The future of four Ohio State University students remains in question one month after police stormed into their dormitory rooms and confiscated computer equipment used in an alleged file-trading ring.
Sales of tablet PCs are chugging along, despite a dip in growth during April.
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Recent results have shown just how tough times are for mobile operators, writes Rob Bamforth, of Bloor Research. Not only a market increasingly saturated with existing customers, competitive pressures from overseas, but also the 3G-license millstone they'd expected to be a milestone. No wonder there are so many proclaiming they have the solution the operators need.
Avici Systems has fleshed out plans to build high end routers using network processors from Intel rather than more traditional ASIC technology.
Apple may not await the arrival of a 64-bit version of Mac OS X 10.3, codenamed 'Panther', before shipping new Power Macs based on IBM's 64-bit PowerPC 970 processor.
'Instant on' computers moved a step closer today, according to IBM and Infineon claimed, thanks to the two companies' joint efforts to develop magnetic memory chips.
Sun is speeding up mobile Java thanks to a new partnership with Intel to accelerate ARM-based code on the latter's XScale platform. This takes the form of a HotSpot accelerator for the CLDC reference that underpins J2ME, and Juan Dewar told us that it wasn't related to ARM's own Jazelle Java accelerator.
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Sun Microsystems will tell anyone in earshot that the "network is the computer," but reporters at the JavaOne show are having trouble believing the company lives by its motto.