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Archive for December 9th, 2018

Malware email saga continues under another name

A new plague of malware-infected emails entitled "MSNBC Breaking News" have hit the web at an estimated "1.5 and 2 million messages per hour". Details here.




AMD’s 45nm Shanghai processor launching Q4

AMD's 45nm Shanghai processor - which is destined to compete against Intel's Nehalem server derivatives - will enter the market by the fourth quarter of 2008.




Sony: PS3 price cuts are “not going to happen”

Sony has claimed that those attending the Games Convention in Germany next week eager for a PS3 price cut "will be disappointed" - "it's not going to happen".




AMD add new processors to its Business Class lineup

AMD has expanded its Business Class processor lineup with the addition of the 2.4GHz Phenom X4 9750B and X3 8750B, along with the Athlon X2 5600B and 4850B.




Fire at Apple’s Cupertino campus claims $2 million

A recent fire which broke out at a building in Apple's Cupertino campus resulted in approximately $2 million in damages, confirmed the Santa Clara fire department.




Force3D equip HD 4870 with “Freezer DHT” cooler

Force3D are the latest to equip the HD 4870 with a beefed up cooler, or in this case, a freezer. As detailed here, the "Freezer DHT" lowers temps by 33%.




Eee Box B202 video review published at HotHardware

HotHardware's Dave Altavilla has reviewed the newly launched Asus Eee Box B202 in a video nearing the five minute mark. HD movie playback is among the tests.




Need for Speed Undercover dated, star named

The next installment in the Need for Speed franchise, namely Undercover, will hit the streets on November 18th. Actor Maggie Q has been named as the game's star.




AMD forecast 50% graphics share by year’s end

The launch of AMD's HD 4800-series has boosted the company's discrete graphics card market share from 30% to 40%, and another 10% gain is expected this year.




MSI’s Wind being shipped with low quality touchpads

The latest batch of MSI's Wind notebooks have been shipped out with lower quality touchpads installed, according to growing complaints on an associated forum.




Intel LGA1366 heatsinks in the labs at FrostyTech

Our colleagues over at FrostyTech have laid their hands on some socket 1366 heatsinks from an unidentified company, and have answered any relevant questions.




Spore goes Gold, can be yours on September 7th

Maxis and Electronic Arts' latest life simulator Spore has gone Gold, and is on track for a September 7th launch. The title will hit the PC, Mac, Nintendo DS and Wii.






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