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Supercomputer sets record

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... More...

RBN Sets up Shop in China

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... More...

EU Sets Europe-wide Wireless Standard

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... More...

New Year Sets New Text Record

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... More...

Microsoft Sets Photo-Printing Pact

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,... More...

Sid Meier's Pirates! sets sail

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... More...

Microsoft sets holiday Xbox bundle

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... More...

AMD Sets Up Low-Power CPU Storm

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... More...

ATI Sets Standards on Apple Systems

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.... More...

Intel Sets Its Sights on Sonoma

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... More...

China sets up Windows, Linux labs

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... More...

Corel sets WordPerfect update

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... More...

Half-Life 2 sets a date

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... More...

Intel sets the bar at 4GHz

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... More...

META sun sets on system integration

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... More...

Swiss school sets up antivirus center

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... More...

Dell sets sights on $60 billion

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... More...

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