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Brother Offers $150 Wi-Fi Laser Printer

Printer and peripheral device maker Brother has introduced a new WiFi-equipped monochrome laser printer. The surprise is a street price under $150.

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The Transistor Turns 60

Sixty years ago, three scientists came up with the solid state transistor, the mechanism at the heart of all computer chips and digital processors.

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Coleman Resigns as Gateway CEO

A little more than a year after taking over leadership of the troubled computer maker, CEO Ed Coleman has resigned, leaving the hands of Acer's Rudi Schmidleithner.

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Intel Shows off World’s Smallest SSD

The Z-P140 can fit on your fingertip, but will pack up to 16GB of storage in the future, and pump data along at speeds far faster than conventional flash cards.

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Avoid This Secret Crush On Facebook

You might want to make sure you don't download the "Secret Crush" application to your Facebook, since it contains a notorious adware program.

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Google Challenges Wikipedia with Knol

Google's version of a community-built encyclopedia will put more control in the hands of individual authors to maintain quality.

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Addonics Zebra Does Blu-ray and HD DVD

Want to say goodbye to the format war? Addonic's Zebra external optical drive handles both Blu-ray and HD DVD discs, and lets users write to DVD and CD media.

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FTC Conflict in Google-DoubleClick Deal?

Two consumer advocacy groups have asked FCC chair Deborah Platt Majoras to recuse herself from investigating the Google-DoubleClick merger.

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AMD Confirms Dual-Core Radeon GPU

The once-rumored R680 will take advantage of a smaller chip design to fit two cores in one unit.

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Iomega Buys Chinese Drive Maker ExcelStor

Storage vendor Iomega has inked a deal to buy Chinese storage manufacturer ExcelStor for approximately $315 million in stock.

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eBay Ordered to Pay MercExchange $30 Mln

eBay's long-running patent dispute with former auction site MercExchange has taken another turn, as a judge orders eBay to pay $30 million.

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AMD To Write Down ATI Assets

Chipmaker ATI is expected to write off a substantial portion of the money it spend to buy graphics developer ATI - and it could be billions.

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Opera Files EU Complaint Against Microsoft

Opera Software has filed a complaint with the European Commission over Microsoft's bundling of Internet Explorer with Windows.

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Virtual World As Social Experiment

Shakespeare add-on to NeverWinter Nights becomes an academic social experiment.

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Microsoft Releases Vista SP1 Details

Service Pack 1 addresses reliability, speed and security issues.

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