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posted in August 2006

Google Offers Free Book Downloads

8/30/2006
Out-of-copyright books have been available for reading online through Book Search. The new feature makes it possible for people to store books on their computers and make copies.

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Cox To Offer TiVo DVR Software

8/24/2006
Subscribers to Cox Communications' cable TV service will be able to download TiVo software to their existing set-top boxes, giving them access to the TiVo user interface and special services built on Cox's broadband network.

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Yahoo Adds Anti-Phishing Sign-In Seal

8/22/2006
The seal is associated with the person's computer instead of an ID and password. That's because Yahoo believes it's better to show subscribers they're visiting a legitimate page before entering any personal information.

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BI And More At LinuxWorld

8/17/2006
Open source took center stage in the tech world this week as the spotlight turned to the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco. Among the vendors of interest to Business Intelligence Pipeline readers were Adaptive Planning, IBM and JasperSoft.

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Privacy Group Seeks Federal Probe Of AOL

8/15/2006
The Electronic Frontier Foundation says AOL violated its own privacy policy and FTC regulations and should be ordered to notify the people affected and to stop logging search data "except where absolutely necessary."

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Sales Of Music-Enabled Phones Double

8/14/2006
As expected, mobile phone sales dipped a bit in the first half of 2006, while sales of music-enabled phones rose to 10% of all shipments in the second quarter, up from 5% in the same period a year ago.

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Apple Delays 3Q Earnings Report

8/11/2006
The company told the SEC that it has found stock option irregularities that will probably force a restatement of past financial reports, but it hasn't yet worked out the exact impact.

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Tracking Technology's Future

8/10/2006
Choosing technologies to invest in would be a lot easier with a crystal ball. Peering into the sphere you could see the products destined to fail, and those headed for success. Heck, you might even be tempted to put a few dollars down on the winner of the next Kentucky Derby, retire, and let someone else worry about the future of IT.

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Lenovo Announces AMD-Based Desktops

8/8/2006
The computers are preloaded with a suite of self-recovery tools to help diagnose, contact help, and recover from a virus or other software crash, even if the primary operating system won't boot.

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Windows Live Spaces Has Rough Launch

8/4/2006
Among the complaints, which Microsoft said it's working to resolve, are slow page loading and difficulty configuring the layout and viewing the blogs in Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers.

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Internet TV Use Expected To Soar

8/3/2006
ISuppli sees the market evolving in three phases. The first will be basic service deployment, followed by an array of value-added and interactive services and, finally, dramatic improvements in integration and interactivity.

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Is Microsoft Unstoppable?

8/3/2006
Microsoft is certainly on a roll when it comes to business intelligence. According to its marketers, the Redmond, Wash., software maker is feeling pretty darn good after a favorable report from International Data Corp. In its look at the 2005 BI market, IDC said Microsoft grew its revenues by 25.5 percent, substantially more than any other top-five vendor.

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Microsoft Launches Windows Live Spaces

8/2/2006
Now officially out of beta, the blogging service offers more social networking features, including the ability to connect to people listed in the contacts list of Microsoft's instant messaging and e-mail services.

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