Neowin: Server move complete

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I'm pleased to announce that the upgrade and server move is complete. DaveLegg worked through most of yesterday and last night to add back our servers into the mix to assist our uber cool...

Adobe eyes move to software-as-a-service

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Over the next ten years, Adobe plans to shift its business away from selling boxed software to a web-based distribution model. Chief executive Bruce Chizen told the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco that money...

Google and Random House Move Closer on Book Search

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Random House, the world's largest book publisher, is considering joining a book-search project run by search-engine giant Google, once considered an arch-enemy by the paper publishing industry. According to sources close to the matter, the...

'The Sims' to move from PC screen to silver screen

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Electronic Arts Incorporated has sold the movie rights for The Sims for an undisclosed sum to News Corporation-owned 20th Century Fox. The Sims is one of EA's biggest franchises and, including sequels and expansions, has...

Paul Thurrott: Microsoft Confirms Move to DRM-Free Music

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Following EMI's (and Apple's) announcement last week regarding their decision to sell digital music without digital rights management restrictions, Microsoft admitted that it too, would offer music without DRM. Microsoft says it has been working...

Microsoft move could be the end of the JPEG

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Microsoft Corp. will soon submit to an international standards organization a new photo format that offers higher-quality images with better compression, the company said today.The format, HD Photo -- recently renamed from Windows Media Photo...

SanDisk Makes Move to Cut Costs

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SanDisk stated that NAND component prices have plummeted 50% in the past two months due to excess supply and along with increasingly cut-throat competition, the company has been forced to take drastic measures to keep...

U.S. Considering Next Move On China Piracy

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In October 2006, the United States gave China more time to reduce widespread piracy and counterfeiting of U.S. goods, but five months later the superpower is again considering whether to take legal action at the...

Move over Mouse + Keyboard

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Jeff Han is a research scientist for New York University's Media Research Lab. Here, he demonstrates—for the first time publicly—his intuitive, "interface-free," touch-driven computer screen, which can be manipulated intuitively with the fingertips, and responds...

Wozniak Gripes Over Apple's Move to Intel

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, sometimes known as the Wizard of Woz, has revealed that he is unhappy about Apple's decision to switch to Intel processors. Although Wozniak officially left Apple in 1985 he retains a...

Microsoft to Contest "Unjustified" EU move

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Microsoft said on Thursday it would contest what it called an unjustified European Commission decision to impose backdated daily fines if it fails to comply with European Union antitrust sanctions. The U.S. software giant said...

Microsoft to Move Graphics Outside OS Kernel

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Microsoft will move the graphics for its next version of Windows outside of the operating system's kernel to improve reliability, the software giant has told Techworld. Vista's graphics subsystem, codenamed Avalon and formally known as...

Gates Touts Microsoft's Supercomputing Move

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Speaking at a supercomputing conference in Seattle, Gates announced that the company has reached the Beta 2 stage for its Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003. The product consists of both a cluster-optimized version of Windows...

iTunes on the Move

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A cellphone which incorporates Apple's iTunes music player software is finally set to be launched after repeated delays. The device, made by Motorola, is expected to be unveiled next week, although both those firms and...

Move Over, Blue Screen of Death?

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Some Longhorn testers are seeing red. But never fear, Microsoft execs say: There will be no Red Screen of Death in the next version of Windows, due in 2006. As if the...

Microsoft Move MSN Messenger To "Pay For" Model

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Beta testers for Microsoft's MSN Messenger software are being asked to trial the new direction for MSN Messenger. When Microsoft launch MSN Messenger 7, the program will come with options that are only available to...

'Stunned' Apple rails against Real's iPod move

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Apple Computer on Thursday issued a scathing response to RealNetworks' move to unlock Apple's proprietary technology and make it possible for people to listen to music in RealNetworks' digital file format on iPod devices. ...

Microsoft loses bid to move RealNetworks trial

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A federal judge on Thursday denied Microsoft's motion for a change of venue in its pending case against RealNetworks, which charged the software giant with anticompetitive business tactics. U.S. District Court Judge...

HP, Microsoft, IBM Back Intel's 64-Bit Move

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Hewlett-Packard Co., which co-developed the 64-Itanium platform with Intel Corp., joined other OEMs in supporting the chip maker's move to add 64-bit extensions to its 32-bit Xeon processor line. Intel CEO Craig Barrett,...

Microsoft slams HP's iTunes move

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HP's move to release an own-branded digital-music player based on Apple's iPod – and to ship iTunes pre-installed on all HP PCs – has angered Microsoft. General manager of Microsoft's Windows digital media division David...

Apple continues modest move into clusters

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Though Apple doesn't fancy itself a high-performance computing giant, the company says it's making some headway in regard to both supercomputers and smaller-scale clusters. The Mac maker's machines made a surprise leap...

Pentagon to Move to Next-Generation Internet

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The Defense Department said on Friday it planned to link its high-tech weaponry, battlefield sensors and other communications systems to an upgraded Internet operating system within five years. John Stenbit, the Pentagon's chief information officer,...

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