AMD has a laboratory version of its promised Barcelona quad-core Opteron 8000 server chip to analysts. It plans to begin selling the product in the second quarter of 2007.
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Dell has acquired a British IT services firm, with plans to offer consulting to large businesses as they upgrade to Microsoft's new Vista operating system.
Dell launched its first notebook PC powered by a processor from Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) instead of an Intel chip.
Following layoffs and executive shuffles, Intel Corp. reported a third quarter profit Tuesday of US$1.3 billion, beating analysts' estimates, but still falling far short of its results last year.
Inspired by the communal wisdom generated on sites like Wikipedia.com, Klir Technologies has launched an IT management product intended for system administrators at small and medium-sized businesses.
Following the alarming number of notebook battery recalls this year, a group of PC vendors met recently to seek safer lithium ion cells, and resolved to draft an improved standard for battery manufacturing and quality control by the second quarter of 2007.
Intel will ship quad-core processors in November for servers and gaming PCs, accelerating its effort to regain momentum in sales of power-efficient chips.
A poker-playing robot may help find the answers to some of the most intractable challenges in the business world, such as optimizing e-commerce and auction applications.
In a bid to reassure nervous investors in the wake of a federal investigation and a battery recall, Dell executives have announced a corporate overhaul dubbed "Dell 2.0."
A day after Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) chairman Patricia Dunn promised to step down for her role in a spy scandal, the state of California is continuing its effort to indict her and the private investigators she used.
Continuing his quest to stop a slide in profits, Intel Chief Executive Paul Otellini announced layoffs of about 7500 more people Tuesday. Together with previously announced layoffs of middle-management executives and the sale of two business units in recent months, the actions will reduce Intel's workforce by a total of 10,500 people by 2008 -- about 10 percent of the entire company.
Intel is set to announce next week that Hewlett-Packard and other vendors are ready to ship the chip company's vPro technology bundle in business desktops, according to sources.
Apple Computer is recalling 1.8 million lithium-ion batteries for its iBook and PowerBook notebook PCs, just a week after Dell took a similar step.
AMD is set to launch its Rev F dual-core Opteron chip on August 15, defending its turf in the server market against Intel.
Several PC vendors have announced new desktop and workstation PCs, following Intel’s launch of its Conroe Core 2 Duo processor last month.