Loaded misc weekend news (04/15)

By on April 15, 2007, 2:58 PM
Patched AACS cracked again - The latest, patched version of the 'super secure' AACS next generation DVD standard has been hacked already. The Inq.

Google to buy DoubleClick for $3.1 billion: World's top search engine beats out Microsoft and others in bidding for DoubleClick, a leading digital marketing services firm. CNN.

Update for Outlook 2007 - This update fixes a problem in which a calendar item that is marked as private is opened if it is found by using the Search Desktop feature. The update also fixes performance issues that occur when you work with items in a large .pst file or .ost file. Microsoft.

Selling stuff online? Here comes the IRS: Americans who sell items through Internet auction sites could be in for an unpleasant surprise at tax time next year, thanks to an IRS proposal designed to identify taxpayers who don't report income from those sales. News.com.

Via to Supply Processors, Chipsets to HP: Via Technologies has inked a contract with HP under which the semiconductor design house will supply its C7-D central processing units (CPUs) and supporting chipsets to HP for a commercial PC targeting Chinese market. Xbit Labs.

What happens when you click on "Send Error Report" ? Ever wondered what happens when you click on "Send Error Report" whenever a software crashes on your computer? Here is an insight into what people at Microsoft do when someone submits one such report. MSDN Blogs.




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