Yahoo!'s Carol Bartz Cancels CES Keynote



From X-bit Labs: Carol Bartz has a pretty electric personality and she's often referred to as "Hurricane Carol." As the leader of a struggling web portal, she makes for an interesting speaker and her participation in CES 2010 was announced by the Consumer Electronics...

AMD Displays Llano Die: 4 x86 Cores, 480 Stream Processors



From X-bit Labs: Advanced Micro Devices on Wednesday demonstrated the first die shot of its code-named Llano microprocessor that features both general-purpose x86 cores as well as graphics processing engine. The picture reveals some of the basic specifications of the chip. More...

Microsoft preps Office 2010 public beta



From InfoWorld: Microsoft may launch the public beta of Office 2010 as early as next week, according to e-mail messages received Tuesday by people who have been testing the company's next application suite.

Last month, CEO Steve Ballmer promised that his company would roll...

Google Latitude Tracks You and Your Friends



From PC World: The company announced late on Tuesday that it's expanding the features in Google Latitude , which was officially released in February as an upgrade to Google Maps . Google Latitude not only shows the location of friends, but it can also be used to contact them...

Google's Go Is Promising, but Still in Diapers



From PC World: Google's Go could improve on existing programming languages by simplifying development without sacrificing application performance, but it will likely take years for Go to attain an established position that will allow it to have a noticeable impact....

Intel to pay AMD $1.25 billion in antitrust settlement



From CNET News.com: Intel and Advanced Micro Devices on Thursday announced a comprehensive agreement to end all outstanding legal disputes between the two chipmakers.

The pact covers both antitrust litigation and patent cross-license disputes, which have been churning since...

Hewlett-Packard to Take Over 3Com For $2.7B



From DailyTech: Hewlett-Packard closed the business day on Wednesday by announcing a $2.7 billion acquisition of networking maker 3Com, as the company tries to increase its presence in China and other key foreign markets.

The deal has been approved by the board of directors...
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