Online Stores Quietly Begin to Sell Intel’s New Processors



From X-bit Labs: Numerous online stores have started to sell Intel Corp.’s yet unannounced microprocessors. The move indicates that the world’s largest chipmaker is about to officially release them and improve its performance leadership in the high-end market.

The new...

Google adds scripting capabilities to Google Docs



From InfoWorld: Google will add scripting capabilities to Google Docs, allowing organizations to customize its online applications and automate tasks, the company said Wednesday.

Google plans to sign up about 1,000 customers over the next few weeks to test the feature...

SATA 3.0 Released, Solid-State Drives Rejoice



From PC World: We've seen glimmers on the horizon for some time now, but the Serial ATA International Organization (SATA-IO) has finally made official the third iteration of the serial ATA specification. SATA Revision 3.0 doubles the existing SATA 3Gb/s bandwidth to 6Gb/s, or...

Ballmer on Bing, the economy and more



From CNET News.com: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer kicked off his speech Thursday talking about the economy, though he also plans to show off Microsoft's revamped search engine within minutes.

In a speech at D: All Things Digital, Ballmer was asked by moderator Walt Mossberg to...

Dell Unveils Studio 14z Notebook



From DailyTech: DisplaySearch reported recently that netbooks have grabbed 20% of the global notebook market. Despite the fact that netbook sales are booming, there is still a market for notebook computers -- especially those with lower price tags.

Dell unveiled a new...

BioShock 2 Dated for November 3 Release



From Tom's Hardware: For many gamers, BioShock was the game of the year for 2008. Despite being released in a particularly slow time of the year (summer) BioShock stuck as being one of the best shooters on the PC, Xbox 360 and eventually the PS3.

Of course, any good game...

Twitter gets targeted again by worm-like phishing attack



From InfoWorld: Twitter users have been tricked into divulging their login and password details to a Web site that then spammed their contacts.

The culprit is a Web site called TwitterCut. Some Twitter users began getting a message that appeared to be from one of their friends...

Apple Quietly Bumps White MacBook Specs



From PC World: The $999 MacBook may not feature the same swank aluminum togs as its older siblings, but that doesn't mean that it doesn't get its share of the family love. On Wednesday, Apple marginally bumped the specs on the base configuration, giving customers a little more...

Microsoft confirms Zune HD coming this fall



From CNET News.com: Microsoft on Tuesday confirmed its plans to take on the iPod Touch with a new, touch-screen Zune that will be able to surf the Web, play high-definition movies, and tune in to digital radio.

The Zune HD, which will be available in the U.S. only starting...

Intel Previews Eight-Core Nehalem-EX Xeon Servers



From DailyTech: Intel launched its Xeon 5500 series of server CPUs using Nehalem architecture at the end of March. Using lessons learned from the Core i7, the world's largest semiconductor manufacturer managed to achieve impressive performance gains while cutting power...
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