Microsoft reportedly readying iPod rival for holidays

Microsoft is reportedly readying an iPod killer set to hit retail shelves in time for this year's end-of-the-year holiday shopping season.

IBM tops supercomputer list, AMD gains ground

IBM's BlueGene/L System tops the list of the world's fastest supercomputers, while AMD's Opteron processor powered more systems on the list than last year.

Intel rolls out 'Woodcrest' chip

Intel releases its dual-core Xeon processor, code-named Woodcrest, the first based on its new Core microarchitecture.

Server revenues stagnate in Q1, say researchers

Worldwide server revenue remained flat at US$12 billion in the first three months of the year, bucking several consecutive quarters of year-on-year growth

Bluetooth SIG sides with Wi-Media Alliance

The Bluetooth SIG adopts the Wi-Media Alliance's flavor of UWB.

NY AG sues owner over privacy breach

New York's attorney general is suing Gratis Internet for allegedly breaching consumer privacy laws.

NTP patent in Blackberry case gets final rejection

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has given a final rejection to one NTP patent involved in its dispute with BlackBerry maker RIM.