NVIDIA Launches the SLI Marketplace!

NVIDIA Corporation today announced a revolutionary new shopping experience for gamers?the NVIDIA SLI Marketplace. By consolidating more than 50 different destinations, including system builder sites, e-tail sites and eBay item listings, the NVIDIA SLI Marketplace is the premier destination in the U.S. for every PC gamers? hardware needs. Located on NVIDIA?s SLIZone, a thriving community …more

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AMD Congratulates Nintendo on the Launch of Wii

AMD today congratulates Nintendo on the successful launch of the revolutionary Wii video gaming console. The AMD “Hollywood” graphics processor resulted in Nintendo delivering a brand new level of immersive gameplay and interaction for consumers in North America. “Nintendo’s fresh approach to the way people play video games is generating a tremendous amount of excitement …more

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Samsung has slimmest phone LCD at 0.82 millimeters thick

Samsung Electronics has developed what it claims is the thinnest LCD (liquid crystal display) panel, just the thickness of a credit card, designed for use in mobile phones. I’d like to have one, but it seems they won’t have them in production till the end of 2007. The screen measures 0.82 millimeters thick and, combined …more

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10 Reasons Why Yahoo Is Doomed

The Journal published a leaked memo from Yahoo that reveals mismanagement and confusion in the ranks. This post over at eweek is pretty funny for enthusiasts that follow this kind of news. Speaking of grammar, WTF is up with Brad Garlinghouse’s prose? There are enough hackneyed aphorisms, tired analogies and generally obtuse English in the …more

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Dell set to report Q3 results this afternoon

Dell plans to report its third quarter financial results later today once the U.S. stock market closes, after delaying the announcement by nearly a week due to accounting troubles. The accounting issues come at an awkward time for Dell. The company has reported a string of disappointing financial quarters, and recently lost its title as …more

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Sony Play Station 3 Card Reader Not Defective

Taiwan-based G-Shank Enterprise stated that stamping parts it manufactured for Sony’s PlayStation 3 (PS3) game consoles have no defects and should not cause malfunction of the console’s card reader, according to a November 20 filing the company made with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE). The clarification came as rumors circulate in the market that a …more

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Are Wi-Fi Standards Breaking Patents Owned By Australia?

A federal judge in Tyler, Texas, ruled last week that an Australian government agency holds the rights to patents on the underlying technology used in two Wi-Fi standards and a third proposed standard. The decision–if it survives what many assume will be a lengthy appeals process–could have a wide-ranging impact on wireless equipment makers and …more

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Rambus Gets Delisting Notice

Rambus missed its filing deadline due to a stock option review, earning it a delisting notification from the Nasdaq. The Los Altos, Calif., chipmaker was notified by Nasdaq Wednesday that it is in violation of listing guidelines. This is big news for a company who has been doing very well in the stock market at …more

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Will Yahoo Cut 20 Percent of Their Work Force?

Yahoo Inc. needs a dramatic organizational shake-up and cuts in its work force of up to 20 percent, according to an internal memo written last month by Senior Vice President Brad Garlinghouse. The document was published in the Saturday edition of the Wall Street Journal. A Yahoo spokesman confirmed the authenticity of the memo, but …more

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Universal sues MySpace for copyright violations

Universal, owned by French media conglomerate Vivendi, claims that Myspace has looked the other way as users unlawfully uploaded copyright music videos. In a copy of court documents filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, Universal also accuses MySpace of aiding copyright infringement by reformatting clips so users can transfer them to friends …more

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Demand for Nvidia G80 chips weak? Could it Be?

Nvidia’s launch of its DirectX 10-compliant GeForce 8800 GPU (codenamed G80) earlier this month seems to have failed to significantly stir up demand for high-end graphics cards, although the new chips took a lead in 3D computing processing, according to sources at Taiwan-based graphics card makers. Since the G80 is preliminarily targeting the high-end sector, …more

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Microsoft Gives Out Copies of Vista Ultimate, Business to Beta Testers

Great to See Microsoft Rewording all its Beta Testers Testers are now receiving emails informing them of their selection for free downloads of Vista and each will be given a product key within one week to activate their software. This will be a download-only proposition and no media will be mailed. DailyTech

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Ultra Products Receives U.S. Patent for Modular Power Supply Design

Ultra Products is proud to announce that it has received United States Patent Number 7,133,293 for its Ultra X-Connect power supply, the world?s first completely modular design power supply. This patented design allows users the opportunity to connect only the cables they need. This leaves the user?s system?s airflow unimpeded by clunky, chunky air stifling …more

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Is Sony eating hundreds of dollars on each PS3?

The cost of manufacturing and materials for the low-end, 20-gigabyte version of the console comes to $805.85, iSuppli said in a report Thursday. That means that for every PS3 Sony sells for $499, it will lose $306.85 on components alone. Marketing and advertising costs would then boost the actual cost to Sony higher. The PS3 …more

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