DOJ Pushes Microsoft to Produce Vista SP1 Beta in '07

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It's unusual, but confirmation of the availability of Windows Vista's first service pack came Tuesday not from Microsoft Corp., but from the U.S. Department of Justice. Tucked into the government's 27-page joint status settlement report...

India Looks To Produce World's First $10 Laptop

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Forget the one hundred dollar laptop. India has bigger, but cheaper, plans. Ten times cheaper to be exact: India's Ministry of Human Resource Development is spearheading the project, with help from Semiconductor Complex, a state-sponsored...

Software Tweak Could Produce Gas Savings

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Dutch scientist John Kessels at the University of Eindhoven says he has written code that makes cars more efficient by controlling a vehicle's battery charging system. Employing software to dynamically switch a dynamo, used to...

Gears of War cost $10 million to produce

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From a developer standpoint the power of the next-gen consoles opens up doors that simply weren't there before, but equally brings concerns over escalating development costs possibly in the region of $20-$30 million. Speaking at...

Toshiba, NEC Team Up to Develop & Produce Chips

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Toshiba Corp. and NEC Electronics Corp, both of Japan, announced on Wednesday that they will be working together to jointly develop the technology required to produce next generation semiconductors. Their goal is to come up...

Samsung to produce Bluetooth chip for handsets

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Samsung Electronics is planning to produce own-brand Bluetooth chips for handsets, using technologies licensed from Ericsson, according to sources, adding that the South Korea-based firm is sampling the chips with module makers and some other...

American McGee to produce Scrapland

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McGee, who is the Hong Kong-based publisher for Enlight Software, has received his first assignment today. McGee will take the role of executive producer of Scapland, which is expected to be an action game for...

Intel to produce 802.11g WLAN module by year end

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Intel will begin mass-producing its long-awaited 802.11g wireless networking module at the end of this month, a senior Intel Asia Pacific executive has said. The Pro Wireless 2200BG unit will be offered alongside...

Printers produce copies in 3D

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It may sounds like science fiction, but the printer you buy in the future could be able to produce a real-life object from images on your computer. Several companies are working on...

IBM to produce Nvidia chips

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Nvidia has signed a pact with IBM Microelectronics to help it avoid putting all of its graphics chips in one basket. The chipmaker on Wednesday will announce an agreement in which IBM will...

Dell to produce Itanium 2 computers

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Despite being one of the more visible skeptics of Intel's Itanium chip family, Dell Computer will incorporate the Itanium 2 chip into future high-powered computers, a Dell executive said Tuesday. The Round...

Intel won't produce AMD clone – Otellini

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A report qouted senior Intel executive Paul Otellini as saying the firm would not produce a 64-bit backward processor compatible with 32-bit code. Paul Otellini, speaking at a meeting in New York earlier...

Intel Develops a New Way to Produce Silicon Chips

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Intel plans to announce its researchers have come up with a novel method for housing microprocessors that it hopes will speed development of high-performance microchips with more than a billion transistors. The method...

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