Stories by Shelley Solheim

Sun, Imation team up on tape drive

Sun Microsystems has teamed up with data-storage vendor Imation to develop a new Sun StorageTek tape drive with improved capacity and security features.

Lenovo licenses PC software to IBM

Lenovo Group said Monday that it has agreed to allow IBM Global Technology Services' arm to license its ThinkVantage software for deployment on non-Lenovo PCs.

IBM tops supercomputer list, Opteron gains ground

The Top500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers was released Wednesday, with IBM's BlueGene continuing to reign and Advanced Micro Devices's (AMD's) Opteron processor powering more systems on the list than last year.

Intel rolls out 'Woodcrest' chip

As it seeks to fend off competitive threats from Advanced Micro Devices, chip maker Intel Monday released its dual-core Xeon processor, code-named 'Woodcrest,' the first based on its new Core microarchitecture.

AMD to open US chip fab

Advanced Micro Devices will open a US$3.2 billion chip fabrication plant in New York State to produce 300-millimeter wafer chips, said the company Friday in a joint announcement with New York state officials.

EMC acquires BPM software provider

EMC has opened up its pocketbook yet again, this time to acquire ProActivity Software Solutions, a small, privately held provider of content-management software for business process management (BPM).

EMC acquires nLayers, outlines growth goals

EMC has acquired privately held, venture-funded startup nLayers, said EMC chairman, president and Chief Executive Officer Joe Tucci at the company's analyst event in New York on Wednesday.