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Technology News Archive - October 06, 2008

By Rozana Sani FIFTH Media Sdn Bhd's business strategy is to manufacture and distribute wireless computing devices for business applications that are outside the radar of big players.

ON THE WEB TODAY... Pulling the plug For years, celebrities have been whizzing off to Japan to film lucrative but highly embarrassing commercials unnoticed by Western eyes.

SAMSUNG Malaysia electronics has launched two premium candy-bar mobile phones - the U800 Soul and L700.

By Izwan Ismail SYMANTEC has rolled out Norton Internet Security 2009 and Norton AntiVirus 2009, which are aimed at addressing the changing online threat landscape.

By Rhodri Marsden We all rely on the net for information and entertainment. But how can we spot where reality ends? Rhodri Marsden investigates You know something? There's a hilarious video doing the rounds on the internet at the moment.

By Elizabeth John; Aniza Damis YOU do it every day with complete trust with just the click of the mouse - send emails, transfer money, buy airline tickets.

By Chandra Devi GREEN Packet plans to make more headway into WiMax with the launch of a range of WiMax Customer Premise Equipment (CPE) and software and valueadded services.

By Ian Reeves I wouldn't mind waking up to find myself back in 1999. I'd have more hair, for a start. I'd have The Matrix to look forward to. I could "surf the net", because that's what we called it, while guiltily sharing music files free on Napster.

By Andrew Smith The Dallas Morning News DALLAS - More than 70 percent of working Americans now use the Internet on the job - and it has utterly changed how most of them operate.

2000: JASON Garon pleads guilty to a charge of forgery in a New York court, in the first Internet forgery prosecution in the United States. Garon sent spam advertising pornography and get-rich-quick schemes, disguised to appear as if sent by IBM's Internet provider, IBM.net.

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