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Articles by Antone Gonsalves
posted in February 2005
Firefox is gathering steam and gaining traction, but the open-source browser is not expected to overtake Microsoft in the foreseeable future.
A Nigerian national charged in a California identity-theft case involving at least 145,000 personal and financial records of consumers was sentenced to 16 months in state prison.
Microsoft's decision to update Internet Explorer sooner than originally planned is less about improving security, as the company has claimed, and more about combating rivals in the lucrative search market.
Amazon.com Inc. and EBay Inc. have lost some ground with customers, as the two Internet giants struggle to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction, while also expanding product lines to generate more sales, a study shows.
Yahoo launches a beta release of a toolbar for Mozilla Firefox, a sign of the increasing popularity of the open-source web browser.
Malware aimed at disabling Microsoft Corp.'s anti-spyware product has been discovered by security experts who expect the virus to be the first of many to follow.
Google launches in beta a map service that provides the location and directions to places and businesses.
IBM, Sony, Sony Computer Entertainment and Toshiba talk up their jointly developed cell microprocessor, described as a "supercomputer on a chip" designed to handle demanding digital media and computer graphics.
Michael Robertson, the founder of what was once the No. 1 music site on the web, is hoping for a comeback with a new online music store.
Napster launches a rent-a-tune subscription service and a $30 million marketing campaign that looks to convince consumers that it's better to rent than own the music they like to take with them on the road.
Microsoft launches its own Internet search engine and a multimillion-dollar marketing campaign meant to draw the attention of consumers away from its top rivals, Yahoo and market leader Google.
Verizon Wireless launches its multimedia video service, rolling out news, sports and entertainment clips.