QuoteAfter dropping quickly in the second quarter, DRAM prices stabilized in the third quarter, iSuppli said. Average prices for bare DRAM chips, which are purchased and assembled into modules for use in computers, rose 20 percent from $4.42 to $5.30 in the third quarter.
QuoteThe Philadelphia-based cable company said on Thursday it will boost its maximum download speed of its Comcast Online service from 1.5 megabits per second (mbps) to 3mbps, at no additional charge to customers. It said it will introduce the increases in 14 U.S. markets at first, but added that the "majority" of its broadband subscribers nationwide will be upgraded by the end of the year.
QuoteSharman's lawsuit also revives its previous allegation that the entertainment companies violated antitrust laws by stopping Sharman and its partner from distributing authorized copies of music and movies through Kazaa.
QuoteSimply plugging in the LindowsHD and starting the computer up will auto-recognize all of the internal components in virtually all Intel-compatible computers (video card, ethernet card, sound card, etc.) with no user intervention or custom installation. This would not be possible with most other operating systems because they require installation CDs to tailor the software for each particular configuration. If you've ever changed a part in your Microsoft Windows computer and had the software nag you to go find the installation CDs before it will work again, you have witnessed what I'm talking about.
QuoteNot only is VeriSign making money off the redirected searches, but it is improperly interfering with competing services, including Netster's SmartBrowse and similar services run by Internet service providers like AOL Time Warner's America Online and Microsoft, Popular Enterprises said.
QuoteThe Pentium 4 Extreme Edition will run at 3.2GHz and come with 2MB of level-three cache, said Louis Burns, executive vice president of the desktop platform group at Intel. Current Pentium 4 chips come with a 512KB secondary cache and no level-three cache. Increasing caches, reservoirs of memory located on the processor, typically boost performance.