New York starts Intel chip probe

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Intel, the world's biggest computer chipmaker, is being investigated by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo. Mr Cuomo is looking into claims that Intel forced customers not to deal with rival Applied Micro Devices (AMD)....

Prank Starts 25 Years of Security Woes

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What began as a ninth-grade prank, a way to trick already-suspicious friends who had fallen for his earlier practical jokes, has earned Rich Skrenta notoriety as the first person ever to let loose a personal...

Dell Starts Selling Unlocked Mobile Phones

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Dell seems just as interested as anyone else in terms of the ultra-high-end mobile phone market. The world's second largest PC-maker is using its online store to sell Nokia mobile phones which are completely unlocked,...

Staples starts computer recycle program

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Framingham-based Staples Incorporated is expanding its electronics waste recycling program by accepting used computers and monitors of any make that can now be dropped off for a $10 fee at any of the office products...

YouTube starts paying 'select' uploaders

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Google clip dump YouTube is to trial revenue sharing with normal users by adding some of its favourite uploaders to its partnership programme. YouTube already shares advertising dollars with big commercial content firms who threaten...

Sky News starts IP broadcasts

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Sky News is using a managed network to deliver broadcast-quality news coverage over the internet and eliminate the need to transmit information by satellite. The news channel started using Streambox technology late last year to...

Microsoft starts testing Office 2008 for Mac

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Microsoft Corporation has started private testing of Office 2008 for Mac, the first version of Office for the Macintosh that runs natively on both Intel- and Power PC-based Macs. As well, the new software adds...

Africa starts to tap solar energy for IT

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Governments and development organizations in Eastern and Southern Africa are starting to adopt solar energy to bolster energy resources for Information and Communication Technology in rural areas. The e-school project in Africa is already using...

Yahoo Starts a Book Collection

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Yahoo, in conjunction with several universities and two European archives, says it plans to make books available online beginning later this year in a move similar to Google's "Google Print" service. Collectively the group...

UK Mobile TV Trial Starts

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BBC News is reporting that UK mobile operator 02 has launched a trial for technology which will allow mobile users to watch TV on their handsets. The technology is called DVB-H, which stands for digital...

FCC Starts Mini-Auction For Airwaves

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A US Government auction for airwaves in the states has netted just under a billion dollars worth of bids, Reuters reports. The FCC is auctioning licenses that bankrupt NextWave Telecom gave back as...

Microsoft Starts Locking Out Pirates

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The Inquirer is reporting that Microsoft have begun cracking down on pirate copies of Windows. The action comes as part of Microsoft's Genuine Advantage program, launched recently. The program asked users to validate their computer...

SpaceShipOne Countdown Starts

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Neowin previously reported about SpaceShipOne's initial launch and successful flight. Yesterday, they officially announced their run for The X Prize and to prove once and for all that space exploration isn't restricted solely to government...

European EverQuest II beta starts July

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Ubisoft and Sony Online Entertainment will begin accepting applications for the European EverQuest II beta test next week. Ubisoft and Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) have today announced that the European public beta...

Intel Starts Preparations for 65nm Transition

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Intel Corporation announced that it has begun a $2 billion construction project to convert a 200mm wafer fabrication facility to a 300mm facility in Chandler, Arizona. The conversion of Fab 12 is scheduled to be...

Next Generation of Games Starts With XNA

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Microsoft Corp. today announced XNA (TM) , a powerful next-generation software development platform. XNA empowers developers to deliver breakthrough games while combating rising production costs and ever-increasing hardware complexity. Games for future iterations of all...

Yahoo starts lab to improve services

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Yahoo! Inc. is setting out to prove its recently acquired Overture Services division can deliver innovation as well as advertisements. Inspired by Overture's past work, Yahoo has formed a research lab that...

Best Buy starts test selling Macs

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Best Buy Co. Inc. will soon start a test selling Macintosh computers in some of its stores. Dawn Bryant, a spokeswoman for Richfield-based Best Buy, confirmed that the company is running the pilot program in...

Final Release of WMP9 Starts Next Wave of Media

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REDMOND, Wash. -- Jan. 7, 2003 -- Today Microsoft Corp. announced the immediate availability of Windows Media® 9 Series, the next-generation digital media platform that offers benefits for hardware and software vendors, the media and...

ATI steps up 12-inch wafer starts at TSMC

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AS WE NOTED SOME weeks back, demand exceeds supply for Radeon products and now it appears that its major foundry partner, TSMC, has received an order to produce extra wafers to help its graphics chip...

Sony starts selling Linux kit for PS2

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Sony has begun taking orders for a $200 kit that lets Linux run on its PlayStation 2 video game console. In an announcement Thursday, the company said it's taking preorders for the kit. The...

US starts bombing of Afghanistan

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Know this is not tech news, but it's major and substancial news none the less. All over the airwaves, both on radio and TV, comes word that the President of the United...

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