Thursday, March 29, 2007
Dell to offer Linux systems ... Sony planning 80GB PS3
News: SAP executive changes may leave leadership gap
News: Sony planning 80GB version of PlayStation 3
News: Yahoo opens up Web mail APIs
News: Dell promises Linux on notebooks and desktops
Windows Tip: Using FR and RUP in mixed environments
ITwhirled: Video games can help the eyes
Podcast: Intel readies 3GHz Penryn chips ... STMicro to sell Chinese microprocessor ... Dell to offer Linux systems
SAP executive changes may leave leadership gap
SAP AG is losing one of its younger, vibrant executives who was slated to become co-CEO of the company in a change that one analyst says marks a return to the old guard.
Sony planning 80GB version of PlayStation 3
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. is planning a new version of the PlayStation 3 game console with a higher-capacity hard-disk drive, according to a U.S. regulatory filing made by the company.
Yahoo opens up Web mail APIs
Yahoo Inc. is opening up its Web mail platform to external developers, so that they can create plug-ins, utilities and applications for the popular Yahoo Mail service.
Dell promises Linux on notebooks and desktops
Based on customer feedback Dell began soliciting last month, Dell said that top of mind among customers was that the company should begin offering Linux as an alternative to Windows on its personal computers, according to a posting on a company blog. Dell said it "has heard" what customers said and will act accordingly.
U.K. lays down first rules for VOIP providers
VOIP providers in the U.K. will have to provide clearer information about the services they offer under new rules announced Thursday by the U.K. telecommunications regulator.
Silicon Valley VCs predict tech winners, losers
In what has become an annual Silicon Valley ritual, leading venture capitalists have made their predictions about which technologies will thrive and which will take a dive in the near future.
GPLv3 third draft: Linus likes it, ACT hates it
Initial reactions to the latest proposed draft of a popular license for free and open-source software (FOSS) have been wide-ranging, with the changes winning some kind words from the creator of Linux and a critical bashing from an industry association.
YouTube adds features, test site
New services available on YouTube could reflect growing influence of its parent company Google Inc. The popular video Web site now allows users to organize clips around designated categories and, in typical Google fashion, lets them test new services before their commercial launch, according to information posted on the YouTube Web site.
Intel promises fast Penryn chips in 2007
Intel Corp. will begin producing its next-generation "Penryn" processors by the end of 2007, using greater power efficiency to push improved Core 2 and Xeon chips to speeds over 3GHz, the company said Wednesday.
HP targets SMB markets with new hardware
Hewlett-Packard Co. is adding new entry-level hardware to a product line aimed at buyers in emerging global markets as well as small-to-medium sized businesses.
Using FR and RUP in mixed environments
By Mitch Tulloch,MTIT Enterprises
Folder Redirection (FR) and Roaming User Profiles (RUP) are two
separate but complementary methods for enabling users to roam between
different computers on your network and access their desktop
environments together with their personal data and settings. Here's a
tip that provides recommendations on how to implement FR and/or RUP in
mixed Vista/XP environments.
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Video games can help the eyes
If your parents always told you that playing video games would ruin your eyesight, rejoice! Researchers at the University of Rochester have determined that playing for about an hour a day can actual improve your visual acuity.
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