Obama pushes to delay DTV

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President-elect Barrack Obama is preparing to delay the switch over from analog to digital as one of his first duties as president, stating that many Americans are not ready for the switch. The cut...

EA pushes ad-backed video games

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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,...

Microsoft Pushes Secure, Quality Code

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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,...

DOJ Pushes Microsoft to Produce Vista SP1 Beta in '07

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It's unusual, but confirmation of the availability of Windows Vista's first service pack came Tuesday not from Microsoft Corp., but from the U.S. Department of Justice. Tucked into the government's 27-page joint status settlement report...

AMD pushes new naming scheme

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AMD is preparing to replace its current processor numbering scheme for desktop processors with a new naming scheme which combines two letters and a four-digit number, according to Leslie Sobon, director of product and brand...

Apple Pushes to Unmask Product Leaker

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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...

Intel Pushes Interchangeable Notebook Components

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While laptops are great for working on the go and saving space, their tendency to transform into little more than glorified, oversized paperweights after becoming obsolete has always been a problem. Intel is looking...

Chinese success pushes World of Warcraft

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Blizzard's World of Warcraft is now officially the largest MMOG in the world, with the title boasting some 3.5 million paying subscribers worldwide - including 1.5 million in China, where the game only launched in...

Fujitsu Pushes Hard Drive Limits

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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...

Microsoft pushes spam-filtering technology

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If your e-mail does not have a Sender ID, Microsoft wants to junk your message. Sometime around November, Hotmail and MSN will flag as potential spam those messages that do not have the...

BT Pushes Forward With SDSL Upgrades

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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...

AMD Pushes for Flash 'Revolution'

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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,...

PalmOne pushes out Treo update

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PalmOne is aiming to sharpen up its image with the launch of the Treo 650 on Monday. As previously reported, the smart phone update has a higher-resolution screen and a faster...

Sun pushes OpenOffice standard

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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...

Intel pushes back date for 4GHz Pentium 4

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Intel Corp. has decided to push back the launch date for its 4GHz Pentium 4 desktop processor to the first quarter of 2005, after reviewing its launch schedules and determining it would not be able...

Sun Pushes a New Brand of Java

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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...

Sun Pushes Linux into Retail

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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,...

Microsoft pushes back XP update

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Microsoft has delayed the planned release date of its next update to Windows XP by about a month, CNET News.com has learned. The software maker had originally said Windows XP Service Pack...

US pushes forward with biometric visas and passports

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Biometric technology that scans faces, fingerprints or other physical characteristics to confirm people's identities is about to get its biggest, most public test: at US border checkpoints. Yet significant questions loom about whether the US...

Pentagon Pushes Next Version of IP

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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...

Sun Pushes P2P With New Protocol, Verizon Partnership

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Sun CEO Scott McNealy will bring service provider partner Verizon on stage during his keynote at JavaOne on Friday to demonstrate how Juxtapose (JXTA) peer-to-peer technology better enables collaboration between corporate users, Sun executives said....

Macromedia pushes subscription plan

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Macromedia on Monday will announce a new software-by-subscription program along with an upgrade to its MX line of products. The company's new subscription service, Macromedia DevNet, will come in two flavors. The professional version gives...

IRS pushes e-filing to ease tax pain

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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...

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