Weekend misc. news

By on February 21, 2004, 3:14 AM
We recently reported on a new software suite that would let you make copies of your DVD movies (for backup, right...). Today an U.S. federal judge ruled that DVD copying software is illegal and gave 321 Studios seven days to stop selling their software.

Lindows.com is giving away LindowsOS 4.5 developer edition again. Update: Sun is also currently offering Solaris 9 for free to students, developers, etc. (Thanks CptSiskoX)

While Dell continues to gain market share, latest results from Consumer Reports' magazine survey indicate that the company's tech support satisfaction has diminished in the last years though still holds a better position that competitors.

Linux distributor, MandrakeSoft, could be forced to stop using its trademark and surrender its domain names in an intellectual property dispute.

FBI warning labels may soon appear on CD and DVD labels as well as software packages.

The future arrived at Frankfurt airport this week with the introduction of the first high-tech biometric iris-scanning system to be used at border controls.

Add New Comment

TechSpot Members
Login or sign up for free,
it takes about 30 seconds.
You may also...
Get complete access to the TechSpot community. Join thousands of technology enthusiasts that contribute and share knowledge in our forum. Get a private inbox, upload your own photo gallery and more.