Yahoo, Telemundo form US Hispanic Web business

Yahoo Inc. and NBC Universal Television’s Telemundo said on Wednesday that they will merge their Web properties targeted at the U.S. Hispanic market into a joint Internet business, Yahoo! Telemundo. The two companies said they will merge some staff and share advertising revenue from the new venture, but neither will make an equity investment in …more

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Microsoft announces ‘Live Anywhere’ online gaming service

Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates on Tuesday announced a new cross-platform gaming service that integrates games played on cell phones, Xbox 360 consoles and the upcoming Windows Vista operating system. The “Live Anywhere” service will be available as part of Windows Vista, Microsoft’s next-generation PC operating system. The consumer version is scheduled for release early …more

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First WB Movie Downloads now we have Fox shows sold at iTunes for $1.99

Apple Computer Inc.’s iTunes Music Store has started selling TV programs from Fox Entertainment Group’s networks, including shows such as ”24.” Shows for sale will cost $1.99 each to download and will come from the News Corp. unit’s networks including Fox and FX as well as the 20th Century Fox Television library. In addition to …more

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Warner Brothers to start selling movie downloads

Warner Brothers is to start selling film downloads via the internet using the same technology once blamed for helping people swap illegal copies. The Hollywood studio has reached a deal with the web company Bit Torrent, which uses peer-to-peer technology to allow the quick distribution of large files. Warner says users will be able to …more

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Alienware Launches New SLI Notebooks: Aurora m9700 and Aurora mALX

Alienware has introduced two new ultra-powerful mobile systems loaded with dual NVIDIA GeForce Go 7900 GPUs: the 17″ Aurora m9700 and the 19″ Aurora mALX. As Alienware’s most powerful desktop replacements to date, the Aurora m9700 and Aurora mALX provide the ultimate notebook gaming expierence. The Aurora m9700 is the industry’s first and only 17″ …more

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Rumor: Intel might sell memory chip unit

It is rumored that Intel has separated their memory and processor production, which is making some industry analysts believe that Intel might spin something off. Since Intel isn’t going to spin off their processor line anytime soon some are thinking that they might kick the memory portion of the blue chip giant. Intel Corp., the …more

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Microsoft Xbox 360 HD DVD Player Due for Holidays

Microsoft Corp. will release an HD DVD player for its Xbox 360 video game machine in time for the 2006 holiday season and will have 10 million of its next-generation consoles to market before its rivals debut their new systems Microsoft got a head start when it released the Xbox 360 in November. Rivals Sony …more

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Dell Price Cuts Helping Only So Much

Is Dell fighting yesterday’s war? That’s one possibility that weighed on the shares of the world’s No. 1 PC vendor in the wake of its announcement Monday that its first-quarter financial results would once again come up short. Faced with slowing demand and increased competition, Dell unsheathed its most trusted weapon in the first quarter: …more

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The $499 Sony PlayStation Leaves People Shocked At E3 2006

Aiming to hang on to the hard-core gamers who have propelled Sony to the top of the $25 billion video game industry, the company gave tantalizing demonstrations of the games planned for its upcoming PlayStation 3 on Monday as the industry’s biggest trade show started in Los Angeles. Sony’s announcement Monday kicked off the Electronic …more

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Nvidia to launch nForce 500 chipsets May 23rd

According to a DailyTech report, Nvidia recently told its partners the nForce 550, 570, 570 SLI and 590 SLI will ship supporting AMD’s upcoming Socket AM2 interconnect and, separately, Intel’s Core 2 Duo desktop processor line aka ‘Conroe’. nForce 590 will be the highest performance NVIDIA chipset for AMD AM2 and Intel Socket 775. The …more

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AOpen reduces capital 40%

AOpen plans to downsize its capital by 40% to NT$1.56 billion (US$50 million) in an attempt to overcome huge losses from its ODD manufacturing business and improve its financial structure, according to the company in a May 8 filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE). I didn’t even know that AOpen was hurting! Although AOpen …more

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Study Shows Online gamblers doubled in 2005

The number of Americans who gambled online doubled to about 4 percent of the population last year, as people were lured by its convenience, an industry group report released on Monday said. The survey was part of a broader study by the American Gaming Association (AGA). The gaming revenue reflects strong growth from companies like …more

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More Bad Dell News — Dell Will Undershoot Wall Streets Expectations

With PC sales slowing, Dell will undershoot Wall Street’s bottom-line expectations by 5 cents a share, the company warned investors after Monday’s closing bell. This week has started out rough for the PC giant! Dell said that it now expects to earn about 33 cents in the first quarter on revenue of about $14.2 billion; …more

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Discrimination Class Action Suit Filed Against Dell Financial Services

Thomas K. Equels, Managing Shareholder of the Holtzman Equels law firm, and attorney Benjamin R. Alvarez filed a class action on behalf of Miami resident Juan C. Arteaga against Dell Financial Services, LP. in United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida (Case #06-21123). The complaint alleges the organization, a joint venture between …more

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