Vista eliminates the need for anti-spyware & firewall software

According to the Yankee Group , new security features in Windows Vista will largely eliminate the need to run separate antispyware or firewall software.

Vista will dramatically affect the $3.6 billion market for Windows security products, according to a Yankee Group report scheduled to be published today.

Yahoo renews Web search advertising system

Yahoo will introduce a long-delayed upgrade to its Web search advertising system today. 

"Understanding how ads actually work together is what we are introducing with the new system," said Steve Mitgang, Yahoo's senior vice president of advertising. "The current core platform for YSM (Yahoo Search Marketing) has run its course."

Cyberattack knocks millions of blogs offline
About 10 million LiveJournal and TypePad blogs were offline or barely reachable for several hours Tuesday as the result of a huge denial-of-service attack.
Gates: Microsoft will keep Google honest
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates pledged on Wednesday that his company would "keep Google honest" when it comes to Internet Advertising.Google has grabbed an early lead in search and Internet advertising.
Firefox update released
Firefox contains a security update that fixes a leak that causes the browser to crash when handling certain JavaScript code.
Microsoft may delay Windows Vista again
According to a research group at Gartner, Windows Vista will likely be delayed again by at least three months.
Microsoft invests an additional $2 billion in web services
Microsoft will invest $2 billion more than expected in various technologies. Much of the investment to go toward building an ad-supported online service business similar to those of Google and Yahoo.
Macs no longer immune to viruses?
Apple’s growing market share and adoption of same processors used in Windows machines are making Macs a bigger target for viruses.
Apache Now the Leader in SSL Servers
According to Netcraft Apache has overtaken Microsoft as the leading software behind secure web servers. Apache now runs on 44.0% of secure web sites, compared to 43.8% for Microsoft.
Winners of ASP.NET for Flash

Thanks to Friends of Ed we had 5 copies to give away of; ASP.NET for Flash. Out of the many correct answers we have drawn five users that have won a copy of ASP.NET for Flash, read more to see if you are amongst the lucky winners.

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