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Yahoo board ousts Carol Bartz as CEO
— 6:00 AM on September 7, 2011

In January 2009, Yahoo announced that Carol Bartz would replace co-founder Jerry Yang as CEO. Bartz boldly vowed to make sure Yahoo got some...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Internet

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Release roundup: An IPS panel, roomy tower case, and more
— 4:50 PM on September 2, 2011

This week in our roundup of miscellaneous release announcements: high-capacity solid-state drives from Corsair, a full-tower case from Lian-Li, and a 24" professional display from...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Displays Input devices

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The Pirate Bay founders start file hosting service
— 9:54 AM on August 30, 2011

The folks behind infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay have a new venture, and it's reportedly legit. TorrentFreak has the skinny on BayFiles,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Slashdot editor-in-chief CmdrTaco resigns
— 11:34 AM on August 25, 2011

First Steve, now Rob. Slashdot co-founder and news-for-nerds visionary Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda has announced his resignation from the site. Malda doesn't say...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Researchers integrating solar cells into LCD filters
— 9:46 AM on August 16, 2011

LCD displays are notorious power wasters and a huge source of battery drain in mobile devices. What if they could collect energy instead of...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Deal of the week: SSDs, PSUs, and an LCD with a VA panel
— 2:25 PM on August 12, 2011

We have an interesting mix of deals for you this week, starting with something you might expect: an SSD. 120GB versions of Intel's

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays

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More monitor makers using IPS tech in desktop LCDs
— 10:49 AM on August 8, 2011

IPS panels have become increasingly common in tablets, and it looks like their popularity might rub off on desktop displays. DigiTimes is reporting...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Release roundup: 3D displays, new coolers, and more
— 5:32 PM on August 4, 2011

We've got a little bit of everything in this week's roundup of miscellaneous product launches and announcements: new coolers, a 3D display, some RAM, and...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Motherboards Cooling Displays Memory

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FCC report examines broadband ISP performance
— 12:04 PM on August 3, 2011

The FCC has published a report (PDF) on the performance of wired broadband in the US. In addition to comparing sustained upload and...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Browser IQ survey branded a hoax
— 10:17 AM on August 3, 2011

You know that survey about IE users having lower IQs? Well, funny thing... the folks over at the BBC did a little sleuthing, and...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Survey alleges IE users have lower IQs
— 5:19 PM on July 29, 2011

Is there a correlation between choice of web browsers and intelligence? Yes, says AptiQuant, a self-described "Psychometric Consulting company" based here in Vancouver. The firm...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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$399 Dell display has 19x12 resolution, IPS panel
— 5:22 PM on July 25, 2011

In a world teeming with mediocre 1080p displays, it's nice to see some companies try to stand out from the crowd. Dell appears to be...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Dual-screen notebook available for pre-order
— 11:11 AM on July 19, 2011

Remember the dual-screen gScreen SpaceBook that was teased back in 2009? The system was supposed to be available by the end of that...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Hotmail to require better passwords
— 1:59 PM on July 18, 2011

People can't be trusted—especially when it comes to PC security. Regardless of how many times they've been warned against such actions, some folks continue...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Friday night topic: How the Internet changed your life
— 5:28 PM on July 15, 2011

In the mid-90s, I was in grad school, on the path to a second degree in the study of religion, when the burgeoning commercial Internet...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Diamond's VStream wireless HDMI adapter
— 1:28 AM on July 13, 2011

This $120 adapter promises to output 1080p video wirelessly via nothing more than a USB dongle. Does it fulfill its promise, and is it...

Type: Feature article Tags: Displays

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Amazon Cloud Drive gets sort-of-unlimited music storage
— 6:00 AM on July 7, 2011

Clearly, Amazon isn't taking the impending arrival of iCloud lying down. The company has announced three improvements that make Cloud Drive and Cloud Player...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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Firefox 5.0 slips out ahead of official release
— 6:00 AM on June 20, 2011

I guess all that talk about Firefox moving to a quicker release schedule wasn't just talk. Over the weekend, a number of folks noticed that...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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