Tom Espiner

Senior Reporter

Tom is a technology reporter for, writing about all manner of security and open-source issues.Tom had various jobs after leaving university, including working for a company that hired out computers as props for films and television, and a role turning the entire back catalogue of a publisher into e-books.Tom eventually found that journalism was for him, and after a period of freelancing, landed a job as security reporter for ZDNet UK. He covers the security beat, writing about everything from hacking and cybercrime to threats and mitigation. He also focuses on open source and emerging technologies, all the while trying to cut through greenwash.

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Date set for phase 2 of Intel's Core launch

Date set for phase 2 of Intel's Core launch

Intel has set the date for the introduction of its next-generation PC chip as it moves forward through one busy northern summer.The Core 2 Duo will be unveiled at an event scheduled for July 27 at Intel's headquarters in Santa Clara, California, a company spokesman confirmed on Tuesday.

July 11, 2006 by in Processors