EA, Take-Two Announce Support for NVIDIA PhysX

From DailyTech: Physics processing in video games promised a lot when it first came to market, but the reality was that physics processing hardware like the Ageia PhysX card was simply not very good and added little in the way of realism or performance to games.

NVIDIA acquired...

Microsoft releases open-source content management app

From InfoWorld: Microsoft has released an early version of an open-source content management platform that developers can use to build sophisticated blogs or large Web sites.

Called Oxite, its creators describe it as a standards-compliant and highly extensible content management...

Gmail Integrates Task List, Keeps You Organized

From PC World: If keeping Gmail open all the time just wasn't enough, Google gave us one more reason to stay glued to our computer screens. The Labs Team have released yesterday a new feature for Gmail - Tasks - basically a To-Do list manager. But besides the usual task list bonanza...

Second Firefox 3.1 beta brings significant changes

From CNET News.com: Usually not much happens to a software product from one point release to the next, much less one beta version to the next. But Mozilla has made quite a few changes with the second beta of Firefox 3.1, released Monday.

In the new version are support for video and...

Sony to Cut 8,000 Jobs

From DailyTech: Sony announced it will cut its electronics workforce by 8,000 over the next two years while also shutting 10 percent of its worldwide manufacturing sites.

The Japanese company hopes to trim $1.1 billion in costs while cutting the jobs from now until April 2010. It's...

iPhone to Debut at Wal-Mart: $2 Price Drop

From PC World: Wal-Mart will reportedly become the second major retail chain - after Best Buy - to sell Apple's iPhone. The iPhone 3G will be sold for $197 for the 8GB version, a whopping $2 cheaper than in AT&T and Apple stores.

Reports about iPhone 3G being sold in Wal-Mart...

Roadmap of future Intel Netbook chips surfaces

From CNET News.com: One recent version of Intel's handheld and Netbook roadmap shows a chip platform code-named Medfield, which will be based on next-generation 32-nanometer process technology. The roadmap is featured in a report by UBS Securities.

Medfield (2010) will be preceded...

Warner Music Pitching ‘Music Tax’ to Top Universities

From DailyTech: A number of U.S. universities expressed interest in plans for a “music tax,” where students would pay a flat fee as part of their tuition in return for the promise of no lawsuits from the RIAA.

The plan, spearheaded by Warner Music’s Jim Griffin, would essentially...

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