The SCO Group’s $5 billion threat against Linux is effectively finished. On Friday, Aug. 10, U.S. District Judge Dale Kimball ruled that SCO doesn’t actually own the copyrights that it was using to threaten — and in some cases, sue — Linux users.
"The purpose of the Transparent Federal Budget is to allow anyone to go onto the Internet and to discover how much is being spent on any particular area such as roads, bridges, breast cancer, missiles, secondary education."
Google Voice Local Search is Google’s experimental service to make local-business search accessible over the phone. To try this service, just dial 1-800-GOOG-411 (1-800-466-4411) from any phone. All by voice commands.
Gmail may be an excellent Web-based email application, but there is no easy way to use it with privacy tools like GnuPG. The FireGPG extension for Firefox is designed to solve this problem. It integrates nicely into Gmail's interface and allow
RealNetworks said on Thursday the newest version of its digital music player would allow users to save Internet video -- like those found on YouTube -- for viewing at a later time.
The digital media company, whose free software is one of the
Microsoft's claims that it will ask distributors and users to pay royalties for up to 235 of its patents included in open-source software, including Linux, is clearly an attempt to spread fear, uncertainty and doubt and make people hesitant to us
Microsoft Corp. has released four new security patches to fix holes that are considered "critical" during their regularly scheduled software patch Tuesday. It further corrected several problems that were caused by last week's unschedule
Dell Inc., the second-largest maker of personal computers, has chosen a version of the Linux operating system to sell with its consumer PCs as it works to win back customers from rival Hewlett-Packard Co.
After months of testing, federal investigators interested in gauging its usefulness in national security applications say face recognition software has improved by a factor of 20 in the last five years.
Windows XP will stop being available on new PCs from the end of January 2008. Microsoft is keeping to a plan to stop selling the operating system even though surveys show a lukewarm response of Windows Vista among consumers.
DVD jukebox company Kaleidescape has prevailed in its court case against the DVD Copy Control Association (DVD CCA).
While the trial was originally thought to test the boundaries of "fair use,", Judge Leslie C. Nichols of the Santa Clara
Upgrading to Windows Vista has been banned by the US Dept of Transportation, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Federal Aviation Admin, tech giant Texas Instruments and other corporations and government agencies.
U.S. lawmakers promised to push ahead legislation aimed at cracking down on pretexting, despite some objections from telecom carriers and the U.S. Department of Justice.
Nearly all the members of the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Co
The PC maker said it received more than 100,000 customer requests for Linux in a "suggestion box" posted on Dell's Web site less than three weeks ago. "We are listening to what customers are saying about Linux and taking it into co
Melin monitored the SETI(at)home database to see if the stolen laptop would "talk" to the Berkeley servers. Indeed, the laptop checked in three times within a week, and Melin sent the IP addresses to the Minneapolis Police Department.
At issue is the way the Windows Media Player software from Microsoft plays audio files using MP3, the most common method of distributing music on the Internet. If the ruling stands, Apple and hundreds of other companies that make products that play M
Antiguan developer SlySoft released the first version of AnyDVD HD, a program that allows users to strip HD DVDs of their content protections, including HDCP, and rip the data to a PC's hard drive. Planned the same for Blu-ray discs.
Microsoft's long-awaited Windows Vista was finally released yesterday - and already a hacker has claimed to have broken the operating software's encryption. Five years in the making, Windows Vista has been described by Bill Gates, head of Mi
Adobe Systems Inc. announced that it has released the full PDF (Portable Document Format) 1.7 specification to the Association for Information and Image Management, which in turn, will start working on making PDF an ISO standard.
Are you tired of paying hundreds or thousands of dollars for your computer software? Tired of having to buy upgrades, and new hardware to run the upgrades. Tired of crashes, security flaws, cyber-attacks, and worrying if your computer
Microsoft acknowledged it approached technology blogger Rick Jelliffe and offered to pay him to correct what the company saw as inaccuracies in Wikipedia articles on an open-source document standard and a rival format Microsoft prefers.
With Linux growing by leaps and bounds, it makes sense that the top organizations that guide its growth are finally joining forces. The Open Source Development Labs and the Free Standards Group will merge to form the Linux Foundation.
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