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US refuses to give internet to the world

@ 2012/08/03 read/post comments(0)
The US, which famously does not know that Tim Berners-Lee invented the world wide web, is refusing to hand over control of the internet to the UN. The UN wants to bring in a global treaty to… Go To Full Article

Judge sides with HP in Itanium case

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A California court told Oracle to continue porting its software to the Intel Itanium chips used by Hewlett-Packard. Oracle, which is an HP rival, last year announced it would cease supporting Itanium. However last year HP filed… Go To Full Article

RIM denies handing encryption keys to India

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RIM has denied Indian media reports which claim that the BlackBerry maker has granted the Indian government the encryption keys to its secure corporate email and messaging services. If the reports were true, it suddenly means that… Go To Full Article

Sony continues its slide

@ 2012/08/03 read/post comments(0)
Troubled electronics outfit Sony has said that its first-quarter operating profit slid from a year earlier. The company said that it is suffering from the fact that no one wants its tellies or other devices. Go To Full Article

TshirtOS is web-connected, programmable, 100 percent cotton

@ 2012/08/03 read/post comments(0)
An LED display, camera, microphone, speaker and accelerometer all packaged into a t-shirt and controlled via your smartphone? That's the concept behind tshirtOS, a wearable platform for "self-expression" that currently only exists as a prototype. It can show off tweets,… Go To Full Article

Left 4 Dead 2 Runs Faster On Linux?

@ 2012/08/02 read/post comments(0)
We are using a 32-bit version of Linux temporarily and will run on 64-bit Linux later. Running Left 4 Dead 2 on Windows 7 with Direct3D drivers, we get 270.6 FPS as a baseline. The data is generated from an… Go To Full Article

KFA GeForce GTX 680 LTD OC 2 GB @ techPowerUp

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KFA? has revamped the GTX 680 PCB design, picked a sexy white PCB color and added a large triple fan cooler to their GTX 680 LTD OC. As the name suggests, the card is heavily overclocked, which gives it a… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master 690 II Advanced Black & White Edition USB 3.0 Case Review

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The CM 690 II Advanced Black and White Edition case boasts more than just a fresh coat of paint. The new CM 690 II Advanced Black and White edition also adds USB 3.0 functionality, a side window, improved cable management… Go To Full Article

Spire TME III @ PureOverclock

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Today we will be looking at the Spire TME III CPU Cooler. Spire may not be as mainstream as other brands but don’t let the name fool you. We will be looking at some installation and benchmarks with this cooler… Go To Full Article

ENERMAX ETS-T40 Heatsink Review @ OCC

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With everything that the ENERMAX ETS-T40 heatsink offers, I am happy to say that I like the cooler and the thermal loads it is capable of handling. The installation is incredibly easy and does not require the use of numerous… Go To Full Article

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