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Deadliest Catch Alaskan Storm Sets Sail

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Deadliest Catch Alaskan Storm is based on the Discovery Channel's hit television series Deadliest Catch. The game is a realistic representation of crab fishing in the Bering Sea off the coast of Alaska, one of...

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Supercomputer sets record

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An American military supercomputer, assembled from components originally designed for video game machines, has reached a long-sought-after computing milestone by processing more than 1.026 quadrillion calculations per second. The new machine is more than twice...

DS Sets New UK Weekly Sales Record

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Nintendo's DS has set a new UK hardware sales record by shifting 191,000 units last week. The sales figures, which come from data monitor ChartTrack, were confirmed by Nintendo Tuesday. "We're obviously delighted to be...

RBN Sets up Shop in China

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The notorious Russian Business Network has suddenly picked up from its St. Petersburg digs and diversified, spreading its unwholesome activity to new chunks of IP addresses, with RBN-like activity almost immediately appearing on newly registered...

Microsoft Sets 2008 Launch Plans

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Kevin Turner, Micro-soft Corp.'s chief operating officer, said at the company's Worldwide Partner Conference in Denver last week that Windows Server 2008 -- formerly code-named Longhorn Server -- will be launched next February along with...

EU Sets Europe-wide Wireless Standard

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The European Commission wants to set several wireless standards that are meant to spur demand, cut costs (hopefully resulting in lower prices) and help new products. Electronic makers will have a guarantee that their products...

ATI Enables Low-Cost HDTV Sets

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ATI Technologies, a developer of graphics, video and multimedia technologies, unveiled at IFA exhibition in Berlin, Germany, its new Xillon 260 chip for processing of high-definition TV streams. The new processor is compatible with all...

Microsoft sets plans to go 64-bit only

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Bob Muglia, senior vice president of Microsoft Server and Tools, announced at the IT Forum being held in Barcelona, Spain that while the first release of the upcoming next-version Windows Server family code-named Longhorn will...

NASA Still Searching for Glitch, Sets Launch Date

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NASA plans to launch space shuttle Discovery on Tuesday, though engineers have not nailed down the cause of the problem that forced the space agency to abandon last week's attempt. Discovery was less than three...

Winamp Plug-In Sets iPod Music Free

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IPod users are raving about a plug-in that makes the Winamp digital jukebox a better way to manage the iPod than Apple's iTunes. The plug-in, called ml_iPod, allows iPod users to bypass iTunes...

New Year Sets New Text Record

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More text messages were sent last weekend to usher in 2005 than ever before in Britain - and the growth of SMS is expected to continue over the coming year. In the first 24 hours...

Microsoft Sets Photo-Printing Pact

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Microsoft continues its march into the realm of home entertainment today with a new photo-printing partnership with Fuji Photo Film. The film-processing giant has landed a prominent link on Microsoft's popular Windows XP operating system,...

Sid Meier's Pirates! sets sail

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Eagerly awaited PC buccaneer adventure is arrrrrready on its way to landlubbers' treasure chests. The fourth-quarter deluge of top-quality games continued today with Atari announcing that Sid Meier's Pirates! had shipped to...

Microsoft sets holiday Xbox bundle

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Microsoft announced on Friday a new holiday Xbox package that essentially gives buyers two free sports games and a trial subscription to the Xbox Live online gaming service. The bundle, available starting Oct. 31, will...

U.S. Army Sets Up Video-Game Studio

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CARY, North Carolina -- The U.S. Army, riding the success of its action video game America's Army, has set up a video-game studio with industry veterans to write other kinds of software to simulate training...

AMD Sets Up Low-Power CPU Storm

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For those of you who have been waiting for a roadmap of AMD's low-power CPUs check out what X-bit labs has to say. A forum member over amd64notebooks.com web-site has posted a...

Sun Sets Sights on Solaris File System

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Sun Microsystems Inc. this week is planning to give users of its Solaris operating system a sneak peek at the next version and its new file system. Among the many new features of Solaris 10,...

ATI Sets Standards on Apple Systems

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ATI Technologies Inc. continues to build on its wide range of offerings for the Mac market now shipping in new Apple products, including the PowerBook®G4 professional notebook, and eMac™ desktop for consumers and education customers....

Intel Sets Its Sights on Sonoma

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Anand Chandrasekher has a new haircut. The vice president and general manager of Intel's Mobile Platforms Group last month shaved off all his hair, the result of a bet made with his sales team. The...

China sets up Windows, Linux labs

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Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft have separately reached agreements with the Chinese government to offer equipment and support to help cultivate the country's software industry. HP on Thursday signed an agreement with the Ministry...

Corel sets WordPerfect update

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Software maker Corel announced a new version Monday of its WordPerfect office software, marketing the package as a low-cost alternative to Microsoft Office for consumers and small businesses. WordPerfect Office 12, set to...

Programmer Sets Up Mask for File-Sharers

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Wyatt Wasicek was so outraged by the recording industry's legal assault on users of free music-downloading sites that he decided to ride to the rescue. He created a program called AnonX that masks the Internet...

Half-Life 2 sets a date

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Thanks Euphoria for bringing this to my attention. When Gabe Newell, founder of Valve Software, confirmed last October that hackers had wormed their way into the developer's network and stolen the...

Intel sets the bar at 4GHz

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Intel is striving to break the 4GHz barrier for its chips. The chipmaker, which discussed its plans in a wide-ranging meeting with financial analysts on Thursday, said it aims to boost the...

Microsoft Sets Its SMB Priorities

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Microsoft has heaped a lot on its small/mid-size business (SMB) plate for the next few years. Here's the to-do list. The Microsoft Business Solutions (MBS) division has set itself an ambitious roadmap,...

META sun sets on system integration

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System integrators and professional services firms are in a declining market that could wipe out pure-play companies, a new report has predicted. advertisement System integrators and professional services firms are in a...

Swiss school sets up antivirus center

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The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, one of Switzerland's top universities, has joined forces with technology heavyweights to declare war on computer viruses and hackers. Along with IBM, Sun Microsystems Laboratories and Credit...

Dell sets sights on $60 billion

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Dell Computer says it's now well on the way to becoming a $60 billion company. The Round Rock, Texas, PC maker, known for its aggressive pricing on computer hardware, has quickly gained market...

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