Microsoft Accused of Antitrust Violations, Again



From DailyTech: Microsoft is no stranger to lawsuits and allegations of antitrust violations. Many consumers and other software makers have claimed that the software firm has a monopoly in the operating system market. So far, Microsoft has been fined in Europe and other countries...

Dell battles over 'Netbook' trademark



From CNET News.com: Here's how you know how enamored Dell is with the Netbook concept: it's volunteered to fight over the trademark on behalf of all other Netbook makers.

On Wednesday the PC maker filed a petition with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to cancel a...

Palm says game on for the Pre



From CNET News.com: Palm has confirmed that games will be among the applications available for the Palm Pre, although exactly what type of games will run on the handset remains unclear.

In an interview with Engadget, Palm said games will be part of the Pre experience, along...

Yahoo tries bridging search, display with 'rich ads'



From CNET News.com: Yahoo's been arguing for years that its two main advertising businesses, search and display, are stronger together than separately, but a new development Wednesday could illustrate just how much truth there is to that statement.

Traditionally, search ads...

Ultra Quiet Xbox 360 Video Game Consoles Now Available



From X-bit Labs: Microsoft Xbox 360 video game consoles are criticized by many gamers for being too hot and loud. The software giant has addressed the issues by introducing new versions of the consoles that consume less power and produce less noise, but many gamers are still...

Gateway Goes Low-Cost With New TC Laptops



From PC World: At the start of 2009, during CES, we called it: This is going to be the year of affordable mobile computing. Yes, netbooks aplenty will flood the market, but Gateway has been doing a bang-up job lately of delivering solid-looking larger machines. And the crazy...

'Vista capable' suit no longer class-action



From CNET News.com: In the latest twist in the long-running suit over Microsoft's "Vista capable" marketing program, a judge on Wednesday decided the matter no longer qualified as a class action suit.

According to the ruling, a copy of which is posted on TechFlash, the judge...

AMD Shareholders Vote to Allow "The Foundry Company" Spin Off



From DailyTech: Shareholders of Advanced Micro Devices have approved the financial transactions necessary for the formation of "The Foundry Company" at a second special vote in Austin, Texas. This allows AMD to spin off its fabs into a joint venture with the Advanced Technology...

Intel Sues NVIDIA Over Chipset Manufacturing



From DailyTech: Intel and NVIDIA have had agreements in place that allow NVIDIA to build chipsets that support Intel processors. The two firms recently began licensing NVIDIA technology for use on Intel motherboards as well.

Today reports are coming in that Intel has filed a...
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