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- Kraken: The biggest, baddest botnet yet
- Ad-funded software: A potential security vector?
- Instant communication encourages less autonomous workers
- Data centers don't run themselves
- Recognizing the signs of help desk burnout
- Who made the worst PC ever?
- Google Research: Temperature not a major factor in hard disk failures
- Microhoo: A frenetic week ahead; Yahoo could turn the tables on Microsoft
- AT&T: Internet to hit full capacity by 2010
- Holographic storage ships next month
- Microsoft XP SP3 on track to RTM on April 21
- EIC podcast: Gaga for Google; Tech earnings; Psystar; Microsoft's Albany
- Can solid state hard drives really improve system performance?
- Microsoft accidentally delivers Office Genuine nagware
- Does Microsoft have a gameplan for Groove?
- Getting a glimpse of the spherical Microsoft Surface
- Rumor Mill: what's just around the bend from Apple (updated)
- Apple tweaks Software Updater following criticism | Gallery (right)
- OLPC stuck key issue drawing attention
- Pictures of Psystar's corporate home; Clone maker's store is open
- Why Psystar will sink without a trace over the next few weeks | all Psystar coverage
- 1,788 entries compete for $5 million Android prize money
- Google to ramp up hiring in China
- Open source SOA infrastructure project CXF elevated to full Apache status
- Will the Internet remain neutral?
- Are SOA-related business concerns outside the IT 'comfort zone'?
- Why are reformers destroying Veterans' health computer system?
- How to troubleshoot your VoIP phone setup
- More than double your T-Mobile Shadow runtime with the new extended battery
- Census for open source apps kicks off
- Can every day be Earth Day? | Cleantech money, there's more, but there's also less
- Microsoft CRM Online Hunts Salesforce.com
- Dead, Dead, Dead: Cities Accept Muni Wi-Fi's Absence
- Report: Skype to offer unlimited overseas calls
- China vaults past USA in Internet users
- Web 2.0 Expo: Web apps invade San Francisco
- Live Mesh week: Ray Ozzie's biggest bet since Groove?
- Red Hat, Novell: desktop Linux an enterprise thing-for now
- Removing hard drive data -- the YouTube way
- Ubuntu Linux takes on enterprise server market with new OS
- Enterprise 2.0 To Become a $4.6 Billion Industry By 2013
- OpenID getting more usable, a tiny bit at a time
- Yahoo BrowserPlus: The rumour is true
- Sources: Microsoft Signs Letter Of Intent To Acquire Xobni
- Is your outsourcer an IT sweatshop?
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