Advanced Micro Devices to Sell Off Digital TV Business



From X-bit Labs: In a bid to ease its financial situation and also to concentrate on its core businesses, Advanced Micro Devices decided to sell off its digital television (DTV) business to Broadcom Corp. This will bring a lot of benefits to Broadcom and will essentially cut...

Microsoft will still activate new XP installations



From InfoWorld: According to a Microsoft representative, you will be able to activate new XP installations for the foreseeable future. The fact that the company longer sells XP "has no bearing on one's ability to activate XP installations..."

Of course, the current rules...

Microsoft lists Windows 7 in patching tool



From InfoWorld: Microsoft has already seeded its most popular patching tool for corporate users with a reference to Windows 7, its planned successor to Windows Vista .

Windows 7 Client is listed on the product-selection screen of Windows Server Update Services, which lets...

Sakar acquires Vivitar brand and IP



From CNET News.com: Sakar International announced on Monday that it has snapped up the Vivitar brand name and intellectual property from Syntax-Brillian in a move to expand its camera line into the midrange digital-camera market and gain greater visibility.

Sakar, a...

Hackers Run Off With Data on 8 Million Best Western Customers



From DailyTech: In what some are calling the biggest information heist in recent history, identity thieves managed to acquire a treasure chest of personal information on more than 8 million of hotel chain Best Western’s customers.

According to the Sunday Herald, the breach...

APH Networks Reviews: Super Talent Pico-C Gold 8GB



From the initial introduction of USB flash drives to present day, this is one innovation that changed the way people carry data around. Back in the days of floppy drives and floppy disks with a formatted capacity of roughly 1.38MB, to the age of CD-RWs that was never able to take...

Microsoft Chooses Iowa For New $500M Data Center



From DailyTech: Iowa Governor Chet Culver announced Microsoft will build a $500 million data center that will be located in West Des Moines.

The new building will be used to host web servers that are needed for cloud computing and services such as Windows Live. It'll take...

Nvidia Plans to Add Another Graphics Card into GTX 200 Lineup



From X-bit Labs: In a bid to better compete against ATI Radeon HD 4870 graphics card, Nvidia Corp. plans to add another product into the GeForce GTX 200-series lineup. Few details are now clear, however, another card in the family will almost surely make Nvidia’s products more...
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