Microsoft planning big layoffs for January?

From CNET News.com: Mark January 15 in your calendar: Rumors of layoffs at Microsoft peg that as the day the bad news will come.

The latest to report on the possibility of layoffs at the software giant is the blog Fudzilla, which puts the number of job cuts at 15,000, or nearly 17...

Unlocking the iPhone 3G - or maybe not

From CNET News.com: CrunchGear, for one, posted a graphically enhanced, QuickPwn-focused spin on jailbreaking the iPhone and making use of the Yellowsn0w instructions from the Dev-Team Blog. Way at the bottom, though, it points out that "this is all in beta and there is no guarantee...

Dell Reorganizes, Leaves Some Executives Out

From DailyTech: Dell announced this week that it would be reorganizing its global management structure to focus on four customer groups. The reorganization has left some executives looking for work according to CNET News.

Dell will organize its management operations into groups for...

A-Data Launches New SSD RAID Enclosure

From Tom's Hardware: For those of you sporting two or more solid-state-storage devices (and who isn’t?), A-Data has released a new RAID-themed enclosure that could help you boost your speeds and eliminate that ugly stack of drives that’s sitting inside your PC. The company’s new XPG...

Apple to Give iMovie Big Update: Rumor

From PC World: I've heard that iMovie will largely (if not entirely) be a Web Application and Apple would offer its users to "upload your movies to us and edit them there."

There are currently a few online applications that let you do video editing currently. Google's Youtube is...

Chinese court convicts 11 in software piracy ring

From CNET News.com: A court in southern China convicted 11 people on Wednesday of violating national copyright laws and participating in a sophisticated counterfeiting ring that for years manufactured and distributed pirated Microsoft software throughout the world.

The men were...

USB 3.0 Storage to be Demoed at CES 2009

From DailyTech: USB 2.0 has been around for a long time now and its successor, USB 3.0, will be coming in the next few years to offer much faster transfer speeds. USB 3.0 will be available with products on the market by 2010 according to the USB-IF, the body in charge of the...

Dell Blasts Apple On Greenness, Only To Be Found Lacking Itself

From DailyTech: Apple claimed in a recent series of commercials to have "the world's greenest family of notebooks". While its claims of superiority over other OEMs, many who have similar designs, Apple has made some key improvements. It has eliminated brominated and chlorinated...

Happy new year from APH Networks, yo

My new year's resolution is 3520x1200 (1920x1200 + 1600x1200) for my main computer, but also comes in 1440x900 for my laptop, 1680x1050 for my other computers, etc etc.

Anyways, "classic" joke aside, we wish everyone a very happy new year -- personally I am very thankful for 2008...

Details Emerge of AMD Job Cuts, Restructuring

From Tom's Hardware: Reuters reports that AMD yesterday said it laid off 600 people in Q4, which had a knock on effect on the amount of money the company spent on restructuring during the fourth quarter. The extra hundred layoffs saw the company’s total cost of restructuring for Q4...

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