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posted in January 2006

Microsoft Unveils IE 7 Public Beta

Microsoft on Tuesday released the first generally available beta for Internet Explorer 7, as well as Windows RSS Platform, a for-developers set of APIs for creating RSS-enabled applications.

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BIOS Could Hide Rootkits

Attackers could use the PC's Advanced Configuration and Power Interface, a collection of power management controls, to code or deploy snippets of a rootkit into the BIOS flash memory, a researcher says.

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Microsoft Readies Second Anti-Spyware Beta

Windows Defender Beta 2 will add support for Outlook, a new interface, and automated updates to the spyware definitions and scanning engine. Where Beta 1 has been available only for Windows XP, Beta 2 will run on other Windows versions.

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EC Grants Microsoft Extension; DOJ Says Company Tardy

The European Commission gave Microsoft an extension Monday to respond to charges relating to a 2004 antitrust ruling. Meanwhile the U.S. Department of Justice took the company to task for falling behind in providing documentation required under a 2002 antitrust settlement.

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FTC Says Cell Phone E-Mail Is Hoax

Contrary to e-mail making the rounds on the Internet, cell phone numbers aren't being offered for sale to telemarketers, and you don't need to register your cell phone with a do-not-call list.

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Security Firm Offers Ad Space In Bug Report

An anonymous security researcher who tried to sell an Excel vulnerability on eBay last month now stands to make a portion of more than $600 in an auction of ad space in the report issued when the bug is fixed by Microsoft.

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Apple Updates Mac OS X

Enhancements to Mac OS X 10.4.4 include improvements to the Safari Web browser, and a number of new widgets--including one for Google searches--add features to iChat and resolve problems in .Mac synchronization sessions.

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H&R Block Unveils TaxCut Online

H&R Block opened the e-doors of its TaxCut Online preparation service Monday, the last of the top three providers of federal and state tax preparation and filing returns to go live.

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Toshiba To Hike Tiny Drives To 10GB

Toshiba announced plans Thursday to boost the capacity of its ultra-small .85-inch hard disk drives to 10GB, giving even greater storage space for future small form-factor gadgets including digital music players and miniature automobile GPS systems.

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