Microsoft: break up HTML 5

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The ever-increasing intricacy of the World Wide Web is evidenced by the character and scope of the HTML 5 draft specification. Microsoft wants to hasten HTML 5's arrival, but its proposed solution may not sit...

Video Game Sales Break Records

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NPD Group reports a record-breaking year in video game sales. Video game sales topped $17 billion last year, according to the NPD Group, making 2007 by far the biggest year in gaming history. These numbers...

PS3s help Folding@Home Break PetaFLOP Barrier

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PetaFLOP is such a great word. It perfectly straddles (as few other technical terms can) the borderline between scientifically impressive and downright silly simultaneously. Strictly defined as a quadrillion Floating Point Objects per Second, a...

Researchers Break Internet Speed Records

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At the Internet2 consortium's spring meeting in Arlington, Virginia, it was publically announced that a group of researchers led by the University of Tokyo had broken Internet speed records – twice in two days. On...

Microsoft takes a 'Patch Tuesday' break

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The second Tuesday of the month, typically Microsoft's scheduled patch release day, will not have any security bulletins. Microsoft will, however, go ahead with a release of its monthly update of Windows Malicious Software Removal...

Vista's Make or Break moment

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Microsoft-Watch's Mary Jo Foley has the goods on what experts are concluding about Windows Vista. The good news -- Windows Vista has the goods to be a real marvel. The bad news, unless...

Merrill Analyst Tells HP: Better To Break Up

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Hewlett-Packard would be better off splitting up its business operations, says Merrill Lynch analyst Steven Milunovich. The most valuable and established pieces of HP's portfolio, such as its printing division, should be saved from the...

Windows XP SP2 could break existing apps

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Some software developers may find their applications no longer work on machines using Microsoft Service Pack 2 for Windows XP, which will be released later this year. Microsoft has made something of...

Godzilla taking a break -- for now

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Five decades after Godzilla first rose from the ocean, this monstrous movie star is about to take a break from show business. Hit by slumping box office sales for the iconic series,...

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Corsair break the DDR400 barrier

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While such manufacturers as Kingston are finally able to offer limited quantities of DDR400, as reported earlier today here, American memory experts Corsair, who have had DDR400 product for a few months already are already...

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Apple gives break to multi-Mac homes

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Thanks go to xStainDx who posted this on our BPN forum. Aiming to reward those households with more than one Mac, Apple Computer will introduce a family plan for licensing OS X. ...

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File-swapping case may break new ground

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Thanks Warp2search for this. A prominent civil liberties group is jumping to the aid of MusicCity, a popular file-swapping company confronting a lawsuit from the Hollywood and record industry that could blaze new, influential legal...

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