Larry Dignan

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ETech 2007 themes: Happy users and pulling resources

I'm picking up a couple of themes at ETech this year--neither of which directly tie into the stated theme of advanced technology being indistinguishable from magic. The first theme I'm hearing loud and clear is "user experience, games, and fun.

March 28, 2007 by Phil Windley


Intel's Nehalem processor: Biggest leap since the Pentium Pro

At a press gathering this morning, Pat Gelsinger, senior vice president and general manager of Intel's Digital Enterprise Group, revealed details about a next generation processor, Nehalem, which brings an entirely new microarchitecture (and motherboards), and will include onboard memory and graphics controllers. Nehalem-based desktop, server and mobile processors and systems are slated to be available in 2008.

March 28, 2007 by Dan Farber


HP makes small businesses a priority

Hewlett-Packard is making small business a new priority with the introductions of twelve new products and services aimed at companies with less than 100 employees. It's an attractive target that has traditionally been hard to reach, but may now be more ripe for the picking.

March 28, 2007 by Dan Farber


To the FBI IT incompetence beats misleading Congress

When FBI Director Robert Mueller testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee over the underreported of "national security letters" he had two choices: Tell senators that the FBI deliberately downplayed the number of letters or claim IT incompetence. IT incompetence won hands down.

March 27, 2007 by