Monthly Archives: February 2009

Windows 7 to be Released

Windows 7 to be Released

February 26, 2009

Microsoft is expecting to have Windows 7 on shipping PC’s by September of 2009. If it is not in September it will be available in early October. This allows Microsoft to finish, manufacture and deliver Windows 7 well ahead of the holidays. It also corroborates work of an April release candidate. Compaq builds systems on […]

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Gmail not impervious to down time

Gmail not impervious to down time

February 24, 2009

Users of Google’s popular Gmail email accounts experienced some down time today starting around 9:30 GMT. Gmailers may be disappointed, since one of the great features of Gmail was the nearly 100% uptime. “If you’ve tried to access your Gmail account today, you are probably aware by now that we’re having some problems. Shortly after […]

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Stimulus Package Promises Nationwide Broadband

Stimulus Package Promises Nationwide Broadband

February 18, 2009

On Tuesday president Obama signed a 787 billion stimulus package, which included $7.2 billion for broadband grant and loan programs aimed at moving our country towards complete broadband access in every home. The bill is split into two parts with $4.7 billion be distributed through a program run by the Commerce Department. The other $2.5 […]

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