News & Commentary
Content tagged with PC & Servers posted in March 2010
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AMD Steals Market Share From Intel
News  |  3/31/2010  | 
Intel maintains stranglehold on microprocessor market, but rival is gaining.
Full Nelson: iPad Speaks on Verizon, Ship Date, Sandra Bullock
Commentary  |  3/31/2010  | 
Apple's iPad, due April 3 spoke with Full Nelson a couple weeks ago, and granted one last interview before it got set to ship.
iPad Encouraging New Levels Of Tech Obsession
Commentary  |  3/31/2010  | 
Techies, geeks and Apple fanboys alike are exhibiting alarming symptoms of obsession over the iPad. Apple is doing its own part, too, to fan the flames of excitement with its controlled mitigation of minutia.
Atom Smasher May Yield 'Dark Matter' Secrets
News  |  3/31/2010  | 
Large Hadron Collider tests are providing insight into foundation and origins of the Universe.
NASA iPhone App Adds Facebook Link
News  |  3/31/2010  | 
New version of the application also connects to Twitter and NASA's massive image archive.
Intel Debuts Eight-Core Nehalem-EX
News  |  3/31/2010  | 
Chipmaker looks to go head-to-head with IBM and Oracle-Sun in market for enterprise-class processors.
Photo Gallery: Large Hadron Collider Sets Record
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
The world's biggest machine is expected to produce 15 million GB of data annually for analysis by scientists eager to learn about subatomic particles and their role in the universe.
Verizon Intros Push To Talk For BlackBerry
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
The service is available to enterprise customers using RIM's BlackBerry Tour 9630 smartphone.
Apple Updates iTunes Ahead Of iPad Launch
Commentary  |  3/30/2010  | 
Today Apple made iTunes version 9.1 available via its software update tools. The new version of iTunes offers just a handful of new features, mostly geared toward Saturday's launch of the iPad.
Connected TVs Gaining Interest
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
Consumers' growing use of PCs and game consoles to access the Internet on TV bodes well for the future of connected TVs, analyst says.
Dell Launches Printers For SMBs
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
Multifunction and single-function laser printers offer low printing costs, reliability, and productivity features for small and midsize businesses.
Apple Updates Snow Leopard
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
The update will improve stability, application compatibility, and security within the Mac and server versions of the operating system.
Bank Of America Taps Cisco For TelePresence
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
Under a managed service agreement, Cisco will install 200 TelePresence units and provide monitoring, support, and maintenance.
iPad Users Will Have To Pay To Upgrade Software
Commentary  |  3/30/2010  | 
Apple has certified the Gold Master of the iPhone OS 3.2 Software Developers Kit for the iPad. Under the terms of agreement in the final iPad SDK is an interesting piece of information. It says that iPad users will have to pay (just like iPod Touch users do) to upgrade their device's software.
Semiconductor Market Rebounding
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
Despite two years of decline, the industry saw a much better second half of 2009 than expected, report says.
Verizon iPhone Could Come This Year
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
An Apple iPhone that would run on Verizon Wireless's CDMA network could go into production by September.
LHC Atom Smasher Sets Energy Record
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
The Large Hadron Collider in Geneva surpasses the previous mark three times over.
Google Mobile Service Trouble In China
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
Google's mainland China service dashboard shows mobile service problems.
AMD Intros 12-Core Opteron Processors
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
Along with Magny-Cours, the chip maker also launched a server platform codenamed Maranello.
JooJoo Ships Tablet PC
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
Fusion Garage says it is shipping the device formerly known as the Crunchpad ahead of Apple's iPad.
PlayStation 3 Upgrade Kills Linux Option
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
Outraged users claim Sony is removing a feature they already bought and paid for.
Microsoft Plans Xbox Storage Upgrade
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
The move will enable third-party USB Flash drives to be used for the storage of data on the Xbox 360 video gaming console.
iPad Buyers Face Order Backlog
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
Demand is such for Apple's new tablet-style device that orders placed this week won't arrive until more than a week after the official, April 3rd launch.
Google Broadband Plan Stirs Hunger For Speed
News  |  3/26/2010  | 
The company's experimental fiber network plan has elicited almost 200,000 invitations from speed-starved Internet users.
Apple iBookstore More Relaxed About Explicit Content
News  |  3/26/2010  | 
Explicit content in Apple's iBookstore seems not to be the problem that it is in the App Store.
