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Archive for June 15th, 2021

NVIDIA GeForce 7300 gets Selected for Mainstream PCs

While all attention?has turned to the possible lauch of the Geforce 7800GS in February and the fact that?users around the net are?adamant they have already managed to buy one, NVIDIA announced today that some?of the world?s leading PC OEM and system builders have begun shipping the new NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GS and GeForce 7300 LE graphics processing units (GPUs) as a superior performing alternative to integrated graphics. "In contrast to the lackluster response to most integrated graphics solutions, our customers have been excited about the exceptional high-definition video playback and advanced 3D graphics feature set the GeForce 7300 GPUs bring to today?s?mainstream PCs," said Jeff Fisher, senior vice president of the GPU business unit at NVIDIA. He also added that the GeForce 7300 GPUs will help future proof entry-level systems because they offer NVIDIA PureVideo? technology, and DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 support for the upcoming Microsoft Windows Vista operating system.

New agreement to tackle spyware

?The security firms ICSA Labs, McAfee, Symantec, Thompson Cyber Security Labs and Trend Micro have joinned forces to tackle spyware. They are collaborating on a common naming system for spyware and will co-produce tools to remove the malicious software. The initiative hopes to remove some of the current confusion caused by anti-spyware firms managing their own labelling and removal methods. The group said collaboration was needed as the amount of spyware in circulation was rising by 50-100% per year.

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