumors and misinformation, a Microsoft official says a new OS kernel is not in the works for Vista's replacement.
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Why Are IT Security Pros so Bad?

June 03, 2008 |
Have you heard about the security conference where the organizers inadvertently distributed a virus-infected USB stick to the attendees?
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Data Demand Drives Higher Mobile Phone Costs

June 02, 2008 |
Users are willing to pay extra for advanced phones, driving costs to their highest level in years.
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What's Wrong with IT?

June 02, 2008 |
Clueless management, staffers with unrealistic expectations, dinosaur-like vendors: A top IT consultant vents on an industry badly in need of a wake-up call.
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Ulteo Virtual Desktop: Running GNU/Linux in Windows

June 01, 2008 |
Is 2008 the year of "Linux on Windows"?
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Let the Machine Do the Learning

May 30, 2008 |
Discovering, understanding, and exploiting structured and unstructured data needs to be automated, argues an upcoming speaker at the LinkedData Planet Conference.
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Tech Comics: "Bill Gates in 2055"

May 29, 2008 |
It's likely that the Microsoft founder will be working to improve Windows for a long time to come.
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Natural Programmers (Code Monkeys) vs. Career Programmers (Geeks in Suits)

May 29, 2008 |
To hire the most appropriate talent for your software development job, you must first understand the ethic of the Code Monkey.
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Apple vs. Google vs. Linux vs. Microsoft: The Fight For the Desktop is On!

May 29, 2008 |
It’s a tough time to be Microsoft, as today’s challengers are tough, smart and well funded.
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The Three Things You Need to Know About Windows 7

May 28, 2008 |
The next couple of years will usher in the next generation of user interface from Microsoft, Apple and the Linux community, and it’s going to be really, really cool.
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The FTC's New Spam Rules: Sender Beware

May 27, 2008 |
The Federal Trade Commission has approved the Final Rule, which makes it easier than ever for consumers to add companies to the spam list.
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Mac Security Software Roundup

May 27, 2008 |
As the Mac’s market share increases, it becomes a potentially more interesting target for the bad guys.
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Why Linux Frightens Both the Software and Hardware Industry

May 27, 2008 |
Change is scary. Until you see more mainstream entities supporting Linux alternatives, the world will remain in the dark as to lower cost options.
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Is There a Cure for the 'Distraction Virus'?

May 22, 2008 |
The Internet is an incredible productivity tool that offers unprecedented access to information and communication with others. But it's also distracting, and getting more distracting every day.
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