Neowin News Feed for: State Neowin News Feed for: State en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 The state of Washington sues Facebook and Google for not keeping track of election ads <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The state capital of the United States is filing a lawsuit against the two conglomerates for allegedly violating campaign finance law. The state seeks penalties and an injuction on the two companies. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Gurkaran Singh) Tue, 05 Jun 2018 10:24:01 +0000 Putin tells tech sector to use domestic software… or else <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Vladimir Putin has renewed calls for Russia to move from foreign software. He said private comapanies may lose out on sales to the state if it offers foreign products. The move will bolster security. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 09 Sep 2017 20:12:01 +0000 Solid State Drive Comparison - Round 2 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/nw_hardware.gif" alt="" /></div>As a follow-up to our previous SSD coverage, today we will be looking at four popular mainstream SSD offerings which include the A-Data S592 128GB, Corsair P Series 128GB, OCZ Agility 120GB and the OCZ... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Julio Franco) Fri, 21 Aug 2009 10:29:36 +0000 First 512GB SSD offered for sale: $1500 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/156507848.png" alt="" /></div>SSDs have always been for those with a lot of cash and a lot of demand for speed, and after this new product introduction, things are still the same. SSDs, or solid state drives, are... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Thu, 09 Apr 2009 22:35:33 +0000 Editorial: The state of games <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/780734842metroeditorial.jpg" alt="" /></div>I would describe myself as an 'avid' gamer. Lately, not so much, due to time constraints, but given some time I like to sit down with a good title and try it out. Something that... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Wed, 11 Mar 2009 19:39:25 +0000 Microsoft, Washington State Sue Scareware Vendors <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/12162242531658068131win.jpg" alt="" /></div>The Attorney General's Office along with Microsoft announced the filing of new cases under Washington's recently improved Computer Spyware Act during a joint press conference today in Seattle. &quot;We won't tolerate the use of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 01 Oct 2008 09:06:33 +0000 The State of Skinning <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Tweaking and customizing Windows is a major element of what people do with their PC.'s own sidebar has an entire section dedicated to Customization websites. There are about 50,000 posts on Neowin just... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Wardell) Mon, 03 Mar 2008 22:44:06 +0000 Solid State Drives: Fast, Rugged, and Really Expensive <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Are solid state drives becoming a reality? Loyd Case over at ExtremeTech published an article this morning concerning the current state of SSD with a comparison between a Samsung 64GB SATA and a Super Talent... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 14 Nov 2007 19:20:19 +0000 Symantec: The State of Spam in April <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Symantec has released its May 2007 report entitled The State of Spam for the month of April. The 11-page monthly report includes news and data from the company's ongoing monitoring of vast amounts of e-mail.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 08 May 2007 21:55:00 +0000 Technician's error wipes out data for state fund <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Perhaps you've experienced that sinking feeling when a single keystroke accidentally destroys hours of work. Now imagine wiping out a disk drive containing an account worth $38 billion. That's what happened to a computer technician... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 20 Mar 2007 16:15:52 +0000 CPI suing FCC to get at Real State of Broadband Competition <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Center for Public Integrity (CPI) needs access to the raw data collected by the FCC in order to unearth the true statistics proving or disproving competitiveness in the US broadband market. The FCC has... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 23 Jan 2007 03:41:25 +0000 State of Illinois owes ESA much money, $500,000+ to be exact <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>So, the State of Illinois is not having good luck with the gaming industry. First you have a U.S. District Judge deem the States new videogame law unconstitutional. Second you have said Judge order the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Sat, 12 Aug 2006 19:48:56 +0000 The state of IPv6 has to be seen to be believed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>THERE WAS AN update on the state of IPv6 at Defcon today, not really picking it apart, more where things are at. There is good and bad, but as always, much of it depends on... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 07 Aug 2006 15:43:33 +0000 Comment : The Dismal State Of Online Ticket Services <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It's 5:45PM. 15 minutes to go before tickets for the Arctic Monkey's tour go on sale. You've already missed out on the pre-release tickets because of a problem with Worldpay, so you're pretty keen to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 02 Feb 2006 19:07:38 +0000 Solid state DDR drive goes into prototype <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A firm is readying a solid state disk drive aimed at the computer enthusiast and likely to be released this quarter. The DDR Drive X1 is a PCI Express based plug in card with 8GB... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 03 Jan 2006 10:02:36 +0000 Windows User State Migration Tool (USMT) version 2.6.1 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&reg; Windows&reg; User State Migration Tool (USMT) version 2.6.1 migrates user files and settings during deployments of Windows 2000 or Microsoft Windows XP. USMT 2.6.1 provides enterprise migration capabilities such as unattended migration, multi-user profile... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Sat, 12 Nov 2005 17:19:10 +0000 State of Emergency 2 delayed to 2005 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Publisher BAM Entertainment has updated its release schedule, revealing that State of Emergency 2, currently in development at Scottish studio VIS Entertainment, has been pushed back in to 2005. The game is the sequel to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 17 Aug 2004 15:54:37 +0000 State reaches accord with Apple <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple Computer Corp. agreed Friday to a revised deal that will place laptop computers in roughly one-third of Maine´s public high schools this fall, Education Commissioner Susan Gendron said. &quot;I´m absolutely delighted,&quot; said Gendron, who... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 07 Aug 2004 22:25:35 +0000 The State of Gran Turismo <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A recent interview with Polyphony Digital president Kazunori Yamauchi hosted by Sony Computer Entertainment's PS World Japanese website reveals a few new bits of information regarding Gran Turismo 4 and Gran Turismo 4 Mobile. First... