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posted in December 2005

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Google And Microsoft Settle Bitter Lawsuit
Commentary  |  12/22/2005
Google said today that it has settled the lawsuit brought by Microsoft in July to enforce a noncompetition agreement against Dr. Kai-Fu Lee, a former Microsoft executive who left the company to work for Google. In a prepared statement, Lee, president of engineering, product and public affairs for Google China, said, "I am pleased with the terms of the settlement agreement."
Google's AOL Deal Undermines Its Principles
Commentary  |  12/19/2005
According to reports over the weekend in The New York Times and elsewhere, Time Warner is expected to announce tomorrow that it will renew its partnership with Google, which will make a $1 billion investment in AOL in exchange for a 5% stake in the company. While the actual terms have yet to be disclosed, one aspect of the deal is troubling. The Times reports, "Google, which pride
Virus Fighters Can't Keep Up
Features  |  12/15/2005
Fast-moving malware has the antivirus industry looking for a new strategy that focuses on proactive, automated tools
BBN Technologies to Develop Open-Source Radio Software
News  |  12/8/2005
The software will be used in software-defined radios, which are potentially much more flexible and get better reception than radios where the logic is frozen in hardware.
Antivirus Vendors Struggle To Keep Up With Attacks
News  |  12/8/2005
Infections are coming faster, and there are more of them every day, leaving antivirus vendors scrambling to fend off the attacks.
Scratch-Resistant CD Keeps Data Alive
News  |  12/5/2005
You can wipe off that drink coaster and slip it into a CD player--that is, if you really wanted to. The Scratch-Less Disc relies on a special polymer, co-developed by General Electric, that's 100 times harder to scratch than the surface of standard CDs.
TransMedia Plans Enterprise Sharing and E-Commerce Software
News  |  12/1/2005
New Glide hosted software could be latest threat to Microsoft's desktop productivity apps


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