Intel, AMD in Race to Dual-Core

By Ed Oswald, BetaNews.com Locked in a battle to be the first chipmaker to release a dual-core processor, AMD and Intel are both stepping up efforts to bring their chips to the market faster than originally anticipated. AMD, which originally was planning a mid-year release of its dual-core processor, has Read more…

Google Doubles GMail Capacity

www.news.com posted by Ian @ 1:05 AM …(Google will) double the free storage on Gmail from 1GB to 2GB, said Georges Harik, Gmail product management director. After that, Google will add a yet-to-be-determined amount of extra storage daily, with no plans to stop…

Microsoft Adds Windows MMS Server Edition

By David Worthington, www.BetaNews.com Following an interview with Orlando Ayala, senior vice president of Microsoft’s small and midmarket solutions group, Microsoft Watch is reporting that a new Windows Server edition will target mid-sized businesses. Known as Windows Midmarket Server (MMS), the SKU may an attempt to duplicate the success Microsoft Read more…

Microsoft Update Enters Beta Testing

By David Worthington, www.BetaNews.com As expected, a beta program for the Microsoft Update (MU) service has opened up to solicit feedback from testers and troubleshoot prior to the site’s scheduled launch later in 2005. The site unifies Microsoft’s patching services and will be the primary destination for updates to Windows, Read more…