The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) group said Thursday that it had raised the price for its hundred-dollar laptop to US$175, but were still confident they would collect enough orders to begin volume production by September.
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In a bid to attract business users, improved IT-management capabilities will be a key element of Intel's launch of Weybridge vPro desktop PCs later this year, and in the 2008 version of their Montevina Centrino notebook PCs. It's just the latest sign that desktop management is coming of age.
For the second straight quarter, AMD has posted a loss. This time it lost $US611 million in its chip-manufacturing business during the first quarter of 2007.
In a continuing search for profits, Lenovo Group said Thursday that it plans to lay off 1,400 workers, about 5 percent of its global workforce.
An executive at Samsung has agreed to plead guilty to charges that he took part in a conspiracy to fix prices for memory chips bought by Dell, Hewlett-Packard and other PC vendors, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said Thursday.
Intel has posted a profit of $US1.6 billion for the first quarter, a rise of 19 per cent over that quarter last year, thanks to reduced personnel costs after recent layoffs and a $300 million tax reversal.
Palm will unveil a platform before the end of 2007 that runs the Palm OS on top of a Linux kernel, allowing the company to improve the performance and stability of its handhelds and smartphones, CEO Ed Colligan said Tuesday.
A court has granted Intel seven extra days to explain to a judge why it lost email records that could provide proof that the chipmaker used anticompetitive practices as alleged by AMD.
Sun Microsystems is promising to file a new lawsuit after a federal judge threw out a complaint that Hynix Semiconductor and other manufacturers of dynamic RAM (DRAM) illegally inflated their prices.
AMD has begun shipping two 3GHz versions of its dual-core Opteron chip to server vendors, continuing a battle over multicore processing power with Intel, the company said.
Intel has launched two quad-core processors for embedded applications, offering more power than the Woodcrest dual-core Xeon for designers of telecommunications infrastructure, network storage systems and medical imaging equipment.
Spansion posted a sharp rise in the number of NOR flash chips it sold to mobile phone makers in 2006, allowing the company to push Intel to second place in that market segment, according to an analyst report.
Xerox will pay US$1.5 billion to acquire Global Imaging Systems, an office imaging equipment reseller that focuses on small and mid-sized businesses, the companies announced Monday.
An internal investigation at Dell has found evidence of misconduct and accounting errors, forcing the company to delay filing its annual earnings report with stock market regulators, it said Thursday after the U.S. stock market closed.
Dell on Tuesday announced it launched a division to design customized data centres for companies that rely on servers to run their businesses, such as Web 2.0 firms or Internet search engines.