ATI Launches and Ships New Radeon X1900 Graphics Processor

ATI Launches and Ships New Radeon X1900 Graphics Processor For Advanced Multimedia and Gaming Consumers. The Radeon X1900, All-In-Wonder X1900 and Radeon X1900 CrossFire products will engage and entertain customers while they breakthrough performance and quality barriers. Be sure to read our review of the ATI Radeon X1900XTX and Radeon X1900XT that was posted this …more

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IBM Lotus Sametime Users Get Freedom

IBM said it will allow users of its Lotus Sametime instant messaging software for large corporations chat online with users of the consumer-focused networks owned by Time Warner’s AOL, Yahoo! and Google. This is an interesting move, but one that is good for the 15 million users of Sametime. IBM said it will offer the …more

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Ford Motor Co. to cut 25,000-30,000 jobs

Ford Motor Co. on Monday said it will cut 25,000 to 30,000 jobs in North America and idle 14 manufacturing facilities through 2012, hoping to turn around the money-losing unit. Not a good way to start off the week for the U.S. economy. The sweeping restructuring plan also calls for reducing capacity by 1.2 million …more

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Rumor: ATI Crossfire RD580 delayed till February

ATI’s original plan was to launch its new Radeon X1900 (R580) cards together with its new chipset with the codname RD580 together, but The Inq. says that is not the case. The ATI Crossfire Radeon Xpress motherboards are going to be delayed till February. The original plan was to launch its new Radeon X1900 (R580) …more

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Nokia, Motorola, Intel form alliance for mobile TV

Mobile phone giant Nokia has teamed up with other technology firms to promote the DVB-H technology standard for mobile TV, Nokia said on Monday. Looks like the three companies have enough monies behind them to push the DVB-H standard to the market quickly. The tie-up, called the Mobile DTV Alliance, aims to encourage open standards …more

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AMD Promotes Dirk Meyer to President and COO

AMD (NYSE: AMD) announced today that Dirk Meyer has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of AMD. Meyer previously served as president and chief operating officer of AMD’s Microprocessor Solutions Sector (MSS) business. “Dirk has played an essential role in AMD’s rise to the position of technology and innovation leader in the microprocessor …more

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AMD Cuts Athlon 64 X2, Turion, and Sempron CPU Prices

AMD has cut the prices on many of their popular desktop and mobile processors this morning. The AMD Athlon 64 X2 4800+ processor took a 19.9% price slashing and can now be bought for $643 when bought in 1000 units. If you have been waiting to buy an AMD Athlon 64 X2 processor now is …more

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Cell Phone Ads in Exchange For Text Messages

The time has come to get ads on your cell phone and actually like it! It seems that some cell phone users are being offered the chance to send text messages for free in return for viewing ads on their phones. The service is due to be unveiled later this month with the firm behind …more

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DDR2 Memory Prices Continues to Increase

The price premium DDR 400 enjoyed over DDR2 533 has shrunk to 1.4%, as DDR contract prices remained flat in the second half of January, while 512Mbit DDR2 533 prices increased to US$4.09! The most interesting part is that memory module makers can have gross margins of 50% for the segment. Simply amazing! Prices of …more

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Happy 20th Birthday Computer Viruses!

Happy Birthday Mr. PC Virus! Beleive it or not computer viruses have been around for 20 years now! The term computer virus dates from 1984 and was coined by US computer scientist Fred Cohen even thought the first virus (Brian) wasn’t out yet. It was during the opening weeks of 1986 that the first PC …more

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TVMyPod Sells IPods Pre-Loaded with Videos

A tiny Massachusetts company named TVMyPod is selling iPods that come with movies and TV programs already loaded on them, a practice that raises questions of legality as it addresses consumer demand for convenience and portability. Interesting to see what happens if legal action is taken against TVMyPod Customers choose any content currently available on …more

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Jan 22nd News from Around the Web

Another round of news from around the web. This time the leading article is on the Gigabyte X1800 XT 512 MB video card, which looks to be a hefty performer. Overclocked by a healthy margin, Gigabyte’s GV-RX18T512V-B Turbo Force Edition is tied for the honor of being the fastest Radeon X1800 XT 512MB in the …more

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Wi-Fi 802.11n Standard Still Coming

If you are wondering what is going on in the WiFi industry the new standard is still in the works and it’s looking like 802.11n will make it! At four times the speed of current wireless networks I am looking forward to seeing it in action! The proposed standard, 802.11n, provides a huge speed boost …more

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AMD Eyes Chip Memory Expansion with Z-RAM

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is exploring new types of onboard memory for its chips as a way to bump performance and squeeze more out of its manufacturing plants. Time will tell if this makes it to market, but we hope it will. The Sunnyvale, Calif., chip maker has licensed memory technology called Z-RAM, created by …more

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