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Yahoo Leaps Into Media Void

Perhaps it was only a matter of time before an information tool such as a search engine grew into a source of information on its own. Yahoo last month took that leap, announcing Kevin Sites in the Hot Zone, a multimedia effort to bring online news to life. Yahoo says that it is not looking to duplic...

Oracle Puts Squeeze on MySQL With Latest Buy

Oracle announced Friday what seems to be a squeeze play on MySQL -- the purchase of Innobase, a Finnish developer of open-source database technology. Terms of the agreement were not released. Innobase's most prominent product is InnoDB, a transaction engine that ships as an add-on to MySQL, the most...

Malware Renders PSP Useless

Owners of PlayStation Portables who may be inclined to alter their devices so they can play unauthorized games should beware of the software they use to do so. Anti-malware company Symantec reports that one of the programs that claims it allows gamers to circumvent security measures on their devices...

T-Mobile Enters UK With Mobile Phone Browsing

T-Mobile claims its Web'n'walk service, already available in Germany and now expanded to the UK, breaks down the walls of mobile Web surfing. Users are able to access almost any Web site -- with some exceptions -- and view it just as it would look on a computer, according to company representatives....

HP Gains Linux Blade Application With RLX Buy

Hewlett-Packard today swooped in to pick up what's left of blade pioneer RLX Technologies, which had been reduced to a licenser of its blade management software, the RLX Control Tower for Linux. Terms of the deal were not announced. RLX had been first in the market with blades, or thin servers meant...

Patent Office Deals Blow to Microsoft, Internet Explorer

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) this week dealt Microsoft a blow that may not be a knock-out punch, but comes pretty close to hobbling its argument that Internet Explorer does not infringe on a Web browser patent because prior art makes the patent invalid. The USPTO reviewed and reaffir...

Intel Gains Entry to Mobile Market With RIM Deal

Research in Motion (RIM) announced this week that it would be using Intel processors for its next-generation wireless devices, a move one analyst called a big deal for the chipmaker. The companies said RIM will design its Blackberry communication devices with Intel's XScale architecture and PXA9xx c...

Google Sets Eyes on Skies With NASA Deal

Google took a giant step today, announcing with NASA's Ames Research Center that the two will combine efforts on technology research ranging from the microscopic to the massive. The search engine company and the space agency have signed a memorandum of understanding, but say that discussions have no...

Microsoft, Intel Back Toshiba’s HD-DVD

Microsoft and Intel yesterday lined up behind Toshiba and its next-generation DVD technology, called HD DVD, in a move that seems significant because of the combined influence of the two industry giants, but which in fact, one analyst said, will likely have a negligible effect. "The announcement wil...

New Trojan Tries to Leap From Phone to PC

Antivirus experts have found a virus that can move from mobile phones to computers, but analysts say the bug is neither very dangerous nor very sophisticated. The Trojan, called CARDTRP.A or Sybos/Cardtrap.A by different antivirus vendors, is rated as a low risk by Trend Micro. F-Secure calls it "un...

WinMX Gone, But What About eDonkey?

Reports from Reuters today of the demise of P2P file-sharing networks WinMX and eDonkey appear to be only half true. While WinMX.com does seem to have disappeared, eDonkey, which accounts for more shared files than any other network today, may still be up and running. The P2P network moved its offic...

Sprint, RealNetworks Offer Cell Phone Radio

The latest addition to cell phone services allows Sprint customers to listen to radio over their handsets. Sprint today announced a deal with RealNetworks to broadcast Rhapsody Radio over its cellular network. Seven cell phone models will be able to access the streaming radio for a monthly service f...

First Out May Not Mean Much for Xbox 360

Microsoft announced today that it would release the Xbox 360 in the United States on Nov. 22, just in time for the holiday shopping season. The European launch will follow on Dec. 2 and the Japanese launch on Dec. 10. The dates came as no surprise, as the company had been saying all along the next g...

Google Search Engine to Scan Blogs

After years of promising, Google has come through with a blog search engine, one that searches more than just the company-owned Blogger. However, the engine indexes only the content published through RSS feeds, not the full text of the blogs themselves. Google is not the first company to release a b...

Google Adds Blog Search Engine

After years of promising, Google has come through with a blog search engine, one that searches more than just the company-owned Blogger. However, the engine indexes only the content published through RSS feeds, not the full text of the blogs themselves. Google is not the first company to release a b...

Microsoft Pulls Critical Patch for ‘Quality Issue’

Tomorrow will not be "Patch Tuesday" after all, Microsoft announced late Friday, just a day after it said it would release just one patch, but a critical one. "Late in the testing process, Microsoft encountered a quality issue that necessitated the update to go through additional testing and develop...

Google Wins Another Mind Game

With its hiring of Internet pioneer Vint Cerf, Google proved again that it has the cachet to lure great minds. Google anointed Cerf "chief Internet evangelist," but announced no specific duties to go with the title, saying only that he would "help Google build network infrastructure, architectures, ...

PBS Targets Online TV for Nerds

Technology writer Robert X. Cringely and PBS TV on Tuesday began offering a Web-exclusive hour of tech talk, appropriately titled NerdTV. Although it may seem like a giant step toward TV on the computer, analysts don't see a significant trend toward Internet protocol TV, or IPTV, among mainstream co...

Samsung Avoids Battle, Plans Dual-Format DVD Player

According to reports today, Samsung has announced it will bridge the gap between two rival next-generation DVD formats by building a machine that is compatible with both. Sony, the leading backer of the Blu-ray high-definition DVD format, and Toshiba, the leading backer of rival HD-DVD, have been go...

Analyst: Kazaa Lawsuit Loss Means Little

File-sharing network Kazaa must alter its software to try to stop illegal music sharing, a federal judge in Australia ruled Monday, but one analyst said the ruling won't change peer-to-peer file-swapping at all. "In the end it's about as relevant as anything else these industries have done. Trying t...

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