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Premium-Inhalt. Advanced Micro Devices Inc. on Monday closed a deal with two Abu Dhabi investment firms that spins off its manufacturing operations into a separate company.
Premium-Inhalt. EMC gave improper kickbacks to partners and overcharged the U.S. General Services Administration, the Department of Justice has alleged, intervening in a suit brought by whistleblowers.
Premium-Inhalt. "I Got a [US]$12,000 Stimulus Check in Less than 7 days. Get Yours!" Over the past week, this attractive-sounding offer appeared in a Google text ad. Other ads have claimed "Obama's Giving You Cash" and touted "$40,000 [y]ou don't ever have to pay back!"
Premium-Inhalt. The local mom-and-pop cafe that serves open, anonymous Wi-Fi access along with coffee and muffins may soon be on the front lines of a war in Congress over privacy.
Premium-Inhalt. File this product under "We'll believe it when we see it." A Menlo Park company called Always Innovating says its will be a netbook that turns into a tablet PC when you pull the screen away from the keyboard. The company also told the audience here at DEMO 09 that the Touch Book's battery will last 12-15 hours on a charge.
Premium-Inhalt. this week unveiled a copper version of its 10 Gigabit Ethernet top-of-rack data center switch.
Premium-Inhalt. is a tiny freeware utility that has a single, simple, function--if you hover your mouse over an inactive window, and use the mouse scroll wheel, it will scroll that window while keeping it inactive. This can be a boon for anyone copying text manually from an inactive window to an active one, or who needs to see data in one window (perhaps one partially obscured) while reading or working in another. It even scrolls applications that don't offer mousewheel support by converting the wheel to clicks on the scroll bars. In other words, if you spin the wheel down, WizMouse will virtually click the "down arrow" for you.
Premium-Inhalt. ASUS's latest netbook model, the Eee PC 1000HE, is now available in Australia with updated specs, including 9 and a half hours of battery life, and a price tag of A$899 (US$575).
Premium-Inhalt. is adding a VoIP desk phone it describes as a blend of a phone and computer that comes with a color touchscreen and support for embedded applications.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel on Monday detailed plans to push its Atom processors into devices beyond just netbooks and mobile Internet devices.
Premium-Inhalt. Nortel this week said is winding down its investment in Carrier Ethernet switch/routers (CESR) in favor of packet optical transport platforms.
Premium-Inhalt. A sleek touch-screen laptop, a voice-to-text service for the , and various tools to help employees work more efficiently are being unveiled at Network World's conference in Palm Desert, Calif. this week.
Premium-Inhalt. Windmill Networks this week officially launched and introduced its management integration software that industry watchers say could help reduce network performance management headaches and speed troubleshooting for time-strapped IT staff.
Premium-Inhalt. Monday announced EDS had in February closed a US$1 billion deal with U.K. insurer Aviva that would involve EDS transforming and maintaining two data centers over 10 years.
Premium-Inhalt. IT professionals have strong opinions about choosing a career in engineering over other fields, and many think parents could be doing children a disservice by not encouraging advanced studies in math and science and instead suggesting acting.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft's 2019 is the latest entry in the genre of future product dramatization videos. There's a , but I recommend the tightly-edited two minute excerpt.
Premium-Inhalt. TechCrunch editor Michael Arrington has from the month of vacation he took in Hawaii after a stranger at a conference in Munich in January. "Just as soon as I get a couple more days of skiing in," he wrote in a blog post on Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. It was cool while it lasted: The President uses YouTube!