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+ - Managed Antivirus Solutions for Consumers 1

Submitted by kelarius
kelarius (947816) writes "I run a couple of local PC repair shops in my city and one of the products we offer to our customers is of course Antivirus installations. Up until recently we have been installing Kaspersky Internet Security but recently they have been becoming more trouble than they're worth. Does anyone else do this type of service, and if so who is your preferred AV provider?"

+ - The Oatmeal Threatened With Lawsuit, Responds By Raising $50,000 For Charity->

Submitted by kelarius
kelarius (947816) writes "The lawyers for image sharing website FunnyJunk.com sent a letter to Matthew Inman (the owner of theoatmeal.com) threatening a lawsuit and demanding $20,000 to make the whole thing go away. In response, Inman made a joke about trying to raise the $20,000 and donating it to the National Wildlife Fund and the American Cancer Society. Over the course of three hours, he has managed to raise over $50,000 and it appears that the amount is still going up."
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+ - Spotify music-streaming service launches in U.S.->

Submitted by kelarius
kelarius (947816) writes "CNN reports that Spotify, which makes Internet music-streaming software, launched the much-hyped U.S. version of its service after delays and years of negotiation. At first, Spotify will only accept new members to its free service who receive invitations from the company, one of its sponsors or a current user. "This is the biggest market in the world," Kenneth Parks, Spotify's content chief, said in an interview late Wednesday. "We haven't done a launch this large.""
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+ - MPC customers face warranty crisis

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Kelarius writes "Rueters reports that MPC Corp, which purchased Gateway's Professional unit last year, is closing up shop and liquidating all of their assets. This could be bad news for anyone with a Gateway Pro or MPC computer since they will no longer receive any warranty support or parts for their systems."

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