Sony Confirms Plans to Release PlayStation 3 250GB



From X-bit Labs: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. on Thursday confirmed plans to release PlayStation 3 Slim with 250GB hard disk drive (HDD) in the U.S. in approximately two weeks from now. The new unit will further strengthen Sony’s positions on the market and will allow to either earn...

Sneaky Microsoft add-in leaves Firefox open to attack



From InfoWorld: An add-on that Microsoft silently slipped into Mozilla's Firefox last February leaves that browser open to attack, Microsoft's security engineers acknowledged earlier this week.

One of the 13 security bulletins Microsoft released Tuesday affects not only InterNet Explorer...

Losses Continue for Sony Ericsson



From PC World: Mobile phones manufacturer Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications' third-quarter sales dropped by 42 percent compared to the same period last year, while its net loss increased sixfold.

Sales for the third quarter were €1.6 billion (US$2.4 billion), compared to €2.8 billion a...

Google's happy days are here again



From CNET News.com: Google is ready to once again hit the gas, with plans to invest in people, products, and companies over the next several months now that it feels much more confident about its business and the economy. When the last recession hit in 2001, Google was still a small growing...

Blockbuster Kiosks Heading to New England



From DailyTech: Blockbuster will roll out its new DVD rental kiosk to 188 new stores located in the New England area.

The Blockbuster kiosks will be available in 188 Tedeschi food shops, which has stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. Blockbuster is working...

ATI Reportedly Readies Radeon HD 5900 Family of Graphics Cards



From Tom's Hardware: ATI seems to be working on an enhanced version of its ATI Radeon HD 5000-series graphics cards aimed at high-end market. While it is hardly surprising that ATI would prefer to sustain performance leadership after its arch-rival Nvidia Corp. releases its Fermi-G300 high-end...

Microsoft manages to recover most Sidekick data



From InfoWorld: Microsoft has good news for most Sidekick users: the company says it has recovered most of the data for T-Mobile Sidekick users who saw personal information accidentally wiped from their devices earlier this week.

Redmond also provided a few more details about what went wrong...
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