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  • Apple Hopes To Drop Samsung As Chip Supplier
    By on July 15, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    danomac writes “Apple is testing out new chip suppliers, trying to find a supplier other than Samsung. Apple is currently suing Android phone manufacturers, and Samsung is included in the lawsuit. ‘Apple faces several hurdles should it want to make a switch to TSMC, including patents and chip design issues as well as a push by Samsung to retain the business. … Analysts and other sources had previously said TSMC, the world’s largest contract chip (more…)

  • Drop dead gorgeous Tim Tebow talks about Jesus, football and dating
    By on June 30, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Tebow sees God’s plan for him as “being a good role model for kids through football. His parents were missionaries in the Philippines; he spent his early years there with them. Later, with the help of a friend, the family would set up an orphanage there. And at age 15, Tebow went back to the Philippines to do mission work. He frequently travels back and considers the work an important part of his life.


  • Bosses determined to avoid drop
    By on May 20, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    Two from five teams are facing relegation from the Premier League as the season reaches its climax on Sunday.


  • VLC 1.1 Forced To Drop Shoutcast Due To AOL Anti-OSS Provision
    By on June 22, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The folks over at VideoLAN are in the process of releasing version 1.1.0 of VLC, and one of the major changes is the removal of SHOUTcast, a media-streaming module from AOL-owned Nullsoft. “During the last year, the VLC developers have received several injunctions by e-mail from employees at AOL, asking us to either comply to a license not compatible with free software or remove the SHOUTcast capability in VLC.” Within the license is a clause prohibiting (more…)

  • Tag Heuer ‘to drop Woods’
    By on December 19, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Swiss watch maker Tag Heuer says it is to drop troubled golfer Tiger Woods’s image from its US adverts, a Swiss paper reports.


  • Nintendo plans to drop price of Wii to $199
    By on September 27, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Facing a double-digit slowdown in sales of its Wii game console, Nintendo is expected to announce it will slash the price of the console 20% to $199, starting as early as Sunday, sources told the L.A. Times.


  • Drop in P2P Traffic Attributed to Traffic Shaping
    By on August 31, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “A new report based on data from 100 US and European ISPs claims P2P traffic has dropped to around 20% of all Internet traffic. This is down from the 40% two years ago (also reported by the same company which sells subscriber traffic management equipment to ISPs). The report goes on to say the drop is likely due to continued, widespread ISP P2P shaping: ‘In fact, the P2P daily trend is pretty much completely inverted from (more…)