iPhone developers unable to renew contracts

From CNET New.com: Apple developers are having a tough time renewing their iPhone development licenses, according to reports.

AppleInsider reported last week that as the one-year contracts signed by iPhone developers begin to expire, developers are starting to wonder if they'll be...

AMD Unveils ATI FirePro 2450 Graphics Card

From DailyTech: AMD has announced its latest professional ATI video card called the ATI FirePro 2450 multi-view. The card is a low profile, half-length graphics card that offers support for four monitors. The video card can support four different DVI or VGA monitors via dual VHDCI...

Symantec Warns of Worm's Return

From PC World: A third version of Downadup has been identified by Symantec, which says the new variant gives infected machines more powerful instructions to disable antivirus software and analysis tools, among other actions.

W32.Downadup.C is a modular component for machines...

Analyst sees Windows 7 done by summer

From CNET News.com: Although slumping PC sales will certainly hurt Microsoft, the software maker's year could be better than expected, according to one financial analyst.

In a research note on Monday, Collins Stewart analyst Sandeep Aggarwal projected that Microsoft will finalize...

Firefox, too, revamping new-tab behavior

From CNET News.com: Opening a new tab in a Web browser shows a lot of prime but empty real estate, and now the programmers behind Firefox are following their peers at Safari and Chrome in trying to make it more useful.

Mozilla interface guru Aza Raskin posted screenshots of a new...

Sources confirm Apple laid off salespeople last week

From CNET News.com: Despite public statements to the contrary, Apple did lay off around 50 enterprise salespeople last week, CNET News has learned.

Sources who wished to remain anonymous for fear of reprisal confirmed reports by Valleywag and 9to5Mac.com that roughly 50 salespeople...

MSI Unveils DDR2+DDR3 Combo Motherboard

From Tom's Hardware: MSI showcased two amazing motherboards at CeBIT: its AM3 board 790GX-8D featuring the 790GX chipset, and its socket 775 board P45-8D using Intel's P45 +ICH10/ICH10R chipset. What makes these two boards so extremely hot is their huge memory capacity, both offering...

EU Citizens Prefer to Shop Online in Their Own Countries

From PC World: As more and more Europeans start shopping online, a shrinking proportion of them purchase items or services from outside their own country, according to the "Report on cross-border e-commerce in the E.U." published by the European Commission late last week.

Over half...

Schmidt: Google 'unlikely' to buy Twitter soon

From CNET News.com: Google has a short message for those wondering whether the search giant will soon buy micro-blogging site Twitter: "unlikely."

That was Google CEO Eric Schmidt's response Friday when queried on the topic during a wide-ranging interview with journalist Charlie...

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