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Inmate hacked prison network, broke into employee database

A former prison inmate has been arrested and charged with hacking the facility's computer network, stealing personal details of more than 1,100 prison employees and making them available to fellow inmates.

Microsoft: Windows 7 ready for Christmas 2009

Windows 7 in time for Christmas? No, not this Christmas - but Christmas 2009.
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Malaysian court frees 'detained' blogger

Malaysia's High Court today ordered the release of one of the country's most prominent bloggers, who was detained without trial under the country's controversial security law.
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BitTorrent Inc. amputates half of self

BitTorrent Inc. - the San Francisco company still hoping to make some money from Bram Cohen's world famous p2p file sharing protocol - has apparently laid off about half its staff.
Cade Metz, 08 2008

Rambus asks ITC to bar US Nvidia imports

IP-lawsuit-happy Rambus is asking the US International Trade Commission to ban imports of Nvidia products it claims infringe on nine of its patents.

Nokia 7310 Supernova candybar phone

Review Nokia is re-introducing the once-popular exchangeable Xpress-On cover concept to a new generation of impressionable mobile buyer with its Supernova range of budget mobiles.

Researchers find more flaws in wireless security

Wireless networks that use a popular form of security known as Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) are vulnerable to an attack that could compromise certain communications in less than 15 minutes, two researchers plan to tell attendees next week at the PacSec 2008 conference in Tokyo.