Free Pocket PC/Palm Programs

If you have a Pocket PC/Palm device, then you certainly know about Handango. “The best of everything for smartphones and handhelds! Handango offers you selection of more than 75,000 downloads for all types of smartphones and handhelds. From business and personal productivity software to travel apps and games, we have the best mobile downloads to …

ISP gets $1B in anti-spamming lawsuit

From USA Today: A federal judge has awarded an Internet service provider more than $1 billion in what is believed to be the largest judgment ever against spammers. Robert Kramer, whose company provides e-mail service for about 5,000 subscribers in eastern Iowa, filed suit against 300 spammers after his inbound mail servers received up to …

Free Vector Graphics Application from Microsoft

From the Rays of Light blog: Last year long about November, Microsoft purchased a small Hong Kong-based software firm named Creature House. One of their principal products was a vector graphics editing program called Expressions 3. Primarily a Mac product, they also had a Windows version; both versions received very positive reviews. Microsoft’s disposition of …

Free Stuff For MS Office Users

Subscriber and co-worker Pat Clary sent me along a link to this Small Business Pipeline story: Microsoft Office is both popular and widely distributed, which means that there are a lot of resources available for Office users. This week, instead of focusing on one feature, I’m going to point you toward a few small but …

Symantec to Buy Veritas Software

From NYT: The Symantec Corporation, a leader in security software and one of Silicon Valley’s oldest companies, announced early Thursday that it would acquire Veritas Software, a maker of data storage programs, to create the world’s fourth-largest software company. The all-stock transaction was valued at $13.5 billion. The deal, which is expected to close in …

Net domain costs on the rise?

From Tech Republic: Internet users may soon be required to pay an additional annual fee for each domain name they own, thanks to a virtually unnoticed requirement that will begin to take effect next year. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the international organization that oversees domain names, is moving forward with …

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