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Apple drops iPhone NDA

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Apple has announced it has dropped the NDA (non disclosure agreement) regarding development of iPhone software. In a statement on the company's website Apple explains "We put the NDA in place because the iPhone OS...

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Square Enix drops Tecmo bid

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Less than 24 hours after Tecmo said no thanks to its $200 million offer, Square Enix has officially withdrawn it. Initially, the Japanese role-playing game giant didn't rule out a hostile bid for Tecmo. However,...

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New Line drops HD DVD as well

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It is now clear that New Line (Owned by Warner Bros.) will also drop HD DVD in favor of Blu-ray. The announcement comes on a day that can only be described as a nightmare for...

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Sony has announced that its second-generation Blu-ray Disc player, originally set to launch at $599.99 this summer, will ship to retailers this week at a reduced price of $499.99. The BDP-300 will essentially cost half...

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The cheaper 20GB flavour of Sony Computer Entertainment's two PlayStation 3 consoles is getting harder to find in the U.S. In addition to Best Buy dropping the $500 version, Sony's own online store, SonyStyle, now...

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iSuppli has raised its forecast by 3% to 75.2 million LCD-TVs, which is 42.7% higher than the 52.7 million units sold last year. While the growth is impressive, it marks a slowdown compared to 2006,...

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Following Nokia, Motorola is the world's second-largest wireless handset vendor. Despite the company's recent success, Motorola has recently reported a 48% plunge in its fourth quarter profit, from $1.2 billion in 2005 to $624 million...

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Google Blogger has officially left its beta tag behind. Google bought Pyra Labs in 2003 and introduce the beta version of "Blogger" last August. The Blogger web site now introduces "the new Blogger" on its...

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A Long Island politician has dropped a federal lawsuit that had claimedthe search engine company Google Inc. profits from child pornography. Jeffrey Toback, a member of the Nassau County Legislature fromOceanside, filed suit in May...

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Yahoo drops CEO salary to $1

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On Friday, Yahoo's board of directors have brought Chairman and CEO Terry Semel's annual salary to one dollar! This is done while boosting overall future compensation through stock options and grants. In a filingwith the...

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Dell Inc. stopped selling its most expensive digital music players after failing to take market share from Apple Computer Inc.'s iPod. Dell, the world's largest personal computer maker, discontinued three Digital Jukebox players that sell...

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After several years of distributing Apple Computer's iTunes software with its new PCs, Hewlett-Packard is shifting its allegiances to rival RealNetworks' Rhapsody music service, the companies plan to announce Thursday. The computer...

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FBI Drops Web Surveillance System

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A computer system being produced by the FBI to read e-mails and other online communications has been dropped. Feds are instead turning to commercial software to eavesdrop on traffic during investigations into suspected criminals, terrorists...

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A week after its launch, internet portal Lycos has decided to pull the download of its controversial spam fighting screensaver. Dubbed "Makelovenotspam", the Lycos screensaver was designed to flood known spam servers with useless traffic,...

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Two weeks after Todd Hollenshead used his .plan to announce Doom 3 had gone gold, another id Software staffer has used his own .plan to reveal more details about the game. In a lengthy update,...

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The Recording Industry Association of America has pulled the plug on a controversial program that offered file sharers amnesty from the group's legal campaign to stop the unauthorized swapping of music files over the Internet....

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Controversial Linux seller Lindows.com is back in business in Europe, minus a few letters. The software company, in the midst of a wide-ranging dispute with Microsoft regarding trademark rights to the Windows name,...

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