Blockbuster Deal to Put Movies on Many Digital Devices



From PC World: Blockbuster and Sonic Systems are teaming up to make digital content available on a wider range of electronic devices, the companies said on Wednesday.

Sonic Systems, perhaps best known for its Roxio disc-burning software, will provide a back-end digital...

Google Launches Reseller Program for Apps Premier



From PC World: Google will launch on Wednesday a reseller program for the paid version of its Apps hosted collaboration and communication suite.

The program will allow, for the first time, third parties to resell Apps Premier, which costs US$50 per user per year....

Psystar: We bought Mac OS fair and square



From CNET News.com: Psystar is still tilting at legal windmills in its battle against Apple, this time asserting its right to do whatever it wants with products obtained legally from Apple.

After a judge rejected Psystar's antitrust argument--considered its best chance of...

Intel price cuts coming



From CNET News.com: Intel is planning price cuts to its lower-end mainstream quad-core processors on January 18.

Barron's Tech Trader Daily first reported the news, citing Pacific Crest analyst Michael McConnell.

These cuts are happening because of the recent introduction...

50 Million PlayStation 2 Consoles Sold in North America



From DailyTech: 50 million PlayStation 2 consoles have been sold in North America. Despite being nine years old, the console is still selling well and is the most played console of 2008 according to a Nielsen study. In November, 206,000 PlayStation 2 units were sold....

Western Digital to Unveil 2 TB HDD this Week



From Tom's Hardware: The WD20EADS will be part of Western Digital's Caviar Green series. It will have 32 MB of cache, a seek time of 8.9ms and will run at either 5400RPM or 7200RPM. The drive is expected to have four 500 GB platters.

Information about the WD20EADS first...

Bill Watkins Out as Seagate CEO



From DailyTech: Bill Watkins should be a familiar face to regular DailyTech readers. Watkins has served as CEO of Seagate since 2004 and is known for his rather abrupt tone when it comes to talking about technology.

Watkins made headlines in late 2006 for his comments on the...

Browser bug could allow phishing without e-mail



From InfoWorld: A bug found in all major browsers could make it easier for criminals to steal online banking credentials using a new type of attack called "in-session phishing," according to researchers at security vendor Trusteer.

In-session phishing (pdf) gives the bad...

Google offers 'experimental' Quick Search Box tool for Macs



From InfoWorld: oogle has released a search box tool for Macs that it believes will eventually make searching outside the browser a breeze.

In a Google blog posting, the company revealed that it is interested in beta testers willing to participate in taking the Google Quick...

Nvidia Lowers Revenue Forecast for Fourth Quarter



From PC World: Nvidia on Tuesday lowered its fourth-quarter revenue forecast, citing weakness in demand for its products and inventory reductions by channel partners.

The company's revenue for the fourth quarter of 2009 will decline 40 percent to 50 percent from the third...
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