Intel's Nehalem chip comes to servers



From PC World: Intel's Nehalem-architecture chips will now try to make their mark in servers, after debuting in desktops last November.

On Monday, Intel is rolling out new Nehalem-based Xeon models targeted at servers using up to two processors. Nehalem offers some important...

Microsoft Concerned Amazon, Google Hosting Not "Open" Enough



From CNET News.com: Microsoft is taking a sudden interest in "openness" that is having some scratch their heads. Following its foray into the open document world, Microsoft is now calling for an open cloud computing standard.

The cry to arms strikes many as strange as...

Report: Intel Refreshing Notebook Chips Today



From Tom's Hardware: Intel is set to launch a handful of new chips later today, according to CNet. The new chips will be targeted squarely at ultra portable notebooks -- no, not netbooks, but rather in the class of the MacBook Air, Voodoo Envy and the Dell Adamo.

It’s...

Windows 7 Gets Touchy With New Logo Program



From Tom's Hardware: The next Windows logo sticker to join the collection will be an important one, however, as it will certify a very important hardware requirement -- the ability to feel touch.

Windows 7 will bring with it full touch support of that not yet seen before in...

Nvidia Readies New Version of Dual-Chip Flagship Product



From X-bit Labs: Nvidia Corp. is reportedly designing a new version of its dual-chip GeForce GTX 295 graphics card that features only one print circuit board (PCB). While redesigning a flagship offering with short life-cycle is a questionable tactics, the new PCB may be used...

Globalfoundries Aim at Leading Edge Customers – Chief Exec



From X-bit Labs: Globalfoundries, a manufacturing joint venture between Advanced Micro Devices and Advocated Technology Investment Company, claims that initially it would only target leading-edge customers with maximum requirements. Problem for the Globalfoundries is that it...

HP Sees Early Signs of Stronger Demand for Consumer PCs



From PC World: Hewlett-Packard rolled out its Pavilion dv2 laptop in Singapore on Thursday, with company executives noting signs that some consumers are ready to resume spending on computers.

The company hopes its latest laptop will help draw these consumers out. Based on a...

Best Buy: Quarter better than expected



From CNET News.com: Best Buy's fourth quarter was better than anticipated even though profits were down from a year ago amid an economic downturn. The company also noted that the quarter ended stronger than it began, indicating that consumer spending stabilized. And the Circuit...

Windows Vista SP2 Hits RTM



From DailyTech: On the tails of the release of the Windows Vista SP2 Release Candidate to the masses, only a couple weeks later Microsoft has delivered the RTM Escrow build to its Connect beta testers. Microsoft had already released this build several days ago, reportedly, to...
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