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The ultimate desktop experience

Zack Whittaker: With unlimited money, what would your home office be? Can you match or exceed these setups?

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Linux exploit evades security barrier

A security hole in the Linux kernel, which allows security features in the operating system to be bypassed, affects Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, according to a security researcher.

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Amazon shows why DRM is a bad idea

Adrian Kingsley-Hughes: I wonder if anyone at Amazon thought it ironic to use the remote wipe feature built into each Kindle device to wipe copies of George Orwell's 1984 and Animal Farm that users had purchased.

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Elvis, your e-passport is ready!

Robin Harris: E-passports not only threaten your personal safety traveling, the RFID chips are easy to clone and fake. How easy? Here's Elvis Presley's e-passport.

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The decade's 25 biggest tech flops

Gallery: Here are some of most hyped tech products in the past decade that didn't pan out as planned - or just flat out bombed. If all went as the "experts" imagined, you'd be watching HD-DVDs on your SED screen, playing on your Mylo, and working with your Foleo.

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