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Color iPod

Color iPod

The iPod company, formerly called Apple, launched a color version of its flagship product....will the stock hit $50?

October 26, 2004 by in Apple

Around the Digital ID World

Around the Digital ID World

Digital ID World host and editor Phil Becker kicked off the conference asserting that digital identity is the common organizing principle for integration, management and security. Without a core focus on identity management, the notion of distributed, networked computing and service-oriented architecture falls apart.

October 26, 2004 by in Security

"The Joel" waxes philosophical on Redmond

"The Joel" waxes philosophical on Redmond

When it comes to the industry, Michael Dell may be "the Don" (see below), but when it comes to Microsoft, ex-Microsoft employee Joel Spolsky is known as "the Joel" (see his blog). Though he's been gone from the company for a decade, his opinions to this day remain among the most respected in the halls of Redmond.

October 26, 2004 by in Microsoft

Stolen laptops

Stolen laptops

According to the FBI, laptop theft is the second most prevalent computer crime, with less than 2 percent of stolen laptops recovered. Over 1.

October 25, 2004 by in Laptops

Surprise! Most consumers don't know the difference between a firewall and antivirus software

Surprise! Most consumers don't know the difference between a firewall and antivirus software

As if you couldn't figure this out on your own, the vast majority of consumers are ignorant about how to keep their computers secure. A study funded by America Online and the National Cyber Security Alliance sent technicians to 329 homes to inspect computers, and discovered, for example, that nearly 90 percent of the users had no inkling that their systems were plagued by spyware.

October 25, 2004 by in Security

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