Plausible: Nvidia Working on x86 CPU

From Tom's Hardware: Last week, the California-based GPU maker was rumored to be pushed out of the console graphics market by none other than Intel. This week, it seems as if the tables have turned, with Nvidia reportedly working on an x86 CPU.

According to The Inquirer, the GPU...

Microsoft to upgrade SharePoint when Office 14 ships

From InfoWorld: Microsoft said Tuesday that it plans to formally integrate enterprise search technology from its $1.2 billion acquisition of Fast Search and Transfer (FAST) a year ago into its popular SharePoint content management platform.

However, the long-anticipated new product...

Sony Ericsson Links New Camera Phone With Online Services

From PC World: The Sony Ericsson C903 Cyber-shot camera phone comes with integrated support for YouTube, Flickr and Picasa, and the slider phone also supports faster uploads at speeds up to 2Mbps, Sony Ericsson announced on Tuesday.

Mobile phone vendors are putting more effort on...

Google's PowerMeter Lets You Know If the Lights Are on

From PC World: Google is testing software that will let consumers get detailed information on how much electricity they're using, which could help households reduce consumption by as much as 15 percent, the company said Monday.

The software, Google PowerMeter, integrates into the...

SanDisk to begin making 'X4' flash chips

From CNET News.com: SanDisk is disclosing at a San Francisco technology conference Tuesday that it will begin mass production of memory chips that will allow consumers to store up to 64GB of data on tiny flash cards.

The Milpitas, Calif., company's X4 technology will pack four bits...

Kaspersky Customer Database Exposed by Hackers

From DailyTech: Security firm Kaspersky Security has been left embarrassed after a hacker informed them that a customer information database was left exposed for 11 days before the security firm was able to secure it.

"Honestly, this is not good for any company and especially not...

Firms take steps to head off encryption dangers

From InfoWorld: The growing call to encrypt stored data is raising questions among users and analysts fearful that a lost password or damaged drive could bury important information forever.

Some industry observers believe that a new Trusted Computing Group (TCG) standard, released...

Microsoft dumps Ultimate Extras from Windows 7

From InfoWorld: Microsoft will not offer "Ultimate Extras" in Window 7, the company has confirmed, saying it abandoned the heavily-criticized concept to focus on "existing features."

"Our new approach to planning and building Windows doesn't have the capacity to continue to deliver...

Speedy Chip Needs Far Less Juice

From PC World: Mobile computing devices that need charging once a day would need it just once a month with a new type of chip that uses a thirtieth of the power of conventional chips and is seven times faster by virtue of underlying logic that embraces error in its calculations...

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