HP launches product blitz for virtualization



From InfoWorld: Hewlett-Packard has announced a broad sweep of new virtualization products along with survey results claiming that most businesses aren't making the most of what the technology has to offer.

The products include a ProLiant blade server "built from the ground...

Samsung Builds Russian WiMax Network



From PC World: Samsung Electronics has built a WiMax network in the Russian cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg for local operator Startel, it said Tuesday.

The network operates in the 2.5GHz to 2.7GHz frequency range and will cover about 20 million people by the end of the...

eBay makes eco-play with new green marketplace



From CNET News.com: eBay on Wednesday plans to unveil a new e-commerce site for shoppers of environmentally friendly and fair-trade goods, as expected.

In a bid to win over eco- and socially conscious shoppers, the online auctioneer will add a new retail component to its...

Microsoft Offers Live Search Users Cash Rewards



From DailyTech: It’s no secret that Microsoft is a distant third behind Google and floundering competitor Yahoo in the search engine business. With Google constantly expanding its online offerings, Microsoft has turned to tactics that either smack of desperation or perhaps of...

AMD Plans to Release New “FX” Microprocessors in 2009



From X-bit Labs: Advanced Micro Devices plans to return its premium class FX-series processors to the market sometime in the middle of next year. The question is whether the new central processing units (CPUs) will truly be capable of successfully competing against rivals....

Google adds YouTube-like service to Apps suite



From InfoWorld: Google has added a video sharing component to its Apps Premier suite of hosted communication and collaboration software, betting that companies will find it useful for a variety of workplace uses.

The Google Video service was due to debut in Apps Premier on...

Nokia Comes With Music Comes to Market at Last



From PC World: Consumers in the U.K. will be the first to try Nokia's Comes With Music on the 5310 XpressMusic phone, Nokia announced on Tuesday.

The phone is expected to ship next month. The service, announced last December, packages mobile phones with a year of unlimited...

Mozilla CEO: Chrome was inevitable



From CNET News.com: Mozilla CEO John Lilly on Tuesday waxed philosophical about the release of Google's new Web browser, Chrome, despite it signaling an attempt by the search giant--and Mozilla's major financier--to become its biggest competitor.

"It should come as no real...

Sony to Launch PSP-3000 on October 16 in Japan



From DailyTech: Sony Corp will launch the PSP-3000 in Japan on October 16 according to Japanese game site Famitsu. The new model of the PlayStation Portable will sell for 19,800 yen ($182), the same price as the current PSP model.

The redesigned PSP’s distinguishing features...

Intel lists new low-cost processors



From CNET News.com: Intel updated its processor pricing list with low-cost quad-core and Core 2 Duo desktop processors. A new Celeron D model was also listed.

Intel lists the Q8200 at $224, one of the least expensive quad-core chips that the company now offers. The venerable...
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