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MPAA Slaps P2P Networks with Lawsuits and Arrests

The Motion Picture Association of America continued its assault on file sharing, joining with police in Europe and the United States to try to stop defendants that John Malcolm, the MPAA's director of worldwide antipiracy operations, called "parasites, leeching off the creativity of others." Monday,...

IBM Creates ‘Extreme Availability’ for NYSE

The New York Stock Exchange and IBM announced in a conference call today that TradeWorks, a new processing system complete with custom hand-held devices -- all designed and built by IBM -- was up and running on the trade floor. "The key point is that the NYSE represents the largest application in th...

IBM Workshops Help ISVs Sell Grids

IBM said grid computing is moving beyond the early adopter phase and announced today a series of "Think Grid" workshops to help its business partners learn more about creating, selling and using enterprise grids. The three-day workshops will be held in IBM Innovation Centers in the UK, California an...

Search and Research: Google Takes Libraries Online

Google's quest to aggregate all content on the Web has expanded to encompass whole libraries. The search engine company announced it would be scanning all or parts of the collections of the New York Public Library, Harvard, Oxford, Stanford and the University of Michigan, which will then be searchab...

Merged Oracle-PeopleSoft Faces Daunting Challenges

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has won again, this time after an acrimonious,18-month-long battle with PeopleSoft, whose board of directors bowed today and agreed to a $10.3 billion takeover offer. In October, Oracle made what it called its "best and final offer" of $24 a share. The company then raised th...

Blu-Ray or HD DVD? Both, Says Thomson

Adding weight to the notion that two high-definition DVD formats may co-exist, leading manufacturer Thomson today announced that it would manufacture HD DVD-compatible discs as well as Blu-ray versions in its Technicolor division. The company, however, took a step closer to NEC and Toshiba's HD DVD ...

Laptop Heat May Cool Fertility, Study Finds

Men who have been balancing laptops on their knees as they work during rush hour on the train or wait in the airport for flights may be at risk of more than aches and pains from hunching over that little keyboard. They could also be prone to another major side effect: infertility. Dr. Yefim R. Sheyn...

Disney Backs Blu-Ray But Won’t Rule Out HD DVD

Disney and its Buena Vista Home Entertainment Division have thrown their considerable weight behind the Blu-ray standard for next-generation DVDs, escalating the battle between this format and HD DVDs. Sony, Samsung, Dell and Hewlett-Packard are among the other companies that are promoting Blu-ray.

PalmSource Buys into Linux with China MobileSoft Deal

PalmSource, the separate company that develops the palmOne mobile operating system, announced today it would buy China MobileSoft, whose Linux technology will give PalmSource an instant foothold in the open-source market. Analysts praised the move. "PalmSource will greatly extend its reach in both t...

IMlogic Leads Force into IM Malware Battle

In an attempt to get a jump on the spread of malware through instant messaging, a group of security firms has banded together to create a community of watchdogs that will share information about potential threats. IMlogic has set up a free "threat center" where it will post information on viruses, w...

Kazaa Can Track Users, Trial Witness Says

As an Australian court considers whether Kazaa's parent company should be forced to pay damages for the file sharing that goes on over its peer-to-peer (P2P) network, questions persist about the effectiveness of the music industry's enforcement efforts. Today, the Federal Court in Sydney heard from ...

AMD Opteron Chills Out with Power Management

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is extending its PowerNow technology into the server and workstation realms, building it into Opteron processors, the company announced today. PowerNow, already available in laptops and desktop computers, helps keep chips cooler by cutting back on the power supplied to t...

Trend Micro Hopes To Spread Mobile Antivirus

Trend Micro is giving away its antivirus and anti-spam software for smartphones until June, the company announced today, but how necessary that software is remains unclear. "It's a solution in search of a problem," analyst Ed Moyle of SecurityCurve told TechNewsWorld. Moyle added, however, that the ...

Intel Boosts Earnings Prediction on Higher Demand

Intel painted a rosier fourth-quarter earnings picture than originally expected, but at least one analyst firm has not changed its overall outlook for the company. In a Thursday announcement after the market close, the world's largest semiconductor manufacturer raised revenue estimates from $9.3 bi...

Microsoft Clears Space for Bloggers

Microsoft today handed aspiring bloggers a simple, free tool to get started, releasing a public beta version of MSN Spaces. The tool is integrated into Microsoft's other Internet services, which the company has also upgraded. The latest version of its instant messaging service, MSN Messenger 7.0, is...

HP Claims Virus Throttler Snuffs Out Worms

Hewlett-Packard has worked out the bugs in software it says will slow down the spread of worms and viruses within servers. Virus Throttler -- which HP had said it was shelving back in August because it was having trouble integrating it with Microsoft Windows server software -- is now back, HP CTO To...

HP Adds Utility to OpenView

Hewlett-Packard on Monday unveiled network management software developed from tools it acquired when it bought Novadigm and Consera Software earlier this year. OpenView Automation Manager is part of HP's plan to build a set of individually available components as a replacement for the unwieldy Utili...

Microsoft Offers Trade-Ins for Pirated XP in UK

In an attempt to cut down on the use of counterfeit software use, Microsoft is allowing users of non-licensed copies of Windows XP in the United Kingdom to trade them in for legitimate versions of the operating system. The program, Windows XP Counterfeit Project, has some strings attached. To be eli...

IBM Signs Up 100 Vendors for ‘Workplace’

One hundred independent software vendors (ISVs) have pledged to use software under the umbrella of IBM's Workplace, a direct competitor to Microsoft .NET. Both are attempts to move PC-centric productivity software onto a network. The company did not say exactly how much of the software that falls un...

Violent Video Games Too Accessible to Kids, Say Watchdogs

Video game distributors are under fire from two groups today that claim children can still buy games with violent and sexual themes despite a rating system designed to prevent just that. In separate events, The National Institute on Media and the Family and the Interfaith Center on Corporate Respons...

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