Microsoft Touts Energy-Saving Software

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Microsoft will release a set of best practices for administrators running data centers, focusing on energy-saving strategies the company is implementing in its own operations, CEO Steve Ballmer said Monday. Those tips will covers...

Western Digital Touts 3TB Hard Drives in 2010

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Western Digital has achieved record areal density in its Magnetic Head Operation labs in Fremont, California, using its perpendicular magnetic recording/tunneling magneto-resistive head technology, allowing the leading maker of hard disk drives to product 3TB...

Indian Firm Touts "Alternative Internet"

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Indian technology firm NetAlter Software has unveiled details of what it claims is a virus and spam-free "internet alternative". According to the company, it has patented a "true P2P" system that offers a domain-less alternative...

AMD Touts "Fusion" Platforms

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Advanced Micro Devices has unveiled more details concerning its forthcoming chips that will include both central processing and graphics processing capabilities. Apparently, the processors currently referred to as Fusion will still fit into AMD's open...

Microsoft Touts Vertical Apps

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At Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference in Boston July 11-13, the company again is hoping to go vertical via its massive Microsoft Business Solutions partner channel to become a bigger enterprise resource planning player. At the...

Microsoft Touts Vista's Restart Manager Feature

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Microsoft Corp. is working on a significant new feature for WindowsVista, known as Restart Manager, which is designed to update parts ofthe operating system or applications without having to reboot theentire machine. Microsoft officials have...

Gates Touts Microsoft's Supercomputing Move

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Speaking at a supercomputing conference in Seattle, Gates announced that the company has reached the Beta 2 stage for its Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003. The product consists of both a cluster-optimized version of Windows...

NEC touts quantum crypto advances

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Japanese boffins have succeeded in achieving what's touted as the World's fastest continuous quantum cryptography key generation. Researchers from NEC, the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology and the Japan Science and Technology Agency...

UPDATE: Ballmer touts new developer tools

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced a few new developer tools but otherwise played a greatest-hits set before an audience of about 10,000 information technology professionals at the TechEd conference here Monday. Delivering...

Via Technologies touts low-power chip

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Via Technologies this week revealed details on a new processor core. Via's C5J core, often referred to by the code-name Esther, will be capable of producing chips that run at 2GHz or higher. Despite being...

Novell touts Linux as force for innovation

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Open-source technology will force software vendors to create better products, but will not be its downfall, according to a Novell executive. Matt Asay, Novell's director of Linux business office, said Tuesday at the...

PalmSource touts OS 6 features

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PalmSource said the next version of the Palm operating system for handhelds will offer improved multitasking and graphics capabilities. Version 6.0, code-named Sahara, will be launched Dec. 29, PalmSource said Monday at...

Gates Touts New Secure Computing System

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Consumers shouldn't be worried that Microsoft Corp.'s new security technology will wrest control of their PCs and give it to media companies, Bill Gates said on Tuesday. They can always choose not to use it,...

Red Hat touts content management, portal apps

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Linux software vendor Red Hat Inc. plans to officially announce Monday two enterprise applications it has been developing and selling for the past year: a content management system and a portal server. Red...

HP's Mosberger touts Linux for Itanic

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A PDF circulating amongst those HP partners that Carly's Thought Police have failed to stamp out, has senior research scientist David Mosberger going ecstatic over the performance of IA-64 Linux on the company's boxes. ...

Infineon touts 1GB DDR part

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Infineon today announced the release of engineering samples of 1GB DDR SDRAM modules. The company also says it has demonstrated working 2GB DIMMS last month at the Intel Developer's Forum. And it's giving another showing...

Sony touts a big-screen notebook

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Sony claims it has developed the biggest notebook display in the land. The company on Monday introduced a new Vaio GRX notebook that sports a 16.1-inch display. Sony says it's the first...

Microsoft touts tightened security of web services

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Microsoft Corp.'s new Web services software will allow developers to create secure applications more easily and screen out the kind of unauthorized commands that are commonly used by malicious hackers, according to a review commissioned...

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