DTCP prevents mass copying, allows streaming

The ink on the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling last week against peer-to-peer file sharing services may barely be dry, but the PC industry is ready to help the entertainment industry secure the future distribution of premium content over the Internet tha...

Taiwan court rules in favor of P-to-P company

In the first ruling of its kind in Taiwan, a Taiwanese district court on Thursday found peer-to-peer (P-to-P) file-sharing software maker not guilty of violating copyrights. The groups responsible for raising the suit vowed to appeal.

Bankers act to stem damage

Australian banks are struggling to contain the fallout of a serious credit card breach which exposed 40 million account holders last month.

FBI cracks down on 'warez' piracy sites

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), with help from investigators from 10 other countries, has arrested four people and dismantled at least four Web sites used to illegally distribute movies, music and software, the U.S. Department of Just...

US makes about-turn on Internet directories

The U.S. government, in an unexpected about-turn, intends to indefinitely retain control over parts of the Domain Name System (DNS), the system that converts human-readable Internet addresses into computer-readable numerical addresses. Such addresses...

Explorer hole can crash PCs and compromise systems

An unpatched flaw in Internet Explorer may allow attackers to execute code via a malicious website. The bug affects the latest versions of Explorer patched with Service Pack 2 (SP2) as well as older editions, according to SEC Consult.

Advertiser sues Google over click fraud

Google knows that click fraud is rampant in its pay-per-click advertising program and hasn't seriously attempted to prevent this practice of individuals clicking on ads with malicious intent, an advertiser has charged in a lawsuit filed against Googl...

AMD seeks damages against Intel in Japan

Advanced Micro Devices's (AMD's) Japanese subsidiary has filed claims against Intel's Japanese subsidiary, seeking damages arising from alleged violations of Japan's Antimonopoly Act.

'Timeshare Spammer' pleads guilty

A Florida man known as the "Timeshare Spammer" has pled guilty to violating the US CAN-SPAM Act. Peter Moshou, who was alleged to have sent millions of unsolicited e-mails offering to help people sell their timeshare properties, entered the plea Thur...

Interoperability frustrations aired

Interoperability between Java and Microsoft .Net systems remains very much a work in progress, if discussions at JavaOne on Wednesday were any indication.

Notebooks gaining ground, but desktops not dead -- yet

Notebook PC shipments are set to exceed desktop PC shipments in upcoming months in the US, but vendors continue to make the desktops a major part of their product lineups heading into one of the prime seasons for PC purchases, a market researcher is ...

Reports: Microsoft in talks to buy adware developer

Microsoft has been discussing the possibility of buying a developer of adware, Claria, according to reports published in US newspapers Thursday. However, the deal is in danger of falling through, in part because of concerns about how such a move woul...

Fake Microsoft security alert includes Trojan patch

A new wave of spam that disguises itself as a Microsoft security bulletin contains a link to malicious software that gives attackers complete access to the infected machine, security researchers are reporting.

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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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