Samsung shrinks 1G-bit DDR2 chips ... Nokia top, Lenovo bottom of eco-friendly list ... Server vendors to use Intel "Tulsa" chips
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News: Samsung shrinks 1G-bit DDR2 chips
News: Server vendors to use Intel "Tulsa" chips
News: Nokia top, Lenovo bottom of eco-friendly list
News: Nokia appliances to get a snort of Sourcefire
News: Wi-Fi Alliance to certify pre-standard 802.11n gear
News: Service provider launches VM hosting
News: Customers may pay more for Microsoft legacy support
News: Denmark joins converged Wi-Fi cellular fray
News: Verizon plans co-branded Windows Live services
News: Verizon launches do-it-yourself gaming server software
News: Microsoft leaks Vista pricing on Web site
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Samsung shrinks 1G-bit DDR2 chips
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has started mass-producing 1 G-bit DDR (double data rate 2) DRAM memory chips using an advanced manufacturing process that allows it to make the chips smaller and at less cost.
Server vendors to use Intel "Tulsa" chips
Dozens of server manufacturers Tuesday announced plans to incorporate Intel Corp.'s new dual-core 64-bit Xeon 7100 processor, dubbed "Tulsa," into upcoming servers.
Nokia top, Lenovo bottom of eco-friendly list
Nonprofit environmental organization Greenpeace has rated mobile phone giant Nokia Corp. highly for its eco-friendly policies, but gave low marks to Lenovo Group Ltd., Motorola Inc. and Apple Computer Inc., among others.
Nokia appliances to get a snort of Sourcefire
Nokia Corp. plans to integrate Sourcefire Inc.'s intrusion prevention software into its line of network security appliances by year-end.
Wi-Fi Alliance to certify pre-standard 802.11n gear
The Wi-Fi Alliance will start certifying next-generation wireless LAN products in the first half of next year no matter what.
Service provider launches VM hosting
Bulletproof Networks will this week launch a dedicated virtual machine (VM) hosting service. The service, which will be operational on September 1, 2006, includes standard and enterprise-level offerings with access to IT engineers, additional performance and memory capacity and continuous support.
Customers may pay more for Microsoft legacy support
It could become more costly for customers who have older versions of certain Microsoft Corp. software to continue purchasing support from the vendor.
Denmark joins converged Wi-Fi cellular fray
Denmark joins a growing number of countries where households and small businesses can buy converged Wi-Fi-cellular services.
Verizon plans co-branded Windows Live services
By early 2007, Verizon Communications Inc. will bundle a variety of Microsoft Corp. software services into its broadband Internet access package, the companies said Tuesday.
Verizon launches do-it-yourself gaming server software
Verizon Communications Inc. has released new software that allows PC and console gamers to set up their own servers to host multiplayer games on their own computers.
Microsoft leaks Vista pricing on Web site
Microsoft Corp. on Monday accidentally listed the pricing of the high-end consumer versions of Windows Vista on its Canadian Web site.
EFF sues dinosaur Barney over free speech
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed a lawsuit against the company that produces the "Barney and Friends" children's television program, saying it has harassed the creator of a Barney parody Web site with "baseless legal threats."
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