CES 2009 Live coverage begins

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The Neowin CES 2009 crew is all present and accounted for. We just hit the press registration desk and picked up our badge holders and bags. Now we're headed to the ASUS Keynote and later...

PDC begins

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So pre-conference begun today and I went over to the conference center to take a couple of pictures. It's nearly Windows 7 time...

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New Phorm trial begins

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BT has restarted its Phorm trial despite huge privacy concerns. The Phorm system allows BT to track and monitor every website that a user visits. BT puts this information into a database and is then...

CES 2008: It begins

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We have arrived at CES! If last year's CES seemed a little more software-centric than usual, this year it's gadget oriented. Today the HD-DVD group officially canceled much of their CES events due to the...

Windows Live Messenger 9.0 Beta Begins Today

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Microsoft is expected to officially open the beta program for Windows Live Messenger 9.0 this afternoon (or early evening). Windows Live Messenger 9.0 is the next generation of Windows Live Messenger; this release is a...

Gphone vs. iPhone: The security debate begins

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It wasn't long after Google announced its long-anticipated mobile plans this week that a debate emerged about the prospective security of the project's Linux-based platform. Can the open-source model for the platform, now known as...

Panasonic Begins Producing 45nm HD Video Processor

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Matsushita Electric Industrial Company, the company that manufactures various consumer electronics under its Panasonic brand-name, has started using Large-Scale Integration (LSI) chips made using 45nm process technology in its Diga high-definition video recorders. The new...

Talent search begins for MySpace movie

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Social network MySpace has launched a nationwide talent search for stars for its first movie, 'Faintheart'. As the next stage in the £1million MyMovie MashUp project – a fully user-generated feature film, being made in...

'$100 laptop' production begins

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Five years after the concept was first proposed, the so-called $100 laptop is poised to go into mass production. Hardware suppliers have been given the green light to ramp-up production of all of the components...

TweakVista open beta begins

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Popular tweaking site TweakVista.com and Stardock have teamed up to create a new utility for Windows Vista users called TweakVista. TweakVista allows users to change many low level settings in Windows Vista as well as...

YouTube begins rolling out international sites

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YouTube has launched nine localized versions of its video-sharing site for the following countries: Brazil, France, Ireland, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain and the UK. YouTube co-founder Steve Chen announced the international sites have...

NBC begins distributing content through Web widgets

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NBC Universal Incorporated plans to make some of its news, entertainment and sports television programming available as widgets that users can personalize and add to blogs, Web sites, wikis and social networking profiles. NBC will...

China begins crackdown on Internet porn

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The Ministry of Public Security in China is launching a six-month campaign to crackdown on cyber strip shows and sexually explicit images, stories and audio and video clips. The communist government encourages Internet use for...

Apple begins shipping AppleTV

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Apple Incorporated has started to ship its new AppleTV product, a piece of hardware that allows streaming iTunes content from computers to the television. Apple Canada's online store prices the devices at a retail price...

Month of PHP Bugs Begins

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Security expert Stefan Esser has declared war on vulnerabilities in the PHP core with the "Month of PHP Bugs." PHP is an open-source HTML embedded scripting language used to create dynamic Web pages. The...

IBM Begins Shipping Wii CPUs

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Gamespot is reporting that Nintendo have already received their first shipment of "Broadway" CPUs for their up and coming much anticipated console the Wii. Genyo Takeda, senior managing director and general manager of Nintendo's integrated...

Warrock Open beta begins

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K2 Network today launched the Open Beta for Warrock, an Online only First Person Shooter in the vein of Battlefield 2 and Counter-Strike: Source. Warrock, when launched in a few months time (one would figure)...

Apple Computer Recycling Program Begins

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Apple has activated its previously announced free computer take-back program, offering to recycle old computers for US customers when they buy a new Mac. While it does not yet offer this service in its other...

Apple Begins New Get a Mac Ad Campaign

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To bolster their opinion among the average consumer, Apple has revamped its almost non existent Mac advertising campaign with instead a massive, in comparison, six TV advertisement campaign as well as a new addition to...

Nyxem Countdown Begins

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Anti-virus companies are advising that everyone scan their machines before February 3, when the destructive virus known as Nyxem will delete a multitude of filetypes. The virus has picked...

Norton AntiVirus 2006 Public Beta Begins

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The beta version of Norton AntiVirus 2006 for Windows 2000/XP is now available for download. Symantec's Norton AntiVirus 2006 is the world's most trusted antivirus solution. It removes viruses and security risks automatically, blocks certain...

ATI Begins CrossFire Promotion

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ATI Technologies has recently unveiled plans fo a $100 rebate program for consumers who purchase its upcoming CrossFire line of graphics cards in pairs. Consumers who purchase an X8xx series card before September 29th...

Batman Begins swoops into stores

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EA ships the new stealth actioner--inspired by the superhero blockbuster--for the GBA, PS2, Xbox, and GameCube. Today, the would-be summer blockbuster Batman Begins debuts on more than 3,400 screens nationwide in the...

Sun begins open-source Solaris era

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Sun Microsystems is expected to release Solaris as open-source software Tuesday; the move is a centerpiece of the company's plan to regain lost relevance and fend off rivals Red Hat, IBM and Microsoft. ...

Batman Begins film cast joins game

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Multiplatform movie tie-in will feature likenesses of Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, and Oscar nominee Morgan Freeman. Electronic Arts' latest movie-based game loaded up on voice talent today. Batman Begins,...

MS Eolas appeal begins

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Microsoft began its appeal yesterday against a $565m judgment that it infringed on a patent held by Eolas, a University of California spin-off. The federal appeals court heard that the patent should not be valid...

EverQuest II begins its retail sojourn

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North American retailers first to receive Sony's PC MMORPG; Standard and Collector's Editions should start arriving in stores tomorrow. Sony today announced that the sequel to the long-standing massively multiplayer online role-playing...

EA Picks Up Batman Begins

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Although its experiment with the Catwoman license didn't go so well, Electronic Arts is undeterred in its pursuit of a comic-to-movie-to-game hit. It should fare a bit better with Batman Begins -- the publishing giant...

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