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TeraDisc Promises 1TB+ Optical Media

Blu-ray and HD DVD have pushed the limits of optical storage further than anyone thought possible. But a new technology has emerged which makes Blu-ray's 50GB capacity look tiny. Mempile in Israel says it's able... More...

Microsoft Makes Longhorn Performance Promises

For the past several years, Microsoft has been promising that Longhorn would deliver some substantial security, reliability and performance improvements. But until the worldwide partner conference in Minneapolis in mid-July, company officials had not quantified... More...

Sony Promises Developers An Easy Ride On PS3

Game development for Sony's next-generation PlayStation will be made significantly easier by the availability of high-level, familiar tools and interfaces for the platform from the outset, SCEA dev relations manager Mark DeLoura has promised. ... More...

Nintendo promises to fix any DS dead pixels

Sometimes, when you buy an expensive piece of consumer electronics, something happens to take the shine off it. Dead pixels certainly come under that heading. Ostensibly a difficult-to-avoid manufacturing risk specific to LCD screens, dead... More...

Gates dishes out security promises

Bill Gates' security message is taking a page out of Robert Frost: Good firewalls make good neighbors. At a news conference here Monday, Microsoft's chairman said computer systems must become more secure... More...

Gates promises better security

Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said in an e-mail Thursday that the software giant has taken great strides to secure its products, but acknowledged that the company still has far to go to achieve its goal... More...

New system promises disaster proof e-mail

E-MAIL systems have increasingly proved themselves vulnerable to incapacitation by viruses and destruction by natural or human-made disaster, but MessageOne Inc. on Tuesday unveiled a new "hot standby" technology meant to let businesses route messages... More...

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