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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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Windows 7-Compatible Products Surpass 6,000
Microsoft said it's already certified a slew of apps and hardware devices as part of its new Windows 7 Compatibility logo program. — 09/30/09

U.S. Cedes ICANN Control to the World
New agreement takes direct oversight from the U.S. and makes it international. But don't call it Independence Day just yet. — 09/30/09

Dell Goes for Power, Style With New PCs
In anticipation of a key upgrade cycle, the PC vendor comes out with new workstations and a laptop that takes on Apple in the chic department. — 09/29/09

Reddit Snuffs Out XSS Worm
JavaScript filtering gap enables worm to flood site with bogus comments. — 09/28/09

Twitter URLs Again Under Siege by Hackers
Hackers are taking advantage of the popular microblogging site's limitations to spread malware. — 09/25/09

Automakers Favor Ban on Texting While Driving
Momentum continues growing for lawmakers to prohibit sending mobile messages while behind the wheel. — 09/24/09

Why Apple Needs to Refresh Its Mac Line
Has Apple actually gotten boring? — 09/22/09

Domain Registrations Slow to Top 184 Million
VeriSign report shows single-digit growth in total number of domain names amid global recession. — 09/22/09

FCC Chair Throws Weight Behind Net Neutrality Push
Genachowski promises "data-driven" approach to writing Net neutrality rules into FCC's operations in a move that has wireless industry worried. — 09/21/09

Apple's Snow Leopard Sales Are Hot
The latest Mac operating system upgrade is selling in far greater numbers than when the last two OS upgrades were released. — 09/18/09

Skype Founders Take eBay to Court
Investor group also is named in suit that accuses them of copyright violation. — 09/17/09

Facebook Hits 300M, Says Now Making Real Money
Rapid growth turns into positive cash flow for social networking giant. — 09/16/09

Malware Ads Hit New York Times
Media company's advertising staff approved bogus Vonage ad that distributed malware. — 09/15/09

Windows 7 Install May Take an Hour or a Day
Luckily, most install times are less trying for users, Microsoft deployment blog says. — 09/15/09

802.11n Ratified
IEEE releases a late-Friday press release announcing that the standard is soup. — 09/14/09

Google Talks Up Micropayments for Web Content
Often at odds with news publishers, the search giant pitches them a variety of options for generating revenue from their online content. — 09/11/09

Pigeon Faster Than South Africa's Top ISP
IT firm's stunt aims to demonstrate the woes of the nation's Internet infrastructure. — 09/10/09

Windows 7 Won't Include Zero-Day Flaw: Microsoft
Microsoft agrees hacker found a dangerous bug but claims it doesn't affect shipping versions of Windows 7. — 09/09/09

Facebook's on the Mobile Move
Social networking giant is aggressively looking to extend its wireless reach. — 09/09/09

Mozilla to Update Firefox for Flash Security
move aims to make the Web a safer place. — 09/08/09

Hold a Launch Party, Earn Windows 7 Ultimate
Microsoft offers free software for partying hearty with Windows 7. — 09/04/09

YouTube Angles for Movie Rentals
The move would mark the first time that YouTube would add charges for watching its streamed video. — 09/03/09

Google's Take on the Future of Blogging
The search giant touts growth potential as it unwraps enhancements to its Blogger service, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this month. — 09/01/09

Now Playing: New Opera 10 Browser
Opera Software has released the final version 10 of its Web browser. — 09/01/09


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