OS X 10.5.7 Update Beefs Up Security, Adds Application Fixes



From DailyTech: Tuesday saw the anticipated release of OS X 10.5.7, a service pack-like update to Apple's current version of OS X (10.5). While Apple advertised the update as primarily a stability and performance boost, it also included a great deal of security fixes -- 68 in...

Apple confirms Schiller will deliver WWDC keynote



From CNET News.com: The Apple World Wide Developers Conference will kick off at 10 a.m. June 8 in San Francisco with Vice President of Marketing Phil Schiller at the podium.

In a press release issued Wednesday morning, Apple stated that Schiller will give the keynote address...

Pirate Bay Plans DDo$ Against Law Firm



From Tom's Hardware: Instead of collecting donations or paying the fee off themselves, Gottfrid Svarholm, one of the four Pirate Bay founders, has come up with the DDo$, which encourages everyone to pay a tiny "internet-avgift" (Internet fee) of 1 Swedish Krona (just $0.13) to...

Apple delivers jumbo security update for Mac OS X



From InfoWorld: Apple has patched 67 vulnerabilities in Mac OS X, including two bugs that researchers used in March to walk off with $5,000 each in a noted hacking contest.

"For Apple, updates this size are now becoming the norm," said Andrew Storms, director of security...

EU Fines Intel $1.44 Billion in Antitrust Case



From PC World: The European Commission Wednesday found Intel guilty of antitrust violations in the market for PC microprocessors and fined it $1.44 billion.

Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes said that the antitrust action is primarily designed to protect consumers. "Intel...

Intel: Some Netbook resellers saw 30% return rate



From CNET News.com: Netbooks had a rocky start last year in some markets, Intel's marketing chief said at the Intel investor meeting Tuesday.

"In the first period--June, July, August of last year--there were some in the retail channels that were shipping (Netbooks) as...

AMD Gained Market Share in Q1 2009



From DailyTech: AMD has been having a rough fiscal year with significant losses, but the chipmaker is trying everything to return to profitability. The company spun off its foundry operations this year and last week AMD announced that it was merging its CPU and GPU operations...
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