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HP Takes Blackbird Game System Quad Core

Get your frag on: HP's new Blackbird 002 alpha gaming system (and selected Voodoo Omen systems) now feature 45nm Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650 quad core processors.


Lenovo Outsourcing Notebook Production?

Chinese computer maker Taiwan has announced it will be outsourcing production of all its notebook computers...to Taiwan.


Everex Cloudbook

The Everex Cloudbook could be the ultimate sub-compact notebook computer with a $399 price tag.


Microsoft Hires Tony Scott as CIO

Microsoft has hired former Disney executive Tony Scott as its new Chief Information Officer, replacing Stuart Scott who was abruptly fired last November.


30,000 Rally to Save Windows XP

An online petition to save the dated operating system has gained a surprising amount of support from consumers who don't want to be forced into buying Vista.


Gigabyte to Produce Low-Cost Notebook

With the possibility of an Intel 1.6 GHz processor under the hood, Gigabyte's upcoming notebook has the potential to be one of the snappier low-cost models.


LaCie Offers 1.3-inch Portable Hard Drive

LaCie has collaborated to Samsung to pack a 30 and 40 GB 1.3-inch hard disk drives into its Little Disk form factor.


NEC Keeps Showing Its Curves

Shown at CES and again at Macworld, NEC is showing of its double-WXGA 42-inch curved display, using DLP technology to delivery ultra-fast response times, high contrast, and a huge color range.


Yahoo Gets Behind OpenID

Yahoo has announced support for OpenID 2.0, a standard aimed to let users access multiple online services from different companies using the same login credentials.


PC Shipments Climbed at End of 2007

PC shipments saw a double-digit increase at the end of 2007...and saw Dell back in the top position for U.S. sales.


AT&T to Replace U-Verse Batteries

Now that's a hot service: AT&T has said it will replace 17,000 batteries used for backup power in cabinets housing gear for its U-verse television service.


MacBook Air Not Really the World’s Thinnest

It looks as if Sharp actually snagged the title in 2003 with the Actius MM10, but didn't have a guy in a turtleneck to promote it.


Gateway Adds Color to M- and T-Series

Merlot, Silver, and Arctic Bloom are the latest additions to Gateway's color palette - and at no extra charge.


Is Your Excel Flawed?

Microsoft has announced that some hackers are targeting older versions of Excel with a zero-day exploit.


Sun Buys MySQL for $1 Billion

Sun Microsystems has inked a deal to acquire open-source database developer MySQL AB for $1 billion, with plans to bring the popular database to enterprise customers.