AMD to Start Shipping Shanghai Processors in Q4

From X-bit Labs: On the eve of the Intel Developer Forum, at an August 15 press conference, AMD Senior Vice President Randy Allen said these 45-nm processors will ship in the fourth quarter of 2008, which means that some of AMD's OEM partners could have early systems for sale by the...

Google's Customer Satisfaction Scores Rebound

From PC World: After enduring a two-year dip in customer satisfaction scores -- and even being bested by rival Yahoo Inc. last year -- Google Inc. came roaring back in 2008 to score the highest customer satisfaction marks ever recorded in the annual University of Michigan American...

Sensors will be key to future computing, Intel says

From CNET News.com: Intel is working on future technology that is capable of understanding human behavior and pointing people to the appropriate course of action.

Mobile devices of tomorrow will be smaller, yet equipped with more powerful computing capabilities, and enjoy platform...

U.S. mobile-phone sales take a hit

From CNET News.com: Mobile-phone makers are already feeling the pinch in the U.S. market of an economic slowdown amid tough competition.

U.S. mobile-handset sales were down 13 percent in the second quarter compared to the same quarter in 2007, NPD Group said in a study released...

Dell Loses Bid for 'cloud Computing' Trademark

From PC World: Dell cannot register "cloud computing" as a trademark because the term is a generic one describing services offered by many companies, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has said in an initial ruling.

In denying Dell's application, the USPTO included...

Xbox 360 Beats PS3 in Japan

From PC World: Microsoft Corp's Xbox 360 beat Sony Corp's PlayStation 3 in Japan weekly sales for the first time two weeks ago, riding robust demand for a recent Xbox 360 title produced by Namco Bandai Holdings, a magazine publisher said.

Microsoft sold 28,116 units of the Xbox...

EA revises Take-Two acquisition offer, again

From CNET News.com: On Monday, CEO John Riccitiello sent an open letter to Take-Two chairman Strauss Zelnick saying that EA's existing offer to acquire the smaller game manufacturer for $25.74 per share would officially expire just before midnight Eastern time on Monday. It sounds...

Lenovo Announces ThinkPad X301 Notebook

From DailyTech: When Apple launched its MacBook Air 13.3” ultra-portable notebook earlier this year, it took the computing world by storm. The notebook didn’t impress people with high-end specifications or an overabundance of features or connectivity options – most were dazzled by...
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