Daily Archives: June 16, 2011

Chris Nuttall

Intel announced a breakthrough for its Atom processors at The Cable Show in Chicago this week, with the operator Comcast including them in its set-top boxes for the first time. However, it appears Comcast is going back to a previous processor generation for its device, casting doubt on whether this is quite the advance that Intel claims. Read more

Maija Palmer

mobile walletNow there is another mobile wallet to add to consumer confusion. The UK’s three largest mobile operators, Vodafone, O2 and Everything Everywhere, on Thursday said they had teamed up to create a single platform for making payments by mobile phone. Read more

Tech news from around the web:

Facebook is building a photo-sharing app, TechCrunch reports. TechCrunch has leaked screenshots and documents about the upcoming iPhone app from Facebook. Read more

Joseph Menn

In the latest salvo in a continuing battle between former allies, Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday filed suit against Oracle over the latter’s announced refusal in March to keep making new versions of its database software for HP servers based on the Itanium chip. But it is hard to know whether the case has much hope. Read more