Yahoo, Google extend antitrust deadline



From CNET News.com: Yahoo and Google have extended the Wednesday deadline for antitrust regulators to issue a decision on whether to block the controversial search advertising deal to proceed, according to a source familiar with the talks.

And at this point, it remains to be...

Quantenna Wi-Fi Chipset Offers 1 Gbps Speed



From Dailytech: Internet speeds here in America are lagging behind those available abroad in many areas of the world. The low speed of internet access doesn’t mean you can’t have a wireless home network that provides very fast connectivity.

Quantenna has a new product that...

Intel's Moorestown platform to get 3.5G support



From InfoWorld: Intel's upcoming Moorestown chip platform will include optional support for high-speed cellular data services when it hits the market in 2009 or 2010, Intel said Monday.

Moorestown will be based on Lincroft, a system-on-chip that includes an Atom processor core...

Toshiba to Partially Acquire SanDisk Flash Venture Stake



From PC World: Toshiba will partially buy-out SanDisk's stake in two flash memory production joint ventures the companies are running in Japan under a provisional deal that was announced Monday.

Flash memory chips produced at two factories in Yokkaichi, Japan, are currently...

Report: Yahoo plans cost-cutting moves, layoffs



From CNET News.com: The exact number of layoffs is unknown, but job cuts are expected to come from all departments in the 14,300-employee company, according to the report. Yahoo, which is set to announce its third-quarter earnings Tuesday, has reportedly asked managers to...

Blizzard Denies Milking Starcraft Franchise



From DailyTech: The announcement StarCraft II will be released as a trilogy generated significant discussion among the gaming community. One of the main theories put forward was that Blizzard was bending to pressure from Activision to release the game as a trilogy in order to...

APH Networks Reviews: iStarUSA xAGE-N99-SAU



Whatever that came first, Thermaltake's BlacX is the HDD docking station that popularized this product in the industry, thanks to Thermaltake's brand itself as well as excellent marketing that brought it to the table. A few months later, we've seen a steady amount of such...

Ballmer: Windows 7 is Vista, just 'a lot better'



From InfoWorld: Windows 7 will be like Windows Vista , but more so, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said Thursday as he defended the first two years of Vista and claimed its successor will be a major release.

"[Windows 7], it's Windows Vista, a lot better," said Ballmer during a...

With Eyes on Atom, AMD to Detail Netbook Strategy Next Month



From PC World: Advanced Micro Devices will lay out its product strategy for small, low-cost laptops, called netbooks, at an analyst meeting next month.

Netbook sales have soared in recent months, largely due to the release of Intel's low-cost Atom processor. Although Taiwanese...

SanDisk Announces slotMusic Portable Audio Player



From DailyTech: In the heyday of music sales before the advent and mass adoption of digital audio players, record labels reaped massive profits off the back of music sales on CDs. Today, the same music labels are seeing profits drop to record lows as consumers embrace the digital...
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