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January 24, 2011
by sjvn01
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Upgrade Your Business Network With Windows 7 Pro’s Advanced Features

Though Microsoft doesn’t make a big deal of Windows 7’s many networking improvements and new features, they offer a fine reason to upgrade from XP. There used to be many reasons to skip migrating to Windows 7; but as the … Continue reading

June 9, 2010
by sjvn01
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Socking it to the guilty: Billion dollar fine for LimeWire, $75-million for BP’s oil spill

f the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) gets its way, the file-sharing company LimeWire will get blasted out of existence with a billion dollar fine. Meanwhile, British Petroleum, with its oil spill, that’s on its way to the ecology … Continue reading

January 22, 1992
by sjvn01
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Windows for Workgroups: Hauling the Data on the Microsoft Line

Once more into the breech! Microsoft, after years of playing second fiddle to Novell in the LAN market, now enters the networking battle field with Windows for Workgroups (WinWork). WinWork adds peer-to-peer networking functionality to Windows 3.1. This bold combination … Continue reading