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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.
ElectricNews.net, 14 Apr 2006

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

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

Cisco man's 7-hour commute is killing Yosemite

LettersSilly 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 IntelAMD 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

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