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McAfee Marks $13.8 Mln to Settle Stock Case

McAfee has restated a decade's worth of financials, resulting in charge of $137.4 million - McAfee is also setting aside $13.8 million to handle shareholder suits.

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Dell Signs Another Retail Agreement

The computer maker signs a deal with one of Europe’s largest retailers.

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Microsoft Makes Open Source Accomodations

Samba, an open-source project that seeks to enable file-sharing between Windows and Linux computers, has received documentation allowing it to work with patented Microsoft protocols.

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Apple Settlement Shutters Think Secret

A popular Apple rumor site sued by the Cupertino company in 2005 has agreed to shut down in an otherwise undisclosed settlement.

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FTC Approves Google-DoubleClick Merger

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has approved the proposed merger of Google and online advertising firm DoubleClick, even as privacy advocates overseas ramp up objections.

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Potential Google Toolbar Hack

Security analyst finds a flaw in the Google Toolbar that could let a hacker control a user’s computer.

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Xterasys Settles with BusyBox

Network gear maker Xterasys has settled with the developers of BusyBox over claims they violated BusyBox's open source license. Can Verizon be next?

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Dell Defends Latitude XT Pricing

Complaints about Dell's new $2,499 tablet have prompted the company to directly address critics who claim it's too expensive.

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Seven Giants Form Chip Alliance

Seven leading chip makers come together to develop the 32 nanometer chip.

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Brother Offers $150 Wi-Fi Laser Printer

Printer and peripheral device maker Brother has introduced a new WiFi-equipped monochrome laser printer. The surprise is a street price under $150.

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The Transistor Turns 60

Sixty years ago, three scientists came up with the solid state transistor, the mechanism at the heart of all computer chips and digital processors.

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Coleman Resigns as Gateway CEO

A little more than a year after taking over leadership of the troubled computer maker, CEO Ed Coleman has resigned, leaving the hands of Acer's Rudi Schmidleithner.

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Intel Shows off World’s Smallest SSD

The Z-P140 can fit on your fingertip, but will pack up to 16GB of storage in the future, and pump data along at speeds far faster than conventional flash cards.

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Avoid This Secret Crush On Facebook

You might want to make sure you don't download the "Secret Crush" application to your Facebook, since it contains a notorious adware program.

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Google Challenges Wikipedia with Knol

Google's version of a community-built encyclopedia will put more control in the hands of individual authors to maintain quality.

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