Stories by Tom Krazit.

Standards organizations weigh in on Rambus case

A Boston law firm has filed a friend-of-the-court brief on behalf of six major standard-setting organizations in the dispute between Rambus and Infineon Technologies AG, claiming the appeals court's decision to vacate the judgement of fraud against Rambus will have a substantial impact on the way technology standards are determined.

IBM supercomputer heads north

The Arctic Region Supercomputing Center (ARSC) has purchased an IBM Corp. supercomputer consisting of systems with a total of 800 Power4 processors.

AMD announces spate of new mobile processors

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) tried to steal some of Intel's thunder Wednesday by announcing 12 new notebook processors, including five low-voltage chips designed for thin-and-light notebooks and higher wattage chips for larger notebooks.

Intel builds for mobility

Intel this week will unveil Centrino, which pairs the company's first processor tailored to mobile environments together with an integrated 802.11b chip.

Intel's Q4 revenue, net income rise sharply

Despite continued weakness in the PC industry, Intel exceeded its own expectations for the fourth quarter, posting US$7.2 billion in revenue, a 3 percent increase from last year's fourth quarter figure of $6.9 billion, the company announced Tuesday.