Laptops beat desktop shipments in Q3 2008

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With 3rd quarter sales, revenue, and earnings posted and evaluated, several surprising facts come into play. iSuppli, a market research firm, has evaluated desktop and laptop sales, and for the first time ever, laptop shipments...

Scammers Use Stripteases to Beat CAPTCHAS

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We all know looking at porn on the internet can be a risky affair, but scammers have recently put a new angle on such activities. In a new online striptease, a voluptuous blonde who promises...

Sprint-Nextel Q2 Profits Beat Expectations

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Wireless provider Sprint Nextel Corp. on Wednesday said second-quarter profits dropped sharply on takeover costs and expenses tied to its planned rollout of a WiMax network. The Reston, Virginia-based company, with operational headquarters in Overland...

If You Can't Beat Them, Sue Them

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That seems to be the philosophy of many of today's companies, but MP3 player maker Creative may have a case on their hands in the latest in the long run of Creative vs. Apple wars....

JPEG exploit could beat antivirus software

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Antivirus software could be ill-prepared to protect corporate networks from the latest Windows vulnerability--innocent-looking JPEG files that contain security attacks. According to Mikko Hypponen, director of antivirus research for F-Secure, antivirus software will strain to...

The Lawsuit Beat Goes On

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Last Friday's U.S. District Court decision calling the Recording Industry Association of America's legal tactics against the law is sure to stoke the fires of the ongoing music wars. The decision handed down...

Nforce 2 to beat Via's DDR 400 by 20%

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The Nforce2 chipset to be announced in the middle of next week has a claimed advantage over Via's DDR 400 chipsets of around 20 per cent, according to information from a Taiwanese mobo manufacturer who...

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