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Ada's Technical Books in Seattle

Ada's Technical Books in Seattle

Ada's Technical Books in Seattle recently relocated, adding a cafe and more technical science, security, sci-fi and engineering books than before into its breathtaking new location.

published December 14, 2013 by

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Content owners don't back AFACT: iiNet

Content providers are stepping away from the Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft (AFACT)'s pursuit of ISPs over copyright infringement, and are open to iiNet's piracy mediator model, according to iiNet's chief regulatory officer Steve Dalby.

published June 2, 2011 by

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The Future Of... Credit Cards

They're a modern-day must. Anyone who's ever forgotten their credit card at home or worse, lost it, knows exactly how crucial that piece of plastic truly is. With rampant fraud and ID theft though, most cardholders are equally aware of the risks. But what if the account number on your card disappeared when not in use? ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explores payment innovations from Dynamics, Square and Bling Nation.

published February 9, 2011 by

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SpamKiller 2.90

SpamKiller 2.90

An effective and easy-to-use tool for fighting spam, SpamKiller 2.90 is a must for anyone whose inbox is overrun by unwanted mail.

published June 17, 2002 by

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ZoneAlarm Pro 3.0

ZoneAlarm Pro 3.0

ZoneAlarm Pro 3.0 is as good as personal firewalls get. Although you'll still need an anti-virus product to completely protect your PC, we think that the extras in ZoneAlarm Pro are worth the cash -- free alternative or not.

published April 23, 2002 by

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McAfee Internet Security 4.0

McAfee Internet Security 4.0

Most people won't need the extra security tools in McAfee Internet Security 4.0. You're better off buying the standalone VirusScan 6.0, or Norton AntiVirus 2002, and downloading a free firewall such as ZoneAlarm.

published January 16, 2002 by

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Norton Internet Security 2002

Norton Internet Security 2002

We love the firewall and anti-virus combo, but if all you want is a way to keep hackers at bay, Norton Internet Security 2002 costs too much. Get it if you need anti-virus protection too; otherwise, download the free ZoneAlarm firewall.

published January 16, 2002 by

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VirusScan 6.0

VirusScan 6.0

VirusScan is not the best virus slayer on the street. Go for Norton instead and install a free firewall such as ZoneAlarm.

published January 15, 2002 by

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PGP Personal Security 7.03

PGP Personal Security 7.03

PGP Personal Security will only be effective if you understand what it's doing and make it part of an overall security scheme -- just installing and running it won't provide a miracle cure.

published July 12, 2001 by

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