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EA pushes ad-backed video games

Electronic Arts is to release a free online version of the popular Battlefield game to be supported by adverts and micro payments. The PC game, Battlefield Heroes, will be available only online later this year,... More...

Microsoft Pushes Secure, Quality Code

Microsoft is continuing its thrust to help developers write more secure and better quality code. The Redmond, Wash., software company is putting new code analysis features into the next version of its development tools suite,... More...

Apple Pushes to Unmask Product Leaker

A California court in San Jose on Thursday is scheduled to hear a case brought by Apple Computer that eventually could answer an unsettled legal question: Should online journalists receive the same rights as traditional... More...

Fujitsu Pushes Hard Drive Limits

Researchers are working on technology that could offer seven times as much storage. Researchers in Japan have reported success in an advanced data-storage technology that could help yield hard drives with capacities... More...

BT Pushes Forward With SDSL Upgrades

UK telco BT today announced that 500 exchanges around the country would be receiving upgrades to give customers living in those areas access to high speed SDSL. SDSL is a DSL variant, offering high download... More...

AMD Pushes for Flash 'Revolution'

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. plans to challenge the NAND flash market dominated by Samsung and Toshiba with a new, hybrid flash memory designed for removable storage. The "ORNAND" flash, scheduled for an introduction in 2005,... More...

Sun pushes OpenOffice standard

Sun Microsystems is backing European Union efforts to standardize office document formats, including a proposal that would enable people to switch easily between Microsoft-based documents and those created with open-source software. In... More...

Sun Pushes a New Brand of Java

Sun is hoping to gain widespread public recognition like Intel, Microsoft, and Apple. As Sun Microsystems is searching for ways to make Java into a brand name. Competitors have benefited greatly from this... More...

Sun Pushes Linux into Retail

The Sun-Tomax solution was to get rid of the Windows servers and substitute a cluster of eight Sun servers running Linux sitting in a data-center that is professionally managed in a high-availability environment. In September,... More...

Pentagon Pushes Next Version of IP

Military projects will require new Internet protocol to handle address explosion. The next version of the Internet Protocol, which provides a 128-bit standard to transmit data, is getting a jump-start for adoption... More...

IRS pushes e-filing to ease tax pain

Thanks xStainDx for posting in BPN. With millions of tax forms making their annual pilgrimage through the U.S. mail system to taxpayers' homes, the Internal Revenue Service is promoting using the Internet... More...

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