Using the community-building powers of blogs, Microsoft employees provide development insights into Longhorn, long before the month-end developers conference in Los Angeles. According to Internet.com: Like a developer’s version of “Where’s Waldo,” careful readers of Longhorn-focused and PDC-themed blogs (even “official” sites in Microsoft’s own PDC Web pages) can find leaks and juicy tidbits about
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This week Microsoft released a consolidated Windows XP update that brings together 22 critical updates into one downloadable package. On Wednesday, Microsoft released the first of its cumulative security patches covering five vulnerabilities, four deemed “critical.“
Finland has proposed a law that would let parents track the movements of their young children via mobile phone, even without their consent. An official says similiar legisation is slated for introduction in the EU. Finland is the home to cell phone manufacturer Nokia.
It’s no real surprise that a Microsoft Executive blasted Apple’s iTunes for Windows. The interest comes in the comments that are appearing in blogs. At one Seattle PI blog, a reader writes: .. WMA was created by Microsoft so that they did not have to play the standards game and could achieve vendor lock. It
The discovery that monkeys have been able to control a robotic arm via brain waves is slowly making its way from scientists to the popular press. In addition to the possible benefits for those who are paralyzed, the research has implications for manipulating items on a computer screen. More news: WAFF.com (Alabama); SanDiego.com (AP); Syndey
Once again, Apple is moving along unmarked paths …this time, a promotion with Pepsi to give away 100 million (yes, you read that right) free songs to Mac and PC members of the iTunes store. In addition, Apple is now selling audio-books and other spoken programs from iTunes. This, in the same week that pundits