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

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

Google lays off 200 workers, IBM expected to cut thousands of U.S. staff

Download our latest podcast here.Nvidia counter-sues Intel Nvidia on Thursday countersued Intel, alleging the rival chip company of breach of contract related to a chip licensing agreement between the companies. The countersuit escalates

Published on: March 27th, 2009 IDG News Service

Google tweaks search to be more semantic

Download our latest podcast here.Google offers semantic search Google has given its Web search engine an injection of semantic technology, as the search leader pushes into what many consider the future of search

Published on: March 25th, 2009 IDG News Service

Palm sales plummet ahead of Pre arrival

Download our latest podcast here.Silly iPhone pricing As promised, AT&T will begin selling iPhones without requiring a two-year contract, but the devices will be so expensive that few people are likely to want

Published on: March 20th, 2009 IDG News Service

iPhone 3.0 adds copy and paste amongst 100 new features

Download our latest podcast here.iPhone v3.0 sneak peekiPhone users and app developers got a sneak preview at what the future holds for them on Tuesday, when Apple showcased its upcoming iPhone 3.0 software.

Published on: March 18th, 2009 IDG News Service

IBM releases privacy-boosting Facebook application

Download our latest podcast here.IBM releases Facebook tool IBM unveiled an application on Thursday that guides users toward strong privacy settings in Facebook's online marketplace and could be developed into a management tool

Published on: March 13th, 2009 IDG News Service

iPhone app so popular that Google blocks it

Download our latest podcast here.Sun rises with new processor After a year's delay, Sun Microsystems' 16-core "Rock" server chip is on track for delivery in the fall, the head of Sun's systems business

Published on: March 11th, 2009 IDG News Service