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Apple Renames iPhone to "iTouch Mobile"

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In a surprise move on Friday, Apple, Inc. announced that it was renaming its newly released "iPhone" product as the "iTouch Mobile" after a lawsuit was filed by Cisco Systems, Inc. earlier in the week. The announcement came only days… Go To Full Article

Two Intel Xeons make Eight cores pictured at 3GHz

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WE SAW some Intel quad-core chippery purring away at at 3GHz, although the fastest we know of for sale works at 2.66 GHz. For roughly $1000 you will get a single quad-core Xeon and if you double… Go To Full Article

The three reasons why AMD acquired ATI

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WE HAD a chance to talk to a nice chap called Mario Rivas who happens to be an Executive Vice President, Computing Products Group at AMD. We had a chance to ask him a few questions and one of my… Go To Full Article

AMD badly screws up earnings warning

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AMD IS NOT QUITE as cunning as it thinks it is. Its negative preannouncement of profit warnings was timed to have minimum impact on the stock but has ended up angering every analyst I've talked to. It may have been… Go To Full Article

Crysis CES Demo Clips

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I walked by the Nvidia booth today, only to get suckered into another playthrough of the CES Crysis demo. My goal this time was to launch as many North Korean soldiers into the air, only to have them plummet to… Go To Full Article

Vista Sales Stronger Than Expected

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"I think these results could be classified as 'strong,' or at least 'stronger than expected,'" NPD analyst Chris Swenson said in an e-mail interview. "Although Vista dollars were slightly lower than XP dollars in its first full month, I consider… Go To Full Article

The First BitTorrent Optimized Microprocessor

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IAdea Corporation, a Taiwan-based licensee of BitTorrent technology, and Star Semiconductor Corporation, an affiliate of the semiconductor giant UMC Group, jointly announced the availability of STR9810/20 -- the world's first BitTorrent-optimized microprocessor chip. Most of the BitTorrent… Go To Full Article

Windows Home Server Preview

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At the 2007 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week (see my special report), Microsoft previewed its long-awaited Windows Home Server (WHS) product, a Windows Server 2003 R2-based server for consumers that dispenses with the complexities of most… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA GeForce 8600, 8500 and 680SE

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While NVIDIA wasn’t showing off anything impressive at the show, there was a lot of very good NVIDIA news that we kept running into at CES. At ASUS we saw a mobile GeForce 8600 and 8400, later on during the… Go To Full Article

Three HD Layers Today, Ten Tomorrow

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While Toshiba has publicly announced its achievement, Ritek is disclosing behind closed doors at CES its own achievements in multi-layer HD optical media. Ritek claims to not only have been able to produce a three-layer and four-layer HD optical discs,… Go To Full Article

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