Today, AMD released information about its upcoming AMD LIVE! Ultra notebook and desktop brands in the hopes consumers will be able to more easily identify the differences between regular PCs and ultra models.
San Francisco (CA) - An extension of the idea behind Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia which is driven by the user community, is about to be extended to a new search engine. An early alpha version of Wikia Search went online today, allowing for users
Redmond (WA) - ZDNet UK’s Richard Thurston is reporting that Microsoft has admitted it made a mistake over a security advisory issued in December relating to Office 2003. When SP3 was released, it shut down over a dozen file format converters due to se
Sunnyvale (CA) - AMD today released their Xilleon graphics processor for large LCD-based panel digital TV displays. The processor includes logic which compensates for motion using a 120 Hz algorithm, as well as correcting for incompatible frame rates.
Las Vegas (NV) - At CES 2008 today, Intel introduced for the first time 16 new Core technology-based 45nm processors targeted at a wide range of intended applications. They include five models targeted at mobile spaces, seven at low to high-end desktop
AMD announced today at CES 2008 their ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3000 graphics processor with full DirectX 10.1 support.
San Francisco (CA) - A plan that was thwarted last year when two major companies, Google and Earthlink, pulled out of the works, seems to be back on. A Silicon Valley startup company called Meraki Networks, Inc., whose financial backers now include Goo
Amazon.com announced yesterday that the 2007 holiday season allowed them to finish their best year ever. The busiest day in 2007 was December 10th, where they sold an average of 62.5 items per second, or 5.4 million items in a single day.
Cupertino (CA) - Shares of Apple Inc. opened above $200 on Friday morning at $200.59, and stayed above $200 for the 90 minutes or so of trading. The top dollar reached was $201.56, with the low of $196.88. As of the time of this writing this paragraph,
Today, Warner Music Group said it would begin selling MP3 audio on Amazon.com's digital music service without any form of DRM (Digital Rights Management).
Indianapolis (IN) - A blogger from PowerPage.org named Jason O’Grady woke up to some bad news last Friday. His iPhone’s touch screen stopped working. He tried to turn the power off, but that requires the touch screen. He tried to answer a call, but cou
Redmond (WA) - As part of 2004 EU anti-monopoly decision which mandates that Microsoft open up part of its Windows operating systems to third party developers, Microsoft today has finally agreed to some of the terms. Microsoft will license proprietary
United States - In a deal brokered by the U.S. Justice Department, one which ultimately rakes in millions for the Federal Government, Microsoft, Google and Yahoo have agreed to pay $31.5 million in fines in a lawsuit over illegal gambling advertisement
Osaka and Tokyo (Japan) - Sharp Corporation and Toshiba Corporation announced today their intentions to form a close partnership with regards to their respective LCD and semiconductor businesses. The two companies will share all manner of research and
Tokyo (Japan) - Is there anything you’ve wanted to know about the Sony Corporation over the past 61 years? How about that in 1946, they were originally named Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo K.K. (Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering Corporation). They did not chan
Cupertino (CA) - Apple’s first month sales for Mac OS X 10.5 "Leopard" have exceed all previous Mac OS sales in terms of first month’s volume. According to the report, released by NPD Group, and reported on at Apple Developer Connection, the first mont
Arlington (VA) and San Antonio (TX) - The Ron Paul campaign has done it again, bringing in their second and largest ever "Money Bomb" via Internet donations. Already there is talk of a third Money Bomb on the anniversary of Benjamin Franklin’s birthday
Opinion - What would it cost to purchase a major CPU and GPU manufacturer? In the case of AMD today, about $4.73 billion—which could be the bargain of the decade if AMD executives could make their vision of becoming the leading computer and CE platform
Redmond (WA) - Microsoft has begun public trials of its new virtualization software program, called Hyper-V. That software is designed to go head-to-head with VMware’’s ESX Server. Wall Street quickly responded to the news, with VMware shares dropping
Dell will soon be sold at over 900 Best Buy retail outlets in the United States. Dell's world-wide in-store presence will be nearly 10,000 stores following this deal.
IBM researchers hit a significant milestone on the path toward optical computers. New electro-optical modulators now enable 100x more bandwidth on 10x less power.