Apple and EMI unveil iTunes Pass

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There's still no word on the previously rumored iTunes Replay service, but recently Apple has teamed up with EMI and announced a different service: iTunes Pass. As announced here, iTunes Pass will debut with Depeche...

Chips pass two billion milestone

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The first chip to pack more than two billion transistors has been launched by silicon giant Intel. The quad-core chip, known as Tukwila, is designed for high-end servers rather than personal computers. It operates at...

Feds Pass Information Security Test - Barely

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According to the government's annual agency information security reports cards, Uncle Sam has a cumulative score of 72.9 – the government's first overall passing grade. The Department of Justice climbed from a D in 2005...

Draft 802.11n Standard Fails to Pass

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A draft version of the 802.11n standard failed to pass a first ballot on May 2, leading existing 802.11n vendor Airgo to criticize existing "pre-802.11n" products that have already shipped. Although the 802.11n working group...

Verizon, Sprint pass on iTunes phone

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Most major wireless companies, including Verizon Wireless and Sprint, have reportedly balked at carrying the iTunes phone Apple has been codeveloping with Motorola. According to an international cover story in the April...

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