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Yahoo reevaluates its mail filters

Yahoo Inc. has cleaned up filters used to protect users of its Web-based e-mail service from malicious scripts embedded in HTML-format messages, and in so doing has put an end to one of the strangest of Internet neologisms.

AMD posts large Q2 loss, sees more losses in Q3

Hampered by continuing weak PC sales and the dominance of its primary rival Intel Corp., chip maker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) posted large losses for the second quarter. The losses are the biggest for AMD since the second quarter of 1999.

DirectX fix for AMD-based PCs

Computers with an Advanced Micro Devices Inc. processor running Microsoft Corp.'s DirectX 8.1 software may shut down without warning, according to the software giant.

ATI revs Radeon graphics chips

ATI Technologies Inc. has unveiled the Radeon 9700 graphics board, a US$399 gaming monster scheduled to ship in the US in August, sporting 100 million transistors and full support for DirectX 9.

Hitachi releases water-cooled notebook PC

Hitachi Ltd. has announced the commercial launch of its water-cooled notebook PC, a 1.8GHz mobile Pentium 4-based machine which uses a patented Hitachi system to aid heat dissipation.

Microsoft sees uptick in Q4 revenue

Microsoft Corp. Thursday said fourth-quarter sales grew from a year ago thanks to increased sales of its Windows and Office software products, but the company wrote off loses due to sour investments, which cut into profits.

Transmeta to lay off 40 percent of workforce

Transmeta Corp. on Thursday posted a smaller-than-expected loss for its second fiscal quarter, but at the same time announced plans to lay off 200 workers, or about 40 percent of its workforce.

CERT: Security incidents up sharply in 2002

Internet security incidents for the first half of 2002 are up sharply over 2001 and are on pace to substantially exceed last year's figures, according to new statistics released Thursday by the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) Coordination Cen...

Apple sells QuickTime 6 MPEG-2 Playback Component

Apple Computer Inc. today released QuickTime 6 MPEG-2 Playback Component. The new component is aimed at professional content creators who want to be able to view MPEG-2 streams without having to transcode them into other media before viewing them on ...

PC market back on track

Mass merchant sales have driven PC growth to an all-year high, with notebook sales in particular going through the roof.

Jobs ushers in array of new products

A Windows-compatible version of Apple Computer Inc.'s popular iPod digital music player will be available in late August, Apple Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Steve Jobs announced Wednesday in his opening keynote here at the Macworld conference.

Symantec to buy SecurityFocus, Riptech, Recourse

Security vendor Symantec Corp. announced three high-profile acquisitions late Wednesday at the same time it reported its financial results for the second quarter 2002. Symantec will acquire SecurityFocus Inc., Riptech Inc. and Recourse Technologies I...

AlltheWeb.com searches for skin

AlltheWeb.com is adding a feature that allows users to create and share their own skins to change the appearance of the Internet search engine.

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Kathy Cassidy

STYLISTIC Q702

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

Anthony Grifoni

STYLISTIC Q572

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

Steph Mundell

LIFEBOOK UH574

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

STYLISTIC Q702

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

STYLISTIC Q702

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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