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The antitrust suit singles out Microsoft for its willingness to support an innovative processor that AMD pioneered. A victory for AMD could give Microsoft more influence in its dealings with Intel, under the notion that the Redmond software company could just as easily work with AMD instead.
I have such a special card on my hands today, the PowerColor X700 Bravo Edition, a card designed to deliver optimum visual quality featuring Dual DVI and HDTV outputs, good 3D performance while remaining completely silent. You can guess which portion of the market it is aimed at; HTPC systems and people obsessed with silence. Let us see how well it manages to compete in the video card arena.
We recently met with the founders of one of the few major graphic card manufacturers in the US and chatted about upcoming trends in the graphic card industry. BFG expects heat dissipation to become one of the focus areas for the development of future high-end cards, some of which could sell for more than $1000.
Bickering among software companies over who should set e-mail standards has allowed the amount of worldwide spam to jump to 69 percent.
A Japanese mental health counsellor has broken the world record for reciting pi, the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, from memory.
The Justice Department seized hundreds of computers and arrested four people in an international crackdown on Internet pirates illegally distributing copyrighted video games, software and first-run movies, such as the latest episode of "Star Wars."
Dixons, the electrical goods retailer headed by John Clare, has been dragged into the vicious legal dispute between the rival computer chip makers, AMD and Intel.
The latest deal between Microsoft and Vodafone brought forward a new but disturbing fact. Microsoft has started charging its Messenger subscribers to send IM messages to mobile phones in nine different countries.
There are compelling reasons for Windows users to switch to (or at least evaluate) Linux, but when you know no other world than Windows or don’t want to even think about partitioning your precious hard drive, it can be one heck of a leap of faith!
ABOUT two weeks ago, I was alarmed by a phone message from my bank alerting me to some "unusual activity" on my debit card. Unusual wasn't the word. Someone had gone on a shopping spree. Between bouts of tears and frantic phone calls to my bank, I became obsessed with what I might have done to prevent this.
IBM says its Cell chip isn't just a plaything or a PlayStation thing. Last week, IBM and Mercury Computer Systems said they've signed a multiyear agreement. Under the pact, IBM will help Mercury develop Cell-powered medical and military gear. The products could be out as early as this year.
Many broadband customers will pay new universal service taxes akin to those on their telephone bills if Congress bows to suggestions from rural legislators.
The founder of pen computing pioneer Go filed an antitrust suit against Microsoft, claiming that the software giant violated antitrust laws by trying to thwart Go's attempt to enter the PC operating system market.
Submitted by TGodfrey on Fri, 07/01/2005 - 23:27.
I recently received multiple copies of Ubuntu’s latest distribution, ‘The Hoary Hedgehog’. UbuntuLinux’s website claims "Ubuntu" is an ancient African word, meaning "humanity to others". Ubuntu also means "I am what I am because of who we all are". The Ubuntu Linux distribution brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the software world. I do not think this can be anymore true plus my wife thinks its just fun to say.
Tax officials, state lawmakers and industry representatives agreed Thursday to establish an 18-state network for collecting taxes on Internet sales, a compact they hope will encourage online retailers and Congress to endorse a mandatory national program.
Students apply to college online, e-mail their papers to their professors and, when they want to be cheeky, pass notes in class by text-messaging. But that doesn't necessarily mean they have a high Internet IQ.
Surfers trying to find the barbecue chain Sticky Fingers on the Internet no longer face the possibility of ending up at a much saucier Web site.
Adult magazine publisher Perfect 10 is suing Amazon.com, alleging that the e-tailer's search engine is violating copyright law by displaying thousands of images from its Web site without permission.
An unprotected Windows PC (without either firewall or antivirus protection) stands a 50 per cent chance of infection by a worm after just 12 minutes online.
The July issue of TUX is now available for you to download.
This issue features:
*From the Publisher: Easy Does It
*From the Editor: How to Make Linux Perfect for the Desktop
*Letters to the Editor
*Q&A with Mango Parfait
*HomePlate: Let a Tomboy Manage Your Notes
*Suited Up: Getting Started with OpenOffice.org Calc