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posted in July 2005
Hewlett-Packard says it has ended its high-profile deal with Apple to sell the popular iPod music player.
A virus writer released malicious code that ridicules anti-virus vendors and the Sasser worm author.
Company says problem was a bug in pre-beta versions that's fixed in Beta 1 version released last week; denies rumors that MSN search engine will be only default search in IE and pledges to support third-party toolbars and search engines. Internet Explorer.
Consumers can use the "My AOL" feature to access America Online based on their specific interests, choosing the services and information to which they want immediate access.
Teens use IM to communicate with each other, and E-mail to communicate with large groups and adults, according to a Pew study.
The Mozilla Foundation has released a technology preview of a mobile-phone browser that uses the same code base--and offers many of the same features--as the popular desktop Firefox browser.
An organization of major Hollywood studios releases system requirements and specifications for building projectors capable of showing digital films, a milestone in the evolution to digital movie theaters.
More large airlines and travel firms are sharing customer data with other companies without permission or have unclear privacy policies than six months ago.
Symantec says there has been a big decrease in network-damaging viruses and an increase in less destructive Trojans.
The number of searches on AOL and Ask Jeeves rose by 15 percent and 16 percent, respectively, from the first quarter, while Google and Yahoo grew much more slowly and searches on MSN actually declined.
Revenue nearly doubled, profits were up more than fourfold as online advertising grew.
Developers are now shooting for September for the oft-delayed release, with versions 2 and 3 due next year.
The database vendor fails to patch security holes, despite knowing about the vulnerabilities for as long as two years, an accuser says. But Oracle says it fixes holes in order of severity.
A Web-tracking firm says that Google attracted a record amount of traffic in the second quarter and that rivals Yahoo and Microsoft's MSN also saw more Internet visitors in the same period.
A worm disguised as a file coming from iTunes has been found on America Online Inc.'s instant messaging service, a security firm says.
Google hired former Microsoft executive Kai-Fu Lee to head China research and development; Microsoft is asking the court to require Lee and Google to abide by Lee's confidentiality and non-compete agreements.
IBM on Tuesday said it has agreed to acquire PureEdge Solutions Inc., a maker of standards-based electronic forms that IBM plans to integrate across its portfolio of collaboration technology.
The Mozilla Foundation's success with Firefox doesn't mean that open-souce code is immune to the mistakes proprietary projects make -- especially backward compatibility, which proved once again this week just how elusive it can be.
The move triples News Corp.'s reach among U.S. Internet users and makes it a player in the online social-networking market.
The latest releases of the Firefox browser and Thunderbird e-mail client break extensions built by third-party developers, and new versions of the flawed software are expected to be released this week.
Major London news sites suffered significant performance degradation following Thursday's terror attacks, as readers from across the globe headed to the Web to access information from primary sources.
The threat of spyware and viruses being secretly downloaded on their computers has caused the majority of consumers to stop opening e-mail attachments, among other things.
SourceLabs debuts a catalog of open-source projects that's meant to let developers provide the latest information to interested IT organizations.
The number of podcast users in the United States is expected to increase nearly 15 fold over the next five years, a research group says.
A Trojan capable of ruining smartphones running the Symbian Series 60 operating system has been discovered, a security expert said Tuesday.