The European Commission, the antitrust regulator of the European Union, will decide whether to fine Microsoft up to 5 percent of its daily global turnover in "several weeks" starting from June 1, it said on Monday.
Industry hype surrounding Microsoft's decision to go with IBM's Power processors over Intel for its next generation Xbox, won't translate into Windows for Power servers in the near future, despite a pledge by IBM to support the operating system.
The federal government's consumer affairs advisory council is developing best practice guidelines for online shopping and e-commerce sites.
Hoping to take a larger share of the global market for computer processors, Via Technologies announced on Friday that its latest chip, the C7, will soon go into mass production.
Japan's public broadcaster showed off some bleeding-edge display technologies on Thursday that could one day lead to flexible TVs that roll up and slip in the pocket, and to smaller high resolution plasma displays than are available today.
Acer announced its Ferrari 4000 notebook computer last week, with a sleek black and red casing made from what it says is the same carbon fiber technology used on the body of Formula One race cars.
Japanese public broadcaster Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK), working with Sony, has developed a prototype 1-inch disk drive that is thinner and has more storage capacity than similar drives on the market today, an NHK researcher said this week.
Until recently, most providers of blogging software and services were relatively small startup companies, but now big-footed competitors are joining them, changing the dynamics and philosophies of the so-called blogosphere.
Internet users concerned about the number of virus-infected PCs ready to launch an attack over the Web can at least keep track of how afraid they should be, and satisfy their curiosity, by visiting CipherTrust's new ZombieMeter resource.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Microsoft are working together to offer governments national identity systems built on the .Net platform.
Toshiba has developed a slim-line optical disc drive with support for Hewlett-Packard's Lightscribe label-etching technology, it said Tuesday.
E-mail and photo files traditionally haven't played well together, but Yahoo believes it can help improve the situation with an enhancement to its Web mail service that it plans to announce on Thursday.
Ask Jeeves' search engine can make better suggestions to users for narrowing or expanding the scope of a Web search, the company plans to announce on Thursday.
Seiko Epson has made an improvement in its 3LCD (liquid crystal display) technology that could mean clearer images from next year's projectors and projection TV models, it said Wednesday.
At least four things will be on the minds of many attendees at next week's Computex trade show in Taiwan: the dual cores of Intel's Pentium D processor and the dual cores of Advanced Micro Devices' Athlon 64 X2 processor.
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