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Yahoo again expands e-mail storage Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, March 23 2005 @ 07:15 PM EST
Contributed by: glosser

Yahoo has been Googled. :)

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) Yahoo is quadrupling the amount of storage provided with its free e-mail accounts and upgrading its desktop search software in its ongoing duel with rivals Google and Microsoft.

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10 years ago, eBay changed the world Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, March 22 2005 @ 07:13 PM EST
Contributed by: glosser

Today is apparently eBay's 10th birthday. USAToday had an interesting story on it, so I decided to include it.

SAN JOSE, Calif. Popular wisdom, stoked by eBay, has long said that Pierre Omidyar started eBay 10 years ago so his girlfriend could have a way to trade Pez dispensers.

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Aspyr Media Unleashes Doom 3 for Mac Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, March 15 2005 @ 11:27 PM EST
Contributed by: glosser

id Software's DOOM 3 has been ported to the Mac. Unfortunately, Mac performance will limit who can play it.

Aspyr Media this week released Doom 3 for the Mac, a game regarded by some as a major achievement in the industry, with highly realistic graphics, sound, characters and groundbreaking performance features.

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Review: PlayStation Portable is slick Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, March 15 2005 @ 10:14 PM EST
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USAToday reviews Sony's PSP.

Handheld video game machines have finally grown up with the PlayStation Portable from Sony.

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Chessmaster Garry Kasparov retires at 41 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, March 11 2005 @ 03:52 PM EST
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The greatest chessplayer of all time announced his retirement on the last day of Linares. Obviously, this is unrelated to Linux, that is why it's marked as "Off Topic". Registered users can filter topics as they see fit.

Garry Kasparov, the chess world's youngest-ever champion and its public face and undisputed king the last two decades, made a stunning move shortly after winning a prestigious tournament in Spain: He announced his retirement from professional play.

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Microsoft commits to April for 64-bit Windows Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, March 02 2005 @ 07:14 PM EST
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Let's hope they don't choose the first of the month for a release date. :)

SAN FRANCISCO -- A Microsoft executive told an audience at the Intel Developer Forum here that next month is the go-live date for 64-bit versions of Windows.

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Judge rules against Rambus in patent infringement case Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, March 02 2005 @ 07:11 PM EST
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Rambus executives make Enron's look saintly.

Rambus's patent infringement claims against memory chip maker Infineon Technologies were dismissed Tuesday after a federal judge found Rambus destroyed documents in anticipation of the case.

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Bill Gates to become a Knight Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, March 01 2005 @ 07:48 PM EST
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Steve, tell me this is not true! Please. :)

Bill Gates is set to become a Knight. Yes, it is true. The co-founder of Microsoft will be awarded an honorary knighthood by the Queen of England tomorrow for his outstanding contribution to enterprise.

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Sony builds pizza-order function into 'Everquest II' Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, February 25 2005 @ 12:28 AM EST
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As a former EverQuest player I found this news to not be surprising. The funny part is I bet lots of players will actually use this. Sad, but true.

Demonstrating a deep understanding of what matters to its computer-gaming audience, Sony has built the ability to order pizza into its latest online multiplayer game.

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Google Maps pushes the envelope Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, February 24 2005 @ 04:30 PM EST
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Google tackles dynamic map creation with new service. LinuxWorld takes a look at the web technologies used to accomplish this.

The instant Google Maps appeared, a lot of us knew right away that we'd never use MapQuest again. Google's (Profile, Products, Articles) mapping and direction-finding service is a stunning improvement.

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