MGM first to post full-length features to YouTube

From CNET News.com: Metro-Goldwyn Mayer Studios, better known as MGM, will be the first major movie studio to post full-length feature films on YouTube, the company announced Sunday.

CNET News reported on Thursday that YouTube was preparing to launch a feature-film service after spending months smoothing over fractured relationships in Hollywood.

Has Dell Quit the Fight Against the iPod?

From PC World: Dell has reportedly decided not to launch any new MP3 players in time for this holiday season. After promising last year an ambitious return in the digital music player market, Michael Dell has so far failed to deliver any new devices this year.

Microsoft Confirms Windows 7 for Netbooks

From X-bit Labs: During the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference the world’s largest software designer Microsoft confirmed a special version of Windows 7 operating system (OS) designed for ultra low-cost personal computers (ULCPCs) with limited performance and capabilities.

Nvidia Reports Successful Transition to New Process Technology

From X-bit Labs: Nvidia Corp. said during a conference call with the financial analysts that it had transited its mainstream and performance-mainstream graphics processing units (GPUs) to a new process technology, which helps to reduce costs. In addition, the firm confirmed that it is about to release its high-end graphics processors made using 55nm process technology.

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Intel Discontinues Bunch of 45nm, 65nm Microprocessors

From X-bit Labs: Intel Corp. has notified its partners that numerous of its microprocessors, some of which were introduced just months ago, will be discontinued after a certain date. In addition, the company will phase out its 1GB Turbo Memory flash module.

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 to support up to 256 CPU cores

From InfoWorld: Microsoft said Thursday the next upgrade of its Windows Server operating system will scale up to 256 logical processors.

Microsoft defines a logical processor as the number of physical processors multiplied by the number of cores as well as the number of threads, said corporate vice president for Windows Server and solutions, Bill Laing, during a keynote speech at the company's Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC).

Ballmer rules out new bid for Yahoo

From CNET News.com: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said Friday that Microsoft is "not interested" in making a new offer for internet company Yahoo, despite Yahoo's share price currently sitting at less than half what Microsoft initially offered.

Speaking at a Committee for Economic Development of Australia lunch in Sydney on Friday, Ballmer said: "Look, we made an offer, we made another offer. It was clear that Yahoo didn't want to sell the business to us, and we moved on."

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