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  • Spyware on the increase: study
  • Commander trumpets full year expectations
  • Intel, Cisco to partner on VoIP, WiFi access
  • AMD to ship dual-core Turion 64 in early '06
  • Partners reap diverse vendor awards
  • Spyware on the increase: study
    Spyware purveyors have dramatically expanded their distribution channels and infected an overwhelming majority of enterprise PCs, according to anti-spyware vendor Webroot. More...

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    ping: No need for speed | Inquiry probes mod-chips | Google eyes IM ...and more

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    [Osdir-daily] New Novell tools link Linux, Windows systems

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