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Hard drive withstands fire and water

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Most small businesses and consumers do not have elaborate disaster recovery plans in place, which means that their data may be at risk, especially if backups are stored nearby. Fire and water can wipe out at least portions of the… Go To Full Article

AMD, NVIDIA to Create Second Open Host Controller For USB 3.0

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The USB 3.0 specification is expected to be out in 2009 and will significantly upgrade the bandwidth of the current USB 2.0 ports and products that all computer users are familiar with. The body responsible for the support and promotion… Go To Full Article

New Military Supercomputer Breaks Performance Record

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A new supercomputer in the U.S. has broken a barrier that many thought wouldn’t be broken for years to come. A new supercomputer-- dubbed Roadrunner-- has broken the petaflop barrier. Roadrunner was designed by engineers and scientists… Go To Full Article

Next version of OS X will be called Snow Leopard

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You heard right -- the next iteration of Apple's OS X operating system will indeed be dubbed Snow Leopard. As we'd heard just days ago, the next major installment of OS X will be getting all dressed in powder, and… Go To Full Article

Is Google Making Us Stupid?

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Is Google making us stupid? Following a growing body of research within neuroscience, Carr argues that as we use the web "we inevitably begin to take on the qualities of those technologies." This sounds great: Who wouldn't want to have… Go To Full Article

U.S. Maglev System One Step Closer

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President Bush signed a transportation bill that will help fund a high speed maglev train between Disneyland and Las Vegas. The initial $45M investment will be used for environmental studies to evaluate construction impact on one portion of the proposed… Go To Full Article

HP Blackbird 002 gaming rig finally comes to retail

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HP has announced that its Blackbird 002 will be made available for the first time through select retail channels beginning June 29. Offering in an "exclusive configuration" for retail, the Blackbird 002 will be sold through Amazon.com… Go To Full Article

Warner pulls catalog from Last.fm over revenue squabble

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Warner Music Group has pulled its catalog from the on-demand section of Last.fm, a music streaming and social networking site. Web-based, on-demand music may not be raking in the cash yet, but Warner is clearly playing hardball for a stake… Go To Full Article

Cyberlink wires up the world, inside and out

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SOFTWARE FIRM CYBERLINK is set on connecting its users to their data, wherever they are. For CEO Alice Chang, being able to give users remote access to their data and connecting them to every digital device they… Go To Full Article

120GB SSD can fall to $299 by Xmas 2008

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Super Talent is already out with its 120GB SSD drives and they sell for $639; they are listed and available at newegg. We are talking about the newest generation 2.5 inch drives with sequential access read at max 120MB/s and… Go To Full Article

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