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 Friday, 28-September-2007  02:20:47 (GMT +10) - by Agg

AMD have a new AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Black Edition processor 5000+. A customizable clock multiplier helps you tackle multiple demanding applications like never before. Tunable performance means you can be as bold as you dare.

IBM say that their free Lotus Symphony has attracted 100,000 registered users in its first week. Lotus Symphony is comprised of three core applications: Lotus Symphony Documents, Lotus Symphony Spreadsheets and Lotus Symphony Presentations. The software, which support Windows and Linux desktops, is designed to handle the majority of office productivity tasks that workers typically perform.

Intel announced a new open source project to maximise power savings in Linux systems. The LessWatts.org initiative encompasses several key projects including Linux kernel enhancements (such as the "tickless idle" feature that takes better advantage of power saving hardware technologies), the PowerTOP tool that helps tune Linux applications to be power aware and the Linux Battery Life Toolkit to measure and instrument the impact of Linux code changes on power savings.

Microsoft annouced that Halo 3 has experienced the biggest launch day in entertainment history, with $170M USD in sales in the USA alone in the first 24h. The Xbox 360™ title beat previous records set by blockbuster theatrical releases like Spider-Man 3 and novels such as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has launched on its mission to the asteroid belt. Dawn is scheduled to begin its exploration of Vesta in 2011 and Ceres in 2015. The two icons of the asteroid belt are located in orbit between Mars and Jupiter and have been witness to so much of our solar system's history.

Sapphire announced MICROLOOPS as a strategic partner. SAPPHIRE will incorporate MICROLOOPS© Vapor Chamber Technology into its high-end and upper-middle product lines to enhance thermal efficiency. The co-development will be carried out by both R&D Teams and the module solutions will be incorporated into Sapphire’s forthcoming product lines. More info in the .DOC file here.

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