Microsoft plans to submit its HD Photo image format to a standards body in order to establish a higher-quality replacement for today's ubiquitous JPEG standard. The standardization move makes sense, given Microsoft's ambitions, said InfoTrends...

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The European Commission wants to set several wireless standards that are meant to spur demand, cut costs (hopefully resulting in lower prices) and help new products. Electronic makers will have a guarantee that their products...

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Notebook PCs are rapidly moving toward a future filled with more pixels and more screen real estate, thanks to the unexpectedly rapid proliferation of widescreen displays. Once fairly rare beasts, widescreen notebooks—notebooks with screens...

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Smart CD Catalog Standard 1.0

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Still having troubles organizing your disks? Smart CD Catalog will help you put them in order! You probably have many CDs and DVDs, document libraries, MP3 music files, photo and video collections, software distribution...

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After much quarreling, the groups responsible for determining wireless standards are closer to reaching a compromise. If the revised draft being presented next week is approved, we can expect to see Wi-Fi devices using...

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The Video Electronics Standard Association, or VESA, is currently reviewing a new display standard which will allow for better resolutions, more colors, higher refresh rates - all over less wires than current technologies. Called...

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The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) has announced that it has selected the Advanced Access Content System (AACS) as its protection scheme for next generation DVD media. The anti-piracy measures include a watermarking and digital...

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Increased global competition in its core electronics business prompts the first downgrade in over a decade. Today, the globe's preeminent provider of credit rating and risk analysis, Standard & Poor's, downgraded Sony's...

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Microsoft Corp. on Monday said it had revised its proposal to weed out "spam" e-mail to win over skeptical Internet engineers who have been reluctant to adopt technology owned by the dominant software company. Microsoft...

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Even though we've seen some documents that made it very clear that the NV41 will end up with 6700 name, our better informed moles told us that this won't happen. From the beginning, Nvidia wanted...

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Sun Microsystems is backing European Union efforts to standardize office document formats, including a proposal that would enable people to switch easily between Microsoft-based documents and those created with open-source software. In...

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Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) software is the premier solution for rapidly developing and deploying mission-critical, enterprise applications. It builds upon Java technology's cross-platform support and robust security model with new features and functionality,...

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BitDefender Standard Edition is a powerful antivirus tool with features that best meet your security needs. Features as easy to use and automatic updating make BitDefender Standard Edition an "install and forget" antivirus product. ...

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IBM on Friday is unveiling technology intended to reduce complexity in software installation and packaging and has submitted it to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) for consideration as an industry standard. Dubbed Solution...

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Zoom Player was originally conceived to fill a void in Multimedia playback. Prior to Zoom Player, playing media files on the PC was either overly simplistic for the Power User or overly cryptic to the...

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