AMD takes 64-bit MIPS on board

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MIPS has licensed its 64-bit instruction set architecture to Advanced Micro Devices, the firm said today. It will use the MIPS licence to make 64-bit chips as embedded devices aimed at the set...

nForce Unified Driver Package v1.05

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Thanks AgEnTsMiTh from our BPN Forum Release Highlights for nForce Unified Driver Package v1.05: Rear Stereo SupportCompatibility FixesDriver Versions Display Driver: 28.32GART: 2.29System Memory Bus: 2.17Memory Controller: 2.26Ethernet: 2.36Audio: 2.36 ...

SE? Apparently not...

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Just a quick newsbyte for you guys :) Paul Thurrott - whom many of you will know to be an excellent source - has reported that XP Second Edition (SE) is not...

Sage adds up threat from Redmond

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Sage, best known as a supplier of accountancy software, has met analyst expectations in posting six month profits up 10 per cent from £40.8 million to £44.9 million. Sales of services and...

Global domains still in downward spiral

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The number of global internet domain names continued to fall in March and early April, defying predictions of an upturn after almost six months of decline. A monthly report from Snapnames found that...

Ebbers Resigns as WorldCom Chief Executive

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Bernard Ebbers, the brash executive who built WorldCom Inc. into one of the top telecommunications companies, has resigned, bowing to a plummeting stock price and government probes into accounting issues and personal loans he received....

Microsoft Trims Witness List, Cites Strong Case

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Thanks Stevie for the heads up. Microsoft Corp. told a federal judge on Monday that it has decided not call nearly half of its remaining defense witnesses, citing "progress made so far" in defending itself...

AllToTray 3.1

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Thanks New Model No.15 for telling me about this handy little program... now all those that wanted to put Outlook Express and other apps in the system tray can.... AllToTray allows you to...

Next-Gen Windows Rumors Heat Up

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Thanks ShOcKz1104 for posting this in the BPN on the forums. This from Wininformant: Two interesting but uncorroborated looks at future Windows versions had the rumor mills working overtime this weekend. (Thanks to Eric...

Ads.com Launches, AdCritic Vows Competition

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After two years in development, Ads.com today launched a Web site where consumers not only can replay current television commercials, they also can get information about companies and their products. Obtaining agreements...

Ad-Aware 5.8

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Thanks Yair and dkg_ctc for the heads up. Ad-aware is a free multi spyware removal utility that scans your memory, registry and hard drives for known spyware and scumware components and lets you remove them...

Government plans new broadband wireless auction

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Thanks cheekymonkey for this. With the 28GHz auction still failing to attract any new bids, the government is hoping to persuade telecoms companies to splash out on a 3.4GHz licence instead The government is...

Neowin linked by Microsoft!

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Thanks to Ross for pointing this out to me earlier today.. Neowin can now officially rub shoulders along side the greats like Activewin and Betanews for Microsoft has linked Neowin in their Windows XP Related...

Start Killer v2.1

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Thanks Yuri for this.. Start Killer is utility that remove the Start button from your taskbar. When you run Start Killer it remove the Start button from taskbar and give you additional space on taskbar,...

Maxis announces SimCity 4

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A big thanks to nekrosoft13 for posting this news in the forum. Maxis plans to unveil SimCity 4 at E3 in a few weeks, but we have some early details on this truly impressive game...

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Week In Review

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Well, in a radical direction change, the week in review has changed direction. Check it out : its hot - so hot- its burning the servers. View: Week...

Russian CEO defends copying rights

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Russian programmer Alexander Katalov landed in Moscow a week ago just in time to celebrate his wife's birthday. The flight came at the end of what the ElcomSoft CEO hopes will be...

Nvidia in Arbitration with Microsoft on Chips

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Graphics chip maker Nvidia Corp. is in arbitration with Microsoft Corp. over the prices of chips Nvidia makes for Microsoft's Xbox game console, and a ruling in Nvidia's favor could have a "dramatic positive impact,"...

Adding Soap To Optimization Software

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Core technologies comprising Web services provide only a fraction of what's needed to build an enterprise-level IT system. While Web-services standards are useful for application integration, they don't provide for many services crucial to a...

UK leads e-Money revolution

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It is not everyday that the United Kingdom is seen to be leading the European Union (EU), never mind the rest of the world, but on Saturday April 27 2002-E Day--Britain became the first member...

IBM flexes mainframe muscle

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IBM on Monday took a swing at competitor Hewlett-Packard in the "big-iron" application server market with the introduction of a new IBM eServer i890. Big Blue also released the latest version of it...

Hynix creditors approve proposed Micron deal

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Creditors of Hynix Semiconductor Inc. on Monday approved a proposed $3.8 billion deal to sell the troubled South Korean chipmaker's memory operations to U.S. rival Micron Technology Inc. The decision cleared the first...

Lara Croft original up for auction

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For sale--one Lara Croft outfit, hardly used, perfect for fancy dress parties. The original outfit created for the star of video games and the movies has gone under the virtual hammer in a charity Internet...

Adobe and Macromedia in court over Flash

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While Macromedia executives are releasing a wave of new applications (including web design tool, Dreamweaver MX and graphics program Fireworks MX), company lawyers will be in court for the beginning of a contentious patent suit...

Why I trust Microsoft more than my bank

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Just seen this over at Activewin. A new Gartner study comes to the not-so-staggering conclusion that Mr. and Mrs. America don't like online authentication services such as Microsoft's Passport and AOL's Screen Name service. The...

Apple announces eMac

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Thanks Merlin & Timan for this.. They noticed at the Apple website that they have released specs for yet another mac dubbed the eMac (where "e" means education). From the site specs page:...

WinRAR Version 3.00 beta 7

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Thanks Rodney for sending us this mail in about a new WinRAR Beta :) Version 3.00 beta 7 In some cases modification of already existing archive performed faster (optimized temporary files processing). Bugs...

New Kernel

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Thanks XpXpert for this - seems your not only an expert in xp.... XpXpert pointed something out to me : if we look at previous releases of windows -say xp and 2k we...

Neowin CS Clan tryouts

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Our main man Timan has spoken up and made noises about getting a CounterStrike Clan together with the tag n w |. He has booked 2 servers for the following date: Server information...

PHP 4.2.0

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Thanks Yew Ah Chow, ElGato, zivan56, and whoever it is that I've not mentioned for the heads up. The PHP Group is happy to announce the immediate availability of PHP 4.2.0, the latest version of...

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