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Microsoft Releases Streets & Trips 2006

Newest version of travel planning software includes features such as voice prompted directions and a driving guide pane.

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Your Next PC Could Use Netscape

Netcape has signed a deal to have their browser distributed to all HP and Compaq consumer desktop and notebook PCs.

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AMD’s Low-Cost Net PC at Radio Shack

Radio Shack will be selling AMD-designed Personal Internet Communicators for $299, built using Windows CE and designed to provide Internet Access and basic computing.

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Dell To Stop Free Home Delivery Oct 10

In a cost-cutting move, Dell will stop free home delivery of low-end computers on October 10; instead, customers have 10 days to pick up their systems at the post office.

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Dell Aims New XPS Systems at Luxury Users

Famous for cost-cutting and commoditizing PCs, Dell's new XPS line goes the other way, offering high-performance, high-margin systems for luxury buyers.

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BitTorrent Gets First Round of Financing

The popular, yet controversial peer-to-peer developer BitTorrent receives their first round of financing worth $8.75 million dollars.

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Toshiba to Ship HD DVD Drive in Early 2006

Toshiba, the world's number three portable computer maker and primogenitor of the HD DVD format, announced on Tuesday it would roll out HD DVD-capable PCs in Japan in early 2006.

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Google Says (Index) Size Doesn’t Matter

Google, the widely-used Internet search portal, turned seven years old today, and, in doing so, removed the famous statistic about the size of its search index from its home page.

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AMD Reveals Three New Dual-Core Opterons

Chipmaker AMD took the wraps off three new dual-core Opteron processors today, and taunted Intel for not accepting AMD's offer of a public dual-core performance challenge.

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Jeeves’ Services are No Longer Required

After paying a whopping $1.85 billion for Ask Jeeves, IAC's CEO Barry Diller says the debonair butler is a good man, but he's going to have to let him go.

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Firefox 1.0.7 Fixes Security Glitches

A new release of the Firefox Web browser fixes two widely-reported security issues; good luck trying to download it!

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Logitech io2 Pen Gets Software Update

Most major feature of new io2 Pen software update, called ioTags, allows users the ability to define tasks such as email on paper with handwritten symbols.

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eMachines’ Holiday Line Aims at Pocketbook

Gateway's eMachines today unveiled a line of five PCs, one notebook, and one LCD display that - with prices as low as $339 - are specifically aimed at consumers' holiday budgets.

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Report Finds U.S. Broadband Adoption Slows

A new report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project suggests adoption of broadband Internet in U.S. homes is reaching a plateau.

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Toshiba Gets Dual-Layer Crazy with HD

Consumer electronics and computer giant develops 30GB dual layer HD DVD-R disc to compete against's Sony's seemingly more popular Blu-ray format.

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