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  • News: Opinion: Apple's picture-perfect package

    They heard me. For a while now, I've railed about Apple's refusal to bump up the resolution of its PowerBook line - especially in light of the higher-resolution screens widely available on Windows laptops.

  • News: Microsoft under pressure for timely Vista release

    Microsoft's business customers may have come to expect delays in product releases, but the company is going to be under pressure over the next year to deliver its Vista OS on time.

  • News: Samsung price-fixing case ends

    Samsung Electronics and its US subsidiary Samsung Semiconductor on Wednesday ended a US DoJ (Department of Justice) investigation into its participation in an international DRAM (dynamic RAM) price fixing conspiracy by officially entering in court its guilty plea and agreement to pay a $300m (£174m) penalty.

  • News: Panasonic-Toshiba CRT plants close in Europe, US

    Matsushita Toshiba Picture Display, a joint venture of Panasonic and Toshiba, has decided to close its CRT-manufacturing European and US subsidiaries, the organisation said on Wednesday.

  • News: NEC debuts laptop without a hard disk

    NEC has developed a laptop computer targeted at corporate users that doesn't include a hard disk drive, it announced on Wednesday.

  • News: Intel to certify media applications for Viiv PCs

    Intel is working with dozens of movie, music and game providers around the world to ensure their services work with the living-room PC concept embodied by its upcoming Viiv brand, scheduled to be launched early next year.

  • News: Korea FTC's Microsoft ruling due next week

    The Korea Fair Trade Commission is likely to deliver a ruling in an antitrust case against Microsoft next week, it said on Wednesday.

  • News: Samsung shows off world's first 19in laptop

    Samsung today demonstrated an engineering sample of the M70, the first 19in notebook in the world. With a 1,680x1,050 WSXGA screen that is detachable from the keyboard, the M70 will be available early next year for £2,199, including VAT.

  • News: Sanyo's former presidents resign from board

    Two former presidents of Sanyo have resigned from the company's board of directors, the Osaka-based company said today.

  • News: Sony strikes OLED joint development plan

    Sony is planning to work with Japanese oil company Idemitsu Kosan on the development of luminous materials for future OLED displays, the two companies said today.

  • News: Software group seeks role in Microsoft case

    The FSFE (Free Software Foundation Europe) has asked to be allowed to make arguments against Microsoft in part of its appeal against last year's antitrust ruling against it by the EU's competition authority, the European Commission, an FSFE attorney said Thursday.

  • News: Open-source vending machine 'gaining momentum'

    Meet the Freedom Toaster, a vending-machine lookalike that is providing open-source software in more than 30 locations in South Africa, including schools, libraries, science centres and shops.

  • News: ATI's founder and chairman retires

    The founder and chairman of ATI, one of the world's leading graphics chip makers, has retired from the company just weeks after allegations of insider stock trading against himself and his wife were dismissed.

  • News: Microsoft worker gets four years for software theft

    A former Microsoft employee was sentenced to four years in prison on Friday for illegally selling the company's software, netting him $2.3m (£1.3m), court documents show.

  • News: Samsung/Sony LCD venture steps up production

    S-LCD, the joint Samsung and Sony LCD panel manufacturing venture, is planning to raise production of large-screen panels by a quarter, it said on Tuesday.

  • News: Microsoft to open Office document format

    Microsoft announced yesterday that it will offer its Word, Excel and PowerPoint document formats as open standards, a move that could spark a war with technology rivals.

  • News: Dell dismisses talk of AMD PCs

    Dell today dismissed a report that it has notified Taiwanese manufacturers to ready production lines to produce PCs using microprocessors made by AMD.

  • News: Opinion: desktop search - just what you need

    Many years ago, in the heyday of DOS, Lotus brought out a desktop-search program called Magellan that did several amazing things. It indexed your entire hard drive and kept that index up-to-date. It let you search for anything in any file on the drive, no matter what the format. And it displayed the contents of what it found in a handy preview pane located right next to the list of relevant files.

  • News: Opinion: defend your PC against video attacks

    The popularity of high-speed internet connections and increasingly fast processors has made streaming video and audio a reality for most people. But our growing reliance on the web to provide news and entertainment in video format raises our odds of being tricked into triggering an attack.

  • News: Hooky Pentium 4s sold for $78

    Shenzhen Chuanghui Electronics isn't shy about offering re-marked Intel processors for sale: the company is openly selling them through a major Chinese website and brags that its re-marked Pentium 4 chips look just like the real thing.



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