San Jose Mercury News
Moving to counter arch rival Dell, Hewlett-Packard said it has agreed to acquire VoodooPC, a boutique maker of high-priced computers for gamers.
Microsoft Announces Zune Pricing and Ship Date
Microsoft Corp. said it would launch its hotly awaited Zune digital-media player and a related media download service in mid-November as it begins a head-to-head challenge to Apple Computer Inc.'s popular iPod and iTunes online media store.
Yahoo in Deal to Feature Services on HP Computers
Yahoo and Hewlett-Packard have signed a deal to feature Yahoo services, including search, on the HP PCs sold into the US and European consumer markets.