This Week in Tech

Jul 2nd 2006

This Week in Tech 60

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Finally, an explanation of how the Internet really works on this edition of this WEEK in TECH...
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  • The Senate has rejected the Net Neutrality provision.
  • Hear Senator Stevens talking against net neutrality.
  • The broadcast flag made it through the committee.
  • Microsoft is delaying Office 2007 for a year-end release instead of the fall.
  • An Alaska school district is trying to sell a school on eBay.
  • Red Hat has been sued for software patent infringement.
  • There's a new exploit in Apple computers.
  • Western Digital has settled a drive size lawsuit.
  • There's a class-action lawsuit against Microsoft for Windows Genuine Advantage phoning home.
  • France has approved a law that would require Apple to share its DRM technology with other companies.
  • An Australian known as Shiver Metimbers has scammed the Nigerian scammer.
  • Toshiba loses $200 on each HD-A1 HD-DVD player sold.
  • Microsoft has decided not to ship WinFS.
  • Intel is set to introduce the new Xeon processors.
  • Dell is buying AMD chips for their servers and more.
  • The Intel Core 2 Duo is about 30% faster than anything AMD's got out right now.