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Yahoo, Visa deal spreads overseas

Yahoo, Visa deal spreads overseas

Visa will be the default credit card for e-commerce shoppers paying with plastic on many international Yahoo sites. Under an agreement finalized Tuesday between Visa International and the Sunnyvale, Calif.

May 28, 2001 by in Laptops

Stolen laptops

Stolen laptops

According to the FBI, laptop theft is the second most prevalent computer crime, with less than 2 percent of stolen laptops recovered. Over 1.

October 25, 2004 by in Laptops

TI outlines chip plans to 2010

TI outlines chip plans to 2010

Texas Instruments (NYSE:TXN), the world's leading maker of computer chips used to convert soundsinto electronic form, on Monday said that by the year 2010 itwould be able to offer the power of today's laptop computer in adevice the size of a wristwatch. The company unveiled a long-term product strategy that itpromised would boost its chip performance by more than 15 timesby 2005 and more than 230 times over the next decade, based onadvances in materials, technology, and manufacturing capacity.

December 6, 1999 by in Laptops

Airlines rethinking laptop power

Airlines rethinking laptop power

Escalating safety concerns about the systems that power passengers' laptop computers on aircraft have prompted United Airlines to shut off all such devices on its Boeing 777 jets and American Airlines to step up inspections and launch a fleetwide rewiring effort. Full story.

June 29, 2000 by in Laptops

Pocket PC gets Bluetooth implant

Pocket PC gets Bluetooth implant

U.S.-based Socket Communications has released a collection of Compact Flash-based communications products for handheld computers, including a Bluetooth add-on for Microsoft Windows CE-based devices.

September 18, 2001 by in Laptops