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The most daunting part of upgrading to Windows Vista may be trying to figure out where in the layers of menus the networking and file-sharing options are hidden.

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Firefox 3.5 Set to Roll Out Today
Faster JavaScript, improved tab capabilities and HTML5 features highlight new browser release. — 06/30/09

U.S. Deplores China's Flawed Green Dam
A growing war of words between China and the U.S. grows -- with Google taking the crossfire -- as security flaws remain. — 06/29/09

Michael Jackson Death Spurs Web Slowdown?
Reports of the iconic pop star's death, has users racing to Web sites for details. — 06/25/09

Most Windows 7 Prices Same as Vista, Others Fall
Upgrade Option Program and pre-order programs also aim to get users to buy now -- why wait? — 06/25/09

Beta of 'Morro' Anti-Malware Starts Today
Tire kickers get to jump on pre-release of Microsoft Security Essentials -- previously codenamed "Morro." — 06/23/09

When Will PC Sales Rebound?
We have more confirmation that Q1 was terrible, but what are the signs for Q2? — 06/22/09

Smaller Turnout for New Apple iPhone 3G S
Crowds range from handfuls to hundreds as fans flock in fewer numbers to Apple's and AT&T's stores. — 06/19/09

Windows XP Downgrades Get Another Reprieve
As much as Microsoft would like to cut off XP's air supply, customers still want the option, even with Windows 7. — 06/18/09

ComScore Gives Bing's Second Week Thumbs Up
Gains are small but Microsoft's Bing may be slowly clawing its way up towards competitors Yahoo and Google. — 06/18/09

Study Finds Broadband Adoption Up 15%
Americans say broadband is more valuable than cell or cable service, according to Pew research. — 06/17/09

Opera Adds Web Server to Its Browser
From the blogs: But does the move make sense? — 06/16/09

Most Users Can't Spot a Phishing Site
A new report for VeriSign finds that almost nine out of ten Internet users can't tell if they're on a faked site. — 06/15/09

Microsoft to Ship Windows 7 in Europe Without IE
The move aims to convince European regulators that Microsoft is serious about antitrust compliance. But so far, the response has been lukewarm. — 06/11/09

Microsoft Joining Broadband Initiative
Software giant teaming with advocacy groups to promote broadband connectivity in schools, libraries and healthcare facilities. — 06/11/09

IT Workers Snooping More on Colleagues
Survey says that more than one-third of IT professionals abuse administrative passwords to access confidential data. — 06/10/09

Are Macs Really Prettier Than Windows PCs?
Apple enthusiasts will never admit it, but Windows PCs are just as beautiful -- if not more so, in some cases -- than Macs. — 06/09/09

China: PCs Must Have Site-Blocking Software
The Chinese government has required that personal computer makers bundle software that filters Internet content. — 06/08/09

Firefox 3.5: How Soon and How Big a Deal?
Initially dubbed 3.1, the scope of the next Firefox release has changed, thanks to Mozilla's improved development process. — 06/05/09

iPhone Killer? A First Look at the Palm Pre
The long-awaited Pre has nice touches, but Palm has a lot of work to do if it wants the device to be a serious competitor to the iPhone. — 06/04/09

Scareware Arrives on Twitter in Latest Attack
As new Web 2.0 threats proliferate, business IT departments struggle with basic tasks such as patch management. — 06/03/09

Opera Releases Test Version of New Browser
The first test version of Opera 10 promises faster downloads, new design and new features. — 06/03/09

Twitter Blocked by Chinese Authorities
Twitter, Hotmail and several other services are blocked ahead of the 20th anniversary of the bloody Tiananmen Square crackdown. — 06/02/09

Mobile Phone Users Face Hacking Threat
Security experts say would-be hackers can access confidential information via a simple text message seemingly from your service provider — 06/01/09


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