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Fusion: Live webcasts, Apple 20GB iPod

LIVE WEBCASTS

Tuesday, 1 p.m. Myles Brand, president of the NCAA Thursday, 1 p.m. Dr. Elias Zerhouni, director, National Institutes of Health

http://www.npr.org/programs/npc

CLEANING UP

Ad-aware 6.0

Publisher (Lavasoft)

1.45 MB file

Minimum requirements: Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP

Uninstaller included

With its ability to scan your RAM, Registry, hard drives, and external storage devices for known data mining, advertising, and tracking components, Ad-aware is an anti-trackware solution that can easily rid your system of these tracking components, allowing you to maintain a higher degree of privacy while you surf the Web.

http://downloads-zdnet.com.com

HEADS UP

New Virus Hoax: JDBGMGR.EXE - is NOT a virus, but rather a standard Windows Utility. Kaspersky Labs reports on the recent rumors regarding a new and dangerous virus that is purportedly carried in the file JDBGMGR.EXE - a Windows operating system file. At this time the Kaspersky Labs technical support service is receiving numerous calls regarding this supposed virus from users located in many different countries. Actually, JDBGMGR.EXE is a standard utility (used to debug Java applications) included in most versions of Windows operating systems, including Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT Windows ME, Windows 2000 and Windows XP. Deleting or modifying this program may lead to functional changes in the operating system and in some instances have negative after-effects.

http://www.viruslist.com

GADGETS

You won't be getting a Grammy, but maybe what a Grammy winner got. Grammy performers and presenters were recently given gift bags filled with a ton of free gadgets, including an Apple 20GB iPod ($499). The new 20GB model, for instance, holds an astonishing 4,000 songs and has a rechargeable lithium polymer battery. The 5GB model is now priced at just $299. All models are now available to both Mac and Windows users.

http://www.apple.com/ipod

AROUND OUR AREA

Road Trip USA examines U.S. 20-The Oregon Trail, which finds Toledo nearly halfway across its 3,200 mile two-lane trek from Oregon's rugged coast to the glorious sea and sand of Cape Cod. Odd museums, classic diners, idyllic towns, and post-industrial decay-you'll find it all along this great cross-country highway.

http://www.roadtripusa.com/us

TOLEDOBLADE.COM

Several centuries of maritime history will sail into Toledo this summer when a fleet of tall ships docks on the Maumee River as part of Ohio's Bicentennial celebration. Replicas of ships from the War of 1812, a 17th century schooner, and the HMS Bounty, among others, will dock at International Park and the city's downtown waterfront July 16-20 for public tours. The Blade examines 200 years of state history that includes eight Ohio presidents, numerous inventors and upcoming birthday celebration plans in its special Bicentennial coverage.

http://toledoblade.com

- From Blade staff and wires

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