Amazon, Capgemini partner on cloud computing



From InfoWorld: Consultancy Capgemini and Amazon.com will offer application development and hosting services using Amazon.com's infrastructure, the companies said on Tuesday.

The partnership seeks to capitalize on the growing interest in so-called "cloud computing," where...

Nokia to Launch First 3G Handset for China



From PC World: Nokia plans to launch a mobile phone based on China's home grown 3G (third-generation) technology standard, TD-SCDMA, in tandem with service provider China Mobile.

Nokia's handset will be launched "very soon" said Wang Jianzhou, chairman and CEO of China...

Yahoo CEO Yang to Step Down



From DailyTech: Yahoo has confirmed that co-founder and CEO Jerry Yang will step down, and the search for a replacement has begun.

Yang will step down as CEO once a replacement is found, and will go back to being "Chief Yahoo," which was his previous job at Yahoo. He will...

ATI, Nvidia to Cut Prices on Graphics Cards, Says Report



From X-bit Labs: ATI, graphics product group of Advanced Micro Devices, and Nvidia Corp., the world’s largest supplier of discrete graphics processing units (GPUs), reportedly plan to cut prices on discrete graphics cards for desktop personal computers in attempt to either...

Adobe to Offer New Tools for UI Development



From PC World: Adobe Systems, facing greater competition from Microsoft, is updating its Flash platform with new tools for building user interfaces for Web and enterprise applications.

At its AdobeMax conference in San Francisco on Monday, Adobe will hand out a technical...

Intel Core i7 chip launches in Tokyo



From CNET News.com: Computerworld reported that "several hundred people crowded stores" that opened around 10 p.m. Saturday. The top-of-the-line 965 chip sold out, according to one retailer.

The Core i7 represents the vanguard of Intel's new Nehalem microarchitecture. The i7...

Apple Winning Over Businesses with iPhone



From DailyTech: Apple has shown terrific growth over the past decade after virtually collapsing in the early 90s. However, one segment that it has never really been able to win back is the business sector. Not since the days of Apple IIe's or further back has Apple really...

AMD jumps into the netbook fray



From InfoWorld: Advanced Micro Devices is jumping into the mini-notebook space, delivering processors starting in 2009 for small laptops that can run basic applications like Web surfing and e-mail, the company said Thursday.

The processors will be designed to fit in laptops...

Google Increases U.S. Search Dominance in October



From PC World: Google continued to increase its U.S. search share dominance in October, widening its lead over Yahoo and Microsoft.

In October, Google's share of Web searches by people in the U.S. rose to 71.7 percent, up from 71.2 percent in September and 64.5 percent in...
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