Microsoft Launches WorldWide Telescope

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Microsoft launched its WorldWide Telescope late Monday. The free Web-based application allows users to zoom around the universe and browse through the galaxy on their own or take guided tours of different outer-space destinations developed...

Worldwide PC Shipments up 15.5% in 4Q07

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According to IDC's Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker, PC shipments grew by 15.5% in the fourth quarter of 2007, compared to the 20% growth in 3Q07, driven by the back-to-school rush. Nevertheless, shipments outpaced growth in...

Windows Genuine Advantage suffers worldwide outage

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Late last night we started receiving reports from readers experiencing problems with Windows Genuine Advantage authentication. Users of both Windows XP and Windows Vista were writing to say that they could not validate their installations...

Worldwide Software Piracy Rate Holds Steady at 35%

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According to the fourth annual global PC software piracy study by the Business Software Alliance, 35% of the software installed in 2006 on personal computers worldwide was obtained illegally, amounting to nearly $40 billion in...

Lenovo to Cut 1,400 Jobs Worldwide

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Lenovo may have managed to become the world's 3rd manufacturer of PCs, but that isn't stopping the company to once again, just like last year, fire some of the people that helped them get to...

Pharming Attack Targeted Bank Customers Worldwide

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According to Henry Gonzalez, senior security researcher for Websense, an attack that targeted online customers of at least 50 financial institutions in the U.S., Europe and Asia-Pacific was shut down this week. The pharming attack...

Windows OneCare Update Coming Worldwide January 30

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Windows Live OneCare includes antivirus, antispyware, two-way firewall and anti-phishing technology for all your security needs. It regularly defragments and cleans your hard disk drive, and also offers backup and restore functions. The new 1.5...

"Storm Worm" Virus Hits Computers Worldwide

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Finnish data security company F-Secure has reported that a virus called Small.DAM, referred to as "Storm Worm" was sent to hundreds of thousands of email addresses globally and is continuing to spread very quickly. Representatives...

How the Web Went Worldwide

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For an educational bit of Sunday reading, the BBC have posted an article on the technology section of their website documenting the web's mysterious early days. Whilst containing many dates, landmarks and a nice graph...

Nintendo Reveals Worldwide Hardware Sales

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Following details of its first quarter financial results published yesterday, Nintendo officials have given a detailed breakdown of worldwide hardware and software sales across its various formats for the three months ended June 30th, 2006....

Stardock launches new worldwide publishing arm

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Today, Stardock Entertainment has announced the establishment of a new worldwide publishing arm which will focus on supporting and assisting the growth of independently developed software titles. Building on the success of its strategy title...

Guild Wars hits 2 million sales worldwide

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Korean MMOG publisher NCsoft has announced that its US-developed free to play franchise Guild Wars broken the two million sales mark worldwide in the wake of the launch of the second title, Guild Wars Factions....

Sony: PS3 released worldwide in November 06

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At Tokyo's 2006 PlayStation Business Briefing Sony Computer Entertainment have announced that they are delaying the release of their long-awaited PlayStation 3 console till November due to technical difficulties. ...

Sony Establishes SCE Worldwide Studios

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Sony has today announced the formation of SCE Worldwide Studios in order to 'accelerate the creation of global hit titles and be responsible for creative, technical and strategic direction setting of development and production of...

Microsoft Confirms Worldwide Q4 Xbox 360 Launch

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Microsoft exec shoots down rumors of a launch delay, stresses importance of breaking into Japanese market. Today at the Xbox Summit 2005 in Japan, Microsoft corporate vice president of worldwide retail sales...

Worldwide Halo 2 tourney under way

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US regional competition rumbles in early May; winners receive Halo gear, electronics, and cash. It's time to sharpen up those plasma pistol/SMG dual-wielding skills. GameStop and Bungie are looking for the ultimate...

"Witty" worm wreaks havoc worldwide

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As reported last week, Internet security firm eEye had informed Internet Security Systems (ISS) of a vulnerability in its RealSecure and BlackICE firewall products on March 8, 2004. Now, two weeks later, the bug has...

UnitedLinux, the worldwide Linux solution

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UnitedLinux is a standards-based, worldwide Linux solution targeted at the business user and developed by Caldera, Conectiva, SuSE, and Turbolinux. Designed to be an enterprise-class, industry-standard Linux operating system, UL provides a single stable, uniform...

The Worldwide Computer

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Thanks nexty for sending this our way. An operating system spanning the Internet would bring the power of millions of the world's Internet-connected PCs to everyone's fingertips When Mary gets home from...

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