VIA Leaves Chipset Business

From DailyTech: For a long time there have been several manufacturers in the chipset business and the largest of them were Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, VIA, and SiS. VIA today announced that it will be leaving the motherboard chipset business, ceding the market to its competitors.

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Fujitsu Unveils LifeBook U2010

From DailyTech: Fujitsu announced its latest ultra mobile PC (UMPC) called the LifeBook U2010. The U2010 is the follow-up to Fujitsu's LifeBook U1010, and features the 3-in-1 tablet/notebook/handheld PC form factor.

Fujitsu has added an interesting feature to the U2010 that...

Flying to Defcon with no ID

From InfoWorld: Before Sherri Davidoff flew out to Defcon this year, she made sure to cover up the "Global Hacking Permit 230291" sticker on her laptop with a photo of two adorable puppies.

She figured it might help things go a little more smoothly at Logan International Airport...

PC Industry Scared Netbooks May Hurt Laptop Sales

From PC World: Advanced Micro Devices has no immediate plans to release a processor designed for low-cost laptops, sometimes called netbooks, saying its not yet clear whether or not growing shipments of these devices will cannibalize sales of mainstream laptops.

Some low-end...

Report: India isn't just for outsourcing anymore

From CNET News.com: India is starting to assert itself as a center of high-tech innovation, according to a study set to be released Monday morning.

A talent pool of engineers working in research and development that barely existed 15 years ago has blossomed to 250,000 people...
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