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Comcast moves to foil bandwidth hogs

Author: JT Smith But revisions made to a Comcast Online customer agreement document have irked some high-speed cable-modem customers concerned about a prohibition on the use of secure networking technology, says CNET.com.
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Slashdot is self-congratulatory, says Moody

Author: JT Smith "Two weeks ago, I had the temerity to suggest that Linux is overrated. I was of course bombarded with quasi-decipherable outrage," says Fred Moody at ABCNews.com. Category: Linux
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Virus targets Swiss bank

Author: JT Smith A new strain of the "Love Letter" computer virus is targeting customers of a Swiss bank, stealing their account information and sending it off to the virus writer, according to this report by the Associated Press. Category: Linux
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Juno to bundle its free net service with IBMs

Author: JT Smith The Internet service will be installed on IBM's Netvista and Aptiva desktop models, as well as on i Series ThinkPads, said CNET.com.
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Investors give little power to PeoplePC

Author: JT Smith Shares of PeoplePC, a seller of low-cost computers that already slashed the cost and size of its IPO, fell 11 percent below its offering price in the first day of trading. From CNET.com. Category: Open Source
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Counterfeit Microsoft products seized

Author: JT Smith According to the Reuters news service, the illegal software was discovered in July after U.S. Customs agents raided the offices of Compunet Systems of Griffin, Georgia and Tierra Computer Inc. of Doraville, Georgia.
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Kyocera shows tiny 3-megapixel camera

Author: JT Smith Kyocera says the Finecam 3300 weighs less than a half pound and measures 3.74 inches by 2.64 inches by 1.5 inches. From PCWorld.com. Category: Unix
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Napster prepares brief due Friday in copyright suit

Author: JT Smith Lawyers for song-swap company Napster Inc. this week put the finishing touches on a brief due on Friday, marking the next step its landmark court battle over copyright protection in cyberspace. From...
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Heavy duty wireless computer

Author: JT Smith The rugged Ramline PIII506 and PIII510 provide wireless computing with a Pentium III and full multimedia capabilities. But it's only for corporate use. From Edgereview. Category: Unix
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Computer lemon law may give relief

Author: JT Smith While consumers normally demand the products they buy actually work, computers seem to be an exception. From Foxnews.com. Category: Open Source
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