EA: PC Becoming Largest Gaming Platform



From Tom's Hardware: Electronic Arts yesterday reported its quarterly results with net revenue of $860 million, down $267 million as compared with $1.13 billion for the prior year. Even with the dropping results, losses weren’t as bad. Net loss for the quarter was $42 million...

Intel to Stop Shipping One Core I7 Model Later This Year



From InfoWorld: Intel plans to stop selling one of its high-end desktop chips this year, less than one year after it was released, the company confirmed Thursday.

The 2.93GHz Core i7 940 processor is one of three desktop chips based on Intel's Nehalem microarchitecture that...

AMD reorg merges microprocessor, graphics units



From PC World: Advanced Micro Devices has launched a reorganization that will see the chipmaker's microprocessor and graphics units merged into a single group.

The products group--one of four new groups announced Wednesday--will be headed by graphics chip executive Rick...

Amazon Makes 9.7-inch Kindle DX Official



From CNET News.com: Amazon.com has been making news with its Kindle reader since the original debuted last year. The device has a nice screen and a free 3G connection that allowed users to download books without a PC very quickly.

A few months back, Amazon.com announced the...

Asus Supercomputer Motherboard Revealed



From Tom's Hardware: Asus finally launched the official product page for its upcoming P6T7 WS SuperComputer moherboard, built on two Nvidia nForce 200 chips and 7 PCIe (Gen2 x16) slots. Mainly designed for CUDA parallel computing, the company said that users can shove four CUDA...

No Next-Gen Video Game Consoles Till 2013 – Analyst



From X-bit Labs: This year Microsoft Xbox 360 becomes four years old game console and Nintendo Wii and Sony PlayStation 3 turn three years old, about time to think, or at least begin thinking, about next-generation video game systems. However, Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael...

BlackBerry Storm 2 expected in September



From InfoWorld: Research In Motion (RIM) will debut an upgraded BlackBerry Storm in September, SlashGear is reporting. According to "a source very close to the issue," the Storm 2 will support Wi-Fi -- a significant omission in the first-generation Storm, which debuted last fall...

China's Baidu Works With Labels on Music Downloads



From PC World: Top Chinese search engine Baidu is considering sharing ad revenue from its music search service with record labels, or remunerating the labels in some other way. Baidu's move toward authorized downloads comes after years of criticism of the search service for...
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