But your honour, they needed killing

Subject: General Tech | November 14, 2006 - 12:12 PM |
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If the link to a news story at The Inquirer is correct you can thank just 10 people for all the \/|@GR/\ emails that greet you every morning.  All of the cries that spam will kill email and trusted email signatures and the various other ways people have tried to design to combat the problem seem out of proportion.  All we need to do is find these 10 people and their zombie hordes.

Source: The Inquirer

AMD INTRODUCES WORLD'S FIRST DEDICATED ENTERPRISE STREAM PROCESSOR

Subject: General Tech | November 14, 2006 - 11:42 AM |
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TAMPA, Fla. - NOVEMBER 14, 2006 - At the Supercomputing 2006
show today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) introduced the world's first dedicated
stream processor
designed to meet the specific hardware demands of
high-performance computing (HPC) applications.

Source: AMD

AMD SIGNS ON AS CORNERSTONE SPONSOR OF OPENFPGA

Subject: General Tech | November 14, 2006 - 11:41 AM |
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AMPA, Fla. - NOVEMBER 14, 2006 - To expand industry adoption of the AMD Torrenza initiative and an open-standards approach to innovation, AMD (NYSE:AMD) announced today at Supercomputing 2006 it will be the inaugural sponsor for OpenFPGA. OpenFPGA is a non-profit consortium focused on accelerating the adoption and incorporation of reconfigurable computing solutions in high-performance and enterprise computing.

Source: AMD

ECS Elitegroup Unleashes PN2 SLI2+ Extreme Motherboard for PC Gamers and Overclocking Enthusiasts

Subject: General Tech | November 13, 2006 - 03:51 PM |
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Fremont, CA (November 13, 2006) — Elitegroup Computer Systems, Inc. (ECS®), the world's leading motherboard, notebook and desktop PC manufacturer, today announced the new PN2 SLI2+ Extreme motherboard based on the latest NVIDIA® nForce® 680i SLI™ media and communication processor (MCP).

Source: Elitegroup

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Subject: General Tech | November 10, 2006 - 04:32 PM |
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Google Earth is a fun program to work with, but have

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Looking at the next generation of consoles

Subject: General Tech | November 10, 2006 - 03:26 PM |
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Slashdot links to a prognostic article which talks about the next generation of consoles.  Not an easy thing to predict when not all of the current generation have been released yet.

Source: Slashdot

What if Microsoft absorbed Firefox?

Subject: General Tech | November 10, 2006 - 03:03 PM |
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The Inquirer links to a bizarre parody site featuring MSFireFox Professional Edition.  It's designed very well and even includes a commercial, so head over to put a little smile on your face.

"A CHEEKY web designer has unleashed a site showing what life might be like if Microsoft took over Firefox.

The mystery developer bought the web address www.msfirefox.com/ and seems to have let his or her imagination run riot

with a pseudo-Vole web page.

Source: The Inquirer

Intel Expands Investment in Vietnam

Subject: General Tech | November 10, 2006 - 02:50 PM |
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HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, Nov.
10, 2006 — Intel Corporation announced today that it will increase the
size of the assembly and test facility it is building in Vietnam
from
150,000 square feet to 500,000 square feet and raise its investment
from the USD$300 million announced in February to USD$1 billion.

The old diNovo Media Desktop revived in a single keyboard

Subject: General Tech | November 9, 2006 - 03:15 PM |
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ExtremeTech reviews the new diNovo Edge, a keyboard designed with many functions.  With a body designed out of Plexiglas with an aluminum frame around the outside the keyboard is nicely designed, and sturdy as well.   Check the full review to get an idea what extra features were incorporated.

Source: Extremetech

IRC just not Skype-y enough for you?

Subject: General Tech | November 9, 2006 - 02:33 PM |
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Head to Wired News for a quick preview of Skype 3, then follow their link to download it.  The majority of the improvements are focused around conferencing and IRC like public chatting.

"Windows-based VoIP users rejoice! An open Beta of Skype 3 began today, and you can download and install the client freely

at the address below. Features new to the revised client include public chatrooms, click-to-call and Skypecasts."

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Source: Wired News