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  • News: What you need to know about the Mac Pro

    On Monday, Apple ended its transition to Intel-supplied chips with a bang, replacing its Power Mac desktops with the Mac Pro.

  • News: Intel requests AMD's ATI acquisition papers

    AMD sees its planned acquisition of ATI as a way to expand its ability to compete in the microprocessor industry. Intel sees it as a way to expand its defense in a microprocessor antitrust case it is fighting against AMD.

  • News: Vista upgrade coupon rumour spreads

    Unusual patterns in demand for motherboards lend weight to reports that well-known PC vendors will ship computers with free upgrade coupons for the Windows Vista OS in the fourth quarter.

  • News: More Leopard features revealed

    Unannounced extra features rumoured to be within Apple's forthcoming Leopard OS are causing a commotion among Windows developers.

  • News: Apple laptops to get Merom upgrade?

    A report claims Apple is planning to introduce revised laptops as soon as September.

  • News: Firefox flaws found by open-source system

    A software system for hunting down security flaws in open-source software is being used to iron out flaws in Mozilla's Firefox.

  • News: Blogger unblocked in China – again

    Google's free weblog service, Blogger, is once again accessible from Beijing without the use of a proxy server, indicating that apparent government efforts to block the site have been lifted.

  • News: Windows malware raises worm fears

    Attack code exploiting a recently patched vulnerability in Microsoft's Windows operating system has been posted to the internet, prompting concerns of a widespread attack.

  • News: Vista weaknesses identified by Symantec

    A report describing weaknesses in a beta version of Windows Vista has been released by security vendor Symantec.

  • News: Laptops, iPods must go in the hold

    Authorities have banned passengers from taking electronic items on board aeroplanes following the arrests of 21 people today in connection with an alleged plot to blow up aircraft mid-flight en route to the US.

  • News: PC World selling FM transmitters

    Though they can't legally be used in the UK yet, PC World is selling FM transmitters for iPods across its stores.

  • News: Free personalised email domains from AOL

    AOL will offer personalised email domains free to all web users starting in September, the company announced yesterday.

  • News: Windows bug 'threatens national security'

    The US government warned yesterday that a recently patched Windows vulnerability could put the nation's critical infrastructure at risk.

  • News: Freespire OS released by Linspire

    Linspire has released Freespire 1.0, an open-source Debian version of the Linux OS, one month early, the company said today.

  • News: Vista delays 'play into Apple's hands'

    According to an industry analyst, Apple seems set to add more unique features to Leopard, its next OS, exploiting the delay until Windows Vista hits the market.

  • News: Microsoft may have multicore price edge

    Microsoft could have an early advantage over competitors IBM and Oracle as some software companies begin shifting prices to accommodate servers with multicore processors.

  • News: PowerPoint, Windows flaws fixed

    Microsoft yesterday released 12 security bulletins outlining fixes for known vulnerabilities in its software, including nine 'critical' flaws.

  • News: VMware lets Macs run multiple OSes

    VMware has launched a product - as yet unnamed - that allows Intel-based Macs to run multiple OSes without the need for dual-booting. They can also access any of over 250 virtual appliances that the VMware user community has created. VMware is to demo the product today during Apple's WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) in San Francisco.

  • News: Apple execs attack Vista

    Yesterday, Apple stepped up its criticism of the Windows operating system.

  • News: Atmel sacks four executives

    US chip maker Atmel has fired four executives, including its founder, chairman and chief executive officer, after an investigation into alleged misuse of corporate travel funds, the company said yesterday.



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