A group of laptop vendors and battery manufacturers plans to announce a standard for making safer lithium ion batteries by June 15, 2007, in an attempt to recover from a massive series of battery recalls in recent months.
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IBM researchers have found a way to draw twice as much heat off hard-working computer chips, clearing the way for server farms and data centers to use denser, faster processors.
An executive of the Russian song-downloading Web site AllofMP3.com insists his site is legal, despite admitting it has never paid royalties from sales directly to artists.
In a race with rival Advanced Micro Devices, Intel will bring its quad-core chips to market in a new line of Hewlett-Packard workstations due to be introduced on Nov. 13.
PalmSource will adopt its parent-company's name, nearly a year after being acquired by Access.
IBM plans to crank up the speed on its Power6 server chip to 5.0GHz, far higher than competing processors from Intel and Sun Microsystems.
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is moving fast to complete a planned acquisition of ATI Technologies, offering US$1.7 million in salary and bonuses to hire the graphics card vendor's chief executive officer, David Orton.
Handheld PC vendors sold four times as many smartphones as PDAs (personal digital assistants) in the second half of 2006, and Nokia continued to distance itself from competitors.
ClearCube Technology Inc. slashed prices on its PC blades Monday, setting the company up to compete with standard desktop and tower vendors like Dell Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Co.
McAfee will pay US$60 million to acquire Citadel Security Software, a producer of security compliance products that ensure corporate employees are using assigned IT policies.
IBM has improved the power efficiency of two models of PowerPC processors, making an effort to strengthen its position in markets from cars and printers to networking and communications equipment.
Intel will ship quad-core processors in November for servers and gaming PCs, accelerating its effort to regain momentum in sales of power-efficient chips.
VirtualLogix announced three software products on Tuesday that will help engineers migrate applications from single core to dual core processors.
Inspired by the communal wisdom generated on sites like Wikipedia.com, Klir Technologies launched an IT management product Monday intended for system administrators at small and medium businesses.
In one of his first public acts to address the burgeoning HP spy scandal, CEO, Mark Hurd, plans to brief reporters about the findings of an analysis conducted by the company's law firm.