Microsoft to add Java support to Windows XP

Microsoft Corp. is making its Java Virtual Machine (JVM) a standard part of Windows XP in an attempt to clear a legal dispute with rival Sun Microsystems Inc., Microsoft said Tuesday.

Football Web site passes 1 billion page views

At the halfway point of the FIFA World Cup, the official Web site of the sports tournament had attracted more than 1 billion page views between May 31 and June 14, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) said Monday.

Experts warn of 'major' hole in Apache Web server

A security flaw in the popular Apache Web server could allow a malicious hacker to launch a denial of service attack or even take over a system on which the software is running, the Apache Software Foundation warned in an advisory Monday.

Morpheus IM service guns for the big leagues

When StreamCast Networks Inc. released the updated version of its Morpheus peer-to-peer (P-to-P) file swapping software last week, it also issued a little taunt at Internet maven America Online Inc. (AOL) in the form of a chat service that is interop...

Microsoft looks to serve the little guys

Looking tp lower the cost barriers to connecting to an electronic trading hub, Microsoft Corp. on Monday rolled out two entry-level versions of BizTalk Server 2002 -- including one that carries a sub-US$1,000 price tag.

MSN Hotmail to go mobile in Asia

Millions of cellular subscribers in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore will soon be able to send and receive e-mail over their mobile phones using their MSN Hotmail accounts, Microsoft Corp. said Monday.

Mass Bluetooth use is years away, industry group says

Mass use of Bluetooth for short-range wireless communication is years away. The technology's backers hyped Bluetooth and, back in reality, now predict that it will be eight years before Bluetooth is as commonly used as a mobile phone is today.

nVidia launches graphics programming language

Not content with dominating the graphics chipset market, nVidia has now branched out into the software industry, releasing its own graphics programming language, Cg. The C stands for the C programming language, which it is similar to, while the g is ...

MS patches developer software infected with Nimda worm

Two weeks after beginning shipments of the Korean language version of its new Visual Studio .Net developers software in April, Microsoft Corp. learned that the software accidentally included a file that was infected by the destructive Nimda worm.

Wireless 1394 passes content protection hurdle

The 1394 Trade Association, an organization dedicated to the proliferation of the FireWire standard, announced today that it's passed an important hurdle when it comes to delivering wireless FireWire content. The organization today announced that it ...

Liquid Audio to merge with offline distributor Alliance

Liquid Audio Inc. said Thursday that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with home entertainment distributor Alliance Entertainment Corp., in a move aimed at creating a major media delivery company with both online and offline clout.

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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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