Mozilla May Finally Move to a 64-Bit Browser With Firefox 3.6

From DailyTech: Mozilla's Firefox browser does not lead Microsoft's Internet Explorer in market share, but it does lead in other ways. The new 3.5 version of Firefox introduced last week offers support for the latest standards, including HTML 5, XHTML, and SVG graphics -- all of which stock installs of Internet Explorer 8 do not support.

Apple to Build $1B Server Farm in North Carolina

From DailyTech: Apple is expected to announce the location of a new $1 billion data center that is expected to be built in Maiden, which is located in North Carolina's Catawba County.

Microsoft warns of hole in Video ActiveX control

From CNET Microsoft on Monday warned of a vulnerability in its Video ActiveX Control that could allow an attacker to take control of a PC if the user visits a malicious Web site.

There have been limited attacks exploiting the hole, which affects Windows XP and Windows Server 2003, Microsoft said on its Security Response Center blog.

Windows 7 testers have long path to upgrade

From CNET Going from Windows Vista to Windows 7 is relatively straightforward. So one might think that moving from a pre-release version of Windows 7 to the final version would also be simple.

One would be wrong.

Apple Reminds: iPhone and iPod Overheat at 35 Degrees Celcius

From X-bit Labs: Apple recently issued a statement advising users of its iPhone 3G and 3GS to operate their cell phones in environments with certain temperatures. Many web-sites considered this as a warning about potential overheating problems that the latest iPhone may have. However, it looks to be more like a reminder as Apple’s gadgets have never been compatible with hot or cold weather.

Leaked: Sony Ericsson's upcoming Android phone

From InfoWorld: We know for some time now that Sony Ericsson (SE) is working on a Google Android-based mobile phone, but the company has been keeping mum on details. However, pictures leaked by a Danish site appear to reveal Sony Ericsson's upcoming Android phone, and it looks like a good one.

Dell's Online Price Error Troubles Worsen in Taiwan

From PC World: Dell was hit by another online pricing snafu in Taiwan on Sunday, prompting a strong reprimand from the island's Consumer Protection Commission.

The company was ordered last week by Taiwan's Consumer Protection Commission to make good on sales from an online pricing error and deliver 19-inch LCD monitors to local consumers for NT$500 (US$15.26). It now has pricing errors on laptop and desktop PCs to add to its woes.

Nokia Android rumors earn outright denial

From CNET Nokia has strongly denied working on an Android-based handset, following a report early on Monday that it's planning to do so.

The report, carried in The Guardian, took a cue from "industry insiders" to predict the launch of a touch-screen Android device at Nokia World in September. When contacted by ZDNet UK later Monday morning, a Nokia representative issued an "outright denial" of the piece.

Reports: Windows 7 Release to Manufacturing Set for July 13

From DailyTech: The year's most highly anticipated software release, Windows 7, is just around the corner. Microsoft recently announced that the new OS would see general availability (consumer sales) on October 22. In preparation for that, it recently began its termination of the beta program, encouraging users to install the Release Candidate build which will be available until August.

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