Stories by James Evans

AMD Works with Linux Community on Sledgehammer

Open source developers, such as Red Hat Inc. and SuSE GmbH, are committed to developing Linux applications to run on the soon-to-be-released Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) 64-bit Sledgehammer chip.

Broadcom to buy NewPort for $US1.2 billion

Integrated circuit maker Broadcom continued a buying spree and announced
Monday that it will pay approximately $US1.2 billion in stock to acquire optical
communications chip maker, NewPort Communications.

DOJ to reply on Tuesday to Microsoft brief

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) and state officials will file a brief with the US Supreme Court on Tuesday rebutting statements by Microsoft Corp. and arguing that the antitrust suit against the company
should not be heard by the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.

Digital Media Group Talks About Goals, Napster

BOSTON (08/10/2000) - More than two years after the Digital Media Association
(DiMA) began with seven charter members, the growing trade industry group that
represents technology developers, retailers and Webcasters is still in the
development stage.

DaimlerChrysler Rolls Out 'FastCar' Program

BOSTON (08/09/2000) - DaimlerChrysler AG sees an opportunity to improve the
carmaker's development time, reduce waste and increase the quality of its
products with a new program, appropriately named "FastCar."

Scour Picks Legal Team

BOSTON (08/09/2000) - A top attorney, a Harvard Law professor and a former U.S.
Department of Justice official will represent Scour Inc. in its legal battle
over alleged copyright infringement against two music industry and one motion
picture industry trade groups.

Broadcom to Acquire Silicon Spice

BOSTON (08/08/2000) - Integrated circuit maker Broadcom Corp. plans to acquire
chipmaker Silicon Spice Inc. for US$1.2 billion in stock, the company said

AT&T LatAm Files for Stock Offering

BOSTON (08/08/2000) - AT&T Latin America Corp. filed for a secondary offering
of 35 million shares of Class A common stock with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission (SEC), the company announced Monday.

Napster Shutdown Pumps Up Other Sites

BOSTON (07/28/2000) - Popular file-sharing site Gnutella got inundated with
traffic being detoured from the pending silencing of Napster Inc. and had to
shutdown for an hour Thursday.

Castle Harlan Halts Iridium Acquisition

BOSTON (07/28/2000) - New York merchant bank Castle Harlan Inc. will not go
forward with trying to acquire the assets of bankrupt satellite communications
system, Iridium LLC, the company said Friday.

Reno Describes Carnivore Vetting Process

BOSTON (07/27/2000) - U.S Attorney General Janet Reno Thursday said a two-step
process will be used to review the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation's
e-mail sniffer program, Carnivore, which has raised privacy concerns.

Microsoft to File Legal Brief Today

Microsoft Corp. is expected Wednesday to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to review its antitrust case.

Polese Switches Roles at Marimba

BOSTON (07/26/2000) - Kim Polese, one of the high-tech industry's most
well-known female executives, is stepping down as Marimba Inc.'s president and
chief executive office to assist the company with new initiatives and its
long-term outlook.