AMD Chips Away At Intel Market Share

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Relax, this isn't about Advanced Micro Devices Inc. beating the Core 2 Duo. After gaining slightly more than 2% in both desktops and notebooks, AMD has broken its own record by capturing 25.3% of the...

Freenode's founder passed away

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Neowin has just gotten word that the Creator of the Freenode IRC network, Rob Levin (aka lilo) has passed away. Although there is not much information yet on the subject, this is what fellow Freenode...

Mass Market for WiMax Still Years Away

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The mass market for WiMax technology faces a number of challenges, but will probably reach its potential within five years. "Now that the certification of WiMax equipment has started and coverage areas have begun to...

TiVo May Give Away Set-Top Boxes

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TiVo Inc., the television recording technology company that is facing increasing competition, on Monday said it is considering giving away TiVo set-top boxes as part of plans to win subscribers. Chief Executive Tom Rogers said...

Apple takes a step away from FireWire

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FireWire is still Apple Computer's baby, but the proud parent is cutting the cord. With the latest crop of iPods, Apple is no longer including a FireWire cable in the box. The...

Opera Gives Away Educational Licenses

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Opera Software has announced that it will make its popular web browser available free of charge to universities and colleges. Originally, schools had to purchase licenses in bulk at a cost of $1 each. Institutions...

Flash-based iPod days away

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Thanks to jerry for the heads up in BPN. Apple's long-rumored flash-based iPod will be introduced at Macworld Expo in 1GB and likely 2GB versions, Apple enthusiast website Think Secret has confirmed....

Microsoft plan lets subscribers download away

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Chris Gorog is convinced people won't continue to pay $1 a song for online music. That is despite Apple's record string of recent achievements, including 200 million songs sold at its iTunes Music Store, and...

IBM won't use XP update right away

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Microsoft says that the code for its update to the Windows XP operating system is finally ready. But IBM's internal technology department disagrees. Microsoft on Friday released Service Pack 2 (SP2) to...

Google Gives Away Digital Photo App

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Last week Google acquired Picasa which enables users to easily manage and share digital photographs. Now you can download Picasa from Google for free (version 1.6). Before Google acquired Picasa its software was...

Microsoft takes Windows Update away from the pirates

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Much rejoice there were when Microsoft's Barry Goffe announced that everyone (including the so-called "thief's") would be able to install Windows XP Service Pack 2. A few days later, A Microsoft spoke person said otherwise...

AMD Continues Shift Away From Megahertz Race

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The chipmaker says it will use a "performance-power rating" to name its processors, resulting in names that have higher numbers than the clock rating expressed in megahertz. In the latest step...

Comcast walks away from Disney bid

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Comcast said Wednesday that it has withdrawn its multibillion-dollar bid to buy Walt Disney after investors and Disney executives failed to embrace the acquisition. "I'm very comfortable with our decision to withdraw...

Intel giving away $25 Amazon vouchers?

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So it would seem! Brand new member to neowin, darktiger has posted on the forums with this gem of information. Intel, in a bid to sell more network cards, is offering free 'training'...

Apache zooms away from Microsoft's Web server

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Apache grew far more rapidly in 2003 than its nearest rival, Microsoft's Internet Information Services, according to a new survey--meaning that the open-source software remains by far the most widely used Web server on the...

Microsoft giving away $250 million

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Microsoft Corp., the world's largest software maker, said on Tuesday that it would donate software and $250 million in cash over the next five years to fund education programs around the world. ...

Amber Passed Away Last Night

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Thanks again to Sid for this sad news. "Amber Passed Away Last Night around 11PM. She fought very, very hard; she had to battle for most of her short life....

AMD giving away 300 processors!

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AMD has just announced a special 2 city edition of their Extreme Performance Project. Date: 01/07/02 City: Santa Clara, CA Place: Micro Center - Mercado Shopping Center (3255 Mission College Blvd. -...

New look MSN turns away non-MS lovers

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MSN's new look pilot site, a move to the look and feel of Windows XP, is suffering a few teething problems - some users can't get on it. Microsoft intends to go...

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