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Microsoft pushes privacy tools

Microsoft may care more about your privacy than you think. The software company in conjunction with the US Electronic Frontier Foundation has submitted a new standard to implement the Platform for Privacy Preference Project, also known as P3P.

Microsoft to release new consumer OS in 2000

Microsoft has changed its OS course, announcing it will release a new version of its consumer OS in 2000 -- still based on the Windows 9x code. The software giant has also admitted it has been struggling with Windows 2000.

UNICEF accepting Kosovo donations online

Australians can now make donations to UNICEF online. The organisation's Web site now features a secure environment for online donations, which will fund relief efforts in the Kosovo refugee crisis.

Michael Dell's broadband vision

High-speed Net access is the next big thing for Dell, says the computer company's founder Michael Dell. In fact, super fast Web access will drive PC sales and streamline the way Dell sells its systems, he believes.

Govt stops Serb independent radio broadcasts

The last independent radio station of Yugoslavia has been taken over by government officials there. The station, which had resorted to Internet broadcasts has now been completely silenced, though its staff have vowed to fight on for their right to br...

Suspected Melissa creator arrested

US Authorities have arrested and charged a man suspected of creating the Melissa e-mail virus and unleashing it on the world from his apartment in a New Jersey shore town.

SAP invests in Red Hat

SAP recently announced an equity investment in Red Hat Software, a distributor of the Linux open-source OS.

Looksmart: Aussies done good

Australian Internet directory Looksmart has secured $95 million in private equity, bringing the San Francisco-based company's total capital raised to date to $125.9 million.

MS/DOJ: case won't resume before May 10

The judge in the Microsoft antitrust trial acknowledged today that the trial will not resume until May 10 at the earliest, while remaining mum about settlement negotiations that began Tuesday.

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Kathy Cassidy


First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

Anthony Grifoni


For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

Steph Mundell


The Fujitsu LifeBook UH574 allowed for great mobility without being obnoxiously heavy or clunky. Its twelve hours of battery life did not disappoint.

Andrew Mitsi


The screen was particularly good. It is bright and visible from most angles, however heat is an issue, particularly around the Windows button on the front, and on the back where the battery housing is located.

Simon Harriott


My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.

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