Marc Perkel, sysadmin at the Electronic Frontier Foundation in San Francisco, has been arrested by LA police department.
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Compuware Corp has filed a federal lawsuit against IBM Corp alleging that Big Blue has copied Compuware's software testing tools source code and used monopoly power in the mainframe market to compete unfairly in mainframe software tools, writes Matthew Aslett. The lawsuit, filed by Farmington Hills, Michigan-based …
CeBIT Fujitsu Siemens makes its big play for the high-end PDA biz next week with the official 'launch' of the Pocket LOOX.
RealNetworks Inc made its most significant play in the wireless internet market yesterday, announcing a deal with Nokia Corp that will see its media software bundled on millions of mobile devices, writes Kevin Murphy. Not only will Nokia include a cut-down RealOne player on the forthcoming 9210i, 9290 and 7650 models, but …
IBM Corp wants a bigger piece of the enterprise Windows server market, and the new xSeries 440 server, codenamed "Vigil," that was announced yesterday as part of Intel's "Foster" Xeon MP processor rollout, is part of IBM's long-range plan to do its own engineering at the high end and bring more money to the top and bottom …
CeBIT AMD announced three new high-end CPUs, coinciding nicely with the first day at CeBIT, the world's biggest computer show.
Email is more popular than snail mail, according NetValue.
Beleaguered telecoms equipment vendor Lucent has issued another profits warning, which advises that it expects its return into the black will be delayed until next year.
A row has broken out among pay TV companies after Canal+ alleged in a lawsuit that rival NDS arranged for the posting of information on how to crack the encryption used in its digital TV smartcards on a pirate Web site.
Concerns that improvements in factoring technology might make it easier to break large key length encryption codes are misplaced, according to noted cryptographer Bruce Schneier.
Clock speed is the bane of AMD's life, especially when it comes to marketing processors to retail customers.