Google networking error caused outage



From CNET News.com: Widespread outages involving several Google services--including search, Google Docs, and Gmail--were caused by an upgrade gone awry inside of Google, according to engineers.

Dmitri Alperovitch, vice president of threat research for McAfee, said that...

AMD/ATI Beats Nvidia to the 1 GHz GPU Milestone



From Tom's Hardware: What AMD has done is that it has taken an ATI Radeon HD 4890 graphics card, which normally runs at 850 MHz, and overclocked it to 1 GHz at the factory – air cooled – and voila, you have yourself the world’s first shipping 1 GHz GPU part.

In fact, if you...

Gmail Makes Switching E-Mail Services Easier



From PC World: Gmail is making the frustrating process of switching e-mail providers just a bit easier. Google introduced a new feature for its Webmail service that allows new users to easily import all their e-mail and contacts from Hotmail, Yahoo, or AOL accounts, just by...

Verizon Netbook to hit stores this weekend



From CNET News.com: As previously reported by the Boy Genius Report, the HP Mini 1151NR Netbook will be priced at $199.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and will require users sign a two-year service agreement for wireless broadband services.

Verizon is sticking with its current...

AT&T Bans SlingPlayer 3G on iPhone, Other 3G Phones Still Welcome



From DailyTech: Sling Media’s Slingbox is an intriguing device that allows you to view your cable TV or recorded PVR content on-the-go via transmission from an internet-connected home PC. The technology was made even sweeter when 3G streaming SlingPlayer Mobile was unveiled for...

Intel CEO Says Things Are Better than Analysts Think



From DailyTech: Analytics firms are still predicting a rough quarter for computer and chipmakers as sales are expected to decline even further. Despite the predictions of analysts, Intel still believes that the bottom of the market has been reached.

Intel CEO Paul Otellini...

OS X 10.5.7 Update Beefs Up Security, Adds Application Fixes



From DailyTech: Tuesday saw the anticipated release of OS X 10.5.7, a service pack-like update to Apple's current version of OS X (10.5). While Apple advertised the update as primarily a stability and performance boost, it also included a great deal of security fixes -- 68 in...

Apple confirms Schiller will deliver WWDC keynote



From CNET News.com: The Apple World Wide Developers Conference will kick off at 10 a.m. June 8 in San Francisco with Vice President of Marketing Phil Schiller at the podium.

In a press release issued Wednesday morning, Apple stated that Schiller will give the keynote address...
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