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11.04.2002 - Welcome Back Neowin



View Neowin related news. Using Invision Power Services as their new host, Neowin are online, again. Invision Power Services has agreed to host they without the use of annoying pop-up ads. All the themes and member data remained intact except for the avatars.
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11.01.2002 - Popular Linksys Router Vulnerable to Attack



View Alert related news. A denial-of-service vulnerability in one of the most popular cable and DSL routers allows an attacker to crash the router from a remote location.
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10.30.2002 - E-commerce Web-Site being sued



View WWW-News related news. If you own or operate an e-commerce web site then you need to know that a company in San Diego, Pangea Intellectual Properties (PANIP LLC) is suing companies all across the country. They claim that if you use graphical and textural information on a video screen for purposes of making a sale, then you are infringing on their patent. US Patent No 5,576,951. Talk about someone sleeping at the wheel in the Patents office! You can get more information at YouMayBeNext.com.
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10.29.2002 - Apple may be forced adopt x86 technology



View News related news. Apple's "continued technical disadvantage" -- which we assume means the race for computer processing speed -- against Intel is expected to force it to adopt x86 technology by the end of 2003, according to a new report by Giga Information Group Inc., a global technology advisory firm.
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10.23.2002 - DVD-ROM pick-up heads in shortage



View News related news. The shortage of pick-up heads (PUHs) for DVD-ROM drives is continuing, but some Japanese PUH suppliers indicate no plans to expand output, believing that some relief will come around in November.
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10.23.2002 - DVD Recording format showdown



View News related news. The multiple, competing and largely incompatible recordable DVD formats could be heading to a showdown next year. DVD “Multi” devices - spearheaded by Matsushita Electronics and supporting both the DVD-RAM and DVD-RW formats, will be coming down the pipeline in the current quarter, competing head-on with Sony-sponsored DVD Dual devices, which work with the DVD-RW and DVD+RW formats.
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10.22.2002 - CD burners may have reached their limit



View News related news. CD burners may have reached their limit, thanks to concerns about the structural stability of the media and the simple cost of developing faster drives. Today, most CD-R and CD-RW drives top out at 48X write-once speeds, while a few 52X drives have been introduced during the past two weeks from CenDyne, Lite-On, and Memorex.
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10.22.2002 - Largest Internet Attack Ever



View WWW-News related news. The heart of the Internet sustained its largest and most sophisticated attack ever, starting late Monday, according to officials at key online backbone organizations. Around 5:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, a "distributed denial of service" (DDOS) attack struck the 13 "root servers" that provide the primary roadmap for almost all Internet communications. Despite the scale of the attack, which lasted about an hour, Internet users worldwide were largely unaffected, experts said.
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10.22.2002 - DDR Prices on the rise



View News related news. Spot prices for 256Mbit DDR SDRAM in North America have surged in the last week on unexpectedly strong demand. The spot prices have risen to US$7.90 from US$7.50 in the region, US-based Converge.com reported. Meanwhile, they hit at least US$7.10 in all major markets, and US$7.60 in Asia, on October 21, according to DRAMeXchange.
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10.17.2002 - Hotmail now limits spam filters for free users



View WWW-News related news. Just when you thought they couldn't possibly limit the free Hotmail accounts any more they strip down another feature. Hotmail now limits free users to 10 Spam filters. How long before they just pull the plug on this dying beast?
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10.16.2002 - Taiwan's Via to develop 'Pentium 4 clone' processor for high-end PCs



View News related news. Continuing to walk on a legal tightrope, Taiwan's Via Technologies Inc. here let it slip out that it is working on a 2-GHz microprocessor, which is reportedly a "clone" of Intel Corp.'s Pentium 4 processor. During a presentation at the Microprocessor Forum on Monday, a Via executive briefly mentioned the processor while curiously raising questions about the need for 2-GHz processors.
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10.16.2002 - Neowin Offline Again



View Neowin related news. For those of you wondering why you get a 403 Forbidden message when trying to visit Neowin, it's because they are down again.
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10.15.2002 - Tech-crash threatens to take down SETI@home



View WWW-News related news. The future of SETI@home, an Internet-based distributed computing experiment to find radio signals from intelligent alien life-forms, is in serious danger as academics behind the project face a funding crisis.
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10.15.2002 - Can Mac users switch to Windows?



View News related news. Remember how wonderful everyone thought the “Windows-to-Mac” TV ads from Apple were in the summer? You remember, stories of real people telling their real stories about how a $50 OEM copy Windows on their $999 Dell Inspiron ruined their lives until a $99 copy of OS X installed on their $1,799 iBook offered a kind of salvation previously only available for those baptized in the River Jordan?
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10.10.2002 - Intel Ordered To Pay $150 Million For Infringement



View Intel-Press related news. A U.S. district court ruled that Intel Corp.'s Itanium processor infringes the intellectual property of Intergraph Corp., and ordered Intel to pay $150 million in damages.
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10.10.2002 - Neowin posts Slipstreaming Windows XP SP1 Article



View Neowin related news. For those of you who are looking for a different tutorial other than TACKt3ech's for Slipstreaming Windows XP SP1. NeoWin has posted one.
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10.09.2002 - IBM processor hints at Apple's 64-bit future



View News related news. IBM Corp. may give a peek into Apple Computer Inc.'s 64-bit future when it details a new version of its Power4 microprocessor next week. Aimed for use in desktops and low-end servers, the 64-bit Power4 could be IBM's first PowerPC-compatible chip to support the Altivec multimedia instruction extensions defined by Apple and Motorola Inc.
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10.09.2002 - Shattered: This CD's in Tatters?



View Alert related news. High-speed drives increase the chances that a defective CD will explode. If you hear an intense vibrating noise or a bang from your superfast 48X CD-ROM or CD-RW drive, beware: Your disc may be shattering.
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10.08.2002 - Security Alert: UCSB bans Windows NT/2K



View News related news. The University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) recently banned student computers running Windows NT or Windows 2000 from the campus network, to which students connect in the school's dormitories. According to this notice, the operating systems were banned because "we have to consider the overall health of our network when dealing with vulnerable operating systems, virus protection, and network security threats."
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10.02.2002 - DDR output tops SDRAM for first time



View News related news. DDR has officially surpassed SDRAM in output for the first time, according to DRAMeXchange’s global September DRAM shipment statistics released on October 1.
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