Microsoft Moves Closer To Hyper-V Rollout

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Microsoft Tuesday unveiled the second release candidate for its long awaited Hyper-V hypervisor, which adds minor tweaks like guest operating system support for Windows 2000 Server and mouse integration tools for Novell SUSE 10 Linux....

Tokyo Game Show 2008 moves to October

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Tokyo show shifts from September, confirms Oct 9-12 dates The dates for this year's Tokyo Games Show have been revealed, and organiser CESA has decided to push it back from last year's September slot...

Napster moves to MP3-only music download format

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Napster, one of the largest digital music retailers, said Monday it would start selling downloads in the MP3 format from the second quarter of this year in the latest blow to copy protection for songs...

Microsoft Popfly moves to Public Beta Stage

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Microsoft has announced the public beta launch (meaning a Live ID is required to join) of Popfly, which was previously in alpha invite-only stage. For those that have followed the development of Popfly, which is...

BitTorrent Moves to Video Streaming

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Six years after BitTorrent Incorporated's chief executive Bram Cohen created the BitTorrent peer-to-peer file-sharing technology, the company plans to start helping media companies stream videos over the Internet. While the BitTorrent software has been notorious...

Gateway Moves to Buy Packard Bell

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In an interesting chain of buyouts, US computer maker Gateway has now moved a step closer to purchasing Packard Bell, a decision which comes as Acer, headquartered in Taiwan, announced last week that it would...

Patent Reform Moves to Senate

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Passed by the US House of Representatives on Sept. 7, H.R. 1908: the Patent Reform Act of 2007, limits damages to the actual value of the infringed technology, not the entire product containing the contested...

Yahoo Moves Quickly To Plug Phishing Hole

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Security Researcher Aditya K Sood is alleging that Yahoo was at risk from a pair of critical phishing and redirection vulnerabilities. According to Sood, the first vulnerability could have allowed certain specific URLs linked on...

Google moves to 'universal' search

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Marissa Mayer, Google Incorporated's vice president of search products and user experience, made the announcement that the search giant will make a significant push toward integrating results from a variety of its search engines....

Wireplay Moves To The Next Level

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Long standing UK GSP Wireplay has relaunched this week with a brand new forums and website. Not to mention 30 top of the range servers sponsored by Pipex Communications. Quote - ...

Chile: Google Earth Moves a Village to Argentina

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The Chilean government wants Google to fix its geographical search program that places village Villa O'Higgins, named after Chilean independence hero Bernardo O'Higgins, Santiago, on the Argentine side of the border. "Chile has asked for...

RIM Moves To Prevent Another BlackBerry Outage

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Research In Motion Limited is making internal changes to ensure that a massive outage of its BlackBerry e-mail service like the recent one that hit North American and left business executives, lawyers, politicians and other...

Intel moves closer to flash memory replacement

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Intel has been tinkering with a concept of a phase change memory device chip for nearly 30 years. Intel CTO Justin Rattner demonstrated a 128-bit sample of code-name Alverston at the Intel Developer Forum in...

BBC moves to file-sharing sites

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Hundreds of episodes of BBC programmes will be made available on a file-sharing network for the first time, the corporation has announced. The move follows a deal between the commercial arm of the...

Logitech Gives PC Mice New Moves

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PC peripheral player Logitech has motorized the computer mouse scroll wheel with two new models that ease scanning and scrolling through large computer documents, spreadsheets, pictures, lists and other data. The Fremont, Calif.-based company said...

DVD Jon Moves to San Diego

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Jon Lech Johansen, the 21-year-old Norwegian media hacker nicknamed DVD Jon, is moving to San Diego to work for maverick tech entrepreneur Michael Robertson in what can only be described as the most portentous team-up...

Google Countersuit Moves to Federal Court

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In a likely effort to remove local bias in favor of Google, Microsoft is attempting to shift Google's countersuit in the Kai-Fu Lee case from a California court to federal court. ...

Former Linux Architect Moves to Microsoft

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A leading Linux figure, Daniel Robbins, the founder of Gentoo Linux and its former chief architect, has announced that he has accepted a position at Microsoft Corp. In a brief note to the Gentoo Foundation...

Sony moves up E3 PS3 unveiling

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Japanese game giant's expo press conference will now be held before Microsoft's and Nintendo's. Yesterday, Microsoft sent out invitations to its E3 press conference, at which the company confirmed it will show...

Sony Moves In on iPod Market

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Sony is unveiling its competitor to the newly-launched iPod Shuffle, the flash-based music player from Apple. Its new players will hold around the same number of songs - 250 or so - but Sony claims...

Google moves beyond beta with desktop search

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Google has introduced a full version of its desktop-search software, with a developer's kit and support for the Firefox and Netscape browsers. The Mountain View, Calif., company on Monday released a PC...

Google Moves Into Video Search

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Google announced yesterday that the company is currently testing a prototype service used to search TV programming. The engine dubbed "Google Video" allows users to search across text from TV shows like Fox...

Texas Moves to Tackle Spamming

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Texas law-enforcement officials have moved to crack down on spam, filing a lawsuit against one of the world's largest junk e-mail operations. The state's attorney general, Grreg Abbott, has field the case against two men...

Broadband by Power Lines Moves Forward

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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission this week cleared the way for power companies to roll out broadband over power line service by approving a set of rules designed to limit interference to other radio frequency...

Half-Life 2 pre-load moves onto fifth phase

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The ongoing Half-Life 2 pre-load saga hit its fifth phase last night, with Steam account holders able to continue downloading the Counter-Strike: Source maps in encrypted form. With the ongoing legal saga between Valve and...

Intel Moves 1066MHz Bus Introduction to Fourth Quarter

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Intel Corp. has reportedly moved introduction of its platforms and processors supporting higher-speed processor system bus from the third quarter into the fourth quarter of this year. If the information is correct, the decision continues...

Oracle moves to blunt Microsoft testimony

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Oracle is trying every trick it can to get out of the spotlight. A key testimony is expected from a Microsoft executive Doug Burgum on Wednesday. According to News.com "Burgum is expected to...

Half-Life 2 moves to Autumn?

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What can only be described as bad news for Half-Life fans a new release date rumor emerges. Reports from Half Life Radio reports that Valve is soon going to ship HL2 to publisher Vivendi,...

Next-generation DVD moves ahead

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Microsoft is now one of the three required video codec's for the next-generation DVD format. The Microsoft format that is being required is VC-9 technology which is used in Windows Media Video 9. ...

Windows Media 9 Moves Past the PC

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Ever since Microsoft released Windows Media 9, Microsoft has been pushing its product trying to get it adopted in the software and consumer electronics market. Today it has been announced that Microsoft has teamed...

Google moves toward clash with Microsoft

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Edging closer to a direct confrontation with Microsoft, Google is preparing to introduce a powerful file and text software search tool for locating information stored on personal computers. Google's software, which is...

Lawmaker moves to block Google's Gmail

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A California state senator on Monday said she was drafting legislation to block Google Inc.'s free e-mail service "Gmail" because it would place advertising in personal messages after searching them for key words. ...

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