Subject: General Tech | June 7, 2005 - 05:57 AM | Joe White
SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- June 7, 2005 --AMD (NYSE:AMD) announced today that the AMD Opteron™ processor played a significant role in the digital magic behind DreamWorks Animation SKG's recent movie, 'Madagascar.' 'Madagascar' is the tale of four Central Park Zoo animals who, after spending their lives in blissful captivity, are unexpectedly shipped back to Africa and shipwrecked on the wild and exotic island of Madagascar. The movie, which premiered in the U.S.
Subject: General Tech | June 1, 2005 - 10:46 PM | Joe White
TOKYO, June 1, 2005 — Intel K.K. and Yoshimoto Kogyo Co. Ltd. today announced that they will collaborate to promote the wider utilization of digital home content, turning Intel's digital home vision into a reality. Intel and Yoshimoto plan to work together to expand rich content available to consumers over broadband infrastructure best enjoyed when using high-performance digital home PCs built on IntelÂ® PentiumÂ® D processor-based platforms and IntelÂ® Centrino™ mobile technologies that feature high-definition audio and video capabilities.
Subject: General Tech | June 1, 2005 - 05:07 PM | Joe White
SANTA CLARA , Calif . , May 31, 2005 — Intel Corporation's ongoing commitment to transparency and accountability is evident in its fourth annual report on corporate social responsibility efforts and results. The goal of the recently released Global Citizenship report, titled 'Continuity and Commitment,' is to offer a balanced summary of Intel's economic, environmental, health and safety, and social performance in 2004 and to outline the company's priorities and commitments in these areas for the future.
Subject: General Tech | June 1, 2005 - 03:06 PM | Chuck Smith
The folks over at Mozilla have released a new Alpha version of the Firefox web browser. Mozilla Firefox Deer Park Alpha 1 is now available for testting purposes only.
Deer Park Alpha 1 is now available. Deer Park Alpha 1 is an alpha release of our next generation Firefox browser and it is being made available for testing purposes only for developers and the testing community. Current users of Mozilla Firefox 1.0.x should not download or use Deer Park Alpha 1.
Subject: General Tech | May 31, 2005 - 04:52 PM | Joe White
IRVINE, Calif., May 31, 2005 — The Intel Foundation today announced a $2 million grant to the University of California in support of California Teach, an initiative to help improve science and math education in the state.
Subject: General Tech | May 27, 2005 - 10:33 AM | Ryan Shrout
This may have been posted before, but I think it is worth another mention. It looks Microsoft has changed its mind and will now allow users who merely built their systems to get the free upgrade to Windows x64 as well.
BETA NEWS reported yesterday that Microsoft has tweaked its upgrade programme and has now entered a world closer to reality.
According to the site, Microsoft will now give users an upgrade to the 64-bit version whether or not they bought or built their PC.
Subject: General Tech | May 26, 2005 - 09:09 PM | Joe White
SANTA CLARA , Calif. , May 26, 2005 — Intel Corporation today unveiled two new platforms for home and office PCs. The new platforms, which combine key hardware and software technologies, are designed to provide consumers the ability to do more with their digital content simultaneously, and better allow businesses to enhance PC security, system management and collaboration capabilities.
Subject: General Tech | May 25, 2005 - 10:00 AM | Chuck Smith
Good news for IPod owners today, Wired News reports of a new plugin that allows IPod users to bypass ITunes and manage their music collection with Winamp instead.
The plug-in, called ml_iPod, allows iPod users to bypass iTunes and manage music collections in Winamp instead. The iPod is supposed to work with iTunes only. A new version of the software was released Monday.
Subject: General Tech | May 25, 2005 - 06:08 AM | Joe White
PARIS and SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 24, 2005 — Alcatel (Paris: CGEP.PA and NYSE: ALA) and Intel Corporation today announced that they have signed an agreement to improve time to market of Advanced Telecom Computing ArchitectureÂ® (or AdvancedTCA) platforms for mobile service providers. Both companies will further work together on the design and development of AdvancedTCA subsystem building blocks to increase standardization and component interoperability across the mobile telecommunications industry.
Subject: General Tech | May 25, 2005 - 06:06 AM | Joe White
NEW YORK -- May 25, 2005 --AMD (NYSE:AMD) today announced the general availability of the full specification of its virtualization technology, 'Pacifica,' at the LinuxWorld Summit. 'Pacifica' is designed to enhance 64-bit client and server virtualization technologies for x86-based servers, workstations, desktops and mobile computers.