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AOL patches ICQ to block worm

America Online (AOL) said Wednesday it has implemented a fix to prevent further distribution of a worm that began attacking ICQ instant message software users Tuesday. The block was implemented on ICQ's servers and does not require any action from IC...

New Netsky.C variant reported

A new version of the NetSky e-mail worm has begun circulating through the Internet, anti-virus software companies reported on Wednesday.

Latest Mydoom variant deletes files

The latest variant of the Mydoom virus, discovered Friday, is still spreading and actively deleting files from victims' computers, security researchers warned Wednesday.

Bizex worm attacks ICQ

A new instant messaging worm dubbed Bizex is making the rounds, targeting ICQ users with invitations to visit a site that can install malicious code on the target computer.

Symbian upgrades smart phone OS

Symbian released a new version of the Symbian OS to partners and licensees Monday at 3GSM World Congress in Cannes. The new operating system (OS) allows smart phone designers to build devices that can use a single processor for both applications and ...

'Stop, thief!' say phone manufacturers

Hot on the heels of an initiative by network operators to discourage mobile phone theft, six phone manufacturers publicly pledged their support Tuesday for an industry plan to prevent the reprogramming of stolen phones.

Intel's Barrett calls for more flexible DRM system

Craig Barrett, the chief executive officer of Intel, has called for the adoption of a worldwide DRM (digital rights management) system that allows consumers the flexibility to manipulate the content they own in ways of their choosing and has criticiz...

Openwave puts MSN messaging client in mobile phones

MSN Messenger and Hotmail users will soon have access to a slicker mobile version of those services, as new mobile phones incorporating clients for the two messaging services appear on the market, but other messaging services are not yet supported.

Gates promotes Microsoft's security efforts

Microsoft is "on the right track" in securing its software, the company's Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates said Tuesday in a presentation that included new details on a Windows XP update and the company's spam-fighting efforts.

Leak prompts Microsoft to audit Windows code

Microsoft is conducting a security review of the Windows 2000 and NT 4.0 source code leaked onto the Internet earlier this month to determine if there is any risk to its customers, the company said Monday.

Study: Software piracy rates remain high in Asia

Software piracy remains a multi-billion dollar industry in Asia, but there are some signs of improvement in the 14 Asian countries being most closely surveyed, according to the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA).

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

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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.

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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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