Neowin News Feed for: Tells Neowin News Feed for: Tells en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Ballmer tells companies to upgrade from XP <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19825736642.jpg" alt="" /></div>CEO of Microsoft Corporation, Steve Ballmer, has warned companies to upgrade from Windows XP, or else they will face anger from employees. The reason for this is because, according to Steve, &quot;If you deploy a... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Fri, 06 Feb 2009 02:03:06 +0000 China tells 'dating' websites to stop selling sex <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Beijing Online News and Information Panel has accused 12 dating websites in Beijing of being a cover for prostitution and has ordered them to clean up their act: &quot;The outrageous pimping content in some... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 27 May 2007 18:32:56 +0000 RIAA Tells Students: Pay Up For Downloads <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The music industry is asking 50 Ohio University students to pay $3,000 each to avoid lawsuits accusing them of pirating songs off the Internet. The Recording Industry Association of America asked the university to pass... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 09 Mar 2007 23:38:28 +0000 Piracy worked for us, Romania president tells Gates <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Pirated Microsoft Corp software helped Romania to build a vibrant technology industry, Romanian President Traian Basescu told the company's co-founder Bill Gates on Thursday. &quot;Piracy helped the young generation discover computers. It set off the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 03 Feb 2007 05:03:26 +0000 Norway Tells Apple Change iTunes or Face Court <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Norway has given a final date by which Apple must open up iTunes. If Apple does not make iTunes songs playable on music players other than the iPod, by October 1, the company will be... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 25 Jan 2007 20:39:48 +0000 UK Government agency tells schools to shun Vista <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a surprise criticism of Microsoft, the government's schools computer agency, has warned that deploying Vista carries too much risk and that its benefits are unclear. Becta, the British Educational Communications and Technology Agency, said... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 11 Jan 2007 13:11:08 +0000 ATI Tells NVIDIA "Writing is on the Wall" <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ATI just released the July Street News Flash, which was published in response to the recent news of an AMD takeover. There are just too many good quotes in this one, so we thought... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Thu, 27 Jul 2006 10:13:29 +0000 Microsoft Tells Device Makers, We'll Foot Your Legal Bills <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amid a legally charged environment for makers of mobile computing devices, Microsoft said Thursday it would expand the protections against intellectual property lawsuits it offers to manufacturers who make devices that run Windows. ... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 10 Feb 2006 19:37:41 +0000 EU Tells Microsoft: Keep Your Source Code <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The &quot;Wall Street Journal&quot; has obtained a confidential document sent from European Union (EU) antitrust regulators to Microsoft last month, warning the software giant that a release of its Windows source code would not meet... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Tue, 31 Jan 2006 10:10:07 +0000 The world and his dog tells ATI we want crossfire now <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It seems ATI has been having a hard time of late. With Nvidia taking a big slice of market share from ATI with SLI, ATI came back with an announcement of Crossfire its own take... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 05 Oct 2005 11:47:49 +0000 AOL Tells Customers to Find New Carrier <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>America Online, which earlier this year stopped signing up new broadband customers, is telling existing broadband subscribers in nine Southern states that they must find a new broadband carrier by Jan. 17. Those customers... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 12 Nov 2004 23:40:32 +0000 Yahoo Co-Founder Tells Google to Enjoy It <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Speaking during the Web 2.0 conference, Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang said he told Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page to relish their success. While his company and Google are in an escalating war to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 08 Oct 2004 04:00:15 +0000 EU tells Sony, Bertelsmann music deal is approved <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Good news today from the European Union as it gave the 'ok' for the merger between BMG and Sony Music. This now makes Sony Music the world's second-largest music company (world's largest music company... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 19 Jul 2004 22:02:06 +0000 Merrill Analyst Tells HP: Better To Break Up <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Hewlett-Packard would be better off splitting up its business operations, says Merrill Lynch analyst Steven Milunovich. The most valuable and established pieces of HP's portfolio, such as its printing division, should be saved from the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 08 Jun 2004 14:02:25 +0000 Apple not US-centric, Jobs tells shareholders <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple shareholders yesterday re-elected the company's six-member board and voted down a proposal to restrict executive pay. During the company's annual shareholders meeting at its Cupertino headquarters all board members were approved by a majority... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 23 Apr 2004 14:30:01 +0000 Sammy tells Sega to focus on arcade <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sammy president and CEO Hajime Satomi has told Bloomberg Japan that he wants Sega to concentrate on the arcade games business and be more strict about pouring money into loss-making home console releases, news which... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Fri, 12 Dec 2003 09:14:02 +0000 Malaysian govt tells public to quit buying CDs, DVDs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If the music and movie industry won't lower the price of CDs and DVDs, there's only one thing to do: punters should stop buying them. Just ask the Malaysian government. This week,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 02 Jun 2003 14:25:21 +0000 Monkey Boy tells a bunch of Cockney Sparrows that they'll beat the Penguin <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Or... Steve Ballmer tells a bunch of people in London that they see Linux as a threat and are addressing it. Although Microsoft cannot compete against Linux on price, the company will... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 24 Sep 2002 17:26:30 +0000 Sue Ellison, analyst tells Oracle users <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Meta Group analyst Mark Shainman says Oracle users should take legal action to block the database giant from renegotiating some license fees. Meta says customers who aggregate feeds to and from data... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 21 Mar 2002 09:28:23 +0000