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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ATI Radeon X1900 family already on sale

In a move that is sure to get ATI steaming, several online retailers have X1900 cards for sale – today. Looking at Froogle we find that 8 retailers are carrying the ATI Radeon X1900 XTX. They even have an Radeon X1900 CrossFire Edition available over at Digitally Unique for $604. All I can say is …more

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Infineon Technologies Expects Quarterly Loss

German chipmaker Infineon Technologies expects to post a first-quarter loss as selling prices slumped for DDR2 memory chips. Now that DDR2 prices are on the rise this might be the last loss due to DDR2 pricing. If you haven’t bought your 2GB kit of DDR2 memory we suggest doing so now when prices are still …more

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No link between cell phones and common tumor

Ever get tired of people telling you talking on the cell phone will give you a tumor? A new study shows that using a mobile phone does not increase the risk of developing the most common type of brain tumor. Send them this link and to relax on the tumor comments! After a four-year survey, …more

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Google defies US over search data

The US Dept. of Justice are requesting Google to submit data about the type of searches and what results are returned according to the BBC. The Justice Dept. claim they require the data to aid them enforcing the online pornography law. According to the BBC they requested “A list of terms entered into the search …more

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Intel Corporation Stock Takes A Royal Beating

If you own Intel (INTC) stock you might want to stop reading right about now. Shares were down more than $3 per share at one point today after Intel missed their fourth-quarter numbers. Shares are currently down nearly 12% for the day. Invstors were looking for answers a day after Intel stunned the Street with …more

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Futuremark Releases 3DMark06 For Download

Futuremark today released 3DMark06, which includes improved Shader Model 2 tests, new CPU tests and HDR Shader Model 3 tests for system-wide gaming performance measurements. The new benchmark weighs in at 576MB in size, so when you go to download 3DMark06 expect to find a line and a huge file size. Building on 3DMark05 as …more

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nVidia Launches the GeForce 7300 GS Video Card

This morning nVidia launched their GeForce 7300 GS video card that is aimed at the mainstream PC user with it’s $99 USD suggested price tag. The GeForce 7300 supports high-definition video?up to 1080i resolution and is ready for the upcoming Microsoft Vista operating system (OS). This price point puts the GeForce 7300 in direct competition …more

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Blackmailers target $1m website

Alex Tew, 21, hit the headlines at the start of the year when he revealed his Million Dollar Homepage had made him a million dollars in four months. Then came the online attacks… Go figure! Mr Tew’s encounter with the net criminals began on 7 January when he received an e-mail threatening to bombard the …more

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Google Buys dMarc Broadcasting

Google made its biggest acquisition to date on Tuesday as it branched out into radio advertising with a deal that could cost it as much as $1.24 billion. This is a huge purchase and will be interesting to see what Google plans to do with them. The purchase takes the search engine company into the …more

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Take-Two Will Be Late Filing its Annual Report.

The New York-based video-game software publisher Take-Two filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday for a 15-day extension in filing its 10-K report. The company said it expects to file within the indicated 15 days. Take-Two, which has been struggling financially in recent quarters, is best known for its Grand Theft Auto franchise. In …more

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China: 111 Million People With Internet in 2005

As of the end of 2005, there were 111 million Internet users in China, growing by 18.1% on-year, according to statistics released by the China Internet Network Information Center. This is an amazing number and shows how quickly China is growing in terms of adapting technology. Of the users, 64.30 million accessed the Internet through …more

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Seagate Launches 160GB Perpendicular Notebook Hard Drive

Seagate Technology has begun shipping the industry’s first 2.5-inch notebook PC disc drive built on perpendicular recording technology to the worldwide distribution channel. To make things better these drives are 160GB, which offer more storage than most would need in a notebook! Momentus 5400.3, a 5,400-rpm drive that operates with 4,200-rpm power efficiency to extend …more

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nVidia Launches NVIDIA nForce4 SLI XE and nF4 Ultra Chipsets

NVIDIA Corporation today announced the NVIDIA nForce4 SLI XE and NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra media and communications processors (MCPs). The nForce SLI XE comes with an expected retail price of under $100 and is for enthusiasts who want the most performance. The Ultra has all the same features as the XE, but only has one full …more

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