Stories by Ben Ames

IBM to expand line of AMD-based servers

In an effort to compete with Sun Microsystems and Hewlett-Packard, IBM is expected to announce Tuesday it will expand its line of servers powered by chips from Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

AMD to launch Rev. F Opteron chip

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is set to launch its "Rev. F" dual-core Opteron chip on Aug. 15, defending its turf in the server market against Intel.

HP to offer networked storage for SMBs

Hewlett-Packard (HP) will launch a family of networked storage products in September to compete with EMC for small and medium-size business customers.

Dell, HP make US government list of green computers

Dell and Hewlett-Packard (HP) hope to gain millions of dollars in government contracts now that they have listed dozens of their desktops, laptops and monitors in a database of environmentally sustainable IT products, the companies said Friday.

AMD profits from Opteron sales

Growing demand for its Opteron server chips pushed Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) to greater second quarter profits, but the company failed to meet financial analyst expectations.

Intel reshuffles senior executives

A day after posting its second quarter of weak earnings, chip-making giant Intel announced Thursday it would shuffle top managers to new positions.

Intel earnings plunge on soft chip sales

Reeling from recent layoffs and a slowdown in the growth of worldwide PC sales, Intel has posted profits of $US885 million for the second quarter, less than half of the $US2 billion it earned in the same period last year.