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November 20, 2014 by

Five big questions for Intel

Intel's annual sit-down with investors today comes at an interesting time both for the company and the industry. Analysts have lots of questions.

April 1, 2014 by

Microservers: What you need to know

Businesses are experimenting with clusters of high-density, low-power servers known as microservers, which are suited to the growing number of hyperscale workloads found inside modern datacentres. Here's why they matter.

January 8, 2012 by

CES 2012: The next moves for Intel and AMD

CES is a gadget show. But there's always a lot of chip news too. This year Intel and AMD are expected to talk about how they will defend their traditional PC turf and make inroads in fast-growing mobile devices.

March 29, 2011 by

China to overtake US in science research

The rise of China and other emerging nations in scientific clout has been outlined in a Royal Society report, which says China will leapfrog the US in peer-reviewed scientific publications by 2013

March 23, 2010 by

iPad Killed Kindlenomics

With falling prices on more advanced multipurpose digital convergence devices such as the iPad, HP Slate and Android tablets, single purpose e-reader devices such as the Kindle face extinction.

December 23, 2009 by

The next generation of netbooks takes shape

One of the rare success stories of a tough 2009 in tech, the netbook is set to get an overhaul courtesy of Intel's Pine Trail technology. Intel released Pine Trail earlier this week, and a few computer makers have announced new netbooks based on it.

August 12, 2009 by

Culture of cheap: How discount computers cost the consumer

The American obsession with low-priced products -- especially electronics -- is actually bad for the individual consumer. According to one expert, the race to the bottom cramps innovation, speeds the decline of successful industries and alters our expectations of product quality. Are thinning margins and the economics of cheap ruining our attitudes?

December 5, 2008 by

Ten embarrassing questions

I was reading a survey showing that only 2% of Obama voters (vs 35% of McCain voters) could correctly answer at least 11 of 12 simple questions like which party has been in charge of Congress for the last two years, when it occurred to me that there might be some interesting Wintel vs Lintel parallels here.

February 20, 2008 by

HP's mysterious ultra-mobile PC

Subnotebooks have always been overpriced and under-performing. But lately that niche has become a lot more interesting. Now it looks like HP is ready to take another stab at subnotes.

September 12, 2007 by

AMD: Is closing the quad-core deficit enough?

AMD kicked off the "premier" of their latest microprocessor offering with a launch party at the Herbst International Exhibit Hall Monday night.  Partners like VMware, HP, Dell, Sun, Oracle, IBM, Microsoft and others were on hand or were there by video link to celebrate the launch of AMD's single-die quad-core milestone processor.

August 15, 2007 by

Analysis of Sun's 'Niagara 2' UltraSPARC T2

Sun Microsystems launched their brand new "Niagara 2" UltraSPARC T2 8-core CPU last Tuesday August 7th 2007 as the successor to the UltraSPARC T1 8-core CPU launched in November of 2005.  During the launch Sun's executive VP David Yen took a few shots at big iron competitors IBM and Intel by noting that they didn't try to crank the clock speed to 4.


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