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 07 Aug 2004 01:34:45 +0000 State AGs to warn file-sharing companies <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A group of state attorney generals are preparing a letter warning file-sharing companies that they could be targets of legal action if they don't take stronger action on privacy and intellectual property violations. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 05 Aug 2004 18:04:45 +0000 A PC Pioneer Decries the State of Computing <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Fortune has a great interview with one of the original Xerox PARC researchers. Who was a pioneer in personal computing. He shares he's thoughts about how even after 20 years we've missed the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 14 Jul 2004 02:52:15 +0000 Interplay offices closed by state officials <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Orange County Register reports that California labor investigators have shut down the publisher--something CEO Herve Caen disputes. Less than a day after CEO Herve Caen said Interplay was &quot;still here,&quot; the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 05 Jun 2004 23:58:42 +0000 AMD waits, watches Intel Xeons in state of deshabillé <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>YOU'RE PROBABLY wondering what happened to the 800MHz front side bus Xeons that Intel was promising its customers they'd see early this year. We know we are, so we decided to ask some people and... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 16 Apr 2004 11:13:27 +0000 State Department questions EU's Microsoft ruling <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The U.S. State Department has quietly expressed its concerns to European regulators about last week's decision to levy harsh penalties and a $613 million fine on Microsoft. The quiet protest from the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 31 Mar 2004 04:27:14 +0000 AOL puts heat on Sunshine State spammers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>America Online reported Wednesday that it has filed a civil suit against four Florida-based individuals who the company believes are responsible for sending massive amounts of spam e-mail to its members. The giant Internet service... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 18 Feb 2004 17:19:46 +0000 Microsoft and NY State join to fight spam <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Corp. and the New York State Attorney General have teamed up to fight unwanted commercial e-mail, or spam, a Microsoft spokesman said Wednesday. A news conference to announce the cooperation has been scheduled for... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 18 Dec 2003 04:23:40 +0000 Penn State and Napster Team Up <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Penn State University has teamed up with Napster to offer students free downloads from the library of over &quot;500,000 songs, as well as 40 radio stations, access to six decades of Billboard chart data, an... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 10 Nov 2003 10:56:42 +0000 Microsoft equips 110,000 PCs in German state <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>DÃœSSELDORF, Germany -- Even though interest in open source software is high in Germany's public sector, Microsoft Corp. continues to grab contracts with local authorities. This month the U.S. software giant began... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Fri, 07 Nov 2003 12:55:55 +0000 The Shocking State of 3D Affairs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A nice article rounding up on Nvidia's lacking behind in the DX9 architecture's market, the so called drivers &quot;optimizations&quot; and how it may come back. Since the official release of the GeForce FX... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 31 Oct 2003 11:21:25 +0000 Microsoft settles some state lawsuits <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has reached settlements in some state class-action lawsuits it has been defending, the company said Tuesday. Details about the settlements will be released later in the day, Microsoft said. Ever since... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 28 Oct 2003 16:33:10 +0000 Microsoft must pay state legal tab <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A federal judge has ordered Microsoft to pay nearly $1 million in legal fees to the state of Massachusetts, although the award was less than half of what the state has been seeking. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 22 Sep 2003 21:28:49 +0000 IDSA To Challenge Washington State Law <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a report from Reuters today, The Interactive Digital Software Association (IDSA) stated that it would challenge the bill signed yesterday by Washington State Gov. Gary Locke, in court. The bill makes it... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Wed, 21 May 2003 18:51:43 +0000 Washington State to ban 'violent' game sales <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The legal tango between the gaming industry and the government has taken a step in the government's direction. Washington State's senate passed a bill Thursday that would institute a fine of up to $500 to... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Stanclift) Fri, 02 May 2003 17:25:07 +0000 Q330512 Hotfix - Processor Performance State Is Not Restored <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Full Title: The Processor Performance State Is Not Restored to the Maximum State If the CPU Runs at 100 Percent The information in this article applies to: Microsoft Windows... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Sat, 12 Apr 2003 07:18:42 +0000 German state to block US neo-Nazi sites <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Germany's most populous state is requiring Internet providers to block two US-based neo-Nazi websites after a court ruled the measure did not violate the providers' rights, officials said Thursday. The verdict followed... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 23 Dec 2002 07:47:48 +0000 State of the wireless nation <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Computer experts and interested amateurs are joining forces to map out wireless networks around the world and find out how many are secure. The results of the first mapping expedition reveals that,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 30 Oct 2002 12:15:21 +0000 The State of E-Commerce Security <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Most e-commerce transactions currently are secured by the SSL (secure sockets layer) protocol, which is designed to encrypt data exchanges over the Internet. While SSL is generally viewed as effective, an increasing number of vulnerabilities... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 23 Sep 2002 09:48:09 +0000 Washington State Fires Six for Racy E-Mails <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Who said government work was boring? At least six Washington state employees who used their e-mail to send raunchy jokes, sexual overtures and even make plans for an orgy will be fired,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 28 Apr 2002 09:05:36 +0000 The State of Web Accessibility <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>We all know the Internet is the &quot;Information Super-Highway&quot;. But due to many things happening on the WWW today -- including viruses, worms, DDoS attacks, increased subscriber bases, poor line quality, poor quality of Web... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 17 Feb 2002 08:24:28 +0000