AMD Demos Six-Core Server Microprocessors

From X-bit Labs: Advanced Micro Devices has demonstrated its first processors with six cores that will replace existing quad-core chips on the market of high-end servers later this year. The demonstration should emphasize AMD’s ability to create and build such processors as well as convince AMD’s customers that the chips are drop-in compatible with existing infrastructure.

Update: Gmail back after two-hour outage

From InfoWorld: Google's Gmail service was unavailable starting around 10:30 a.m. GMT on Tuesday, but it appeared to come back online for most users around two hours later.

The scope of the outage was not immediately clear, but at least some users in Europe and Asia on Tuesday could not get access to their inboxes or had to wait a minute or more for them to open.

HP Overtakes Dell as Intel's Largest Customer

From PC World: Hewlett-Packard became the biggest customer worldwide for microprocessor maker Intel last year, surpassing rival Dell.

HP, which nabbed the title of world's largest PC vendor from Dell in 2006, accounted for 20 percent of Intel's revenue last year, up from 17 percent in 2007, the chip maker said in its annual report on Monday. Dell accounted for 18 percent of Intel's revenue, unchanged from a year earlier.

Motorola dishes off Good Technology to Visto

From CNET News.com: Visto said Tuesday that it has acquired Good Technology from Motorola for an undisclosed amount.

Motorola acquired Good in November 2006 in a move to become a push e-mail player in the enterprise. At the time, Motorola said Good would "extend Motorola's mobile computing capabilities and increase the company's enterprise client base." However, Motorola has bigger problems on its hands. Job one is fixing its mobile unit, which is a plague infecting Motorola.

Update: Red Xbox 360 Elite is Official

From DailyTech: Microsoft has inadvertently confirmed the existence of the rumored red Xbox 360 elite in an official Halo Wars email sent to retailers and games press in New Zealand.

MSI Unveils X-Slim Machines in China

From DailyTech: The netbook class is the fastest growing in the computer industry with Apple being the only major computer maker yet to jump into the market. The netbook offers consumers a low price computer that is capable of performing general computer work in a very compact design.

Adobe Flaw Has Been Used in Attacks Since Early January

From PC World: A dangerous and unpatched vulnerability in Adobe's PDF-reading software has been around a lot longer than previously realized.

$99 iPhone Emerges -- for Real

From PC World: You've heard about it, wished for it and now it's here for a limited time only: the almost-$99 iPhone! I know, I know, it sounds too good to be true, right? Not at all!

Mac OS X Snow Leopard screenshots leaked

From CNET News.com: A new set of leaked screenshots of Apple's upcoming Mac OS X release, Snow Leopard, appears to confirm that the most sweeping changes to the operating system won't be visible.

Microsoft backtracks on severance issue

From CNET News.com: Amid a wave of criticism, Microsoft is backtracking on a decision to require laid off workers to pay back money that the software maker said was in excess of its planned severance, CNET News has learned.

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