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Web/Tech

MSFT bundles 22 patches into one

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.“

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Legal Personal Technology

Monitoring minors with mobile phones

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.

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Convergence

A different tune

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 […]