Weekend tech reading (9.28)

By on September 28, 2008, 12:50 PM
Net radio bill passes House The House of Representatives has unanimously passed a bill that Web radio stations have painted as life or death for their services. News.com.

ISPs: We Swear, We Won't Watch Your Every Move Responding to increasing Internet privacy concerns, AT&T, Verizon and Time Warner, the country's largest ISPs, told a Senate committee during a hearing Thursday that they don't engage in online consumer tracking and want to self-regulate such practices in the future. CRN.

Radeon HD 4830 Gaming Performance vs GeForce 9800 GT AMD has prepared a slide on the Radeon HD 4830 performance vs the GeForce 9800 GT with 6 games benchmarks. AMD is banking heavily on this card to outperform and to outsell the GeForce 9800 GT at the same price point. VRZone.

Wal*Mart shutting down DRM server, nuking your music collection Did you buy DRM music from Wal*Mart instead of downloading MP3s for free from the P2P networks? Well, they're repaying your honesty by taking away your music. boing boing.

Unlocked iPhone 3G on sale in Hong Kong The move seems to depart from its previous strategy of introducing the popular device capable of 3G, or third-generation, through specific service providers in 22 nations. AP News.

Nintendo to launch camera, music-capable DS Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd plans to launch a new model of its DS handheld machine that can take pictures and play music by the end of the year. Reuters.

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