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posted in February 2006

Microsoft Vows To Fight Korea's Windows Ruling

2/24/2006
In the final ruling, the Korean commission ordered Microsoft to offer two new Windows editions. One must strip out Windows Media Player and Windows Messenger, and would be similar to the "N" version ordered last year by the European Union.

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Climate Change Model Harnesses Home Computers

2/14/2006
The BBC, Britain's Meteorological Office, Oxford University, and the University of California at Berkeley on Tuesday launched a program, and software, to mobilize idle time of home computers to better predict climate change.

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Spyware Barely Touches Firefox

2/9/2006
In side-by-side tests of Microsoft Internet Explorer and Firefox, IE proved to be far more vulnerable to spyware infections. Most of the exploits that leveraged IE vulnerabilities to plant spyware were based on ActiveX and JavaScript.

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Spyware Triples During 2005

2/7/2006
Spyware tripled during 2005, became ever-more sophisticated and stealthy, and attached itself to U.S. computers at rates above any other country, a security company says.

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Microsoft Patent Loss Translates Into User Pain

2/6/2006
One in four businesses will have to update Microsoft Office because the Redmond, Wash.-based developer lost a patent lawsuit, an asset management company said. The patent was awarded for a way of linking spreadsheet data among multiple Microsoft programs.

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iMac Model No Longer For Sale

2/6/2006
The 17-inch iMac G5, which last week was still selling for $1,299, has disappeared from the Apple Web site and both the U.S. and U.K. versions of its online store.

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Countdown On For Kama Sutra

2/2/2006
Starting Friday, Feb. 3, the worm will begin corrupting 11 different file formats by overwriting those documents and files with a mindless string of text.

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Mac IE Dead And Gone

2/1/2006
Microsoft posted a notice on its Mactopia Web site that Internet Explorer for Mac is no longer available for downloading. The company recommended that Mac owners still using IE should "migrate to more recent Web browsing technologies such as Apple's Safari."

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