In an unconventional request, some users of Linux and other open-source software are inviting Microsoft to sue them.
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Facing a slowing Unix market, IBM released its Power6 processor on Monday, its fastest chip yet for high-end servers. The chip runs at double the speed of its Power5 line, but uses the same amount of power.
Microsoft plans to acquire aquantive, a digital marketing services agency, for around US$6 billion in order to grow its internet advertising business, it was announced last Friday
Symantec is slipping on its target release time for the next major upgrade of its security product for enterprises, code-named Hamlet, while it irons out final code wrinkles during beta testing.
Google has rejected claims that it enables copyright infringement on its YouTube.com web site, its first response to entertainment giant Viacom's US$1 billion lawsuit filed in March.
In a move to strengthen its response to security threats, Microsoft is opening two labs to study the growing amount of malicious software circulating on the internet, security executives announced on Wednesday.
Hynix Semiconductor and Sandisk have reached a patent cross-licence agreement and will jointly manufacture and sell NAND flash memory in addition to developing four-bit-per-cell flash memory, the companies jointly n Wednesday.
Security vendor Trend Micro will release a new version of its mobile security software for Nokia smartphones next month. It will include a built-in firewall and improved malware detection, the company announced on Thursday at the Cebit show in Hanover, Germany.
Pornographic spam dropped to an all-time low in February, as spammers concentrated on health-related products and other general product pitches, according to a report from vendor Symantec.
Microsoft will soon submit a new photo format to an international standards organization that it says offers higher quality images with better compression, the company said on Thursday.
Microsoft will release a public beta of new VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) server software by the end of this month.The software smoothly integrates with legacy phone networks and its Office application suite, the company says.
A new worm targeting a flaw in Sun Microsystems' Solaris 10 OS delivers crude artsy payloads, including a drawing of a turkey in ASCII text.
Corel released a free public beta of Wordperfect Lightning on Tuesday, a word processor that blends a desktop-based application with online collaboration and storage features.
Microsoft released Service Pack 2 (SP2) for SQL Server 2005 on Tuesday, a free upgrade available for download, in addition to new virtualization licensing for the database.
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates outlined a vision of education in which students worldwide use high-speed Internet connections and curriculums that draw on online resources such as Wikipedia to become more globally competitive.