Neowin News Feed for: Aims Neowin News Feed for: Aims en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Dell "Mini Inspiron" aims to take on EeePC <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/10319688d.jpg" alt="" /></div>Gizmodo Bumped into Michael Dell at all things digital and scooped a world exclusive. It's a small form factor notebook, just like the Asus Eee and the HP 2133. Michael Dell wouldn't tell... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Thu, 29 May 2008 11:28:48 +0000 Air Force Aims for 'Full Control' of 'Any and All' Computer <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Air Force wants a suite of hacker tools, to give it &quot;access&quot; to -- and &quot;full control&quot; of -- any kind of computer there is. And once the info warriors are in, the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 14 May 2008 10:08:32 +0000 Google Docs Aims At Microsoft Office Live With 'Gears' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google took an important step forward Monday in its rivalry with Microsoft Office Live, reporting that Google Docs will allow users to edit word processing documents offline. Google said users of its Google Docs word... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 01 Apr 2008 19:10:06 +0000 Google aims Online Marketing Challenge at Students <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Students from anywhere in the world can sign up for the Google Online Marketing Challenge, a hands-on competition which will give undergraduate and post-graduate students direct experience with online advertising and marketing. Student groups will... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 16 Jan 2008 16:09:30 +0000 FBI Aims for Largest Biometrics Database <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) is embarking on a $1 billion project to build the world's largest computer database of biometrics to give the government more ways to identify people at home and... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 24 Dec 2007 19:34:22 +0000 Sony Aims for 'Wow' Factor <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Flat-panel TVs, a music player with robotics technology and planned networking services for the PlayStation 3 video game console are a key part of Sony's growth following a nearly three-year restructuring effort, Chief Executive Howard... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 12 Dec 2007 05:25:21 +0000 Microsoft Photo technology research aims big <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is working on a variety of innovative photo projects, ranging from experiments with its 3-D maps offering to massive panoramic photos that users can zoom into for details. Developers who work in the company's... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Tarling) Thu, 19 Jul 2007 09:33:20 +0000 MySpace aims to stop video reposting <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In addition to other copyright protection features already implemented, MySpace has launched Take Down Stay Down, which prevents users from reposting videos that have been removed at the request of the copyright owner. The social... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 12 May 2007 21:36:37 +0000 Sun aims for ultra-cheap cell phones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Call it Sun Microsystems' answer to One Laptop Per Child. The server and software company hopes to sell a version of Java to phone companies that will bring network access to the world's computers,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Wed, 09 May 2007 08:35:15 +0000 Project aims to bring DX10 gaming to XP, Linux, OS X <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Falling Leaf Systems has stareted up the Alky Project (currently in alpha), which aims to liberate DirectX 10 gaming from the confines of Vista and bring it first to Windows XP, and then to Linux... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 25 Apr 2007 01:55:09 +0000 Samsung Aims for Higher End of Cheap Phone Market <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung Electronics Company Limited will be very selective in choosing new markets for its mobile phones and will not take on handset leader Nokia in the cheapest models, said Samsung Chief Executive Yun Jong-yong: &quot;Nokia... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 15 Apr 2007 18:53:57 +0000 MS update for Outlook 2007 aims to fix performance issues <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Corporation has released an update to Outlook 2007 designed to speed up the communication software's much-criticized sluggishness. The 8.3 MB update should accelerate the download of messages from the Exchange e-mail server and reduce... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 14 Apr 2007 19:01:13 +0000 Startup aims to keep network security vendors honest <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With the help of one of the world's best-known hackers, a little-known Austin startup hopes to give Internet service providers and enterprises a way to tell if their networking hardware is living up to its... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 29 Mar 2007 09:52:52 +0000 Symantec Aims for PC-Level Security on Mobile Devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Symantec Corporation has released its first suite of security software (Symantec Mobile Security Suite 5.0) for Microsoft's Windows Mobile devices which add VPN (virtual private network), data encryption, antispam and other features to Symantec current... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 26 Mar 2007 21:15:40 +0000 EU aims to roll-out mobile TV by Euro 2008 championship <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>At CeBIT, officials announced that Europe aims to roll out mobile TV services in time for the European football championship in 2008, which will be hosted by Austria and Switzerland. Market studies indicate that mobile... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 17 Mar 2007 02:13:40 +0000 Blu-ray aims to oust DVDs within three years <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>&quot;Within three years it will just be Blu-ray,&quot; Frank Simonis, the Blu-ray Disc Association's European chairman, said at the CeBIT technology trade show. Blu-ray, which offers 25GB per layer for storing high-definition films and other... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 15 Mar 2007 21:02:08 +0000 AMD Aims Fusion Chip At Laptops In Bid To Outgun Intel <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is zeroing in on notebook computers as the initial target for its Fusion processors, which will merge X86 and graphics cores and will ship in 2009. AMD believes the integration will... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 05 Feb 2007 16:14:39 +0000 Vista Aims to Stop Hackers' Social Engineering Ploys <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft maintains that by addressing the social aspect of IT attacks, the portion that can dupe even the smartest users into launching malware-laden attachments or clicking unknown URLs, Vista will improve PC security significantly. Microsoft... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 17 Jan 2007 11:02:49 +0000 Hitachi Aims To Beat Seagate To Market With 1TB HDD <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A day after rival Seagate Technology announced plans to ship a 1-Tbyte hard drive in the first half of this year, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies said it would release its first 1-Tbyte drive within three... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 05 Jan 2007 16:40:55 +0000 OLPC aims for mass production in Q3 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) hopes to begin mass production of its low-cost notebooks aimed at children in developing nations in August or September. In late 2005, when the nonprofit organization released a prototype of... