14th > April > 2006 Archive

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Google receives 'voice search' patent

Google is back in the news again after it emerged that the firm recently filed a patent for technology which could lead to voice-assisted search.
The Register breaking news

Wal-Mart switches TV suppliers to back Comcast

In a move that will suddenly set back the US satellite community, Wal-Mart has decided to go into business selling Comcast services including its full suite of triple play services, cable TV, broadband and telephony.
Faultline, 14 Apr 2006
The Register breaking news

Sun DRM finds a home in Korean IPTV pilot

Sun Microsystems may have already found its first customer, in a Korean IPTV system, for its DReaM (DRM Everywhere Available) open source DRM, a system that is not meant to be completed for at least another 12 months.
Faultline, 14 Apr 2006
The Register breaking news

Cisco man's 7-hour commute is killing Yosemite

Letters Silly us. We thought the tale of a man driving 7 hours to and from his job at Cisco would impress The Register crowd. What commitment. What passion. What a fantastic opportunity to catch up on the latest audio book discussing the pros and cons of FB-DIMMs.
Ashlee Vance, 14 Apr 2006
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AMD's lawyers go fishing in Redmond

AMD vs Intel AMD this week served Microsoft with a subpoena, seeking documents that may relate to its ongoing anti-trust case against Intel.
Ashlee Vance, 14 Apr 2006