A U.S. appeals court upheld the government’s authority to force ISPs to give access to their networks for surveillance purposes, rejecting on Friday a petition to overturn a decision that mandated their compliance with federal wiretapping laws. http://www.betanews.com/article/Court_Rules_Net_Wiretapping_Legal/1149875401
WLM 8 will be released on June 16th, 2006 http://bink.nu/Article7361.bink
SEATTLE – Microsoft Corp. acknowledged Wednesday that it needs to better inform users that its tool for determining whether a computer is running a pirated copy of Windows also quietly checks in daily with the software maker. The company said the undisclosed daily check is a safety measure designed to allow the tool, called Windows Genuine Advantage, to quickly shut down. “It’s kind of a safety switch,” said David Lazar, who directs the Windows Genuine Advantage program. http://www.komonews.com/stories/43794.htm
The URL will change from http://spaces.msn.com/ericvogel to http://ericvogel.spaces.msn.comhttp://ericvogel.spaces.msn.com. http://www.liveside.net/comments.php?shownews=279 The old URL will re-direct for a while.
To sign up and read about it go to: http://spaces.msn.com/messengersays/Blog/cns!5B410F7FD930829E!17054.entry Also, blog notes the name will change.
In the seemingly never-ending list of features to be stripped from Windows Vista, yet another has fallen by the wayside. Microsoft made a decision to remove PC-to-PC synchronization from Windows Vista, Microsoft Watch reported on Wednesday. http://www.betanews.com/article/Microsoft_No_PCtoPC_Sync_in_Vista/1149785713
Both 32-bit and 64-bit. The website will also explain whats new in this wonderful new OS from Microsoft. http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/getready/default.mspx
I would love to own one in my house and in my office. The thing grind the beans too. Another Picture: http://www.flickr.com/photos/35034363287@N01/158160261/ Sources: http://scobleizer.wordpress.com/2006/06/02/back-at-microsoft-drinking-the-starbucks/ http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/microsoft/archives/103987.asp
Windows Live Mail Desktop is expected to be released later this year and will eventually serve to replace Outlook Express, updated for Vista and renamed Windows Mail. Because it will not ship with Microsoft’s new operating system, Live Mail Desktop will be available as a free download. http://www.betanews.com/article/New_Microsoft_EMail_Client_Gets_Ads/1149533952
Qwest said Tuesday that it had signed a new contract with Microsoft that would make it the first company to offer co-branded Windows Live services to its customers. http://www.betanews.com/article/Qwest_to_Offer_Windows_Live_Services/1149608062