Amazon, Capgemini partner on cloud computing

From InfoWorld: Consultancy Capgemini and Amazon.com will offer application development and hosting services using Amazon.com's infrastructure, the companies said on Tuesday.

The partnership seeks to capitalize on the growing interest in so-called "cloud computing," where companies run applications in remote datacenters that are managed and maintained by another service provider

Nokia to Launch First 3G Handset for China

From PC World: Nokia plans to launch a mobile phone based on China's home grown 3G (third-generation) technology standard, TD-SCDMA, in tandem with service provider China Mobile.

Nokia's handset will be launched "very soon" said Wang Jianzhou, chairman and CEO of China Mobile, at the GSMA Mobile Asia Congress in Macau, China.

Yahoo CEO Yang to Step Down

From DailyTech: Yahoo has confirmed that co-founder and CEO Jerry Yang will step down, and the search for a replacement has begun.

Yang will step down as CEO once a replacement is found, and will go back to being "Chief Yahoo," which was his previous job at Yahoo. He will focus on Yahoo's global strategy and will attempt to try and help Yahoo in its most tumultuous time.

ATI, Nvidia to Cut Prices on Graphics Cards, Says Report

From X-bit Labs: ATI, graphics product group of Advanced Micro Devices, and Nvidia Corp., the world’s largest supplier of discrete graphics processing units (GPUs), reportedly plan to cut prices on discrete graphics cards for desktop personal computers in attempt to either boost or stabilize market shares.

Adobe to Offer New Tools for UI Development

From PC World: Adobe Systems, facing greater competition from Microsoft, is updating its Flash platform with new tools for building user interfaces for Web and enterprise applications.

Intel Core i7 chip launches in Tokyo

From CNET News.com: Computerworld reported that "several hundred people crowded stores" that opened around 10 p.m. Saturday. The top-of-the-line 965 chip sold out, according to one retailer.

The Core i7 represents the vanguard of Intel's new Nehalem microarchitecture. The i7 is a desktop processor targeted initially at gaming boxes.

(See CNET review of Falcon Northwest Mach V tower system based on Core i7-965 processor.)

Apple Winning Over Businesses with iPhone

From DailyTech: Apple has shown terrific growth over the past decade after virtually collapsing in the early 90s. However, one segment that it has never really been able to win back is the business sector. Not since the days of Apple IIe's or further back has Apple really enjoyed strong business adoption. And the business sector, consisting of everything from business laptops, to servers and business phones, is a huge revenue source so this was a big loss for Apple.

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AMD jumps into the netbook fray

From InfoWorld: Advanced Micro Devices is jumping into the mini-notebook space, delivering processors starting in 2009 for small laptops that can run basic applications like Web surfing and e-mail, the company said Thursday.

The processors will be designed to fit in laptops with screens smaller than 10 inches and targeted at users who want secondary laptops, AMD said

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