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2009-10-20 23:55:00

JOENSUU, Finland, October 21 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Release Addresses Data Erasure Needs for Growing Netbook Market and Green Data Centre Requirements Blancco, the global leader in data erasure and end-of-lifecycle solutions, today announced support of solid state drive (SSD) erasure within its family of certified data erasure products. The newly released software positions Blancco to address current and future data security and disk wipe requirements for the increasingly popular...

2009-10-14 13:43:38

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Intel Labs Pittsburgh (ILP) have combined low-power, embedded processors typically used in netbooks with flash memory to create a server architecture that is fast, but far more energy efficient for data-intensive applications than the systems now used by major Internet services. An experimental computing cluster based on this so-called Fast Array of Wimpy Nodes (FAWN) architecture was able to handle 10 to 100 times as many queries for the same...

2009-10-05 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced that its OV9712, a native 720p wide-screen high-definition video image sensor, was selected by Microsoft® for its next generation webcam. The LifeCam Cinema(TM), Microsoft's newest flagship webcam, offers HD-quality digital video capture, a growing trend driven by social media platforms such as...

2009-10-01 11:15:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds US Mobile Broadband: Market, forecasts and behaviour, 2009-2015 http://www.reportlinker.com/p0151439/Reportlinker-Adds-US-Mobile-Broadband-Market-forecasts-and-behaviour-2009-2015.html This report is an in-depth study of the US mobile broadband market. Covering 2009 to 2015, it contains: A thorough examination of drivers to mobile broadband...

2009-09-24 11:45:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- This October, press release distribution service eReleases(R) (http://www.ereleases.com) turns 11 years old, but the celebration is already underway. For a full 11 weeks, eReleases is giving away one Netbook PC each week and a press release distribution every day (http://www.ereleases.com/prfuel/free-asus-eee-pc-1005ha-77-free-press-releases/). The prizes -- in total, 11 Netbooks and 77 press release distributions -- are valued at a whopping $34,000, and...

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2009-09-23 06:00:53

A swift turnaround in the global PC market may help the sector exceed expectations this year, said Intel Corp. CEO Paul Otellini at the Intel Developers' Forum conference on Tuesday. Otellini's remarks were more bullish than those of many analysts. Indeed, the AP cited market research firms IDC and Gartner as having both predicted a year-over-year fall in PC shipments in 2009. Should that occur, it would be the first such drop since 2001. Declining corporate spending has been a drag on the...

2009-09-23 02:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y. and JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Canonical are introducing a new, flexible personal computing software package for netbooks and other thin client devices to help businesses in Africa bridge the digital divide by leapfrogging traditional PCs and proprietary software. This is the first cloud- and premise-based Linux netbook software package offered by IBM and Canonical. (Photo:...

2009-09-22 07:15:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC), the leader in PC 3.0(TM) products, services and embedded technologies, today announced that its groundbreaking instant-on computing environment, HyperSpace, is now aligned with Moblin(TM) v2 technology. Moblin is an optimized open source Linux operating system project that delivers visually rich Internet and media experiences on Intel(R) Atom(TM) Processor-based devices such as netbooks, nettops...

2009-09-17 14:09:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- This October, press release distribution service eReleases(R) (http://www.ereleases.com) turns 11 years old, but the celebration is already underway. For a full 11 weeks, eReleases is giving away one Netbook PC each week and a press release distribution every day (http://www.ereleases.com/prfuel/free-asus-eee-pc-1005ha-77-free-press-releases/). The prizes -- in total, 11 Netbooks and 77 press release distributions -- are valued at a whopping $34,000, and...

2009-09-17 10:27:00

DALLAS, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The recession continues to limit CE shopping, as nearly 50% of U.S. broadband households did not buy a CE product in the first half of 2009, according to Parks Associates' Consumer Decision Process. This ongoing service, which surveys consumers on their past purchases and future intentions for over 35 CE products, found consumers are still hesitant to buy, with fewer households overall buying CE than in 2007 and 2008. "In general, U.S. consumers who are...


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