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ICANN can't comply with a court order to suspend the Internet service of the Spamhaus Project, it said in a statement.
A study commissioned by Apple concludes that a 30-inch display can help boost worker productivity, but not everyone agrees.
Embedding "geek speak" keywords such as .Net, cpan, xss and Java helps spam get around Bayesian filters meant to stop it, reports MessageLabs.
Although the U.S. Congress hasn't voted on issue, pretexting is now illegal in the state of California, thanks to a law signed by the state's governor.
Mike Elgan thinks Microsoft's Zune is going to be a strong competitor to the iPod -- thanks in part to Microsoft's alliances with content providers and Microsoft's creation of a "perfect storm" of consumer media.
Intel CEO Paul Otellini told attendees at the company's developer conference about new manufacturing techniques that will see performance increases of 300 percent in the coming years.
A long time Mac user finds many superficial similarities between Microsoft's Vista and Mac OS X, but is less impressed with what lies underneath.
The Voice Over IP (VOIP) software Skype is earning a place on the desktops of many businesses looking for creative ways to reduce the cost of telecommunications -- especially companies that communicate globally.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts will continue to use Microsoft Office but plans to support the OpenDocument Format (ODF) as well.
Market research and analysis firm Gartner on Friday published a report that says 75 percent of IP-based phone purchases over the next five years will be a waste of money.
A new survey shows that losing laptops that contain confidential data is a pervasive problem among U.S. companies.
Norwegian consumer authorities are not pleased with the reply from Apple Computer to demands that the company change some of its iTunes Music Store policies.
A nonprofit corporation will build and operate ubiquitous wireless networking in Boston, according to officials.
With a series of high-profile lawsuits, a bungled initial public offering (IPO) and a regulatory melee over its E911 efforts, voice-over-IP pioneer Vonage is looking more like a lost cause than a cause celebrate, according to industry experts.