Nvidia Expects 25% of Its Products to Be 40nm By Year End



From X-bit Labs: Nvidia Corp., a leading supplier of graphics processing units (GPUs), was not the first company to adopt 40nm fabrication process from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, but the firm plans to rather aggressively ramp up production using 40nm process technology. In fact...

Notes push e-mail coming to iPhone



From InfoWorld: The newest version of Lotus Notes and Domino will push e-mail, contacts, and calendar items to iPhone users.

Lotus Notes and Domino 8.5.1 includes a few other incremental updates to functionality. But the main new feature is the addition of Microsoft's ActiveSync protocol in...

AMD Gains Processor Market Share on Intel



From PC World: After five quarters of declining market share, Advanced Micro Devices gained ground in chip shipments over chief rival Intel during the first quarter of 2009, IDC said on Tuesday.

AMD saw its market share in processor shipments reach 22.3 percent during the first quarter of...

RealNetworks continues to develop DVD-copying device



From CNET News.com: RealNetworks continues to hire engineers to work on Facet, a DVD player that copies and stores film discs despite allegations by Hollywood that the device violates copyright.

Real has posted a job ad on Craigslist asking for qualified Linux engineers to apply.

"The...

Microsoft files for debt offering



From CNET News.com: Microsoft on Monday filed to issue debt that could see the company raising billions in additional capital.
The filing, which was made with the Securities and Exchange Commission, doesn't specify an amount to be raised.

In September, Microsoft's board authorized the...

Microsoft confirms Windows 7 coming this year



From CNET News.com: Microsoft confirmed on Monday that it is planning to release Windows 7 this year, in time for the holiday shopping season.
"We are tracking well to a Windows 7 holiday," Microsoft Senior Vice President Bill Veghte said in an interview. Veghte plans to make a similar...

Mozilla to add multi-threading to Firefox



From InfoWorld: Mozilla's developers have announced plans to add application multi-threading to Firefox over the next two years, a feature already partially enabled in its main rivals, IE8 and Google Chrome.

As well as allowing the software to take advantage of multi-core microprocessors to...

Video Game Sales Plummet 17% in April?



From PC World: So there's bad news, and then there's some more bad news. First, the bad news: April video game sales are poised to clock in around $550 million, down 17% year-over-year, says Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter.

The other bit of bad news is actually kind of good news...

Report: EU set to levy big fine on Intel



From CNET News.com: A number of reports say the European Commission will levy a large fine on Intel this week for violating antitrust rules.

The decision to fine the world's largest chipmaker will be handed down on Wednesday, according to Reuters. This action has been expected.

The...

Google Boss Refuses to Quit Apple Job Amid Probe



From DailyTech: Google chief executive Eric Schmidt is under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission for his potentially improper relationship with electronics giant Apple. The FTC believes that Mr. Schmidt's directorships at the two companies, which compete in at least one sector, cell...
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