Adobe Buys Danish Imaging Software Maker



From PC World: Adobe on Monday announced it has acquired Danish imaging software maker YaWah ApS to expand the use of Adobe Scene7 software in Europe.

The two companies provide rich-media software used to manage and distribute dynamic content, including changing images and text fields, in...

Electronic Arts Abandons Take-Two Acquisition



From DailyTech: Electronic Arts has abandoned its bid to acquire Take-Two Interactive. For the past six months Electronic Arts has been attempting to acquire its competitor. In February, Electronic Arts put forward a formal offer to acquire Take-Two Interactive in an all-cash merger valued at...

APH Networks Reviews: Gigabyte GeForce 9800GT 512MB



What do you call a company that manufacturers the same car under 50 different nameplates? Answer: General Motors. So, in that sense, what do you call a company that markets the same graphics card under two model numbers that indicate (supposed) separate generation of cards? Answer: NVIDIA. Jokes...

AMD's Budget Video Cards Pack Punches



From Tom's Hardware: Need a new videocard, but don’t have the Benjamins—or the need—for a high-end model? Take a look at some of the new budget cards, such as AMD’s ATI Radeon HD 4600 series: AMD’s latest videocards promise to deliver decent gaming performance—and 512 MB frame buffers—for as...

Seinfeld and Gates hit the road for Vista



From CNET News.com: Those left scratching their heads after Microsoft's first new ad may find themselves just as itchy after the follow-up spot.

The second in Microsoft's series of new ads airs Thursday night, featuring Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld moving in with a family of "real people"...

Panasonic Shows Compact Camera With Interchangeable Lens



From PC World: Panasonic has developed a digital still camera that straddles the boundary between compact point-and-shoot models and larger SLR (single lens reflex) cameras.

The Lumix DMC-G1 has interchangeable lenses, a feature usually only found on SLR cameras, but Panasonic has done away...

Microsoft Exec Speaks Out About Zune's Future



From DailyTech: While the iPod and Sansa run away from the other players in the digital audio player (DAP) market, Microsoft is working to make a better device. CNET News talked with Microsoft's Joe Belfiore, the head of Microsoft's Zune development.

Belfiore says Microsoft is working on its...

Adobe aims to stave off Silverlight with video encoder



From InfoWorld: Ratcheting up the battle for the rich media space, Adobe Systems later this year plans to offer Adobe Flash Media Encoding Server, which is software to move video content to Adobe's Flash format.

Unveiled this week, the software makes it easier for users of Windows Media and...
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