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The End of DRM, But Not Control over Music?

Microsoft wins patent rights for inaudible digital watermark technology. What does this mean for so-called 'DRM-free' music - and you?

Microsofty Multimedia Fans, Mark Your Calendars for September 27

Microsoft's planning big rollouts for multimedia fans later this month. Here's what to watch out for.

Windows Live Adds Photo Editing, Blogging Tools and More

Microsoft makes new Windows Live features available in a public beta, and Maximum PC's brave Windows blogger takes a couple of them for a spin. Are they worth trying?

What We Should Learn from "Bad Tech August"

Every PC and Internet user should be glad that August 2007 is now history: here's why, what we've learned (and have yet to learn) about what went wrong and how to fix it.

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Apple hogs the headlines, Microsoft extends hand to Linux, rumors of a Zune based phone heat up, and much more!

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Gateway Mooooooves East - Far East, That Is

Acer buys Gateway, and would you believe, Packard Bell? Find out who wins and who loses.

Think Before You Click on That Great "Job Offer"

In a one-two data-theft punch, several hundred thousand jobseekers using Monster.com have had their personal information stolen from the website last week. Here's how it happened and how to avoid being scammed.[updated 8-25-07]

Skype to Users: Microsoft Good, My Bad, We Fixed, All Better Now

Skype's looked in the mirror, pointed fingers and named its own name as the cause for last week's outage.