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Archive for March, 2009

Microsoft goes to war against Apple’s expensive Macs

Friday, March 27th, 2009

Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, has been taking a dig at Apple’s pricey kit for a while now, saying that with the recession, people are going to start looking more closely at the value for money offered by Mac computers.

Now that theme has become an explicit attack in the form of a new series of ads which have just debuted here in the States.

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Hacked File-Upload Accounts Prized by E-Jihadis

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Services like RapidShare, Ziddu, and MegaUpload allow users to share large files, yet each places certain restrictions on non-paying users, such as limiting the number, speed, and size of files that free users can upload and download.

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Help File: Using Hotmail With Regular Mail Programs

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

Q How can I download Hotmail messages to the regular mail program on my computer?

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Research Center’s Role Faces Scrutiny

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

A Pennsylvania defense research center regularly consulted with two “handlers” close to Rep. John P. Murtha (D-Pa.) as it collected nearly $250 million in federal funding through the lawmaker, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post and sources familiar with the funding requests. The center then channeled a significant portion of the funding to companies that were among Murtha’s campaign supporters.

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