Asus Phasing Out 7-inch, Not 8.9-inch Eee PC



From Tom's Hardware: Asus chairman Jonney Shih reiterated that the company would shift its focus most heavily on the 10-inch offerings. Shih also denied the Digitimes report from February saying that Asus would be ditching the 8.9-inch models. Instead, it’ll be the 7-inchers...

Google Expands Its Ads



From PC World: atch out, people: Bigger online ads are headed your way. Google AdSense, one of the largest ad providers on the web, yesterday introduced expandable ads that will grow to twice their height or width. The ads will also act as a layer over an existing Web page-...

YouTube Wants to Kill MTV Once and For All



From PC World: One of YouTube's main attractions is the plethora of music videos available for instantaneous viewing -- it's a modern-day MTV without the reality shows and attempts to regain coolness. The problem is, those videos are locked under copyright and aren't making...

Microsoft Releases Windows Vista SP2 RC to the Masses



From CNET News.com: DailyTech reported a couple weeks back on Microsoft's release of its Windows Vista and Server 2008 Service Pack 2's Release Candidate. The SP2 RC was only available to MSDN and TechNet subscribers. Not wanting to leave the general public out of the testing...

OCZ's New Blazing Fast 1TB Z SSD Drive



From Tom's Hardware: The new Z Drive from OCZ is a storage device that connects to an x8 PCIe slot and offers 1 terabyte of storage capacity. The Z Drive is about the same size a dual-slot graphics card, so its not exactly small, but the device is stated to offer maximum read...

Nvidia mulls x86 chip for low-cost computers



From InfoWorld: Nvidia may develop an integrated x86-based chip for use in low-cost computers, an Nvidia executive said this week, a move that would step up its rivalry with Intel.

Nvidia is considering developing an integrated chip based on the x86 architecture for use in...

Taiwan DRAM Bailout Leads to Creation of Single Company



From PC World: Taiwan plans to merge its indebted DRAM memory chip makers into a single company called Taiwan Memory Company (TMC) in an attempt to stem losses and prevent loan defaults that could further harm the island's banking sector.

The company will be run by John...

Firefox 3.0.7 targets security issues



From CNET News.com: Mozilla on Wednesday released an update to the Firefox Web browser that its developers said fixes eight security issues found in Firefox 3.0.6, six of which were rated critical.

The most serious of the vulnerabilities fixed in version 3.0.7 could allow...
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