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 04 Jan 2007 11:56:01 +0000 OpenMoko aims for the mobile market <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>One of the world's largest computer and consumer electronics manufacturers will ship a completely open, Linux-based, GPS-equipped, quad-band GSM/GPRS phone direct, worldwide, for $350 or less, along with a full range of softwares and the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 15 Dec 2006 09:24:53 +0000 Microsoft Aims 'Crossbow' Windows Mobile OS For 4Q Release <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft's next version of Windows Mobile, code-named Crossbow, will jump-start more mobile business opportunities for solution providers and application developers, the software giant's partners say. The updated Windows Mobile, expected to be highlighted at the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 18 Oct 2006 11:11:36 +0000 Dell aims to be leader in computer gaming <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Dell founder and Chairman Michael Dell sees computer gaming becoming a $4 billion-per-year industry by 2010 as consumers hook up to high-speed Internet services to battle monsters online. Dell told the Austin Game Conference on... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Sat, 09 Sep 2006 09:15:21 +0000 YouTube aims to show music videos <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Video sharing website YouTube is in talks with record labels about offering current and archive music videos. YouTube co-founder Steve Chen told Reuters news agency it was hoped that within 18 months the site would... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 16 Aug 2006 18:30:49 +0000 $100 laptop project aims for $50 price tag <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The One Laptop per Child project hopes to lower the cost of its laptop for developing nations to $50 per unit by 2010, Nicholas Negroponte said in the opening keynote at the LinuxWorld conference in... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 05 Apr 2006 09:19:03 +0000 Torrentspy Aims to Hit Back <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The BitTorrent search site, Torrentspy has hit back at a recent lawsuit submitted by Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). The MPAA is accusing Torrentspy of helping copyright infringement by directing people to sites, some... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Joe Cashman) Wed, 29 Mar 2006 09:26:01 +0000 Sun Aims to Bolster Disaster Warning Systems <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sun Microsystems announced a project on Wednesday to build out disaster warning systems in countries around the world. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based server company said it has teamed with the Pacific... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 14 Dec 2005 22:15:31 +0000 AMD Aims for Four-Core Opterons by 2007 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Advanced Micro Devices Inc. put a quad-core server processor on its road map and promised to upgrade its software investments, as it outlined on Tuesday its general technology direction for the next couple of years.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 16 Nov 2005 23:50:00 +0000 Gizmondo aims for PSP's market with new console <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Launched in March across Europe and due for release in US territories at the end of the year, Tiger Telematics' Gizmondo is already being re-designed, with a new version due in 2006. Mike Carrender, CEO,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 12 Sep 2005 22:06:02 +0000 Microsoft aims to clarify licensing terms <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Aiming to make its complex product-licensing terms a bit clearer, Microsoft said it will group its products into separate categories based on how the products are licensed and on what rights are offered. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 12 May 2005 17:30:52 +0000 Microsoft Aims New Licensing Program at Entrepreneurs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has created an intellectual-property licensing program aimed at entrepreneurs and small businesses. In exchange for its technology, Microsoft hopes to get a financial stake in the companies that participate. The program, called... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 05 May 2005 11:50:41 +0000 Microsoft aims "Metro" at Adobe <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The next version of Windows will include a new document format, code-named &quot;Metro,&quot; to print and share documents, Microsoft said Monday. Metro appears to rival Adobe Systems's PostScript and PDF (portable document format) technologies. Metro... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 27 Apr 2005 07:48:13 +0000 Sony aims to beam sights, sounds into brain <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you think video games are engrossing now, just wait: PlayStation maker Sony Corp. has been granted a patent for beaming sensory information directly into the brain. The technique could one day... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 07 Apr 2005 20:46:43 +0000 Intel's New Centrino Aims to 'Get Rid of Bottlenecks' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Intel on Wednesday will announce a significant evolutionary update to its successful Centrino mobile computing platform. The new platform, currently code-named &quot;Sonoma,&quot; will provide a wealth of new features to home and corporate users, including... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 19 Jan 2005 11:03:07 +0000 eBay aims to thwart phishing <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>eBay is rolling out a private messaging service to customers to make it easier to distinguish official announcements from fraudulent 'phishing' emails. The service - dubbed My Messages - offers a read-only inbox for logged-in... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 07 Jan 2005 11:05:54 +0000 U.S. Army Aims to Halt Paperwork with IBM System <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The U.S. Army has enlisted IBM and a handful of other companies to create an automated record-keeping system that ends the need for electronic forms to be printed out, signed and delivered up the military... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 17 Dec 2004 15:46:13 +0000 Microsoft aims at Big Blue bull's-eye <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft plans to link hands with hardware and services companies on Tuesday in a push to win over IBM's midrange server customers, CNET has learned. The Midrange Alliance Program, or MAP,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 14 Dec 2004 16:41:57 +0000 Playboy aims to sex up U.S. mobile phones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Playboy Enterprises' plan to introduce adult entertainment for mobile phones next year may leave some people wondering. Under an agreement with Seattle-based Dwango Wireless, Playboy plans to sell adult mobile-phone content in the United States... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 03 Dec 2004 17:43:42 +0000 Nintendo aims for older crowd with DS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Nintendo is after a new kind of customer, and this time the Japanese game giant doesn't have Pokemon to back it up. The company's new DS, an advanced handheld player meant to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 19 Nov 2004 20:52:52 +0000 NASA Aims for May Space Shuttle Launch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>NASA, recovering from the four hurricanes that halted work at its Florida spaceport, said on Friday it has set a launch target in May, 2005, for the first space shuttle flight since the 2003 Columbia... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 31 Oct 2004 05:46:17 +0000