Stories by Terho Uimonen

Toshiba to Ship 288M Bit Rambus DRAMs in Q2

Toshiba Corp. yesterday at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference in San Francisco unveiled a new architecture for its next-generation Rambus Inc. memory chips that will allow it to shrink the die size of the higher density chips by 8 percent, compared to current 144M-bit versions.

Global Mobile Phone Sales Grew 65 Percent in '99

Nokia Corp., the world's leading mobile phone supplier, expanded its lead over second-placed Motorola Inc. as worldwide sales reached almost 284 million units in 1999, a healthy 65 percent increase over the previous year, according to a new report released yesterday.

Merger Creates Europe's Largest Net Consultant

Two Swedish Internet and IT services companies, Cell Network AB and Mandator AB, today agreed to merge in an all-stock transaction aimed at creating a global consultancy focused squarely on the Net and other interactive media.

Ericsson cell phones to have Intel inside

Ericsson and Intel last week announced an agreement under which the two companies will join forces on defining next-generation flash memory devices for use in Internet-enabled mobile phones.
The agreement also includes a three-year commitment by Ericsson to purchase Intel's flash memory devices for use in its mobile phone handsets, the companies said in a statement.

IBM Stakes 4.5GHz Claim in MegaHertz Race

IBM Corp. researchers this week will up the stakes in the microprocessor clock-speed race by showcasing technology that could result in next-generation chips running at speeds up to 4.5GHz, or more than five times faster than the speediest parts to be found in today's high-end PCs.

Ericsson Mobile Phones to Have Intel Inside

L.M. Ericsson Telephone Co. and Intel Corp. today announced that the two companies will team on defining next-generation flash memory devices for use in Internet-enabled mobile phones.

Baan posts $US236m net loss for Q4

Troubled business software vendor Baan yesterday reported a net loss of $US236 million for its fourth fiscal 1999 quarter on revenue of $143 million, largely in line with the company's own previously announced estimates.

UPDATE: Ericsson Cell Phones to Have Intel Inside

L.M. Ericsson Telephone Co. and Intel Corp. today announced an agreement under which the two companies will join forces on defining next-generation flash memory devices for use in Internet-enabled mobile phones.

Mobile world readies for IP-based future

Leading wireless service providers and equipment suppliers today at the 2000 GSM World Congress in Cannes, France announced the formation of an industry group aimed at speeding up the adoption of open, mobile Internet standards.

Intel Acquires Chip-Design Company in India

Intel Corp. today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held communications chip design company Thinkit Technologies Inc. and its fully-owned subsidiary, the Bangalore, India-based Software & Silicon Systems Pvt. Ltd.

Baan Posts US$236M Net Loss for Q4

Troubled business software vendor Baan Co. NV today reported a net loss of US$236 million for its fourth fiscal 1999 quarter on revenue of $143 million, largely in line with the company's own previously announced estimates.