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Xbox 360 claims historic Black Friday sales

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Microsoft certainly is one company not feeling the economic downturn at the moment. During the biggest shopping weekend of the year, they pulled out a huge victory in the shops, and over Sony's rival PlayStation...

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Intel claims big bucks

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Intel is claiming that its Core line of processors has allowed for $2bn in savings since release. First introduced two years ago, the Core chips were touted by Intel in part for their low power...

Micron Claims Rambus Destroyed Documents

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Micron Technology, the largest U.S. maker of computer-memory chips, pressed claims of document destruction against semiconductor designer Rambus as a trial began in federal court. Micron sued Rambus in 2000, alleging it tried to control...

Briton claims first gaming gold

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British gamer Shaun Clark has won the UK's first gaming gold at the World Cyber Games. Mr Clark, aka Apollooo, took the top medal in the Command & Conquer 3 tournament at the week-long festival...

Gadgets 'ruin' film, claims Scott

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British director Sir Ridley Scott has claimed technology which allows people to watch films on mobile phones and computer screens is killing cinema. "We try to do films which are in support of cinema,...

Broadband claims mislead on speed

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There is a huge gap between advertised broadband speeds and the actual speeds users can achieve, new research from consumer group Which? has shown. A survey by the organisation found that broadband packages promising speeds...

China claims Motorola, Nokia batteries explode

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As investigations continued into the June 19 death of Xiao Jinpeng whose cell phone battery exploded and killed the 22-year-old Chinese man, authorities have found batteries that may blow up when used in Motorola Incorporated...

Microsoft claims Linux violates 235 patents

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Free software is great, and corporate America loves it. It's often high-quality stuff that can be downloaded free off the Internet and then copied at will. It's versatile - it can be customized to perform...

AMD Claims Quad-core Desktop CPUs Ready for Christmas

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This week, AMD announced its quad-core desktop CPU codenamed Agena FX in Sunnyvale, California. The processor was featured in single and dual-socket configurations – the dual-socket configurations mark AMD's first demonstration of an 8-core desktop....

Shanghai stages 4G telephony rollout, claims a world first

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China has launched a trial run of home-grown fourth-generation mobile technology in Shanghai. 4G technology provides wireless services at much faster speeds, sharply improving high-quality images and data services, and potentially allowing for such features...

Samsung claims to have cracked 4G

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Samsung is claiming to have cracked 4G, while most of the mobile industry couldn't tell you what it is yet. The electronics giant says it will demonstrate the high-speed technology at the Samsung 4G...

Microsoft Claims Victory Over Java

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Microsoft is leaving Java in the dust, but the company still has room to grow in the developer arena, a key executive said. Speaking at the Microsoft FAM (Financial Analyst Meeting) on July 27 in...

Microsoft Settles California Antitrust Claims

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Microsoft Corp., tentatively agreed to pay $70 million in vouchers to several California municipalities to settle an antitrust claim that it used its market dominance to overcharge government customers, plaintiff lawyers said on Tuesday. The...

Yahoo Claims Start-up Stole Trade Secrets

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Yahoo has filed a lawsuit against wireless content company MForma, charging the San Francisco-based company and a group of ex-Yahoo employees there with theft of trade secrets. According to the lawsuit, which...

Google video censorship claims snubbed

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After much speculation it seems Google were not responsible forwithholding a video of the Iraq conflict from US audiences, but theoriginal poster of the video. The rather boring 17-second...

RIAA Claims Copying CDs to iPods is Unlawful

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US record-label body the RIAA and movie-industry moguls at the MPAA are attempting to argue that copying a CD to a computer for carrying on an iPod does not, and has never, constituted fair use....

First Xbox 360 Mod Chip Claims False

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Photos that recently sprung up on the web claiming to be the first mod chip for the Xbox 360 have been proven to be no more than amateur fakes. The reports seemingly gained credibility...

Lawsuit Claims iPod Accessory Patent Infringement

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Two popular iPod accessory makers are embroiled in a legal dispute that's caused one of them to sue the other, alleging patent infringement. Netalog, the parent company of iPod peripheral maker Digital Lifestyle Outfitters (DLO),...

Microsoft Claims Firms 'Hitting a Wall' With Linux

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Microsoft today released the findings of an independent report claiming that the Windows platform is "more consistent, predictable and easier to manage than Linux". The study, commissioned by the software giant from Security Innovation, a...

PS3 could run at 120 fps, claims Kutaragi

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Playstation 3 will be capable of running games at 120 frames per second claims president of Sony Computer Entertainment, Ken Kutaragi. According to Japanese news service Nikkei BP, Kutaragi's comments were made as part of...

Company makes claims on XML patents

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Thanks Jugalator. Charlotte, N.C.-based Scientigop owns two patents (No. 5,842,213 and No. 6,393,426) covering the transfer of "data in neutral forms." These patents, one of which was applied for in 1997, are infringed upon by...

Microsoft Claims Success to Secure Coding

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Microsoft's program to ensure that developers build secure code is showing early signs of success, according to a senior executive from the company. The Security Development Lifecycle program is one of the results of Microsoft's...

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