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Better Bluetooth in 2.1
The new specification for the short-range wireless tech should be appearing in devices soon. -3/29/07

Dell To Offer Linux On Laptops, Desktops
Marks the first policy change driven by customers via its IdeaStorm site. - 3/29/07

HP Goes Low With ProLiant Server
Looking to entice small businesses that have yet to move to a 'true' server based infrastructure, HP today announced the ProLiant ML114. Pricing for the AMD processor-based server starts at $499. - 3/29/07

Paint Your Way to Wi-Fi Freedom
Not for the first time, a company has developed what it says is a paint that when applied to walls with block out or, more importantly, keep in radio signals like those used by Wi-Fi. - 3/27/07

Russia's Latest Export To America: Malware
They make it, they sell it, but we host it. Finjan finds America is cutting its own throat by hosting most of the malware on the Web - 3/26/07

Surprise, Microsoft Listed as Most Secure OS
Microsoft has the fewest holes and was fastest at plugging them, according to Symantec's security report. - 3/22/07

Wi-Fi Product Watch
New products in the Tsunami line target homeland security. -3/22/07

What's a New Identity Cost? Less Than a CD
Symantec probes the identity-trading underground and finds personal IDs selling for $14. - 3/19/07

Verizon, AT&T Headed For Monopoly Bliss?
Lawsuit contends FCC ignored lack of competition in commercial broadband market. - 3/19/07

Wi-Fi Product Watch
Slacker is another Wi-Fi (and satellite) equipped music player; Foundry offers new APs and location awareness; and much more. -3/15/07

Seagate Delivers Encrypting Hard Drive
On-controller chip will handle encryption and decryption in real time with no performance impact. - 3/13/07

Avaya, Lenovo to Enable Vo-Fi for Road Warriors
Upcoming ThinkPad models will carry IP softphones that work over a Wi-Fi connection - 3/12/07

Bet You Don't Know Who I Really Am
When it comes to the Internet, consumers' finances are cannon fodder for opportunistic thieves. - 3/8/07

Earthlink, TiVo in Bundling Pact
Can TiVo rewind to its prosperous past? That's the questions experts ask as the personal video recorder pioneer announces a bundling deal with Internet service provider Earthlink. - 3/7/07

Wi-Fi Product Watch
5G offers new indoor AP/DSL modem combo; Wi-Fi vs. WiMax vs. 3G battle; Socket's new handheld; Archos ships new Wi-Fi PMP; and much more. -3/7/07

Microsoft Claims Google 'Bolsters' Piracy
Microsoft accused rival Google of profiting handsomely from online theft, the latest arrow slung between two software giants struggling to corner online markets. - 3/6/07

Access Your Desktop Mobile Style
On-demand collaboration services vendor WebEx is rolling out a new version of PCNow, its remote-access application that lets users access their computer desktops from any Web-enabled handset. - 3/5/07


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