Best Buy: We're Coming For You, GameStop



From PC World: Don't look now, but consumer electronics giant Best Buy plans to extend its Canada-based used video games pilot program to the U.S. First stop, Dallas and Austin (Texas) where, already this week, you'll be able to tinker with kiosks that scan your preowned games...

Oracle beats expectations as sales, earnings dip



From CNET News.com: Oracle announced on Tuesday lower fourth-quarter sales and earnings but was encouraged as results beat expectations.

For the fourth quarter of its fiscal year, which ended May 31, the database giant earned $1.9 billion, or 38 cents a share, versus $2...

Windows 7 Anytime Upgrade to be Sold at Retail



From Tom's Hardware: We've [Tom's Hardware] learned that with Windows 7, users will be able to easily upgrade to a higher tier easily. In fact, all versions of Windows 7 will ship on the same disc, with only the product key instructing the installer which version the user is...

Security Experts Call Out Google Over E-mail Security



From DailyTech: ke its e-mail service even more secure.

The letter was drafted by Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University student Christopher Soghoian, and was signed by security experts and professors from Purdue University, SRI International, Harvard...

Google to highlight Web's need for speed



From CNET News.com: Few would disagree that faster is better when it comes to the Web, and Google wants to get Web publishers hooked on speed.

Webmasters looking for ways to speed up page loading times will have a host of tips and tricks to peruse later Tuesday when Google...

AT&T's 3G upgrades to improve iPhone service



From CNET News.com: AT&T is upgrading its network and using 850MHz spectrum to beef up its 3G wireless network, which should help alleviate dropped calls and slow network connections for iPhone 3G and iPhone 3G S users.

Apple said this week that it sold more than a million...

Microsoft sets cap on free security software downloads



From InfoWorld: Microsoft will limit the number of downloads for the beta of Windows Security Essentials, its new free antivirus software, when it posts the program later today.

Downloads will be capped at 75,000, a Microsoft spokeswoman said late Monday.

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Intel and Nokia to Join in Mobile Chip Marriage



From PC World: Intel is hoping that a deal with cell phone maker Nokia that will create a new stable of mobile products with "Intel Inside". Intel is expected to announce a partnership in a press conference slated for 8:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday. The possibilities for both companies...
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