The Palm Pre is out. So where's the SDK?



From InfoWorld: Palm's answer to the much-celebrated Apple iPhone, the Palm Pre, was released on June 6 via a partnership with Sprint. But it still remains to be seen when a software development kit will be generally available to leverage capabilities in the device.

A kit has...

IPhone 3.0 Update Fixes 46 Security Flaws



From PC World: Forty-six security holes have been patched with this week's iPhone 3.0 software download patches, Apple says.

In its iPhone 3.0 update security advisory, Apple describes six flaws in CoreGraphics which have now been fixed. One CoreGraphics flaw meant that...

Sony beefs up Blu-ray strategy



From CNET News.com: Even as Blu-ray Disc and Blu-ray player sales are growing, Sony is looking to build out its larger strategy surrounding the company's high-definition disc products.

At a small press event here Thursday, the company introduced a new feature of BD-Live and a...

Court orders Jammie Thomas to pay RIAA $1.92 million



From CNET News.com: Jammie Thomas-Rasset was found guilty of willful copyright infringement on Thursday in a Minneapolis federal court and must pay the recording industry $1.92 million.

In a surprise decision, the jury imposed damages against Thomas-Rasset, who was originally...

Blizzard Aims for 2009 StarCraft 2 Release



From DailyTech: In a video interview with Swedish game site Press2play.tv, lead producer Chris Sigaty and lead designer Dustin Browder discussed in depth the decisions and thinking that went in to the development of StarCraft 2. One of the key bits of information revealed was...

Super Talent Launches MasterDrive SX SSDs



From DailyTech: SSDs continue to debut with higher storage capacities, more performance, and lower price tags. As the technology matures, it will be easier for the average consumer to upgrade or switch to an SSD rather than a traditional HDD.

Super Talent has announced a new...

Google revs up smart charging for plug-ins



From CNET News.com: Google is developing "smart charging" software to ensure that plug-in electric vehicles don't cause traffic jams on the power grid.

The search giant is researching a number of energy-related technologies, including car charging software, where IT and "ET,"...

Microsoft's free anti-malware beta to arrive next week



From CNET News.com: Microsoft will launch a public beta of its anti-malware service, Microsoft Security Essentials, on Tuesday as it phases out its Live OneCare suite in favor of a simpler free consumer security offering.

Microsoft Security Essentials, which will run on...

Microsoft Quietly Starts to Ship Updated Xbox 360 Arcade



From X-bit Labs: Microsoft Corp. has quietly started shipments of its Xbox 360 Arcade video game system with 512MB of local storage. The expanded amount of flash memory will hardly allow owners of the most affordable version of Xbox 360 to store lot of content on the system...

Microsoft backtracks, extends XP availability to 2011



From InfoWorld: On Tuesday, Michael Silver of Gartner took Microsoft to the woodshed over the company's decision to let computer makers sell PCs with Windows XP for only six months after Windows 7 debuts.

Silver blasted the idea as a "real mess," and said that it would make...
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