Articles By Sumner Lemon

Commandeering a Windows 7 computer – two experts show how

Security researchers demonstrated how to take control of a computer running Microsoft's upcoming Windows 7 operating system at the Hack In The Box Security Conference (HITB) in Dubai on Thursday. Researchers Vipin Kumar

Published on: April 24th, 2009 Sumner Lemon

Despite steady Black Friday numbers, online shopping falls

U.S. Online sales on Nov. 28, the day after last week's Thanksgiving holiday, also known as Black Friday, were US$534 million, up 1 percent from last year, according to comScore, which tracks Internet

Published on: December 1st, 2008 Sumner Lemon

AMD lays off 500 staff as financial troubles continue

"We can confirm a worldwide reduction of 500 positions across various departments, levels and locations," AMD spokesman Mike Silverman said in an e-mail. Most of the affected employees were notified on Wednesday, he

Published on: November 6th, 2008 Sumner Lemon

Interview with a pirate – The Pirate Bay breaks media silence

The Pirate Bay (TPB), one of the world's biggest torrent tracker sites, found itself embroiled in controversy last month, when a link to a torrent containing photographs of a grisly child murder in

Published on: October 16th, 2008 Sumner Lemon

Will ‘netbooks’ crush laptop sales?

Advanced Micro Devices has no immediate plans to release a processor designed for low-cost laptops, sometimes called netbooks, saying its not yet clear whether or not growing shipments of these devices will cannibalize

Published on: August 13th, 2008 Sumner Lemon

No e-mail messages lost during BlackBerry blackout, says RIM

Research In Motion acknowledged an outage left users in the Americas without access to their BlackBerry e-mail service on Monday, but said no messages were lost during the incident. The outage started at

Published on: February 13th, 2008 Sumner Lemon

Intel says Santa Rosa chip will pump up Core Duo muscle

BEIJING - The next version of Intel Corp.'s Centrino notebook platform, called Santa Rosa, will hit the market next month, but the company is already looking ahead to other products, including an updated

Published on: April 16th, 2007 Sumner Lemon

Intel: AMD’s Barcelona could be ‘intellectually elegant’

Intel Corp. is betting on a combination of manufacturing prowess and pragmatic chip design to outsell Advanced Micro Devices Inc.'s upcoming quad-core Barcelona processor. Barcelona, slated for release later this year, is the

Published on: April 4th, 2007 Sumner Lemon