Dell, HP Lists Reveal Defective NVIDIA Mobile GPUs

From DailyTech: It turns out virtually all the NVIDIA mobile chips are defective. NVIDIA tried to brush off the issue stating that the issue was a "previous-generation" problem. However, it turns out that virtually all 8400M and 8600M chips are defective. These chips make up the...

People Finally Embrace 64-bit Windows

From DailyTech: The hottest buzz in the tech industry in 2003 was 64-bit hardware and operating systems. That year the industry seemed on the verge of a computer revolution. Then AMD CEO Hector Ruiz stated, "Our industry, right now, is hungry for another round of innovation."

AMD...

Apple releases patch for critical DNS flaw

From CNET News.com: Apple released a security update Thursday to users of its Tiger and Leopard operating systems to address a critical and well-publicized Domain Name System flaw, along with a dozen other updates.

The DNS flaw, which was first reported by Dan Kaminsky of...

Intel plots a Web 2.0 play with Facebook

From InfoWorld: Intel on Thursday said it would supply chips and programming tools to power Facebook servers, which Intel hopes will bring it a larger presence in the burgeoning Web 2.0 market.

Facebook is expected to buy thousands of servers from top vendors that will include...

IBM Investing $360M in Cloud Computing Center

From eWeek: The newest IBM cloud computing center will be located at IBM's Research Triangle Park facility in North Carolina and will allow IBM to offer a cloud computing infrastructure and services to customers.

IBM is investing $360 million to build a new cloud computing...

McAfee to buy data protection vendor Reconnex

From InfoWorld: Looking to expand its range of data protection products, McAfee said Thursday that it will acquire Reconnex, a maker of data protection appliances and software.

McAfee expects to close the $46 million cash acquisition by the end of September and will roll the...

India's 3G Spectrum Policy Allows Foreign Bids

From PC World: The Indian government on Friday announced its guidelines for auction of 3G (third generation) spectrum in the country, allowing foreign bidders with experience in offering 3G mobile services to participate.

The government is allotting spectrum in the 2.1GHz band...

Acer Revises Down Aspire One Netbook Shipment Target

From PC World: Component supply problems and software development delays caused Acer to delay the launch of its Aspire one netbook by a month, leading it to revise down its shipment target for this year.

The world's third-largest PC vendor now expects to ship 5 million to 6...

Nokia Cuts Phone Prices

From PC World: Nokia, the world's top cell phone maker, cut prices of many of its phones by up to 10 percent in late July, with the steepest cuts in music and media phones, according to market data and industry sources.

The price cuts from the Finnish manufacturer, which controls...
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