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Navidad virus carries an early holiday surprise

Network Associates's McAfee division on Friday upgraded the threat level of a virus named Navidad from low to medium. McAfee said the virus seems to have increased its rate of spread in recent days, although the malicious program actually contains a ...

Study says employees abuse the Internet

Research company released a study Wednesday that shows what many managers probably already suspect: employees surfing the Web at work aren't always working.

IBM updates Web software for visually impaired

IBM Thursday released the latest version of its talking Web-browser software in the hopes that it will give visually-impaired individuals far greater access to e-commerce operations and improved Internet surfing options.

Intel goes wireless for gamers

Intel strayed from its core chip-making business Tuesday with the launch of a new set of wireless PC peripherals, designed to remove some of the clutter from the workspace.

Gartner: chip design houses will boom

Lurking in the shadows of the semiconductor scene are an important group of vendors that don't actually make any silicon of their own, but instead supply the chip designs that help keep the industry abreast of evolving technologies. Gartner Group re...

Variant of "I Love You" virus attacks

The troubling ways of the "I Love You" virus that hit computer networks about five months ago are still tormenting some users, who were hit by one of the more destructive variants of the virus that appeared Friday.

Gates Says Microsoft Will Thrive

Microsoft's dominant position in software will hold steady even as PC-centred computing wanes, Bill Gates, the company's chairman and chief software architect said Thursday at an Intel-sponsored event.

Intel's Grove lauds Napster's rapid growth

Intel chairman Andy Grove suggested that Napster's success shows real user demand and a desire by the public for a new technology. He looks for peer-to-peer file sharing, similar to that done on Napster, to continue its profound effect on the media i...

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