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The summer of Facebook

This is the summer of Facebook. The social network went from relative obscurity outside of college campuses to the next big thing, with a multi-billion dollar valuation and more than double number of users.

July 29, 2007 by Dan Farber

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CIOs look to Web 2.0 collaboration

At a Churchill Club event in San Francisco on July 23, moderator Dave Margulius of Enterprise Insight discussed the current hype surrounding Web 2.0 with panelists Doug Merrill, vice president of engineering at Google, and CIOs David Bergen of Levi Strauss, Doug Schwinn of Hasbro, and Randall Spratt of McKesson.

July 27, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Twitter lands VC funding

Twitter has landed an undisclosed amount of venture funding from Union Square Ventures and now it can proceed with its to-do list: Grab more users, develop its platform and find a business model.That last point is likely to get some attention today, but a snazzy business model isn't required--at least on the first round of funding.

July 26, 2007 by

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Photo: AMD execs at work

21st century knowledge workersAMD execs catching up on email or surfing the Web waiting for the press Q&A to start: Phil Hester, senior vice president and CTO; Henri Richard, executive vice president and chief sales and marketing officer; and Doug Grose, senior vice president for manufacturing and supply chain management.They are all hoping that in the next few years, an AMD Bobcat core will be at the heart of their smart phones.

July 26, 2007 by Dan Farber

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Barcelona will give AMD the upper hand in quad core

With Barcelona, AMD will regain performance leadership and will be able to control pricing for a while, versus Intel, which has been hammering AMD on pricing at the low end processor segment, said industry analyst Nathan Brookwood of Insight 64."It looks like AMD is trying to match Intel in terms of both two-year cadence in process manufacturing cycles and in developing new cores.

July 26, 2007 by Dan Farber

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AMD details roadmap beyond Barcelona

AMD executives are holding court at the company's Sunnyvale, CA headaquarters before an audience of press and analysts. Of late, AMD has been taking some belly punches as arch rival Intel has gained momentum.

July 26, 2007 by Dan Farber

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