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Research reveals mislaid microprocessor megahertz

April Fool It's no wonder we need to upgrade our computers on a regular basis. Not only are chip companies regularly releasing ever-faster microprocessors, but new research has revealed that modern CPUs actually lose megahertz over time.
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Apple, Google join forces for 'ultimate phone'

April Fool Apple and Google have abandoned their individual mobile phone projects for a joint venture, The Register has learned.
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PowerPoint grows up

April Fool's Is Visual Studio Team System Rosario to include the long-awaited PowerPoint plug-in? Well, that's the buzz down at the old "Firkin and Flowchart". The jokes about the "compile button" in PowerPoint that generates working software from marketing B/S will have to be revisited as Microsoft announces PowerPoint Integration for VSTS, to be known as PISS.
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Bloggers mourn bald, rich Fiorina

April Fool The blogger nation has called for a shared day of silence after former HP boss Carly Fiorina jumped the shark in her bid for the US presidency.
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Microsoft to build on Rogers Partnership

April Fool's Rumours abound that Microsoft is to acquire famed architectural business the Richard Rogers Partnership, in the expectation that it will give a significant boost to the company's architectural capabilities.
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Larry Ellison becomes Chief Monk Officer

April Fool Larry Ellison on Thursday came to the startling yet enlightening realization that he is not god. As a result, Oracle's CEO has gone totally monastic.