Apple Quietly Bumps White MacBook Specs



From PC World: The $999 MacBook may not feature the same swank aluminum togs as its older siblings, but that doesn't mean that it doesn't get its share of the family love. On Wednesday, Apple marginally bumped the specs on the base configuration, giving customers a little more bang for their sub...

Microsoft confirms Zune HD coming this fall



From CNET News.com: Microsoft on Tuesday confirmed its plans to take on the iPod Touch with a new, touch-screen Zune that will be able to surf the Web, play high-definition movies, and tune in to digital radio.

The Zune HD, which will be available in the U.S. only starting this fall, features...

Intel Previews Eight-Core Nehalem-EX Xeon Servers



From DailyTech: Intel launched its Xeon 5500 series of server CPUs using Nehalem architecture at the end of March. Using lessons learned from the Core i7, the world's largest semiconductor manufacturer managed to achieve impressive performance gains while cutting power consumption dramatically...

ASUS Offers Bold Growth Predictions



From DailyTech: The netbook is a massive success thanks in part to the current global economic recession. Consumers with less cash to spend are looking to the low cost netbooks rather than full notebook computers. Virtually every computer maker is now offering a netbook computer, the lone...

Intel Projected to Release Core i5 Microprocessors in September



From X-bit Labs: Intel Corp. plans to release its next-generation performance-mainstream microprocessors code-named Lynnfield in September this year, which is considerably later compared to the original schedule. The delay is believed to be a result of the global financial slump.

Intel...

32GB iPhone looking more likely



From InfoWorld: New iPhone rumors out Tuesday come very close to confirming the existence of a 32GB iPhone, and even resurrect the possibility of a $99 iPhone from Apple. We're less than two weeks away from Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference from June 8-12, and it is assumed Apple will...

Does Microsoft's new LLC point to a search deal?



From CNET News.com: Microsoft last week registered a limited liability company (LLC) in Delaware, stoking speculation that it is planning an acquisition or joint venture. If true, Microsoft may be planning a little bit more than a demo of its search engine and a big ad campaign to promote it....

Nokia Launches Ovi Store Globally



From DailyTech: The Apple App Store has been an unmitigated success for the company. It has spawned a host of competitive offerings from virtually every other smartphone maker hoping to grab some of the success for themselves in a time when phone makers need all the profits they can get....

AMD to Win Cyberdyne Systems CPU Contract



From X-bit Labs: The main contenders for the bid are shaping up to be Santa Clara-based Intel, Armonk-based IBM, and Sunnyvale-based AMD. Speculation abounds as to AMD’s upper hand in the bid due to its shared geographic location and similar corporate culture.

“We’re entering an exciting...
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