Video game industry group names new president

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The Entertainment Software Association, the U.S. video game industry's trade association, has announced Michael Gallagher will take over presidential duties at the association later in May. Gallagher was the chief telecommunications and policy adviser to...

'.eu' Domain Names Top 2.5M in Year One

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The European Commission has announced that more than 2.5 million ".eu" Internet addresses have been registered since the European domain name launched just over a year ago. Many worldwide brands now have a web address...

Tighter Controls on .eu Domain Names

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Under a new rule that will come into effect February 19, European registrars will have the option to deny the transfer of ownership of the ".eu" domain name if there is abuse suspected. Previously the...

Mag names Mac Pro 'fastest PC in UK'

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Apple's four-core Intel-based Mac Pro desktop has been named the UK's fastest PC after it was lined up against a top-of-the-line Windows machine by British magazine PC Pro. According to the publication's upcoming November issue,...

Torrentspy names alleged MPAA hacker

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A month after accusing the Motion Picture Association of America of conspiring to commit data theft, the operators of a file search engine presented more details regarding the alleged relationship between the MPAA and a...

Symantec Names Genesis 'Norton 360'

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Symantec today announced that its upcoming consumer PC security service will be branded Norton 360. The security service will include online identity theft protection, backup and PC tune-up capabilities. Norton 360, previously codenamed Genesis,...

Final Names for Windows Vista Performance Features

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Windows PC Accelerators is the new term that encompasses Windows Vista's new performance-enhancing technologies. The Windows PC Accelerators are: Windows® SuperFetch™ Windows® ReadyBoost™ (formerly code-named "EMD") Windows® ReadyDrive™ (formerly code-named "Piton") Windows...

Time Names Gateses, Bono 'Persons of 2005'

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The richest man in the world, Bill Gates, and his wife, Melinda, were named Time magazine's "Persons of the Year" along with Irish rocker Bono for being "Good Samaritans" who made a difference in different...

AMD Names Ex-IBM Executive CTO

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Advanced Micro Devices announced yesterday that it has replaced CTO Fred Weber with Ex-IBM PC division CTO Phil Hester. Hester most recently worked with server computer manufacturer Newisys, which used AMD's Opteron server class...

Potential DS Names Trademarked

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Nintendo's been rather busy down at the patent office. Find out what they've been up to inside... FYI...It's been reported that Nintendo submitted nine (yes, nine) different trademark applications concerning the name...

Iwata names next Nintendo console

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What can you expect from Nintendo's next generation console dubbed Revolution? Satoru Iwata promises that it will deliver "new ideas" for entertainment and of course be more powerful than the GameCube. ...

Domain names once again fetch top dollar

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Thanks TruBD. One more sign the technology sector is rebounding: An Internet domain name is again commanding seven figures. Last week, a Florida man sold men.com for $1.3 million, a healthy profit over...

P. Diddy names Bill Gates as his hero

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - What do Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan, Bill Gates and Ralph Lauren have in common? They are all heroes of hip-hop impresario Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, who announced on Thursday a new...

Microsoft names the day for Xbox online

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Microsoft will launch its Xbox Live online game-playing service on Nov. 15, a year after the video game console entered the market, the company plans to announce Tuesday. As previously reported, Microsoft...

Electronic Arts Names Former Amazon CFO as Its Own

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Thanks neo1980 for sharing this with us. No. 1 independent video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. on Wednesday appointed Amazon.com Inc. former chief financial officer Warren Jenson as its own CFO, replacing long-time executive Stan...

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. ...

ATI explains chipset names

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We know that ATI announced its chipset line for Pentium 4s and Athlons at CeBIT and boards should be appearing as early as May. But perhaps less well known is how ATI came...

50,000 dot-biz names on hold

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OPERATORS of the new ".biz" internet suffix have placed more than 50,000 domain names on hold after a California court ruled they might be running an illegal lottery. More than 200,000 other names...

Microsoft names game titles for Xbox

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Microsoft said Friday it's developing seven video game titles for its upcoming Xbox console, the software giant's first titles for the machine as it gears up for entry into the $20 billion video game market...

AMD names next Athlon after Windows XP

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AMD is taking its lead from the Beast of Redmond, and in a desperate bid to imply new, relevant and up-to-date technology, will name its next desktop processor the Athlon XP -after Microsoft's new version...

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