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  • News: Supply woes are over, Intel vows

    Intel launched its latest family of chipsets amid high fives between workers and several whoops proclaiming "We're back", and promised the resources were aligned to make sure there wouldn't be a repeat of the shortages the company ran into last year.

  • News: Mobile desktop PC unveiled

    There are small computers, and then there's FIC's (First International Computer's) very-slim GE2, which is even smaller than Apple's miniscule Mac mini.

  • News: Microsoft tweaks Vista security

    Bowing to criticism, Microsoft plans to modify a key new security feature in its upcoming Windows Vista operating system to make it less cumbersome for users.

  • News: Special in-flight Flybook laptop 'next month'

    So you're two hours into a long-haul flight trying to watch a DVD on your laptop when the person in front of you decides to go to sleep, throws his seat back an obnoxious 30 degrees and shoves your tray table and notebook into your stomach.

  • News: Greenpeace slams high-tech toxic waste

    Members of the international environmental group Greenpeace have protested at the Computex trade show in Taipei. The group was seeking to bring to the attention of show-goers the issue of electronic waste, displaying shocking pictures of the consequences of high-tech pollution.

  • News: Intel: no support for DDR3 RAM until mid-2007

    PC enthusiasts hoping to see faster memory chips in the near future will have to wait until around the middle of next year, because that's when Intel plans to add support for DDR3 to its chipsets.

  • News: Microsoft releases Vista public beta

    Microsoft has launched its widest release yet of the beta version of its troubled next-generation Windows Vista operating system.

  • News: Microsoft still working on tiny Haiku PC

    The lacklustre reception of the ultramobile PC hasn't put Microsoft off the portable PC space. In fact, the company has continued to work on another mini-Tablet PC concept called the Haiku, and expects it on the market within the next few years.

  • News: Via goes pret-a-porter with Vogue PCs

    Via is going pret-a-porter with Vogue, its latest reference design for PC makers, announced today at the Computex exhibition in Taipei.

  • News: Russian extortion Trojan hits web

    A week after a woman from Rochdale was reported to have fallen victim to an encryption Trojan, Arhiveus-A, an older rival has reappeared on the internet.

  • News: Intel looks beyond entertainment with Viiv

    For the moment, Intel's Viiv platform is all about digital entertainment, but that might not always be the case.

  • News: Acer to launch HD-DVD laptop this month

    Acer will launch a laptop computer with an HD-DVD drive later this month, it said today at the Computex trade show in Taiwan.

  • News: Intel chipset marks start of offensive

    Intel launched a chipset for desktop computers today and vowed to take back market share lost to its main rival AMD by the end of this year.

  • News: AMD/Dell deal 'surprised' Intel

    A top Intel executive today admitted that the company was surprised by Dell's decision to use AMD processors in some of its high-end servers.

  • News: Web-based spreadsheet offered by Google?

    Google will launch a web-based spreadsheet program today, as it continues building a suite of office applications to rival those offered by Microsoft, according to reports.

  • News: Intel 'pushed in different directions'

    One year after Apple announced plans to use Intel processors in its computers, Apple is pushing the world's largest chip maker in different directions, a top executive said yesterday.

  • News: Microsoft Live Labs releases security services

    Microsoft's Live Labs has launched two security-related web-based services, one for providing authentication and another for connecting P2P applications through network firewalls.

  • News: Fujitsu's 1.8in HDD to launch next year

    Fujitsu will launch its first 1.8in hard disk drive in the middle of next year, a company engineer said at the Computex trade show today.

  • News: AMD to resell Transmeta chip

    AMD will resell a processor designed by Transmeta for Microsoft's pay-as-you-go PC initiative as part of a strategy to connect people in developing countries to the internet, Transmeta said yesterday.

  • News: Parliament 'should not legislate DRM'

    In a report released today, a group of lawmakers advised the government not to make DRM systems mandatory.

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