CRN Components and Peripherals News


  • Apple Patents Point To iPhone Lockdown
    Despite increasing pressure abroad on Apple to open the iPod, iPhone and iTunes to third-party software and hardware providers, Apple remains focused on strengthening the digital rights management technology that protects its tightly coupled music hardware and software.
  • Zune Exec Leaves Microsoft
    Bryan Lee, the VP of Microsoft's Zune business in charge of negotiating deals with major music labels, is leaving the company.
  • Slide Show: Highway To Dell
    Michael Dell has reassumed the position of CEO. But the road back was a bumpy one, especially over the past five months. That's when a cataclysmic series of events ultimately led to the abrupt resignation under pressure of Michael Dell's hand-picked successor, Kevin Rollins.
  • Apple, Cisco Near Deal Over iPhone Name
    Apple and Cisco are nearing an agreement that could solve their dispute over rights to the iPhone name in an out-of-court settlement. However, the companies said they need more time to conclude discussions on "trademark rights and interoperability".
  • AMD Targets Notebooks With Fusion Processors
    Notebook computers are the target of the multicore Fusion processors from Advanced Micro Devices that will merge x86 and graphics cores in hybrid processors set to ship in 2009.
  • Slide Show: 8 Hot New Products For Vista
    Microsoft launched the consumer editions of Windows Vista on January 29, and hardware vendors have been hard at work for a long time preparing new products to take advantage of Vista's strengths. Everyone from PC vendors to camcorder manufacturers got in on the action. Here's a preview of eight new products for Vista.
  • Lenovo Ships Ultra-Compact Desktop PC
    Lenovo on Monday shipped its smallest-form-factor desktop PC: the ThinkCentre A55, which the company said is almost two-thirds the size of traditional tower desktops.

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