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AMD asks for 1.5 billion

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Back in July we implied that AMD will have to ask for additional financing. It indeed happened less than a month after we expected it but indeed AMD will issue 1.5 billion notes plus some cash to cover the debt… Go To Full Article

Windows Vista and Wifi banned from Olympics 2008

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Microsoft's newest OS, Vista, has been relegated to waterboy status at the 2008 Olympic Games, while wireless networking won't even play a supporting role in Beijing. Windows XP was chosen to run on all PCs handling chores vital to the… Go To Full Article

More benchmarks of overclocked Intel 45nm CPUs

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The new Wolfdale 45nm Core 2 Duo chip clocked by default at 2.33Ghz gets overclocked to 4Ghz, getting 11.297 seconds in SuperPi 1M. The Quad Core variant dubbed Yorkfield goes up to 3.5GHz, good for 13.734s in SuperPi 1M. Other… Go To Full Article

The TOP 10 of TOP 10 Lists ~ A Digg List Experiment

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#1 || Top 10 Magic Trick Tutorials Of All Time 1) The snap card. This tutorial demonstrates how to make a card selected by the audience appear on your hand instantly.

If GOD was a Programmer

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In the beginning there was the Computer.<br> Loading Universe Kernel.....<br> And God said.<br> _ LET THERE BE LIGHT!.<br> login: GOD_.<br> Go To Full Article

Current crop of DX10 Hardware won't work with DX10.1 features

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The 0.1 revision requires completely new hardware for support, thus royally cheesing off many gamers who paid top whack for their new hardware over the last few months on the basis of future game compatibility. But these gamers shouldn't fret… Go To Full Article

AMD Barcelona rumored to hit stores 10 September

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K10, Barcelona should start selling in channel after the launch in September. Some OEMs might get them in August but most of the CPUs will go on sale in September. We learned that Barcelona will sell up to 2.4 GHz… Go To Full Article

Fujitsu planning on shipping 1.2TB laptop hard drives in 2010

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Fujitsu says it has successfully demonstrated the ability to perform basic read/write capability of each individual nanohole of the patterned media using a typical flying head on a rotating disk. That breakthrough could lead the company to produce hard drives… Go To Full Article

Google Mistakes Own Blog for Spam, Deletes It

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The problem? Google had mistakenly identified its own blog as a spammer's site and handed it over to another person. The change was first noticed by the Google Blogoscoped Web site, which noticed that posts on the Custom Search Blog… Go To Full Article

Use Laser from DVD Burner to build hand-held Laser Device

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Using the laser from a DVD burner, this instructional video shows you how to create a hand-held laser that is powerful enough to light a match and pop a balloon. There's some soldering involved and the Maglite's bulb housing needs… Go To Full Article

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