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Microsoft Wins Worst Marketing Campaign Award Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, February 06 2007 @ 03:29 PM EST
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Matt Hartley writes "Sometimes I just don't get it. What was Microsoft thinking when they decided this is where their marketing dollars ought to be spent? After watching the corresponding program on TV, I was left flabbergasted and blown away - what does a guy yammering on about clutter have to do with anything Vista related? Just wait, it gets worse."

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Top five innovations for the year 2012 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, February 05 2007 @ 01:52 PM EST
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Real-time language translation, medical monitoring via the mobile Web and nanotechnology to purify water are some of the innovations IBM Labs thinks will be on the market within five years.

But sorry, still no jet packs, according to IBM's global business services manager George Pohle.

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Asda DVD player costs less than a film Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, January 29 2007 @ 01:54 PM EST
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Supermarket chain Asda is gunning for a chunk of the UK electrical market with the announcement late last week that the store is to start selling DVD players for 9.

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Big Java apps need Java hardware Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, January 28 2007 @ 07:19 PM EST
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Java architecture includes some rich functionality that has made it attractive for the development of large enterprise application suites. Conversely, its object oriented (OO) format and characteristics mean heavily-used applications do not achieve great performance. But is that really Java's fault? Not if you believe Azul Systems.

The actual performance problem, according to Peter Holditch, senior systems engineer for appliance-maker Azul Systems, stems primarily from the way conventional server systems are architected. Despite advances, the basic design goes back to the days when single-threaded Cobol TP systems were the norm.

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Tanenbaum outlines his vision for a grandma-proof OS Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, January 24 2007 @ 02:27 PM EST
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"Is software reliability important? Ask your grandma," says operating system guru Dr Andrew Tanenbaum.

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Forget the spouse, your desktop understands you better Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, January 23 2007 @ 02:00 PM EST
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Forget what your spouse looks like? Having trouble remembering you're married? There might be a good reason for that: 65 percent of PC users spend more time in front of their monitors than interfacing with their spouses.

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SGI to offer Windows on clusters Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, January 12 2007 @ 01:50 PM EST
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Silicon Graphics plans to offer Microsoft's high-performance computing (HPC) cluster software on systems that have until now been primarily focused on meeting the needs of HPC Linux users.

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Hitachi Heralds 1TB Hard Drive Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, January 05 2007 @ 01:33 PM EST
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Hitachi Global Storage Technologies on Jan. 5 unveiled what it says is the industry's first 1TB hard drive.

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Adobe tackles browser incompatibilities Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 18 2006 @ 01:40 PM EST
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Honing in on browser incompatibility issues in Web development, Adobe Systems is launching CSS Advisor , a Web site that documents these problems and offers solutions.

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Sony fesses up on fake PSP blog Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, December 13 2006 @ 05:14 PM EST
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Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) has confessed it hired a marketing company to create a fake blog to drum up Christmas support for its PlayStation Portable (PSP).

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