One Patch To Rule Them All A Recent XP Security Hole Begs The Ques

One Patch to Rule Them All: A recent XP security hole begs the question, do we really want Microsoft to release individual fixes for every bug? [Security Focus]
Not being on the latest service pack is just a bad idea. Even worse is trusting a n unrelated third party to second guess the fix for you.


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Justices Clear the Way for Lautenberg to Replace Torricelli. The Supreme Court refused today to hear the case involving New Jersey’s Senate race, allowing the Democrats to replace their candidate. By The Associated Press. [New York Times: Politics]

AIDS TCell Mystery Solved Twice Two Separate And Possi

AIDS T-Cell Mystery Solved Twice. Two separate — and possibly conflicting — studies claim to solve the mystery of why some HIV patients don’t develop AIDS. Also: Bacteria and plants that ‘eat’ pollutants…. The perils of unemployment. By Kristen Philipkoski. [Wired News]

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Court to Review Copyright Law. The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments over the constitutionality of a 1998 law that extended copyright protection by 20 years. By Amy Harmon. [New York Times: Politics]

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Crucial Issues Wait in Wings for the Justices. The Supreme Court that opens its new term today is likely to produce decisions on the war on terrorism, affirmative action and campaign finance. By Linda Greenhouse. [New York Times: Politics]

Berkshire Hathaway If You Have One Welldiversified Company

Berkshire Hathaway. “If you have one well-diversified company…the liabilities can be leveled against the entire corporation.” [The Motley Fool]

A Building Blessed With Tech Success CNETcomnbsp Has Housed Danger Google Paypal And

A building blessed with tech success [] – has housed Danger, Google, Paypal and Logitech []

Tablet PCs The Cool Portables That Come With A Free Pen No W

Tablet PCs – the cool portables that come with a free pen. No work-life revolutions in this phase, we fear… [The Register]