Neowin News Feed for: Poised Neowin News Feed for: Poised en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Sun Microsystems poised to use Intel chip in servers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sun Microsystems and Intel will hold a joint press conference at 10 a.m. today to announce a &#96;&#96;landmark alliance,'' Sun said this morning. It's likely the news will be that Sun, the Santa Clara-based maker... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 22 Jan 2007 16:34:09 +0000 EBay Poised to Buy StubHub for $300M <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Although the papers have not yet been signed, Internet auctioneer eBay Inc. is expecting to seal the deal on purchasing StubHub Inc. for about $300 million in cash on either Wednesday or Thursday. San Francisco-based... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 11 Jan 2007 02:32:13 +0000 China poised to pinch US spam crown <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>China is closing in on the USA at the top of a league of spam relaying countries. According to statistics from security firm Sophos, compiled in the first three months of 2006, China (including Hong... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 21 Apr 2006 11:22:22 +0000 Amazon Poised to Take on iPod <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The rumor mills have gone into hyperdrive about facing off with Apple's iPod in the digital music market, now the domain of Apple Inc., Yahoo! and RealNetworks. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 17 Feb 2006 14:53:49 +0000 'San Andreas' Poised for Big Sales, Big Debate <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Video gaming's most felonious franchise is back, and it's threatening to hijack the holidays. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, the latest in a line that has sold 32 million games and sparked protests among anti-violence... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 27 Oct 2004 14:00:55 +0000 Apple, Microsoft poised for streaming media battle <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>There have been the desktop wars, browser wars, and now the streaming media war. Right now Apple and Microsoft are as one analysis described &quot;equally posed&quot;. As both companies start bring out their... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 11 Jun 2004 19:53:36 +0000 Congress poised for antispam vote <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Congress has reached an agreement on antispam legislation and could vote on it as early as Friday afternoon, a move that would end more than six years of failed attempts to enact a federal law... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 21 Nov 2003 19:58:34 +0000 Top three Taiwan producers poised to make 8x DVD+R/-R discs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Taiwan-based Ritek, CMC Magnetics (CMC) and Prodisc Technology could begin volume production of 8x-speed DVD+R/-R discs as early as next month, according to sources. The global DVD+R and DVD-R market is currently dominated by 4x... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 22 Sep 2003 13:04:04 +0000 Rambus with the Help of SiS Poised to take on Dual DDR <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>CHIPSET FIRM SIS said that is showing off the latest vesion of its R659 chipset at the Rambus Developer Forum in Tokyo, today. The 659 which uses HyperStreaming, a marchitecture term, will work... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 11 Jul 2003 11:25:46 +0000 Analysts say Linux is poised for desktop failure <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Despite a recent surge in interest in Linux, it will fail to make much of an impression on the desktop, claims a Gartner analyst. Linux will be deployed on no more than... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 17 Nov 2002 06:02:39 +0000 Microsoft poised to bring green Xbox to retail <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks andrewfee for posting this on our forums. Microsoft is to bring a brand new, green version of its Xbox hardware to market. The unit will be a retail version of the translucent... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Tue, 12 Nov 2002 20:29:10 +0000 Linux poised to plug in USB 2 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Support for a faster version of USB in Linux is imminent and will become a permanent part of the Linux landscape when the next version of the operating system is introduced. The upcoming 2.4.19 version... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 26 Jul 2002 14:39:11 +0000 A Tiny 'Ultra-Personal' PC is Poised To Hit Market <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks nexty The OQO features full Web browsing with Internet Explorer and has a four-inch &quot;super bright&quot; VGA color LCD -- about the same size as a Palm screen. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 17 Apr 2002 17:32:56 +0000