Yearly Archives: 2006

HP snaps up Voodoo

Hewlett-Packard is set to acquire gaming-rig vendor Voodoo, in a deal that is expected to close in November.

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Microsoft offers apps for free

Microsoft is planning to offer free online versions of its spreadsheet and word processing software, in response to the emergence of web-based programmes from rival firms. 

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Microsoft launches iPod rival

Zune, a 30GB MP3 player has been launched in the US and is expected to be just the first in a new range of ‘connected entertainment’ products from the software giant.

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CTS shifts to March

The most important trade event for all UK computer retailers, resellers and suppliers is moving to an earlier slot on the industry calendar.  

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Win an ASUS notebook with VIP

Components and peripherals distributor, VIP Computer Centre, today launches its back to school competition - giving dealers the chance to win an ASUS notebook.

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BullGuard into Europe with Medion deal

One of Europe's largest system builders - Medion - is to pre-install BullGuard security software in all its new PCs, challenging the long standing dominance of US giants Symantec and MacAfee.

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AMD acquires ATI

Chip giant snaps up graphics giant for a cool $5.4 billion to create a "processing powerhouse."

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