Windows 7 not likely to jolt PC market

From CNET News.com: Microsoft's top Windows business executive said Monday that for all his excitement about Windows 7, he doubts the release of the operating system will lead to a significant spike in PC sales.

"History would tell us that generally as you ship a Windows release...

Reports of Yahoo Getting Binged Appear to be Mistaken

From DailyTech: The Yahoo Microsoft saga is an irresistible one for the tech news community, both for journalists and readers alike. After Yahoo scorned Microsoft's 2008 purchase offer, Microsoft decided to go its own way, cooking up Kumo. So when the newly renamed Kudo, now Bing...

ATI Expects a “Wave” of DirectX 11 Game Titles to Ship This Year

From X-bit Labs: ATI, graphics business unit of Advanced Micro Devices, said that the adoption rate of the next-generation Microsoft DirectX 11 application programming interface (API) by game developers is rather high and that the company expects to see “a wave” of titles supporting...

Google Street View Gets Smart Navigation

From PC World: Google's popular and yet controversial (in some places) Street View service received a nifty update this morning, in the shape of smart navigation. By now, users had to navigate through Street View using some pretty basic forward and backward arrows along the roads...

Report: Steve Jobs on track for June return

From CNET News.com: Steve Jobs is on track to return to the helm of Apple this month after nearly six months of medical leave, according a report in The Wall Street Journal that cited unnamed sources.

Jobs announced in January that he would be stepping down temporarily from the...

Sony Says no PS3 Price Cuts Coming

From DailyTech: Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft are fighting for the dollars of gamers around the globe. The sales pecking order in the gaming console market is well defined with Nintendo in first, Microsoft in second, and Sony bringing up third place.

Many in the industry say the...

Apple to Bring New Data Center to North Carolina

From DailyTech: Apple has chosen to build a new data center in North Carolina that will inject a local economy with new jobs and excitement, as the company prepares for its first east coast data center. The Cupertino-based company will likely invest more than $1 billion towards the...

OCZ Technology Promises 2.13GHz Memory Modules

From X-bit Labs: OCZ Technology Group, a leading supplier of advanced memory products, showcased its “lighting fast” memory modules designed for Intel Core i7 systems at Computex Taipei 2009 trade-show. To date, OCZ’s new Blade memory modules are the highest-performance commercially...

Android Market to work on Intel's Moblin 2.0

From InfoWorld: Handheld devices running Moblin 2.0 will be able to access Google's Android Market, potentially making the Intel operating system as appealing as Android for mobile carriers paid to host application downloads on their networks.

Similar to the App Store built for...

Opera Edges Safari as No. 1 Mobile Browser. Maybe

From PC World: Chip giant Intel is set to acquire Wind River Systems, a maker of software for embedded devices.

Intel has entered a definitive agreement to buy Wind River for $11.50 per share in cash, which works out to a total value of approximately $884 million, Wind River said...

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