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San Francisco Giants score with new HD scoreboard

San Francisco Giants' CIO, Bill Schlough, shows me baseball's second largest high-definition monitor. The Mitsubishi Diamond Vision HD (720p) screen at the Giants' AT&T Park has more than 3 million LEDs and stands 103 feet wide and about 31 feet wide.

March 29, 2007 by Dan Farber


Dell: We've got accounting problems

Dell said it will delay its annual report as it has found "a number of accounting errors, evidence of misconduct, and deficiencies in the financial control environment."The delayed report with the Securities and Exchange Commission is the latest in a series of issues facing Dell.

March 29, 2007 by


SAP under the microscope post Agassi

The departure of SAP's Shai Agassi may not change much for the enterprise software company's daily operations, but the company is likely to be examined more closely now that its software architect is gone. On Wednesday, SAP announced that Agassi is leaving the company.

March 29, 2007 by


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