10th > January > 2004 Archive

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HP declares war on sharing culture

CES HP this week took the unusual move of using a consumer electronics conference as the venue for an unprecedented attack on consumers and their ability to enjoy American technology and culture.
Ashlee Vance, 10 Jan 2004
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Consumer giants encircle the home PC

CES If you're wondering why Microsoft has chosen to place its strategic bets on the set-top box, rather than the traditional PC-based Windows Media center, a trip around the CES show floor explains why.
Andrew Orlowski, 10 Jan 2004
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VeriSign dead cert causes net instability

The expiration of one of VeriSign's master digital certificates on Wednesday created confusion for Net users and glitches to the operation of some applications, notably Norton Anti-Virus (NAV).
John Leyden, 10 Jan 2004
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UK net paedo faces US jail

A Merseyside man has been jailed for five year after he was caught having sex with a 14 year-old American schoolgirl he met on the Internet.
John Leyden, 10 Jan 2004