Category «Computer News»

Lycos’ anti-spam screensaver draws fire

From InfoWorld: A screensaver developed by Lycos Europe that gives spammers a dose of their own medicine is attracting plenty of attention, but not all of it good. The company officially launched the ‘Make Love, Not Spam’ screensaver Wednesday but a beta version had already been widely distributed. Offering to ‘spam the spammers,’ the screensaver …

Publisher: ‘Blog’ No. 1 word of the year

From CNN: A four-letter term that came to symbolize the difference between old and new media during this year’s presidential campaign tops U.S. dictionary publisher Merriam-Webster’s list of the 10 words of the year. Merriam-Webster Inc. said on Tuesday that blog, defined as ‘a Web site that contains an online personal journal with reflections, comments …

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