Thursday, April 28, 2005

HP Servers to Boast Smaller Drives (Ziff Davis)
Ziff Davis - Hewlett-Packard claims the 2.5-inch 10,000-rpm hard drives will increase performance and server density and improve energy consumption and heat generation.

Review: Mac Os X Steps Ahead of Windows (AP)
AP - Tired of waiting while your PC slowly scours its hard drive for a document you stashed somewhere six months ago? Sick of having to change how you work to conform with the computer's rigid way of organizing files? Bored with the flat look of the desktop's graphics?

Alcatel Earnings Held Back by Weak Dollar (AP)
AP - French telecommunications equipment maker Alcatel SA said the weak dollar and declining sales to cell-phone networks weighed on sales growth in the first quarter.

CompUSA to have Tiger release promotion (MacCentral)
MacCentral - Apple’s own retail stores aren’t the only places that will celebrate Mac OS X v10.4“Tiger’s” release on Friday, April 29th. Major computer reseller CompUSA announced Thursday plans to have a Tiger Unleashed event at its stores as well. The festivities run from 6 to 10 PM local time on Friday, April 29th, at CompUSA stores nationwide.

Infinity Tries All-Podcasting Radio Format (AP)
AP - Infinity Broadcasting Corp., a terrestrial radio company whose business model is being challenged by the iPod phenomenon, is borrowing a page from its rival's playbook.

CIOs, CTO give thumbs-up to software as a service (InfoWorld)
InfoWorld - SANTA CLARA, Calif. - CIOs and a CTO serving on an IT issues panel at the Software 2005 conference here on Wednesday gave a thumbs-up to software as a service, open source, and collaboration technology.

Wal-Mart Unveils Customized Music CDs (AP)
AP - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is now offering customized music CDs for its online customers. The world's largest retailer launched the new service Tuesday.


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