Oblivion's lead designer speaks

Subject: General Tech | May 26, 2006 - 12:02 PM |
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[H]ard|OCP sits down with Ken Rolston, a designer at Bethesda who has lead the past 2 Elder Scrolls installments.  Learn about the design of the game, and what a designer does in his spare time.

Source: [H]ard|OCP

Make every surfing session as safe as if you were at home

Subject: General Tech | May 25, 2006 - 12:40 PM |
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Think Computers reviews the StealthSurfer II Privacy Stick, a USB stick that comes in four sizes, all loaded with Thunderbird, Firefox, RoboForm and Anonymizer.  
It should be enough to protect you form whatever spyware or malware migth be on a public computer.

Intel Computer Clubhouse Opens At Boys & Girls Club In Heart Of Atlanta

Subject: General Tech | May 25, 2006 - 11:45 AM |
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ATLANTA, May 24, 2006 — Intel Corporation and Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta (BGCMA) today are celebrating the opening of a new Intel® Computer Clubhouse, a unique after-school learning center for youth ages 10 to 18. The clubhouse is located at the John H. Harland Club in the city's southwest area.
'Intel and the Boys and Girls Club's collective goal is to help open up the world of opportunities to the youth of southwest Atlanta through access to the latest technology and support of dedicated staff and mentors,' said Rosalind Hudnell, Intel director of diversity.

Intel Capital Extends Global Reach

Subject: General Tech | May 24, 2006 - 04:33 PM |
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 24, 2006 — Intel Capital, the venture capital investment arm of Intel Corporation, has embarked on a bolder, more proactive strategy designed to enhance innovation worldwide by helping its portfolio companies to be more successful through larger investment stakes and more active collaboration.


Recognizing the importance of technology centers outside the United States, Intel Capital over the past year announced the formation of a series of geographic investment funds in India (US $250 million) , China (US $200 million), the Middle East and Turkey (US $5

But will it play in iPod-ia?

Subject: General Tech | May 24, 2006 - 01:47 PM |
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DRM might be holding back a lot of the online music providers, but not necessarily for the reason that first comes to mind.  Ars Technica looks at the question of using DRM that makes the music unplayable on an iPod.  Since 3 of every 4 MP3 players is an iPod, that can have a big impact.

Source: Ars Technica

Upcoming announcements from Microsoft, of the good kind

Subject: General Tech | May 24, 2006 - 12:50 PM |
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AnandTech is at the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference, listening to what is coming up in the world of Windows.   See what the second half of 2006 has in store.

Source: AnandTech

Intel CEO: India Plays Key Role In Intel's World Ahead Program

Subject: General Tech | May 23, 2006 - 02:40 PM |
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BANGALORE, India, May 23, 2006 — Paul Otellini,
in his first visit to India as president and chief executive officer of
Intel Corporation, today described the pivotal role India plays in
Intel's World Ahead
Program, which seeks to accelerate access to uncompromised technology
and educ

Like 2000 flushes for your registry

Subject: General Tech | May 23, 2006 - 02:10 PM |
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Red & Blackness Mods looks at a $30 registry cleaner called Uniblue Registry Booster.  Find out if it does it's job, and how it stacks up to the competition.

Intel Capital Extends WiMAX Investments Worldwide

Subject: General Tech | May 22, 2006 - 04:54 PM |
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SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 22, 2006 —
Intel Capital, the venture capital investment arm of Intel Corporation,
today announced the signing of two WiMAX (Wireless Interoperability for
Microwave Access) agreements. The first is for an investment in Orascom
Telecom WiMAX Limited, a joint venture with Orascom Telecom of Egypt,
and the second is for an investment in Worldmax, a joint venture with
Enertel Holding of the Netherlands.

Vista, coming to a store near you ... eventually

Subject: General Tech | May 22, 2006 - 04:12 PM |
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Vista has hit another stumbling block, and this time it's called Symantec, as a report on CNET explains.  There is no guess as to how long a delay this might cause, but it almost guarantees no Vista until 2007.