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Apple readies three major software unveilings
— 9:33 AM on May 31, 2011

Not one to have the spotlight taken away from it, Apple has announced that, on the Monday following Computex—that's June 6—it will unleash a barrage...

Type: News story Tags: Software Mac

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RevoDrive Hybrid combines SSD, HDD on a single PCIe card
— 4:23 AM on May 31, 2011

Computex — With OCZ now out of the memory business, we weren't surprised to see the company's Computex showcase dominated by solid-state drives. However,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Ballmer should resign, says hedge fund manager
— 9:48 AM on May 26, 2011

Should Steve Ballmer step down as Microsoft's CEO? While his tenure continues to see Microsoft rake in billions of dollars in profits every quarter,...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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Etc.
— 1:10 PM on May 25, 2011

Greetings from Damage Labs, where I sit in my storm-hardened bunker while no less than five active tornado warnings cover my area, as the sirens...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems

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Mac malware is on the rise
— 11:39 AM on May 19, 2011

Could years of relative immunity to the viruses and malware that have plagued PC users finally come back to bite Apple? ZDNet's Ed Bott...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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LimeWire agrees to pay RIAA $105 million
— 2:30 PM on May 13, 2011

Cha-ching! LimeWire has settled with the music industry and agreed to cough up $105 million for its role in promoting piracy. As...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Report: Facebook hired PR firm to smear Google
— 9:24 AM on May 12, 2011

You know the tagline—you don't get to 500 million friends without making a few enemies. Mark Zuckerberg might have made a mighty foe indeed out...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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UPDATED: Microsoft announces Skype buyout
— 6:00 AM on May 10, 2011

Over the past little while, I've caught glimpses of rumors about Skype being up for grabs. Well, last night, the Wall Street Journal chimed in...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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OCZ adds VeloDrive to PCIe SSD lineup
— 11:46 AM on April 29, 2011

Solid-state drives seem destined to shed their Serial ATA interfaces. The tide is already beginning to turn in enterprise, where PCI Express provides considerably...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers Workstations

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Microsoft posts record results; Windows sales dip
— 6:00 AM on April 29, 2011

Apple and Intel aren't the only tech companies posting eye-popping financial results every quarter. Microsoft is part of the club, too, and it has once...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles Internet Software

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Microsoft to drop Vista support with IE10
— 5:38 PM on April 14, 2011

Vista users getting the short end of the stick? Truly shocking, I know. Still, Microsoft has made it official: the next version of Internet Explorer...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Microsoft shows IE10 running on x86, ARM
— 6:00 AM on April 13, 2011

The Mozilla folks aren't the only ones trying to keep up with Chrome's frantic release schedule. Microsoft is hard at work on the next version...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Screenshots show alleged Windows 8 app store
— 6:00 AM on April 12, 2011

You know what they say—good artists copy, great artists steal. Microsoft might be about to prolong its history of goodness and greatness by building an...

Type: News story Tags: Software Operating systems Windows

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AMD, Nvidia working to enable QuickSync with discrete graphics
— 1:45 PM on April 8, 2011

At the moment, Lucid's Virtu software is the only way to enjoy Sandy Bridge's video-encoding logic in systems running discrete graphics cards. Licensing the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Software

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Firefox 5 may take cues from Chrome, IE9
— 6:00 AM on April 4, 2011

No doubt about it, Firefox 4 is a worthy competitor to other browsers out today. Mozilla still appears to be in partial catch-up mode, though....

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Google adds motion-sensing technology to Gmail
— 11:13 AM on April 1, 2011

Reading and replying to e-mails with your keyboard and mouse is so last century. Google has announced the addition of a new, Kinect-like motion-sensing technology...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Intel licenses Lucid's Virtu software for Sandy Bridge mobos
— 9:53 AM on April 1, 2011

Intel motherboards tend to be shunned by enthusiasts, but select models based on H67 and upcoming Z68 chipsets will look a little more appealing thanks...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Software

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Microsoft compares browser power consumption
— 10:58 AM on March 30, 2011

When comparing web browsers, most folks tend to focus on features, user interfaces, standards compliance, and how quickly pages are rendered. What about power...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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