Intel antes up with new chips, Yahoo folds auction site, a wireless satisfaction quick quiz, Weebly’s fast site maker, and 1900 miles per gallon. PUT DOWN YOUR BLACKBERRY BECAUSE YOU ARE IN THE QUEUE… I’M RICH DEMURO WITH CNET TV IN NEW YORK CITY HERE TO TALK THE TOP TECH STORIES FOR THE SECOND WEEK OF MAY, 2007. LET’S GET YOU STARTED WITH YOUR MUST SEE MOMENT! THE KENTUCKY DERBY WAS SO LAST WEEKEND – HERE’S A HIGH TECH RACE WHERE THE GREEN REFERS TO THE TECHNOLOGY… THE SHELL ECO-MARATHON CHALLENGES ENGINEERING STUDENTS TO DRIVE THE FARTHEST USING THE LEAST AMOUNT OF FUEL. CAL POLY WON THE AMERICAS AT 1902 MILES PER GALLON… THE EUROPEAN CHALLENGE TAKING PLACE THIS WEEKEND IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE. IF YOU WANTED AN EXCUSE TO BUY A NEW LAPTOP…INTEL GAVE YOU ONE THIS WEEK – LAUNCHING NEW TECHNOLOGIES FOR THEIR POPULAR PROCESSORS. THE COMPANY’S LATEST CENTRINO NOTEBOOK CHIPS ARE NOW FASTER – THAT MEANS BETTER PERFORMANCE WHEN RUNNING VARIOUS APPS AT THE SAME TIME… NEW POWER MANAGEMENT FEATURES LET YOU GET BETTER BATTERY LIFE… AND WIRELESS N TECHNOLOGY GETS YOU UP TO FIVE TIMES FASTER DOWNLOADS AND TWICE THE WI-FI RANGE. THINK FAST – WHAT’S A GOOD ONLINE AUCTION SITE… IF YOU SAID EBAY…THEN YOU ALREADY KNOW WHY YAHOO MADE THE DECISION THIS WEEK TO RETIRE IT’S AUCTION SITE. THE SHUTDOWN ANNOUNCEMENT QUIETLY POSTED…INFORMING USERS IT’S LIGHTS OUT FOR THE US AND CANADA AUCTION SITES ON JUNE 16TH. IN A LAST DITCH EFFORT TO SAVE SOME FACE …YAHOO RE-ITERATED IT
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