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Online fraud, ID theft soars

American consumers filed more that half-a-million fraud reports last year adding up to over $437 million in losses, with Internet fraud for the first time accounting for more than half of the complaints, according to a report released by the Federal Trade Commission this week.
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Windows for Welsh speakers

Microsoft is to start selling Welsh language versions of Windows XP and Office. Previously, the firm offered only a Welsh language spell checker. Now it is to incorporate all the interface commands in the Welsh language.
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Italian court rules mod chips legal

A court in Italy has dealt a major blow to the efforts of the platform holders to crack down on mod chips, ruling that PS2 mod chip devices are designed to "avoid monopolistic positions."