MP3 – iTunes Microsoft’s newest TV ad features the computer shopping quest of a hip young woman named Lauren. She has a $1,000 budget and wants a fast laptop with a 17-inch screen. The ad’s message: Macs are not for shoppers on a budget. Do Macs really cost so much more than Windows PCs? We Read more →
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MP3 – iTunes One of the most talked-about features in Google Voice is voice mail transcription. To get a sense of how well the machine transcription works, we asked listeners to leave messages at our Google Voice number. Here are some of the results: Transcription for above: the following taxes taken from and onion info Read more →
Corner-cutting college students have long been able to pay someone to write an essay or term paper for them. But the Internet has turned the essay mill into a global enterprise, and makes cheating a little easier and more convenient for students wanting to avoid writing tough papers on subjects like Tolstoy or transportation technology.
A new report from Web security company Finjan describes how cyber criminals are redirecting visitors of legitimate Web sites to pages that sell fake antivirus software.
Finjan says the scammers are inserting popular search keywords and hidden bits of code on Web sites. This causes Internet searches for those sites to return results that trick people into visiting sites selling antivirus software that only pretends to find and fix viruses.
The whole ‘file sharing’ debate is over. It’s time to move on.
If you die, how will your online friends know.
Jordin Kare and fellow astrophysicist Lowell Wood — they also worked on President Reagan’s Star Wars initiative — are working on building the laser weapon the mosquitoes.
While you’re reading this entry, the chances are pretty good that you’ll get some e-mail. You’ll stop what you’re doing and read it, and it probably won’t be all that important. That’s the problem. Every time you get some e-mail, you drop what you’re doing to read it.