Hynix receives DDR3 validation from Intel

Hynix Semiconductor today announced it has received validation on its DDR3 memory components and modules from Intel.

Apple curing laptop battery woes with software update

Apple has announced a software update that should help MacBook and MacBook Pro owners with some battery problems.

Iran to filter racy mobile messages

Iran is planning on filtering “immoral” video and audio cell phone messages.

Female bloggers face real-world threats

Female bloggers are increasingly facing online threats according to the Washington Post.

Verizon’s earning rise, FIOS installs accelerating

Verizon has reported that its quarterly earnings were 17.4 percent higher than last year’s.

Infoguard hacks and protects optical fiber

The fiber optic lines that crisscross the world’s oceans could be vulnerable to hackers according to the CEO of InfoGuard, a network security company.

AMD’s Torrenza evolves into first real world applications

It has been about eleven months since AMD has revealed its Torrenza initiative, an effort to open up its hardware and encourage third parties to build secondary components, such as accelerators, around the firm’s processors.  We haven’t heard much in the past months, but AMD says that Torrenza isn’t just a vision anymore.

Intel pushes Q6600 quad-core CPU into 95 watt systems

Intel has informed its customers that the Core 2 Quad Q6600 desktop quad-core processor as well as the Xeon X3220 and X3210 server quad-core CPUs have been transitioned to a new stepping, which will allow customers to integrate the processors in computer systems using lower power flexible motherboards (FMB).

Teenager hacks AOL

A 17-year-old boy is in custody after being arrested for hacking into AOL’s computer network.

Huge anti-spam lawsuit filed

UnSpam Technologies LLC has filed a massive anti-spam lawsuit on behalf of its 20000 customers.

'One Laptop Per Child' price jumps from $100 to $175

The "One Laptop Per Child" (OLPC) initiative planned to give notebooks computers to children at a $100 price tag, but that was apparently a little bit too cheap.

Rumors about 45 nm Core 2 Duo production begin to fly

Intel is gearing up for its next-generation micro-processors. And we hear that Intel may be much closer to be releasing its 45 nm processors, code-named "Penryn", to production than we previously thought: Expect reviews and benchmarks of Penryn to surface early in Q3 of this year. Extra: Slideshow

Internet 2 reaches 9.08 Gbps

Scientists working on the bigger, better and most importantly faster Internet 2 have achieved a new world speed record.

Next Windows Server available for public beta testing

Microsoft has made its upcoming Windows Server, dubbed “Longhorn” available for beta testers.  Anyone with a Microsoft Live ID can download Longhorn Beta 3 and try out some of the new features like the read-only domain controller and PowerShell.

Acer recalls 27,000 notebook batteries

Acer has joined the long list of computer manufacturers to announce a voluntary recall of Sony made lithium-ion notebook batteries.

Hitachi ships terabyte hard drive

Meeting its scheduled Q1 2007 launch, Hitachi announced that it has begun shipping the Deskstar 7K1000, the company's first commercially available 1 TB hard disk drive.

Mobile applications bright spot in consumer electronic market slow

Nvidia denies it is to launch own-brand motherboards

Nvidia announces new Quadro Plex VCS

Nokia, LG, Samsung and MasterCard to turn cell phone into wallet

A consortium of companies including Nokia, LG, Samsung, Sony and MasterCard are to turn cell phones into mobile wallets, allowing consumers to pay for goods and services simply by swiping their phone as they would a credit card