Microsoft makes Windows 7 name final



From CNET News.com: For the first time in recent memory, Microsoft has chosen to stick with its code name for a final Windows release.

In a blog posting, general manager Mike Nash said that the next version of Windows will retain its Windows 7 code-name when it is released to...

Starcraft 2 to be Released as Trilogy of Separate Games



From DailyTech: Shacknews reports that Blizzard has chosen to release the much anticipated Starcraft 2 as a trilogy of separate games with each release focusing on one of the 3 factions. The first game in the trilogy will consist of the Terran campaign, and will be called...

AMD: DOJ Won't File Charges Over ATI's Strategies



From PC World: The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) won't file criminal charges over the pricing and marketing strategies of graphics chipmaker ATI Technologies, now owned by Advanced Micro Devices, the company said Monday.

The DOJ told AMD on Friday the entire investigation...

Micron to buy $400 million stake in memory maker



From CNET News.com: Micron Technology announced Sunday that it is buying Qimonda AG's $400 million stake in Inotera Memories.

notera was founded as a joint venture by Qimonda (formerly the memory products division of Infineon Technologies) and Nanya Technology. Micron said...

Lenovo mulls Fujitsu Siemens investment



From EETimes: The Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo is considering to take over the Siemens shares in the Fujitsu Siemens Computer joint venture. According to media releases here, the company says that it is considering "all options".

Siemens reportedly is preparing its...

APH Networks Reviews: ATP ProMax II SDHC Class 6 2GB



Here's some food for thought: Why bother with a 2GB SDHC card and sacrifice compatibility advantages of a regular Secure Digital memory card? If you already know the answer, carry on. If you don't, I won't keep you waiting for all too long. Although Secure Digital High Capacity -...

Apple slates laptop event for next Tuesday



From InfoWorld: Apple issued invitations Thursday for an event next Tuesday on its Cupertino, Calif., campus that will tout laptops.

"The spotlight turns to notebooks," the invitation sent to reporters read. The only other information Apple provided was its 10 a.m. PDT kickoff...

Amazon to offer volume discounts for S3



From InfoWorld: Amazon's AWS cloud computing subsidiary will institute a new tiered pricing structure for its hosted storage service that includes price cuts for high-volume customers.

Simple Storage Service (S3) has reached a level of usage, holding 29 billion objects and...

Yahoo investor: Sell to Microsoft for $22 a share



From CNET News.com: Mithras Capital Partners, which reportedly owns more than 1.9 million shares, or 0.14 percent of Yahoo, suggested a new deal Thursday to sell the company to Microsoft for $22 a share, a 74 percent premium on Yahoo's current stock price, Reuters reported. A...
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