iSuppli: Intel PC Market Share Lead Over AMD Grows

From DailyTech: Market researcher iSuppli recently released a new report indicating Intel's control of the gobal CPU market has reached a four-year high during Q2 in 2009.

Nintendo to Drop Wii Price This Month – Advertisement

From X-bit Labs: Nintendo is projected to reduce the price of its massively popular Wii game console by $50 later this month, according to an advertisement of Toys R Us retail chain. The move is likely to boost sales of Wii and affect sales of competing offerings, namely Microsoft Xbox 360 and Sony PlayStation 3.

Intel Begins Sampling of “Jasper Forest” Microprocessor

From X-bit Labs: Intel Corp. has begun sampling of its processor code-named Jasper Forest that is aimed at data storage and communication equipment markets. The new chip features build-in RAID controller and should allow Intel to better compete for low-power storage and communications servers.

Failing to buy Emulex, Broadcom sues

From InfoWorld: Broadcom filed a patent infringement suit against networking company Emulex on Monday, just months after abandoning a nearly year-long effort to buy the company.

Broadcom on Monday filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California alleging Emulex infringed 10 patents covering a broad range of high speed data and storage networking technologies.

Microsoft: Word legal foe paints cockeyed tale

From InfoWorld: Microsoft called the claim by Canadian developer i4i Inc. that it plotted to drive the company out of business "distorted," and "a breathless tale" that was not supported by the evidence, according to a court documents.

At the least, Microsoft told the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal District, it deserves a new trial. "At minimum, a new trial is warranted," the company said in a reply brief filed Monday.

Logitech Intros Portable Lapdesk N315

From PC World: Logitech on Tuesday announced the Portable Lapdesk N315, a lightweight, compact laptop desk designed to keep both your lap and your notebook cool over extended use.

Lenovo Unveils Multi-touch X200 and T400s Notebooks

From DailyTech:
Lenovo has announced new multi-touch tablet notebooks today called the ThinkPad x200 Tablet PC and the ThinkPad T400s laptop. The X200 also has a new option for a super bright optional screen that can be viewed in the sun. The X200 tablet is aimed at those who work in education and the medical fields and the new updates allow the users to control the machine using gestures like pinching, zoom, tapping, and flicking rather than using a mouse.

Zune HD Lanches Today, Brings Zune 4.0 Software

From DailyTech: Today is the big day for fans of Microsoft's Zune -- the Zune HD is launching and new details about the device, and the software behind the scenes has turned up with the official launch. The new Zune 4.0 software to go along with the Zune HD player is now ready to download.

Intel Set for Big Announcements at IDF

From DailyTech: Intel's annual Developers Forum is set to start on September 14 in San Francisco. PCMag reports that Intel is will announce at the show that it has begun manufacturing on its 32nm process for its Core CPU line. The line of CPUs is known under the codename Westmere.

Microsoft hopes to turn it around with Zune HD

From CNET Microsoft will take another swipe at the iPod on Wednesday when it launches the latest version of the Zune media player.


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