Europe switches on to internet TV

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Forty-five per cent of Europeans are already watching previews or full episodes of their favourite TV shows online, according to an IPTV research study by Motorola's Connected Home Solutions division. "These results show that viewers...

Linux creator Torvalds switches to an Apple Mac

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Linux creator Linus Torvalds said this afternoon that he's now running an Apple Macintosh as his main desktop, mainly for work reasons, although partly simply because he's a self-described "technology whore". ...

Cisco updates Ethernet switches

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Cisco Systems has made several improvements to its Ethernet switches to protect businesses from security threats as well as help them run Internet Protocol telephony more reliably. On Tuesday, the company announced...

IP phone switches seizing market share

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Phone systems based on IP have been calling enterprises for several years now, and many IT and telecommunications managers are now answering, according to market research company Dell'Oro Group. More mature products and...

IBM switches on Power5 servers

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IBM officially introduced its heavily anticipated Power5 server line on Monday. As previously reported, the servers are the first generation of boxes using IBM's new Power5 processor, a 64-bit chip meant to compete...

Vice City lawsuit switches courts

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The Haitian group suing Take-Two over alleged racist incitement in Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is now pursuing the case as a state lawsuit in Florida, in a move which they believe will give them...

Intel switches on PCI Express support

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Chip giant says technologies will reduce cost of networking components Intel is to adopt the proposed Advanced Switching specification and PCI Express architecture interconnect technologies in its future communications and networking products....

'Star Wars' force switches to Intel

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Industrial Light and Magic has joined the empire, at least in terms of hardware. The technical effects studio has switched from using RISC-Unix workstations from SGI to using Intel-based Dell systems...

Sun switches gears on security

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Microsoft, IBM and VeriSign have submitted a security specification for Web services to an industry standards body, a move that has won the backing of an unlikely supporter: Sun Microsystems. WS-Security is...

TechTV switches from geeks to consumers

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Signaling a major shift in focus, cable channel TechTV said Tuesday that it has cancelled roundtable discussion show "Silicon Spin" and halted production of digital music program "AudioFile." With the programming shake-up,...

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