Intel’s PM96/GM965 chipsets to be rolled out as scheduled

The development of Intel’s forthcoming PM965/GM965 chipsets (codenamed Crestine) for its Santa Rosa platform is on track, which will allow the chip giant to roll out the chips in March 2007 as scheduled, according to sources at Taiwan notebook makers. The timely introduction of the PM965/GM965 chipsets would enable the chip giant to launch the …more

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Corsair Launches Nautilus GPU Water Cooling Blocks

Corsair Launches Nautilus GPU Water Cooling Blocks

Corsair Memory, Inc., a worldwide leader in high performance enthusiast computer products, took its acclaimed water cooling product line to a new level today with the release of the Nautilus GPU water blocks supporting the latest NVIDIA GeForce based graphics cards in both single and dual SLI configurations. The Corsair Nautilus GPU water blocks are …more

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Microsoft Patches 10 Vulnerabilities, 6 Critical

Microsoft released 10 individual security patches on Oct. 10, addressing a handful of critical problems in Office programs along with several equally serious issues in its Windows operating system. Remember to head on over to Microsoft and download the patches now! The flaw, labeled by security researcher as “SetSlice” and first discovered in the Internet …more

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McAfee fired President Kevin Weiss

McAfee fired President Kevin Weiss and said Chairman and Chief Executive George Samenuk will retire in the wake of an investigation into its past option grants. The security-software maker’s board named Dale Fuller interim CEO and president. Fuller, who served for more than six years as CEO and president of Borland Software, joined McAfee’s board …more

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Boosting Internet speeds without fiber-optics with DSM

A group of technology and telecoms companies, including Spanish giant Telefonica, joined forces on Tuesday to boost the Internet speeds of copper telephone wires to almost equal that of fiber-optic cable. The new technology, dubbed Dynamic Spectrum Management (DSM), promises speeds to rival those of fibre-optic networks, much faster than currently available on broadband — …more

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Dell reportedly to enter 19-inch widescreen LCD monitor market

Dell has sent a request for quotation (RFQ) to panel makers for 19-inch widescreen LCD monitor panels, according to sources. The sources also indicated that Taiwan-based AU Optronics (AUO) and Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) are expected to win the orders from Dell. CMO currently is the largest supplier for 19-inch widescreen LCD monitor panels with …more

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Skype lands deal for Wi-Fi access in Europe

Skype’s Internet calling service will soon be accessible at The Cloud’s Wi-Fi hot spots across Europe, the two companies announced on Tuesday. Although normal online access to Skype’s voice over Internet Protocol services is free to those connecting via PC, access to The Cloud’s Wi-Fi network will require the use of a Skype-enabled phone from …more

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IBM cranks up speed of Power6 to 5.0GHz

IBM plans to crank up the speed on its Power6 server chip to 5.0GHz, far higher than competing processors from Intel and Sun Microsystems. Despite its high frequency, the chip will avoid overheating through its small, 65-nanometer process geometry, high-bandwidth buses running as fast as 75GBps, and voltage thresholds as low as 0.8 volts, IBM …more

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Mozilla’s Firefox 2.0 RC2 Is a Step ? Backward?

eWEEK Labs was disappointed to find that a couple of well-liked search and cookie options have been changed in RC2. Privacy-conscious users will be particularly disappointed by the changes in cookie handling. We’ve always liked using this feature to quickly find a word within a Web page, but, with Version 2.0 RC2, the functionality of …more

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Stores take Sony PlayStation 3 pre-orders for November

GameStop and EB Games stores are going to start accepting pre-orders for Sony?s PlayStation 3 game console this morning. Due to ?extremely limited supply,? the stores expect their allocations of what is perhaps the holiday?s season?s most eagerly anticipated gadget to run out in minutes. I managed to make it up to GameStop at 9:40am …more

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AMD schedules 65nm Tyler launch for 2Q 2007

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) will announce the Rev G Turion 64 X2 and Mobile Sempron CPU lineups, which will debut as the chip vendor’s first 65nm-made mobile processors, in 2007, according to motherboard makers familiar with AMD’s latest CPU roadmap. The Tyler series?replacement parts for the AMD Turion 64 X2 (codenamed Taylor) CPUs?will be launched …more

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Google Buys YouTube for $1.65 billion

Finishing off one of the tech sector’s worst-kept secrets, Google announced an agreement to acquire online media phenom YouTube for $1.65 billion in a stock-for-stock transaction. The companies announced after the bell Monday that the acquisition would combine one of the largest and fastest-growing online-video entertainment communities with Google’s expertise in organizing information and creating …more

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Chinese hackers attacking the Commerce Department

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has been under attack from IPs sourced in China since early September, admitted the Commerce Department last Friday. The Chinese systems have been hitting any system at the BIS that’s exposed to the Internet with distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks almost continuously, as well as successfully compromising …more

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AJAX to overtake Flash?

A recent SitePoint and Ektron survey of Web professionals suggests AJAX will soon surpass Flash as the predominant Web development model of choice. Increases in expected Microsoft-based endeavors, however, make it difficult to predict a less proprietary-based Web development project pipeline for the future. SitePoint and Ektron’s survey of 5,000 Web developers anticipates a significant …more

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