Full Nelson: CTIA: HTC EVO 4G And All The Toys
Commentary  |  3/26/2010  | 
This year's annual mobile industry gathering saw more 4G phones, more handsets, and a little bit more focus on the enterprise. Our Full Nelson columnist dials in his take on the new gear and services.
Card Hacker Draws 20 Year Sentence
News  |  3/26/2010  | 
Prosecutors said the hacks into accounts held by customers of Barnes & Noble, OfficeMax, TJX, and other retailers resulted in more than $200 million in losses and damages.
Intel Updates AppUp Center
News  |  3/25/2010  | 
The online app store, open for U.S. and Canadian netbooks powered by Moblin 2.1, will be extended to 27 European countries next week.
Publishers Inking iPad Ad Deals
News  |  3/25/2010  | 
Major publishers are reportedly lining up advertisers to buy interactive ads, including video, to appear on Apple's iPad.
Samsung Intros LTE Phone
News  |  3/25/2010  | 
The SCH-r900, to be offered by prepaid provider MetroPCS, upstages the buzz around Sprint's 4G Android phone at the CTIA Wireless show.
Gmail-To-Outlook Glitch Fixed
News  |  3/25/2010  | 
Google says it's resolved a problem with Google Apps that halted delivery of e-mails and other information to Outlook users.
IBM Hit With Antitrust Complaint
News  |  3/25/2010  | 
Open source developer TurboHercules claims Big Blue unfairly dominates the mainframe market.
T-Mobile Readies 3.5 G Broadband Upgrade
News  |  3/25/2010  | 
HSPA+ will compete with LTE and mobile WiMax, 4G technologies being deployed by Verizon Wireless and Sprint, respectively, analyst says.
Dell Offers Turnkey Cloud Computing Package
News  |  3/24/2010  | 
The package will integrate PowerEdge C servers and services from Dell with software from Dell partners to reduce the cost of building cloud computing environments.
E-Reader Buyer's Guide
News  |  3/24/2010  | 
We round up an early crop of electronic readers including Amazon's Kindle, Sony's Reader, Barnes & Noble's Nook, and Apple's forthcoming iPad, and see how they stack up.
Google Suggests Ways Around China Apps Roadblocks
News  |  3/24/2010  | 
The search engine giant is warning users of its services in China that disruptions to Google Apps are possible.
Gmail Gets Intruder Alarm
News  |  3/24/2010  | 
Watching for suspicious account activity is now easier for Gmail users.
Yahoo Unveils iPhone Search Apps
News  |  3/24/2010  | 
At CTIA, Yahoo announces a free application called Yahoo Search iPhone, and a separate location-based app.
Intel, AMD Servers To Run NYSE Data Centers
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
Like Google, Yahoo, Amazon, and Microsoft, the NYSE is building its data centers with PC-style servers, disk drives, and I/O devices -- on a massive scale.
Global CIO: Are Oracle, HP, Cisco & IBM Too Big To Innovate?
Commentary  |  3/23/2010  | 
They're great at acquiring aggressively and generating huge cash positions—but do those translate into customer-focused innovation? We hand out report cards for each.
China Calls Google's Actions 'Wrong'
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
Chinese authorities have warned Google not to politicize commerce.
SanDisk Intros 32GB Phone Memory Card
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
The microSDHC is billed as the highest-capacity flash memory card available for mobile devices.
Technology Connects, Protects Seniors
Commentary  |  3/23/2010  | 
Products for an aging -- but plugged-in -- population address brain fitness, social networking, personal monitoring, and the concerns of caregivers.
Android Builds Extend Corona SDK Beyond iPhone
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
Generating apps that run on multiple mobile platforms is getting easier.
500 Million Wi-Fi Phones To Ship In 2014
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
Consumer demand and higher profits are driving carriers and device makers to embrace the once-shunned wireless handset technology.
Opera Submits iPhone Browser To Apple
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
Apple will determine whether Opera Mini, reviewed as speedier than Apple's Safari browser, will be offered in its App Store.
More Want iPad Than Kindle
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
Consumer interest in e-readers and tablets has risen dramatically, fueled largely by the publicity surrounding the iPad.
Virgin Spaceship Soars Over Mojave
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
Billionaire Branson plans to establish the world's first commercial space travel line.
InVisage Claims Leap In Imaging Technology
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
QuantumFilm improves picture quality by capturing significantly more light than silicon-based image sensors used in digital cameras today, company says.
Google Ends Censorship In China
News  |  3/22/2010  | 
The world now waits for the reaction of the Chinese government.
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