Pre-weekend misc. news

By on October 22, 2004, 8:17 PM
Hewlett-Packard, IBM and Dell, which were accused earlier this year of having "dire working conditions" at factories outside the United States, announced Wednesday that they have agreed on a "code of conduct" for the treatment of workers and the environment.

New US Passports Will Include RFID in 2005 - The next generation of US passports will include RFID chips, privacy advocates claim the system is insecure.

Yahoo Buys E-mail Search Company - Will Yahoo take on Google's popular GMail?

TDK Launches 400GB Data Cartridge - Pricey Product will offer low error rate, company says.

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