Yahoo Stock Hits 5-Year Low



From DailyTech: Once offered $32/ a share to merge with Microsoft, Jerry Yang's Yahoo Inc. is in financial trouble. The giant's stock closed Thursday at $15.58/share -- a five year low. Not since its meteoric rise and fall with the dot com boom and bust between 1999 to 2001...

APH Networks Reviews: QNAP TS-409 Network Attached Storage



Ever since Junior High computer labs, all the documents we use are stored on network drives alone -- because the students will be using a different computer pretty much every time, and Deep Freeze are deployed on every workstation so smart-arse 15 year olds won't be messing...

Western Digital Caviar Goes Green – Faster, More Efficient



From Tom's Hardware: The new 1 TB Caviar drive packs 333 GB per platter on three platters coupled with a 32 MB cache. According to Western Digital this new platter density and larger cache reduce power draw by up to 20 percent. Performance increases up to 10 percent . There are...

Apple Releases ITunes, Apple TV Updates



From PC World: iTunes 8.0.1 improves stability and performance, according to release notes accompanying the 58.5 MB download in OS X's Software Update tool. Specifically, the update includes a fix for iTunes 8's newly introduced Genius feature. Now when you create a Genius...

Microsoft unveils plan for three labs in Europe



From CNET News.com: Microsoft said Thursday that it would set up research centers in Britain, France, and Germany to improve its Internet search technology, describing the move as a vote of confidence in the European economy and in the company's ability to close the gap with...

Nintendo Officially Unveils New DS



From DailyTech: The new unit, called the "DSi" will keep the trademark double-screen (DS), while expanding the screens to 3.5 inches, a 17 percent increase in size. Like Apple's iPods, Nintendo is cramming more into a smaller space, fitting the jumbo new screens into a package...

HP to buy LeftHand Networks for storage virtualization, iSCSI



From InfoWorld: Hewlett-Packard will buy LeftHand Networks for $360 million to fill in its storage virtualization and iSCSI lines with products for medium-size companies and remote offices and branches.

The Boulder, Colorado, company was an early developer of SANs (storage...

Report: Fujitsu to sell hard drive unit to Western Digital



From CNET News.com: Fujitsu is in talks to sell its hard disk drive business to Western Digital, according to a Japan-based report.

Western Digital is the second-largest hard disk drive maker in the world behind Seagate Technology. Fujitsu's HDD unit is ranked sixth....
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