Wal-Mart in major solar power push

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Wal-Mart has announced what it called "a pilot" solar power project consisting of solar power arrays installed on 22 of its stores and warehouses in Hawaii and California that will generate up to 20 million...

Acer: No Major Laptop Battery Improvement Coming

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Jim Wong, president of IT products at Acer Incorporated, believes that notebook battery safety (think overheating Sony fiasco) is the main reason why fuel cells and other advanced technologies that can be used as batteries...

Latest MS Update Causing Major Headaches

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Broadband Reports is running a story regarding the latest MS update to fix problems with animated cursors. "Users in our Security forum note that the latest critical Microsoft Windows update (KB925902) is causing all kinds...

Two Major Linux Groups Merge to Fight Microsoft

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Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) and the Free Standards Group (FSG) have merged to form the Linux Foundation. Jim Zemlin, FSG's executive director, will be in charge of the new company. He announced Tuesday the...

Major Steam Update Next Week

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Valve shot me off an email a couple of hours ago, telling me that a major update was coming for the Steam service sometime next week. According to the email this was a significant update,...

Day of Defeat to get major update

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Earlier this week, it was reported that Valve would be releasing a major update to its popular online only action game Day of Defeat: Source. In a press release yesterday, Valve announced more detail for...

Major Ageia PhysX Annoucements

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Ageia, maker of the upcoming PhysX Physics Processing Unit, has announced numerous titles shipping with support for the add-in card to enhance environment physics in PC games. Included in the plethora of press releases...

Major US Music Labels Charged with Price-fixing

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According to a report by Red Herring, several major US music labels have been slammed with a class action lawsuit filled by San Diego lawyer William Lerach. The labels accused with price-fixing include Sony...

Google Launches Major Video Service

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Today, at CES, Google have announced Google Video Marketplace. The service is described by the company as being the " first open video marketplace enabling consumers to buy and rent a wide range...

Major Book Publishers Sue Google

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Thanks oddcrap. Google Inc. on Wednesday was sued by a major publishing association for digitizing library books without the permissions of copyright holders, the second such suit filed against the search engine giant. ...

Symantec Products Hit By Major Security Bug

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A serious flaw in a comment element to Symantec's products has emerged this week; the company reported that the flaw was "high" risk. Symantec, maker of protection software, said the flaw was in the antivirus...

Internet Explorer Hit by Major XSS Bug

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Security advice firm Secunia has released information concerning a new flaw with Microsoft's web browser, Internet Explorer. The exploit allows cross site scripting attacks to be performed on users. In the scenario that...

Google adds major libraries to its database

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Google will expand its ability for searching books by working with Stanford and Harvard Universities, among others, to digitize out-of-print and copyrighted works. On Tuesday, the Mountain View, Calif.-based is expected to...

Internet to see major strike today?

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Yevgeny Kaspersky, of Kaspersky Labs fame, has raised concerns of a major attack on the internet today. Kaspersky has been widely quoted as saying that there would be a major online attack against Israeli sites...

Major Restructuring at LucasArts

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LucasArts confirmed today a major restructuring of its development studio. It marks the first change within the company since Jim Ward took over as president in May. "Since joining LucasArts in early May, I've taken...

Major Update of Nero 6 now available!

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Major Update of Nero 6 now available including the brand-new PowerPack! Ahead Software has now brought out Nero 6, a new version of a much-loved program. With its many useful features, Nero 6...

Major Japanese firms won't pay off SCO

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The biggest computer manufacturers in Japan that build systems running Linux will hold out against blustering by SCO to extract license fees based upon unsubstantiated infringement claims, it has emerged. According to today's...

Major security alert hits Kazaa and iMesh

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The peer-to-peer file sharing clients Kazaa and iMesh, which both use the FastTrack network, have been reported to have a critical security flaw which could see the supernodes (the things users connect to) in the...

PlayStation 2 Undergoes Major Update

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Sony Computer Entertainment will put an upgraded version of its PlayStation 2 video game on sale in Japan in mid May, the company said Monday. The new machine will be the first major upgrade SCEI...

Major retailers to test "smart shelves"

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Two major retailers and a consumer products giant are teaming up to test a new "smart shelf" technology that allows for real-time tracking of inventory levels. Gillette, Wal-Mart and the U.K.-based supermarket chain...

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