Pirate Bay Plans DDo$ Against Law Firm



From Tom's Hardware: Instead of collecting donations or paying the fee off themselves, Gottfrid Svarholm, one of the four Pirate Bay founders, has come up with the DDo$, which encourages everyone to pay a tiny "internet-avgift" (Internet fee) of 1 Swedish Krona (just $0.13) to...

Apple delivers jumbo security update for Mac OS X



From InfoWorld: Apple has patched 67 vulnerabilities in Mac OS X, including two bugs that researchers used in March to walk off with $5,000 each in a noted hacking contest.

"For Apple, updates this size are now becoming the norm," said Andrew Storms, director of security...

EU Fines Intel $1.44 Billion in Antitrust Case



From PC World: The European Commission Wednesday found Intel guilty of antitrust violations in the market for PC microprocessors and fined it $1.44 billion.

Competition Commissioner Neelie Kroes said that the antitrust action is primarily designed to protect consumers. "Intel...

Intel: Some Netbook resellers saw 30% return rate



From CNET News.com: Netbooks had a rocky start last year in some markets, Intel's marketing chief said at the Intel investor meeting Tuesday.

"In the first period--June, July, August of last year--there were some in the retail channels that were shipping (Netbooks) as...

AMD Gained Market Share in Q1 2009



From DailyTech: AMD has been having a rough fiscal year with significant losses, but the chipmaker is trying everything to return to profitability. The company spun off its foundry operations this year and last week AMD announced that it was merging its CPU and GPU operations...

Intel Grants $12M in Multicore Graphics Research



From PC World: Intel on Tuesday said it was granting US$12 million over five years to Saarland University in Germany to research graphics technologies.

The funds will be used to form the Intel Visual Computing Institute, where researchers will investigate the use of multiple...

Adobe beams up new Strobe video framework



From CNET News.com: As part of the Streaming Media East conference in New York, Adobe has unveiled "Strobe," the "open framework" for its Flash video player that the company first announced last month. It's expected to be available in the third quarter of this year.

Since...
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