New search powers lead Firefox 3

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The latest version of web browser Firefox will make changes to the way people search for information online, says its developer. Mozilla has told the BBC's World Service that the new browser has been designed...

China to lead world technology

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China is on track to surpass all other nations in manufacturing technology, including current leader, the US, according to a US academic study. While China still lags behind more developed nations in several key areas,...

Intel eliminates the lead from its chips

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Intel Corporation has announced it will stop using lead in its upcoming microprocessors, starting later this year with the lead-free Penryn line of processors made using a 45-nanometer process and 65nm lead-free chips following next...

New tech could lead to much bigger hard drives

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Researchers from Toshiba and Tohoku University in Japan have announced a new method of creating magnetic read heads that could boost hard drive storage density from the current record for a shipping product of 178.8Gb...

LCD TV Pioneer Sharp Loses Market Lead

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According to market research companies iSuppli and NPD Group's DisplaySearch, Sharp is no longer the world's leading maker of flat-panel TVs since rivals surpassed the Japanese company in unit shipments last year. Both research companies...

Famitsu Publisher: PS3 will lead Wii, 360

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According to reports from Reuters and other news services, Enterbrain President Hirokazu Hamamura, who is behind Japan's top gaming magazine Famitsu, recently spoke at a seminar and forecast Sony's PlayStation 3 to outsell the Xbox...

Lead PHP developer quits

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One of the lead developers of the PHP Zend Engine, as well as a lead developer for the thread safety system and other core components of the PHP project, has quit. The developer, named Jani...

Intel takes back lead in U.S. retail

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Intel is back on top in retail in the United States, and it can thank Toshiba. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based chip giant saw its share of computer processors sold in retail outlets in the United...

Violent Games Lead to Drug Addiction?

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Study makes controversial claim. Here's something that's sure to bolster support for people like Jack Thompson and Dave Grossman. Dr. Sonya Brady from the University of California, San Francisco and Professor Karen Matthews from...

Revolution will take lead in 2010

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Nintendo's upcoming console, named Revolution, is expected to overwhelm the gaming industry. It is favourite to win the next-gen console battle against Xbox 360 and Playstation 3! Similarly, Thomas Runte, a self-proclaimed analyst who frequents...

Xbox 360 will exploit launch lead says Moore

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The next-gen boasting, bashing, and boosting continued today in London; hometown boy Peter Moore says Xbox 360 will sell 10M in year one on advantage from early release date. The fiery-mouthed Moore...

Java flaw could lead to Windows, Linux attacks

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A flaw in Sun Microsystems's plug-in for running Java on a variety of browsers and operating systems could allow a virus to spread through Microsoft Windows and Linux PCs. The vulnerability, found by Finnish...

Microsoft Takes Lead in PDA Shipments

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Microsoft Corp.'s software platform for personal digital assistants took over the market lead from PalmSource Inc. for the first time in the third quarter, according to market research released Friday. Microsoft's Windows CE operating...

TiVo's Plans Lead to Fight On Copyrights

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If you're a TiVo user listen up. It's been reported today that Hollywood studios and the National Football League are trying to block TiVo from expanding one of its services. This service would...

Microsoft Browser Holes Lead to AIM, Dial-Up Attacks

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Security holes in Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser have been exploited by hackers to hijack AOL instant messaging accounts and force unsuspecting Web surfers to run up massive phone bills, computer experts cautioned on Friday. Some...

Study: U.S. to hold onto tech lead

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The United States will stay at the helm of the global technology scene for years to come despite the rise of Asia as a tech manufacturing powerhouse, according to a U.S. government-funded study. ...

IBM steps over HP to take benchmark lead

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IBM and Hewlett-Packard are engaged in one of the fiercest benchmarking battles seen in some time. As of Monday afternoon, IBM reclaimed the world record for transaction processing with one of its high-end...

Gates to lead executive summit

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Copper River salmon aren't the only carefully handled, rich creatures flown to Seattle in early May. It's also time for Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates' CEO Summit, an annual event that brings more...

Dell Reclaims PC Sales Lead

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In a still-tepid personal computer market, Dell Computer Corp. reclaimed the top sales spot in the first quarter, but progress by Toshiba signaled that 2003 may prove to be the year of the notebook. ...

ATI, Nvidia battle for speed lead

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The speed race in the graphics chip market will enter another leg next month, which has ATI Technologies likely to announce a new chip and the first products using Nvidia's GeForce FX set to go...

Maxtor CEO resigns to lead Selectron

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Hard drive maker Maxtor announced Monday that its chief executive, Mike Cannon, is stepping down to take over as CEO at manufacturing giant Solectron. The resignation is effective immediately, according to...

Qwest Names CEO to Lead Shift Back to Local Service

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In March 2000, Joseph P. Nacchio, the brash chief executive of Qwest Communications International Inc., predicted his company's $50 billion merger with US West would create a limber, high-growth global telecommunications powerhouse. ...

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