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03.18.2002 - Plextor introduces PlexCombo 20/10/40-12A CD-RW/DVD-ROM Drive

View Plextor related news. Plextor Corp., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance CD-related equipment and software, today announced the immediate release of the PlexCombo™ 20/10/40-12A optical disc drive. The internal drive delivers fast recording performance with 20X CD-Recording and 10X CD-Rewriting, along with industry-leading playback speeds of 40X-max CD-ROM and 12X-max DVD-ROM.
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03.01.2002 - Freedom2Surf ends free web service

View WWW-News related news. Freedom2Surf, F2S, is no longer offering it's free web service. If you would like to continue hosting with them you can signup for one of their other services. Files can still be retrieved from their servers.
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02.19.2002 - StorageReview is no longer shutting down

View WWW-News related news. "SR Lives!" in a slightly downsized form. Davin is leaving to pursue a full-time job elsewhere.
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02.18.2002 - How to build Lego Train Depot

View LegoTrain related news. For all you Lego People out there who noticed the very nice train depot on page 53 in the January 2002 issue from Lego and wondered if it was offered, it’s not. I talked to Lego about its availability and they said it was just a design to give people ideas. Since Lego isn't going to sell it, I used the pictures they provided and did up the plans in ML-CAD.
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02.11.2002 - AOL doesn't support v.92 modems

View Alert related news. Well another strike against American Online (AOL). It seems that v.92 modems are not supported by AOL. These modems may be randomly detected during the launch of AOL. The only solution give by their technical support is to replace the modem with a different (non v.92) modem.
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02.11.2002 - 3dfx web-site to shutdown

View 3dfx related news. Well it's official; 3dfx site will be shutdown February 19th, 2002. Please take a moment to remember the great products they produced and many of us will use for time to come.
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01.26.2002 - Plextor PlexWriter 40/12/40 ATAPI CDRW

View Plextor related news. Plextor Corp., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance CD-related equipment and software, today announced the immediate release of the PlexWriter™ 40/12/40A CD-RW optical disk drive. The internal drive delivers industry leading performance with 40X CD-Recording, 12X CD-ReWriting, and 40X-max Read speeds, making it the fastest CD- RW drive available on the market today. Recording at 40X speed, the new drive is capable of burning a 650 MB disc in just over three minutes while maintaining the highest quality and stability.
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01.24.2002 - Gateway closes 19 stores

View Gateway related news. It seems that "You've got less friends in the business." Gateway Inc. is letting go 2,250 employees (16%) and closing 19 of its 296 stores.
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01.08.2002 - Dave Thomas, the founders of Wendy's Restaurant, has died

View News related news. Non-technical news but this deserves mentioning. Dave Thomas, the founders of Wendy's Restaurant, has died today from liver Cancer. He was 69. In 1992, Mr. Thomas setup The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.
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01.06.2002 - StorageReview shutting down

View WWW-News related news. According to a recent article posted on Ars Technica, it appears that yet another site is dropping from the Internet. StorageReview is supposed to shut down 01.28.2002.
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11.26.2001 - Bleem! is Dead

View News related news. For those of you who have not heard Bleem!, the PlayStation emulator, is no more. Bleem! started in April 1999.
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07.23.2001 - Plextor ships PlexWriter 24/10/40A

View Plextor related news. PlexWriter 24/10/40A with E-IDE (ATAPI-4) interface is currently shipping to OEMs, resellers, and distributors. The PlexWriter 24/10/40A also features BURN-Proof™ (buffer underrun-proof) technology and the new PoweRec-II technology which delivers improved speed and quality.
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07.20.2001 -,, and halt hosting

View WWW-News related news. Uploads to member pages on,, and are no longer provided. They are recommending that you backup your web site, shared files, address books, and portfolio and select an alternative web site hosting provider. Ensure that your files are moved to the new provider before the end of the month of July. They anticipate that you will no longer be able to view member pages at that time. NBCi has made arrangements with for web page hosting and for file storage to help make your transition a smooth one.
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06.10.2001 - New company formed by Ex-3dfx Employees?

View 3dfx related news. It is rumored that Ex-3dfx Employees have created a new company with a new video chipset. This chipset is heard to be black with gold connectors. Release date was June 10th. Don't we all wish.
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05.01.2001 - Internet Security Systems to Acquire Network ICE

View InternetSecuritySystems related news. ATLANTA, Ga. - April 30, 2001 - Internet Security Systems (ISS) (Nasdaq: ISSX) today announced an agreement to acquire privately held Network ICE Corporation of San Mateo, California, a leading developer of desktop intrusion protection technology and highly scalable security management system. Additionally, the Company is providing its updated business outlook for the second quarter and fiscal year ending December 31, 2001.
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04.02.2001 - Maxtor has finished the acquisition of the Quantum hard drive division

View HardDrive related news. Maxtor Corporation (Nasdaq: MXTR) today announced the completion of its merger with Quantum HDD, a transaction that establishes Maxtor as the world's largest hard disk drive manufacturer based on annual combined unit shipments and a leader in the delivery of storage solutions and technology. Combined revenues from Maxtor and Quantum HDD were approximately $6 billion in 2000.
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01.30.2001 - Plextor PlexWriter 16/10/40a CDRW (ATAPI/IDE)

View Plextor related news. Plextor Corp., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance CD-related equipment and software, today announced the immediate availability of the 3-in-1 PlexWriter™ 16/10/40A drive. The new internal drive features an E-IDE (ATAPI-4) interface and Plug & Play compatibility, making installation faster and easier than ever before, and enabling end-users to begin copying and sharing files with drag-and-drop simplicity within minutes of opening the box.
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12.15.2000 - Nvidia has acquired 3dfx Core Graphics Assets

View 3dfx related news. "Santa Clara, CA - December 15, 2000 - NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain graphics related assets of 3dfx Interactive (Nasdaq: TDFX), a pioneer and a recognized leader in graphics technology. These graphics related assets include, but are not limited to, patents, pending patent applications, trademarks, brand names, and chip inventory related to the graphics business of 3dfx. In addition, 3dfx and NVIDIA have agreed to stay the patent infringement litigation between them through the closing of the transaction, at which time it will be jointly dismissed with prejudice."
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11.17.2000 - 3dfx Voodoo 6000 production cancelled

View 3dfx related news. 3dfx is no longer going to produce video cards. v6000 production is cancelled.
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10.17.2000 - Plextor PlexWriter 12/10/32s Ultra SCSI CDRW

View Plextor related news. Plextor Corp., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance CD-related equipment and software, today announced the immediate availability of the internal PlexWriter 12/10/32S CD-ReWritable drive with an Ultra SCSI (SCSI-3) interface. The Ultra SCSI interface delivers very fast SCSI-bus Burst Transfer Rates for higher end-user performance with lower CPU utilization.
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