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New York starts Intel chip probe

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).... More...

Prank Starts 25 Years of Security Woes

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... More...

Dell Starts Selling Unlocked Mobile Phones

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,... More...

Africa starts to tap solar energy for IT

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... More...

Yahoo Starts a Book Collection

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... More...

Microsoft Starts Locking Out Pirates

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... More...

SpaceShipOne Countdown Starts

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... More...

European EverQuest II beta starts July

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... More...

Next Generation of Games Starts With XNA

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... More...

Yahoo starts lab to improve services

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... More...

Best Buy starts test selling Macs

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... More...

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