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MySpace, NBC Hold Citizen Journalist Cattle Call for Convention Gigs

In a bid to tap into the citizen journalism movement and emphasize the interactive possibilities of social media, MySpace will team with NBC News and MSNBC.com to offer two of its millions of users the chance to attend and cover this summer's national political conventions. Starting Thursday and unt...

Obama Launches Pre-Emptive Strike Against Internet Smear Campaigns

Hoping to blunt the impact of an expected torrent of negative campaigning, the presidential campaign of presumptive Democratic nominee Barack Obama has launched a Web site dedicated to dispelling rumors and myths about him. Obama's campaign launched a site it calls "FightTheSmears" on Thursday, post...

The Whole World Is Watching: Google Shines Light on Refugee Camps

Google and the UN High Commission for Refugees -- the United Nations agency responsible for tracking and caring for refugees from the world's conflicts -- unveiled a Web-based mapping tool Tuesday meant to help raise awareness of displaced populations. The tool, Google Earth Outreach, will help to h...

Red Hat Roars in Q4

Linux software maker Red Hat saw its stock move briskly higher Friday as investors digested a strong earnings performance and an optimistic outlook. The open source software developer posted record software license sales and issued guidance that topped Wall Street estimates for 2009. For its fourth ...

Judge Relents, Restores Wikileaks as Master of Its Domain

Wikileaks.org won a reprieve Friday from a judge's order that had shut down its U.S. site for more than a week. U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey White lifted the injunction he had previously imposed to keep the site from spreading possible trade secrets. He issued the new ruling after he heard a fr...

Google Debuts Wiki Tool for Enterprise Collaboration

Google Thursday launched a wiki-like Web information-sharing tool that the search company hopes will become a quick-start collaboration platform and a place to tie together work done on its growing family of productivity applications. Google Sites is built on the Jotspot platform, which Google acqui...

Microsoft Loosens Its Grip on Proprietary Tech

Microsoft is making broad changes to its technological and business practices in an effort to make its most popular products more open and interoperable with those from other vendors. Driven by industry changes, competitive pressures and legal realities, Microsoft laid out a variety of moves designe...

Judge’s Gagging of Wikileaks Ignites Free Speech Furor

A Swiss bank has succeeded in at least temporarily shutting down the U.S. version of a Web site where a former bank employee posted internal documents he claims showed the bank was being used to hide and launder money. Earlier, a judge approved an order taking down the Web site. The U.S. arm of whis...

Gates Predicts End of the Keyboard in Final CES Keynote

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates gave his 11th and final keynote address at the annual International Consumer Electronics Show on Sunday, a speech laden with predictions that technology will grow ever more personal and interconnected in coming years. Gates, who first addressed CES as keynote speaker in...

Google’s Knol Initiative – the Unwiki?

Google is launching a new effort to capture human knowledge on the Web, test-driving Google Knol, a Web-publishing approach that is drawing comparisons to Wikipedia. A "knol," according to Google, is a unit of information or knowledge, and the new publishing platform is being tested by individuals w...

Novell Sales Surge, Restructuring Costs Skyrocket

After a one-week delay, Novell released its fourth quarter earnings Thursday, saying that higher-than-expected costs associated with an ongoing restructuring would weigh on results even as sales of its Linux products surged higher. The restructuring effort could now cost as much as $70 million, Nove...

A Plethora of One-Stop Shops for Small Biz Tech

One by one, major technology vendors are rolling out programs meant to offer small businesses the chance to source all of their tech needs, from desktop and mobile PCs to printers, servers and software to support it all. The trend is unmistakable and, in recent months, everyone from Dell to IBM to r...

Patent Suit Against Red Hat, Novell Threatens Open Source World

Two companies have hit Linux vendors Red Hat and Novell with a patent infringement lawsuit alleging their products use technology first patented more than a decade ago. IP Innovation and Technology Licensing filed the suit on Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Texas, a popular jurisdiction for patent...

Worm Winds Its Way Into Skype for Windows

In a high-profile reminder of the security pitfalls that still exist with PC-based communications, eBay's Skype is warning users of a fast-spreading worm affecting users of Skype for Windows. The worm spreads through the peer-to-peer phone service's instant chat application and is activated when a u...

Big Blue’s New Power6 Chip Blazes Past Speed Record

IBM formally launched its Power6 microprocessor Monday, billing the new chip as the fastest ever built and saying it will enable servers to process data twice as fast while using less electricity. The Power6 dual-core processor has a clock speed of 4.7 GHz and offers 8 megabytes of L2 cache -- four ...

Gates Gushes Over Peppy Vista Sales

Windows Vista is selling faster than any of its predecessors and exceeding Microsoft's own expectations, Chairman Bill Gates said as he kicked off the annual Windows Hardware Engineering Conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday. One hundred days after Vista launched in January, the latest version of Win...

IBM’s New Nano Chip Process Takes Cue From Nature

IBM has developed a method of assembling microchips using nanotechnology, the company stated Thursday, a potentially revolutionary process for insulating tiny wires by allowing them to assemble themselves around air gaps. This advance could make next-generation chips dramatically faster and more ene...

Ten Scary Things About Home Networks, Part 2

The networked home -- complete with "smart" appliances and a range of security and entertainment options -- is becoming increasingly common. Many new homes come equipped with centrally controlled entertainment, security and climate systems, and more existing homes are being retrofitted with home the...

Lenovo Recalls 200,000 Notebook Batteries Worldwide

China-based computer maker Lenovo said Wednesday that it would recall more than 200,000 batteries manufactured by Sanyo and sold in its ThinkPad computers, including 100,000 sold in the United States. The recall covers ThinkPad machines sold between February 2005 and September 2006, spanning the tim...

Blogger Gets Four-Year Jail Term for Insulting Islam

In a stark reminder of the perils some face when using the Internet to express themselves, an Egyptian blogger has been sentenced to four years in prison after being convicted of insulting Islam and the country's president in his writings. An Egyptian court on Thursday found that 22-year old Abdel K...

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