Stories by Dan Neel

Intel Reveals Partners in DRAM Alliance

Intel Corp. last week announced that it has joined forces with five memory chip makers -- which between them account for more than 80 percent of the global dynamic memory market -- to cooperatively develop the next generation of Advanced DRAM Technology (ADT).

Copper Chips Boost IBM Hardware

IBM Corp. is hoping to turn copper into gold with the introduction of the first entry-level servers to utilize Big Blue's copper-wiring technology at this week's PartnerWorld 2000 conference, in San Diego.

Compaq Speeds Encryption with New PCI Card

In an effort to reduce performance delays caused by the time taken to process secure, encrypted transactions, Compaq has introduced its AXL200 Accelerator PCI hardware, which basically redirects the encryption processing to an auxiliary card.

Intel, OEMs Ready SpeedStep

Intel Corp. next Tuesday will introduce two new Pentium III processors which sources close to the chip maker have confirmed will utilize the new SpeedStep technology, formally code-named Geyserville.

HP Opens E-Center for Business Travelers

Hoping to spare business travelers from the labors of document support and the inconvenience of not having access to home or office databases, Hewlett-Packard Co. on Thursday opened up its new E-Center for Business, a suite of electronic services connecting users to a set of pre-selected Internet sites.

HP Packs AMD Chips Into New Pavillion Notebooks

Hewlett-Packard Co. on Thursday introduced the second round of its Pavilion N3200 notebook line, adding the option of an Advanced Micro Devices Inc. K6-2-P processor instead of Intel Corp.'s Celeron.

Intel admits boot problems with Pentium IIIs

With the launch of the 750-MHz AMD Athlon processor still fresh in consumers' minds, chip maker Intel has confirmed that a glitch in its Pentium III Coppermine processors has caused computers powered by the faulty Pentium IIIs not to boot up on first attempt.