Making an effort to compete with Dell for business users, Lenovo Group has launched a widescreen version of its ThinkPad line of notebook PCs.
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Palm began taking orders for its Treo 680 smartphone on Wednesday, hoping to expand from its core business customers to a larger market of casual, first-time users.
Dell Tuesday pointed to its adoption of processors from Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) for pushing it to US$677 million in profit for the third quarter, though the company has delayed reporting final numbers due to an accounting investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Four weeks after beating Wall Street estimates for financial earnings, chip maker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) will lay off 375 workers, according to published reports.
Marvell Technology Group plans to launch a new version of its "Monahans" processor by December to compete better against Texas Instruments and Freescale Semiconductor in the market for chips in 3G (third-generation) cell phones and smartphones.
Dell has acquired a British IT services firm, with plans to offer consulting to large businesses as they upgrade to Microsoft's new Vista operating system.
Motorola announced on Friday it would acquire Good Technology, the software firm that provides the mobile e-mail application on Motorola's Q smartphone and on many competing devices.
Intel has attached a privacy license to its new location-aware software product, intended to protect cell phone users' personal information as mobile devices increasingly rely on tracking technology to provide targeted services.
Dell plans to launch a desktop for its business customers today that is powered by an Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) processor, marking another step in AMD's effort to diversify its gains in the server market.
NTP filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Palm, echoing the allegations the patent-holding firm made that nearly shut down Research in Motion's (RIM's) BlackBerry service.
Nvidia wants to expand from its core success in selling graphics cards for desktop PCs, so the company announced Monday it will buy PortalPlayer, which makes semiconductors and software for digital music players and other devices.
A group of professors has formed a research collaboration to train students how to design future versions of the World Wide Web.
Dell launched its first notebook PC powered by a processor from Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) instead of an Intel chip.
EMC has bolstered its range of products that back up customers' data on disk instead of tape, announcing Wednesday that it will pay US$165 million to acquire Avamar Technologies.
In a bid to grow beyond its roots as a search engine, Google has acquired JotSpot, a developer of wiki technology for collaborative websites.