Undeterred by a sluggish economy and slumping PC sales, Intel Corp. is unveiled 12 new mobile processors Monday--including its fastest, which hits 1.2 GHz. Also new is an improved mobile chip set with integrated graphics that Intel says will rival some standalone products.
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Intel Corp. made two stunning disclosures Tuesday, demonstrating a Pentium 4 processor running at 3.5 GHz and then admitting that CPU speed isn't everything when it comes to chip performance.
Dell Computer Corp. sets its sights lower, much lower, with the launch today of its first near-$1000 notebook, the Inspiron 2500.
Microsoft thinks its next operating system, Windows XP, is such a significant upgrade that the company wants to make it look and feel different.
Excite@Home Inc., still trying to make the Web easier to use, has revamped its Precision Search service on Excite.com so you can "Zoom In" on a topic, refine your search, and even misspell your subject.
If you can operate a PC and Web browser, than you can set up your own small business or home office server, according to Toshiba Corp. Of course, the server Toshiba has in mind is the Magnia SG10 server appliance, shipping Monday.
If you carry an Aria Visa credit card, as well as the right kind of cell phone or personal digital assistant, you can now access your account information from anywhere.
Intel Corp. is firing a return shot at low-power chip newcomer Transmeta Corp. by releasing two low-power processors it claims run faster and use less power than Transmeta's Crusoe. IBM Corp. is the first supporter, using one of the chips in a notebook shipping shortly in Japan.
The high-profile deaths of a few big-name dot-com retailers don't foreshadow the end of the Internet economy. In fact, a new study suggests electronic commerce will become the industrial revolution of this century.
PC buyers eager to get a Pentium 4 system will have to wait: Intel has quietly delayed the chip's expected release date to deal with last-minute chip set problems.
Fear the worm. The computer worm, that is.
Intel makes more than processors, and members of the Intel Labs research and development team are eager to show off the likes of vision-equipped computers to ultrasonic pens.
Wave to your PC Gesture recognition is one area of the Labs' focus, says David Tennenhouse, vice president and director of research, speaking at the Intel Developer Forum last week.
Odds are that Congress will move this fall on a bill to shut down gambling on the Internet--an increasingly popular online pastime whose legality is already murky, at best.
Toshiba Corp. is targeting business users in search of a thin, quiet, easily upgradeable desktop with its announcement Monday of the new Equium 8000S.