China Looking Into Chinese Net Domains

China is ramping up creation of a parallel system of net domains to tempt more Chinese people to go online. By using Chinese language net domains it aims to reach those people who do not speak English – still the most widely used language online. Makes perfect sense to me! He said China had created …more

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Student suspended for viewing MySpace posting

A middle school student faces expulsion for allegedly posting graphic threats against a classmate on the popular MySpace.com Web site, and 20 of his classmates were suspended for viewing the posting, school officials said. Just goes to show when technology gets easier the younger the posters get! Police are investigating the boy’s comments about his …more

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Intel to unveil ultra-mobile PC on March 7th at IDF

Intel appears to be preparing to launch is ultra-mobile PC on 7 March, if the umpc.com website is anything to go by. It will be interesting to see just what Intel has planned on this one! Bring on the 6″ notebooks! More recently, the chip giant has been giving up the device the name “ultra-mobile …more

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Rumor: Voodoo PC Claims Dell May Buy Alienware

Rahul from Voodoo PC believes that Dell might think about buying Alienware to help their enthusiast image in our community. When you look at why it would work it all makes sense, but who knows what will actually take place. Dell has two problems, it is approaching stagnancy in their main markets, and is about …more

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Intel First-Quarter Revenue Below Expectations

Intel Corporation today announced that first-quarter revenue is expected to be between $8.7 billion and $9.1 billion, as compared to the previous expectation of between $9.1 billion and $9.7 billion, primarily due to weaker than expected demand and a slight market segment share loss. Not good news and another miss if the expected takes place. …more

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US Government warns of paid auto-surfing

Any site that has a popular forum is at risk of getting spammers or posting bots to register and advertise for whatever. Over at the LR Forums we have been dealing with this since the forums went online! Luckily, we have great mods and admins that these spamming ‘auto-posting’ users get deleted within just a …more

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Hynix to plead guilty to DRAM price-fix charges

Four Hynix employees will do hard time and together pay $1m in fines after agreeing to plead guilty to US Department of Justice charges that they conspired to fix memory prices, the DoJ said yesterday. D S Kim, Hynix’s General Manager, Worldwide Sales and Marketing; C K Chung, Hynix’s Director, Global Strategic Account Sales; K …more

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H-P, Gateway Settle Litigation For $16.7 Million

Gateway has agreed to pay Hewlett-Packard $47 million to settle a patent litigation between the two companies. It’s amazing to see Gateway go from $81 a share in 1999 to just over $2.25 a share in 2006. How times change! The deal, announced by both companies Wednesday, resolves all patent infringement claims between the two …more

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World of Warcraft Has 6 Million Players

Did you know that the worldwide customer base for World of Warcraft (WoW) is now at more than 6 million players. If you want to talk about a company that has changed the face of gaming in recent years Blizzard would be it! If you want to know why video game sales are down that …more

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ATI Technologies Launches the CrossFire Xpress 3200 Chipset

ATI Technologies today launched the CrossFire Xpress 3200 chipset-delivering the enthusiast gaming platform of the future. Developed from the ground up for multi-GPU gaming, the CrossFire Xpress 3200 chipset enables the world’s fastest gaming performance, advanced overclocking capabilities and bedrock stability available in an AMD-based PC motherboard today. Boards from ASUS can be found today! …more

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SiS to produce DRAM modules

SiS are to enter the Dram market according to Digitimes. According to their sources SiS will be making DDR2 and DDR1-400 modules with the help of their parent company United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC). SiS has purchased several module testers and expects to start shipping DRAM modules soon after receiving validation from its clients, according to …more

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Google Offers National Archive Videos For Free

I think that this is a really great idea that will help the entire world. The National Archives and Google are teaming up to allow unprecedented access to historical film properties for free with just the click of a mouse. I personally will be checking into this and seeing what these rare films look like. …more

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The KODE5 Global Gaming Revolution Begins

Remember ACON4 and ACON5 over in China that featured some of the best Warcraft 3 players in the world? While the event was started by ABIT and ended some of the original founders have changed names, but kept the event nearly the same. Now called KODE5 it is still alive and kicking. If you play …more

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Intel Invests $300 Million In Ho Chi Minh City

Intel Corporation today announced it will invest $300 million (US) to build a semiconductor assembly and test facility in Ho Chi Minh City. This represents the first such investment by the semiconductor industry in Vietnam and supports Intel?s strategy to invest to support overall demand. Construction of this facility will begin immediately. This new facility …more

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