WEB/BUSINESS

September 30th, 2009, 1:12 PM

Hardware Canucks Live From NVIDIA GTC! Information as it Happens

As some may know, NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference, held this year in San Jose California is where all the new and exciting information about NVIDIA’s roadmap for the next few months and years is being unveiled. Technologies that we will see on the upcoming GT300, and plans for the future are all being discussed, and [...]

September 29th, 2009, 4:32 PM

Sapphire Giving Away a 5800 Series Graphics Card Every Day!

Looking to bring enthusiasts together, Sapphire is promoting its “Sapphire Select Club”, not unlike other manufacturer’s who have communities for their consumers, but the popular video card focused company wants to offer a unique and special treat. To celebrate the launch of the new Select Club, they are giving away a brand new Radeon HD [...]

September 23rd, 2009, 12:00 PM

AMD ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series – The Canadian Launch Pricing and Availability

While ATI’s launch of the ATI Radeon 5800 series was initially rumoured to be merely a paper launch, with no expected stock come Septemeber 23rd, ATI has surprised us with getting their act in gear and managing to get at least a few pieces out to major retailers. For all your excited consumers clamouring to [...]

September 21st, 2009, 1:11 PM

The EC Makes Public, the Decision Concerning Intel’s Abuse of Dominant Position

It was May when the European Commission made a rather shocking announcement; that goliath chip manufacturer, Intel, was indeed guilty of using it’s dominant market position to force computer manufacturer’s to support its product over competitor AMD.  Today, after nearly 5 months of wondering exactly what went on behind close doors, the EC has decided [...]

September 4th, 2009, 10:58 AM

Celebrate the Launch of Microsoft Windows 7 with…… a House Party?

Wow, this is just to good to pass up! Microsoft has been known to pull the odd PR stunt (think Jerry Seinfeild and more recently, the racial ad debacle ) however, their latest campaign to celebrate the launch of Windows 7 by encouraging people to have a house party for its release, really takes the [...]

July 29th, 2009, 11:44 AM

Microsoft to Add Browser Ballot Box to European Vista and XP

As reported earlier this week, Microsoft has submitted a proposal to the EU regarding a ballot system to be included with Windows 7 that will allow European customers to choose their browser upon installation.  The EU was insistent that including IE with Windows by the Redmond Corporation had been violating user’s rights in all of [...]

July 27th, 2009, 11:42 AM

Microsoft Looks To Offer Multiple Browsers in European Versions of Windows 7

As reported back in June 2009, the EU is pursing an investigation of alleged Microsoft anti-trust violations surrounding the use of Internet Explorer in their Windows operating systems. As a result Microsoft chose to completely eliminate IE from their upcoming release of Windows 7 in Europe.  Upon release, this is guaranteed to leave untold numbers of consumers [...]

July 24th, 2009, 12:57 PM

Globalfoundries Breaks Ground on World’s Most Advanced Semiconductor Foundry

LOBALFOUNDRIES today announced it officially broke ground on the construction of Fab 2, a new semiconductor manufacturing facility located at the Luther Forest Technology Campus in Saratoga County, New York. Once completed, Fab 2 will stand as the most technologically advanced semiconductor manufacturing facility, or fab, in the world and the largest leading-edge semiconductor foundry [...]

July 17th, 2009, 11:02 AM

Facebook Faces Possible Legal Action From Canada Regarding Privacy

The Canadian Privacy Commission has publicly called out Facebook for its breach of the country’s privacy laws; in specific, failing to properly handle a user’s personal information. The commission released a report on Thursday (July 16th) wherein Jennifer Stoddart, the commissioner herself, blasted the world’s largest social networking website about their privacy guidelines that fly [...]

July 16th, 2009, 11:53 AM

Microsoft Reports Hurting Apple’s Feelings With Laptop Hunter Ads

After years of  being belittled by the amusing (though quickly tiresome) Apple Mac Ads, Microsoft announced last year they would launch a $300 million dollar campaign to air commercials of their own. If you are unfamiliar with the ad wars between Microsoft and Apple, we suggest hopping out from your rock and popping over to [...]