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VeriSign to Sell Off Business Units

Internet infrastructure company VeriSign has announced it plans to sell off billing, commerce, and communications business units to focus on core activities.

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Microsoft Word to Get DAISY XML Capability

Microsoft and the Digital Accessible Information System consortium plan to cooperate on a tool to make Open XML documents accessible to users with print disabilities.

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Alienware Area-51 ALX Brings 45nm Penryn

No sooner does Intel roll out its new 45nm Penryn processors than Dell's Alienware group announces the first desktop system to be built around the chips.

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Panasonic Debuts 7 Series Toughbooks

The latest "business rugged" Toughbooks aren't ready for the battlefield, but they'll do just fine in the boardroom, where they'll stop cup after cup of coffee.

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Intel Intros Penryn Processors

Intel brings in a 45 nm chip that holds 820 million transistors.

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LaCie Takes Award-Winning Hub USB-Only

LaCie has introduced a new version of its award-winning, tentacled desktop hub - and this time it's USB-only.

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Alicia Keyes’ MySpace Hacked

A page hack against Alicia Keyes is indicative of increased attacks on MySpace pages.

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Sony Intros Eco-Cool Vaio Notebooks

Green is the new black, and Sony want to tap into eco-friendly notions with a series of new designs for its Vaio FZ notebooks.

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World Community Grid Helps Cancer Fight

Canadian cancer researchers will be using massive computer power in attempt to compress the time of their research.

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Dell Launches Precision M2300 Notebook

Dell's new Precision M2300 notebook aims to put workstation power in a portable package, targeting engineers and developers with Nvidia graphics and Core 2 Duo CPUs.

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Microsoft Launches New Windows Live

Microsoft has launched its new set of Windows Live services, including mail, instant messaging, photo sharing, even planning, and parental controls.

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AOL Buys Another Ad Firm: Quigo

AOL has inked a deal to buy yet another online ad firm: this time, the target is Quigo, which offers advertisers and publishers content-targeted ad services.

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OLPC Notebook Begins Production

Mass production of the OLPC XO laptop computer has gotten underway at Quanta Computer, five years after MIT professor Nicholas Negroponte proposed the idea.

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Microsoft Abruptly Fires CIO

Microsoft has abruptly fired Chief Information Office Stuart Scott, saying only that he violated company policy.

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Apple Issues 7th QuickTime Fix This Year

Apple releases QuickTime 7.3 to patch seven flaws in previous versions, making the seventh update in 2007.

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