Samsung Unveils 32GB DDR3 Memory Modules

From X-bit Labs: Samsung Electronics has unveiled the world’s first memory modules that carry 32GB of DDR3 memory. The devices are aimed at servers and enable never before seen memory capacities. For example, a dual-processor Intel Xeon 5500-series machine can be potentially equipped with hundreds of gigabytes of memory.

The Palm Pre is out. So where's the SDK?

From InfoWorld: Palm's answer to the much-celebrated Apple iPhone, the Palm Pre, was released on June 6 via a partnership with Sprint. But it still remains to be seen when a software development kit will be generally available to leverage capabilities in the device.

IPhone 3.0 Update Fixes 46 Security Flaws

From PC World: Forty-six security holes have been patched with this week's iPhone 3.0 software download patches, Apple says.

Sony beefs up Blu-ray strategy

From CNET Even as Blu-ray Disc and Blu-ray player sales are growing, Sony is looking to build out its larger strategy surrounding the company's high-definition disc products.

At a small press event here Thursday, the company introduced a new feature of BD-Live and a new piece of Blu-ray hardware.

Court orders Jammie Thomas to pay RIAA $1.92 million

From CNET Jammie Thomas-Rasset was found guilty of willful copyright infringement on Thursday in a Minneapolis federal court and must pay the recording industry $1.92 million.

In a surprise decision, the jury imposed damages against Thomas-Rasset, who was originally accused to sharing more than 1,700 songs, at a whopping $80,000 for each of the 24 songs she was ultimately found guilty of illegally sharing..

Blizzard Aims for 2009 StarCraft 2 Release

Super Talent Launches MasterDrive SX SSDs

From DailyTech: SSDs continue to debut with higher storage capacities, more performance, and lower price tags. As the technology matures, it will be easier for the average consumer to upgrade or switch to an SSD rather than a traditional HDD.

Google revs up smart charging for plug-ins

From CNET Google is developing "smart charging" software to ensure that plug-in electric vehicles don't cause traffic jams on the power grid.

The search giant is researching a number of energy-related technologies, including car charging software, where IT and "ET," or energy technology, meet, said Dan Reicher, director of climate change and energy initiatives at

Microsoft's free anti-malware beta to arrive next week

From CNET Microsoft will launch a public beta of its anti-malware service, Microsoft Security Essentials, on Tuesday as it phases out its Live OneCare suite in favor of a simpler free consumer security offering.

Microsoft Security Essentials, which will run on Windows XP, Vista, and Windows 7, will be available in the U.S., Brazil, and Israel in English and Brazilian Portuguese. A public beta version for Simplified Chinese will be available later in the year.

Microsoft Quietly Starts to Ship Updated Xbox 360 Arcade

From X-bit Labs: Microsoft Corp. has quietly started shipments of its Xbox 360 Arcade video game system with 512MB of local storage. The expanded amount of flash memory will hardly allow owners of the most affordable version of Xbox 360 to store lot of content on the system itself and resembles just a technical optimization rather than an intention to improve user experience.


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