iConcertCal adds concert dates to iTunes
iTunes users can now get instant information about local concerts by artists in their music collections with a new visualiser plug-in.
iConcertCal scans the music collection and then searches the Web for matching concerts within a pre-defined area. The resulting information is then presented in an calendar-style interface within a custom iTunes' visualiser. ...more
Intel sees flat market
Chip giant Intel saw its net income more than double in the Q2 2003 compared to the equivalent quarter in 2002 when the IT market was approaching rock bottom. The company has announced profits of $896 million compared to $446 million in 2002. Much of the increased profit compared to the 2002 figures were due to last year's write downs of areas like online services totalling $218 million. ...more
Nvidia unveils GeForce FX Go series
At the CeBit show in Hanover Nvidia has introduced its GeForce FX Go series. Nvidia describes it as bringing 'cinematic computing' and 'unprecedented video capabilities' to notebook PCs.
Specifically, the GeForce FX Go5600 and Go5200 GPUs will provide high-end graphics support, in terms of 3D graphics performance and DVD playback, to mobile users. ...more
Yahoo! to tackle spam with public keys
With spam now accounting for more than half the emails sent around the world, new and stronger defence measures are obviously required. In this light, Yahoo! is investigating new ways of authenticating email authorship.
As we reported yesterday, the virus-based hijacking of PCs for the relaying of spam is increasingly common. ...more
UPDATED WITH IMAGES: Inside Apple's new Regent Street store
With 48 hours left before its official opening, Apple gave us a sneak peek at the new Regent Street Store. Billed as 'a place to belong', it's staffed by the 138 successful candidates, whittled down from an original list of over 4000 applicants. Between them, they speak 24 languages - and '100% speak Windows', although whether this is one of the counted 24 was never explained. ...more