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Wii Price Cut Takes Aim at Xbox 360, PS3

PC World - Matt Peckham - ‎43 minutes ago‎
As expected, Nintendo has dropped the Wii's price in both the US and Japan, with European details pending. The cut brings the Wii in line with Microsoft's $200 entry-level Xbox 360 Arcade in the US, and about $220 (¥20000) in Japan.

Water On The Moon

Scientific American - ‎2 hours ago‎
Studies in the journal Science report that instruments on three different spacecraft have found evidence for widespread trace amounts of water on the moon.

Details of computer tablet emerge, but is it real?

Los Angeles Times - David Colker - ‎3 hours ago‎
The device shown in a Web video and code-named Courier is reportedly from Microsoft. The company neither confirms nor denies the product's existence.

Google Sidewiki -- A First Look

PC World - Jeff Bertolucci - ‎9 hours ago‎
Ever wanted to read other people's observations -- or even share your own -- when you're browsing the Web? Google Toolbar's new Sidewiki feature, which currently works in Firefox and Internet Explorer, lets you read and post comments on virtually any ...

E-Readers: The Multipurpose Competition Heats Up

BusinessWeek - Cliff Edwards - ‎1 hour ago‎
E-book devices now let users wirelessly download all kinds of content, including music. New entrants to the market boost the chances for broader e-commerce use By Cliff Edwards Electronic book readers aren't just for books anymore.

Antarctic coastal ice thinning surprises experts

Reuters - Alister Doyle - ‎10 hours ago‎
OSLO (Reuters) - Scientists are surprised at how extensively coastal ice in Antarctica and Greenland is thinning, according to a study Wednesday that could help predict rising sea levels linked to climate ...

US accounting change might help tech companies

Reuters - Gabriel Madway, Leslie Gevirtz - ‎28 minutes ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 23 (Reuters) - US accounting rule makers approved a change in reporting regulations on Wednesday that might benefit technology companies such as Apple Inc (AAPL.

Intel Gives First Demo Of Larrabee Graphics Processor

InformationWeek - Antone Gonsalves - ‎19 hours ago‎
The chip will put Intel into competition with high-end graphics processors from Advanced Micro Devices and Nvidia. By Antone Gonsalves Intel on Monday conducted the first demonstration of its long-awaited Larrabee graphics processor, which will launch ...

Republicans Halt Efforts To Block FCC Net Neutrality Rules

ChannelWeb - Stefanie Hoffman - ‎6 hours ago‎
Senate Republicans have ceased efforts to block Federal Communications Commission funding in protest of proposed net neutrality laws after receiving persuasive phone calls from FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and his ...

Intel Execs Introduce Clarksfield, Tout Mobility

PC Magazine - Mark Hachman - ‎10 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - On day two of the Intel Developer Forum, Intel executives posited that mobility is cool. Its example? Clarksfield, the first Core i7 processor for the notebook market.

Nielsen Hooks Up With Facebook for Ad Effectiveness

BusinessWeek - David Kiley - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nielsen has struck a global, multiyear partnership with Facebook that begins with hundreds of studies this year to explore the effectiveness of advertising on the online social network.

Review: 'Halo 3: ODST' plays it safe

USA Today - ‎14 hours ago‎
For all the talk about a different experience, Halo 3: ODST still feels largely like textbook Halo. The latest chapter in the Halo universe provides a satisfying side-story to complement Master Chief's greater escapades from the trilogy.

Apple, rapper Eminem could end up in trial over iTunes battle

Apple Insider - ‎14 hours ago‎
By Slash Lane If Apple and Eight Mile Style LLC, publisher of artist Eminem, are unable to resolve a dispute by Thursday, the two parties will end up in trial over the sale of songs on iTunes.

How MicroCells Could End AT&T's iPhone Troubles

PC Magazine - Sascha Segan - ‎2 hours ago‎
My phone doesn't work, and I'd like to charge you $150 to fix it. Who would fall for that kind of scam? Millions of iPhone owners might, and sadly, they probably should.

Has Palm Lost the iTunes Sync Scuffle?

PC World - Harry McCracken - ‎9 hours ago‎
After the USB Implementers' Forum declines to intervene in the iTunes syncing spat, Palm's Pre may not be able to masquerade as an iPod.

South Korea Clears Way for iPhone Sales

Wall Street Journal - Evan Ramstad, Jaeyeon Woo - ‎7 hours ago‎
SEOUL -- Industry analysts and software developers praised South Korea's decision to allow the sale of Apple Inc.'s iPhone here, a move that may crack open one of the world's most closed and expensive markets for ...

Cops Caught Playing Wii During Raid

DailyTech - ‎8 hours ago‎
A group of SWAT cops were caught playing Wii bowling during a raid on the suspect's TV. The suspect's hidden camera captured everything -- even their victory dances.

Free the Orphans: Are we being played for fools in Google Books play?

ZDNet - Richard Koman - ‎12 hours ago‎
I'm reposting an insightful piece about the pull-back of the Google Books settlement by Brewster Kahle of the Internet Archive.

Intel hopes Atom software platform catches on

Reuters - Clare Baldwin - ‎4 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Intel Corp expects netbook software written for its lower-cost Atom processor to begin hitting online stores in the first quarter of next year, helping drive chip sales, a senior executive said on Wednesday.

AT&T announces time for iPhone MMS availability Friday

Apple Insider - Sam Oliver - ‎5 hours ago‎
American iPhone users should see multimedia messaging features unlocked late in the morning Friday on the west coast by way of a carrier update file that will be delivered through iTunes, AT&T announced Wednesday.


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