For the first time, AMD has outsold Intel on a monthly basis in the processor market for desktop PCs in the US.
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The market for music downloads from the internet tripled in value during the first half of this year and now accounts for 6% of total record industry sales.
A Hong Kong company is offering users all the VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) calls they want to telephone numbers in Hong Kong for US$6 a month, as long as they use its software, 2b Broadband Phone. But it only works with Hong Kong phone numbers, which the service gives them so they can receive incoming calls wherever in the world they connect to the Internet.
Microsoft showed off the preliminary work it has done on the second beta version of its popular Internet Explorer, version 7, at the Hack in the Box Security Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and came away with some good feedback, managers at the company said Thursday.
Hewlett-Packard has announced a new business, the Services Marketplace, aimed at helping telecommunications operators adopt new, innovative services for their users.
A media watch group alleged Tuesday that Yahoo gave the Chinese government access to e-mails sent from a journalist's personal Web account, helping land him a 10-year jail sentence.
Part of a plan by the Taiwanese government to back mobile Internet and telecommunications on the island is to promote VoIP (voice over Internet Protocol) as a way to reduce phone charges.
Inventec Appliances, one of the principal suppliers of Apple's iPod music players, reported its revenue more than doubled in the first half of this year.
Microsoft said Tuesday it acquired Teleo, a developer of services and technology that allow users to make and receive voice phone calls on their PCs via the Internet.
Telstra plans to launch its 3G (third generation) mobile network on September 5. The launch date was set after Telstra found "no difficulties at all" in the network, which has been running trials since July 4, a spokesman says.
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Business as usual
IBM, one of the world's largest technology companies, said Wednesday it plans to reduce its work force by up to 13,000 employees, mainly in Europe, as part of a global restructuring aimed at shifting resources to higher-growth markets.