11th March 2006 Archive

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Virus names likely a lost cause

In early February, anti-virus firms warned customers about a computer virus programmed to delete files on the third of each month, but almost every company called the program by a different name.
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You're taking the p*ss, Europe tells Microsoft

Microsoft continues to flout its anti-trust order, the European Commission said on Friday in two strongly worded statements. The EC has again written to Redmond explaining where it's failing to comply with a 2004 decision by the competition office.

Supermicro stuns with four-socket, 1U Opteron bad boy

Supermicro has crammed about as much processing power as possible into a 1U x86 box by delivering a four-socket Opteron-based system.