HP will layoff 6,000 despite profits

Download our latest podcast here.HP plans 6,000 layoffs Hewlett-Packard reported a 3 percent drop in revenue as its major lines of business continued to be hammered by the global recession. It also became

Published on: May 20th, 2009 IDG News Service

HP laptop batteries pose fire hazard, Google explains outage

Download our latest podcast here.Intel could face civil suits after EU fine The record fine against Intel for violating European competition laws could open the floodgates for civil actions. The European Commission found

Published on: May 15th, 2009 IDG News Service

Intel hit with largest anti-trust fine in history, says future of Sun’s Sparc uncertain

Download our latest podcast here.Intel fined $1.4 billion by EU The European Commission Wednesday found Intel guilty of antitrust violations in the market for PC microprocessors and fined it 

Published on: May 14th, 2009 IDG News Service

Windows 7 hack kit made public, Android netbook possible

Download our latest podcast here.GE plans major health care spend General Electric will spend US$6 billion over the next six years in an effort to improve health-care quality and drive down costs to

Published on: May 8th, 2009 IDG News Service

South Korea considers YouTube ban, China unveils supercomputer

Download our latest podcast here.Microsoft announces 3,000 layoffs Microsoft on Tuesday announced new job cuts that are part of the 5,000 the company said in January that it expected to eliminate.  The company

Published on: May 6th, 2009 IDG News Service

iPhone jailbreaking could be made legal by copyright court

Download our latest podcast here.Apple argues against jailbreaking in court Apple's iPhone marketing chief squared off against the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others Friday as the U.S. Copyright Office considers whether to allow

Published on: May 4th, 2009 IDG News Service

Windows 7 nears commercial release

Download our latest podcast here.Qualcomm settles patent dispute for $891 million Qualcomm, the world's largest maker of mobile phone chips, agreed to pay chip designer Broadcom US$891 million to settle a long running

Published on: April 27th, 2009 IDG News Service

AMD and Yahoo reveal tough first quarter

Download our latest podcast here.AMD reports loss of $416 million in Q1 Advanced Micro Devices reported a net loss of 416 million dollars for the first quarter of 2009, a bigger loss than

Published on: April 23rd, 2009 IDG News Service

IBM will challenge Intel in mobile chip market

Download our latest podcast here.IBM to make mobile processors A host of chip makers, including IBM, on Thursday announced a partnership to develop low-power chips for mobile devices, which could challenge Intel's burgeoning

Published on: April 17th, 2009 IDG News Service

eBay’s move to spin off Skype indicates costly blunder

Download our latest podcast here.eBay spins off Skype EBay plans to spin off Skype via an initial public offering (IPO) because the Internet telephony unit doesn't mesh with the company's two other businesses

Published on: April 15th, 2009 IDG News Service

PEI, and the livin’ is easy … especially for local game developers

Prince Edward Island's GamePlan -- an economic development strategy targeted at the island's gaming industry -- is helping local game developers score big in the little island. Launched by the PEI government, GamePlan

Published on: April 15th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Intel announces new CPU line

Download our latest podcast here.Intel unveils Jasper Forest Intel announced a new microprocessor aimed at storage products and embedded applications at the Intel Developer Forum in Beijing on Wednesday. The processor, code named

Published on: April 8th, 2009 IDG News Service

Tech giants to build WiMax network in Silicon Valley

Download our latest podcast here.IBM close to deal with Sun IBM and Sun Microsystems are close to a deal under which IBM will acquire Sun Microsystems for about US$9.50 per share, The New

Published on: April 3rd, 2009 IDG News Service

Conficker controllers biding their time

Download our latest podcast here.Conficker passes quietly An expected activation of the Conficker.c worm at midnight on April 1 passed without incident, despite sensationalized fears that the Internet itself might be affected, but

Published on: April 1st, 2009 IDG News Service