Chrome's new-tab page gets more interactive



From CNET News.com: Opening a new tab in a browser is a moment ripe with opportunity, and Google has begun testing a version of Chrome that can present new options when users do so.

Chrome's current new-tab interface, which also shows by default when the browser is first...

Qimonda Sells Manufacturing Equipment – Liquidation Begins



From X-bit Labs: After not finding an investor eager to acquire the whole company, Qimonda AG has appointed several companies to sell 300mm production equipment from the firm’s manufacturing facilities in Germany and the USA. This may easily mean that the company does not have...

Microsoft confirms attacks against IE6, IE7



From InfoWorld: For the second time in six weeks, Microsoft today confirmed that hackers are exploiting an unpatched bug in DirectX, this time by attacking Internet Explorer (IE).

The company's security team issued an advisory Monday acknowledging reports of in-the-wild...

Nvidia's past drives reports about Apple



From CNET News.com: A report claiming that Nvidia has been ousted from Apple laptop designs has gained prominence quickly because the graphics chip supplier is still dogged by past problems.

"The word is that Nvidia is out of Apple designs," according to a June 26 report from...

Apple Places Massive Camera Module Order



From DailyTech: Almost as soon as Apple announces new products, the rumors of future products start cropping up creating a never-ending cycle. Apple finally proved rumors true when it announced a new iPhone last month and the first rumors of new fall product launches are now...

Microsoft Pulls IE8 Vomit Ad



From DailyTech: Microsoft has received negative criticism for a recent Internet Explorer 8 advertisement that has led the software giant to remove the ad from its website.

In the ad, which also features actor Dean Cain, a husband lets his wife use his laptop, who...

Mozilla May Finally Move to a 64-Bit Browser With Firefox 3.6



From DailyTech: Mozilla's Firefox browser does not lead Microsoft's Internet Explorer in market share, but it does lead in other ways. The new 3.5 version of Firefox introduced last week offers support for the latest standards, including HTML 5, XHTML, and SVG graphics -- all...

Apple to Build $1B Server Farm in North Carolina



From DailyTech: Apple is expected to announce the location of a new $1 billion data center that is expected to be built in Maiden, which is located in North Carolina's Catawba County.

City officials are expected to join Apple executives at a press conference later this...
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