AMD said Wednesday that its Barcelona chips are on track to be available for purchase in April.Kevin Knox, vice president of AMD's commercial business, said in an interview at CNET's New York office that the chipmaker is set to ship Barcelona B3 parts to OEMs by the end of March.
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The Microsoft-Yahoo proxy war clock has stopped.In an SEC filing on Wednesday Yahoo said it has changed the due date to nominate board of directors.
Not being able to use Exchange on your iPhone is not what enterprise reluctance is all about. It's about security. All that jailbreaking, buffer overflows, hardware hacks, and revelations about weak architecture, and proof-of-concept exploits galore leaves a sour taste in IT mouths.
Microsoft Research has developed a non-Windows OS for academic types to play with. The subliminal message from Microsoft: Folks, we'd love to start from scratch with an OS, but we just can't go there.
If Yahoo were a quarterback it would be trying to engineer a touchdown from the 20 yard line with 30 seconds to go. In other words, Yahoo needs a minor miracle to beat Microsoft's bid.
Programming note: We've launched a new blog called Enterprise Alley that's designed to give a forum to startups that are targeting the businesses with new and novel technology and approaches.The blog, manned by Dennis Howlett, is designed to give some play to startups that are targeting the enterprise.
Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: IE 8 to feature WebSlices, ActivitiesWant a peek at a non-Windows operating system from Microsoft?Microsoft releases new test build of its online-offline synchronization tool Jason O'Grady: iPhone software wishlist.
Ask.com in the last year or so had been a nice little Petri dish.
Updated: Facebook has hired Google executive Sheryl Sandberg as chief operating officer.In a statement, Facebook said that Sandberg will start March 24.
Intel cut its first quarter gross margin forecast to roughly 54 percent from about 56 percent due to lower prices for flash memory chips. Meanwhile, analysts have been cutting estimates for AMD based on worries about processor demand.