WEB/BUSINESS

February 19th, 2010, 10:57 AM

NVIDIA: Are You Ready?

Well, are you? NVIDIA issued the call Friday morning, asking its follower’s: Are You Ready? A post on the companies facebook page depicts the following picture along with a status update telling readers to “Check back here on Monday morning at 9:00 a.m. PST for a major announcement!” We are only left to guess at [...]

February 10th, 2010, 11:37 AM

AMD to Receive Grant From Ontario Government

AMD in an interesting announcement today is slated to receive over the next Five years 56.4million dollars from the Canadian Government. Under Ontario’s ‘Next Generation Job Fund’ AMD Canada will receive this grant to push forward in their Markham facility to facilitate and engineer AMD’s next generation Fusion. In turn as part of AMD’s commitment [...]

January 27th, 2010, 2:44 PM

The Dark Side of the Web: Traffic Inflation

NinjaLane takes an in-depth look at website traffic inflation and how it is being done. From the outside, competition between different websites in this industry may seem to be good natured but that is far from the truth.  The reality of the situation is that increasingly cut-throat websites vie for an ever decreasing pool of [...]

January 21st, 2010, 1:02 PM

Oracle-Sun Acquisition Receives Go Ahead

The European Union has given Oracle the go ahead to complete its acquisition of Sun Microsystems after the deal was scrutinized for potential antitrust issues. With the green light, Oracle – one of the world’s top business software developers – can now complete its $7-billion dollar take over of  Sun – one of world’s largest [...]

January 21st, 2010, 12:09 PM

Firefox 3.6 Released

For all the FireFox fans out there, Mozilla has updated their web  browser to official version 3.6, available for download now. The update isn’t a complete revolution like users saw with 3.5, however it does bring a few anticipated features with it such as the inclusion of HTML 5 and Mozilla boasts that 3.6 has [...]

January 20th, 2010, 1:16 PM

TSMC Claims 40nm Chip Yields Have Normalized

TSMC, one of the largest manufacturers of a majority of the world’s semiconductors, has announced the end of issues surrounding the production and yields of 40nm chips. At a company event marking the opening of a new factory wing in Taiwain, Mark Liu, Senior VP of Operations with the company, stated that the chamber matching [...]

January 18th, 2010, 1:39 PM

GIGABYTE Motherboards Win 4 In-a-Row F1 OC #1 Title

Setting New SuperPi 8M World Record on AMD Platform by Team Australia GIGABYTE  proudly announces Team Australia using a GIGABYTE  GA-790FXTA-UD5 motherboard set a new Super Pi 8M world record for the AMD platform, giving them the number one spot for the last challenge in this season’s F1 OC, making this the 4th month in [...]

December 4th, 2009, 1:33 PM

Pitiful TSMC 40nm Chip Yeilds to Continue Through 2010

The dire situation over at the TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) in their production of 40nm chips has been evident since the launch of the ATI 5800 series graphics card, and unfortunately reports indicate it is unlikely to be resolved any time soon. A report from Fudzilla indicates that the situation over the yields of [...]

December 1st, 2009, 1:14 PM

GeIL and Futuremark Launch Online Memory Detection Tool

Okay, so it’s nothing revolutionary, and likely it isn’t going to tell you something you don’t already know, but GeIL and Futuremark have teamed up to bring you a web based memory detection and suggestion tool. The basic idea, is that a small program quickly scans your system specs and based on that, returns with [...]

November 20th, 2009, 12:17 PM

Google Provides Chrome OS VMWare Based Sneak Peak

Some may argue that much of what Google touches turns to gold, and they wouldn’t be far from wrong. Less then a year ago they launched an incredibly successful web browser, Google Chrome, which has eaten up market share at an almost unheard of rate to become the third most popular PC web browser on [...]