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Top IT news for May 1: Windows service packs sidelined again, Microsoft might raise Yahoo bid, Psystar arrives

Top IT news for Thursday, May 1, 2008: Incompatibilities sideline Windows service packs, Microsoft might raise bid for Yahoo, Psystar computer arrives in the real world, HP pioneers new type of memory, IBM is trying to lighten energy load in data centers, and much more.

Top five headlines

  1. Incompatibility sidelines service packs as Microsoft tries to find a Vista strategy
  2. Microsoft: We'll raise our bid for Yahoo, but can't make up our mind yet
  3. Psystar's Open Computer arrives at CNET
  4. HP makes memory from a once theoretical circuit
  5. IBM aims to lighten the (energy) load at data centers

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