Antec, a well-known producer of gadgets for making PCs look fancy, claims that computer cooling fans with LEDs is their intellectual property and no other companies are allowed to make or sell them because of patent infringement. CEO Michael Dell said this week that his company is ahead of schedule to reach its goal of $60 billion in annual revenue. Sales of Microsoft's Xbox console have more than doubled since a price cut last week, according to a financial analyst... I wouldn't trust in such report just yet though. Minor 64-bit differences show 'frosty' Intel-AMD ties: Architectures are virtually identical despite dearth of interaction between the companies. Intel and National Semiconductor separately announced that they will be eliminating lead from most of the products they sell.