writes "Several sites, including this one: http://www.itwire.com/content/view/15639/1103/ , are reporting this morning that Microsoft is relaxing their anti-piracy lockout in Vista. It apparently reduces functionality and pesters the user hourly to buy a license at a reduced cost. Does this give users of the pirated version a better discount than retail purchasers?"
writes "Fox News (yes, some of us go there, occasionally) reports that a 17-year old has hacked the iPhone, allowing it to connect to other providers. Currently that would be T-Mobile in the U.S., but it also opens up the possibility for use on European carriers."