Thomson vies for place in digital living room
Multimedia gadgets for the home are on display at CeBIT show

Raidon offers small RAID module for the masses
Taiwan company's small RAID module fits into a 3.5-inch drive bay

New gadgets make their debut at German show
From water-cooled graphics cards to Wi-Fi picture frames, gadgets of all kinds were introduced at the CeBIT show this year

Tyan packs AMD chips into latest Typhoon
Newest version of the Typhoon workgroup server will use AMD's Opteron 2200 chip instead of the previously used Intel Xeon chip

Optimus keyboard coming this year, says designer
The fully customizable keyboard originally announced in 1995 is expected to be available in November or December

IBM researchers take on video surveillance privacy
Big Blue aims to address concerns with the technology

Data centers breathe easier with less oxygen
Oxygen-deprivation systems are starting to catch on

Acer's Lanci rules out imminent acquisition
Acer president affirms the company is looking at acquisitions to expand its product line

Acer: Technology not ready for ultramobile PC
Acer will wait for advances in battery life before introducing an ultramobile PC

German police scour CeBIT IT fair
Local customs officers confiscate products on suspicion the devices infringed MPEG audio patents

Vodafone takes hybrid approach to mobile VOIP
Starfish service allows mobile phones and IP services such as Skype to exchange calls

Symantec CEO warns of 'conflict of interest'
People shouldn't assume a less vulnerable OS delivers security against threats, Thompson says

SAP demonstrates A1S to select groups
Company's new hosted suite of midmarket business apps is expected to be made available in the second half of the year

Trend Micro to release new security software
Update to the company's mobile security software adds a built-in firewall and improved malware detection for Nokia smartphones

Internet gateways will mark video to catch pirates
New technology will give video a unique watermark indicating the device it came from as a means of tracing video piracy

Commodore's back with gaming PCs
Best-selling computer brand is re-entering the fray with new gaming rigs preloaded with a Commodore 64 emulator and classic titles

EU roaming fee regulation by end June, says Reding
Charges will be higher than consumer groups had hoped

Scientists show thought-controlled computer
Device measures electrical fluctuations in the brain and translates them into commands on a computer screen

Malware to fight crime? AV companies say no
Software tools designed to watch users probably violate German user rights

Sophos to integrate NAC into desktop security
Endpoint Security will now support NAC protocols from Cisco, Microsoft

Software AG plans SOA alliance
CEO touts network of 'niche' software companies that would collaborate on SOA to compete with bigger rivals

Novell to manage Windows desktops with Zenworks
Zenworks' directory integration enables management based on policies and roles

EU aims to avoid RFID regulation
Commissioner warns industry must pay greater attention to security and privacy issues

Asustek ships water-cooled graphics card
New card helps lower a PC's internal temperature while improving graphics performance

SAP to offer regular updates for Business One
First update package is due in Q2 and will include several new financial capabilities

Russian IT minister pledges piracy clampdown
Russia will step up its fight against IP violations as part of effort to gain admittance to the WTO

Samsung considers cheaper version of Q1 Ultra
Samsung's new Q1 Ultra ultra-mobile PC is expected to debut in May

Intel promises more energy-efficient chips
Intel paves the way for computers that are smaller and consume substantially less power

Train more workers, say IT industry leaders
Skilled workers are a dying breed -- government and industry need to act to reverse the tide

Siemens teams with Nokia on Wi-Fi-GSM handover
Goal: one phone that makes VoIP calls over a corporate LAN and mobile connections everywhere else

Vasco puts authentication into security appliance
Multi-tiered security app can be scaled for small businesses up through enterprises and can also be had a la carte

CEOs grapple with Web 2.0
Blogs, social networking, and other Web 2.0 features are expected to have a big impact on business in the coming years, but CEOs are unsure how to harness them

Motherboard makers show Intel's upcoming chip sets
Several manufacturers show off designs based on Intel's forthcoming P35 and G33 chip sets at CeBIT

T-Mobile, Vodafone race to offer faster HSDPA
Companies will unveil faster data rates for 3G technology at CeBIT in Germany

Grisoft releases small business security software
New products provide simple management, says Grisoft

Commodore returns!
The legendary Commodore brand is back and promoting a line of gaming PCs at Cebit 2007

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