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Intel puts 'Britney Spears silicon' in new X-Scale chip

Intel made a major bid today to boost its cell phone chip business with the release of a new Xscale processor - code-named Bulverde.
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Intel launches Bulverde, Marathon

Update Intel today formally launched 'Bulverde', the next generation of its XScale processor family, as the PXA270.
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Microsoft squares Intertrust DRM suit for $440m

Microsoft is paying $440m to settle its long-running digital rights management (DRM) patent infringement dispute with Intertrust. The one-off pay-out means that Microsoft customers can use their software "as they are intended to be used without requiring a license from InterTrust".
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AMD gives up processor profits to Intergraph

AMD has agreed to pay Intergraph up to $25m to settle a chip patent dispute.
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NH judge throws out paedo chat-log evidence

When a New Hampshire judge threw out chat-log evidence against an accused pedophile, he illustrated just how jumbled and confused Internet privacy law can be, writes SecurityFocus columnist Mark Rasch.