Intel offers long vision for analysts News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment Intel's annual analysts briefing this week was short on technology details but long on vision and product sneak peeks. The world's largest semiconductor company is broadening its portfolio of semiconductor, services, software and funding solutions to empower Internet growth at all levels.
U.S. submits plan to break up Microsoft News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment The Justice Department and state officials asked a federal judge Friday (April 28) to split monopolist Microsoft Corp. into two competing companies as a final remedy in the two-year-old antitrust case.
Outsourcing called threat to packaging advances
News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment Despite the gold to be found in portable systems that mix communications and computing functions, the U.S. electronics industry is not moving fast enough to adopt the packaging technologies needed to build these thin, lightweight systems, participants said at the HD (high-density) International technical conference here.
Intel backs Chinese Linux News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment Seven local and overseas Linux developers announced plans to establish technical support centers to be overseen by the China Software Industry Association and backed by Intel Corp.
Handhelds put squeeze on regulators News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment The next generation of handheld devices with wireless Internet connectivity is beginning to appear, fueling still further the growth of the market for handhelds. The challenge is to make them smaller and to extend their run-time and standby time on a set of batteries.
Hot swapping provides flexibility News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment Hot swapping is a way to manage power that turns the once catastrophic event of plugging something into a powered piece of equipment into a controlled environment that allows the host unit to be repaired, upgraded or expanded during operation.
Cell phones ring up complexity News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment When comparing a typical cell phone today with one from a few years ago, the biggest surprise is not the smaller size or even the battery life: It is actually the complexity and feature-rich aspect of the handset.
Dc/dc converter a crucial choice News & Analysis 4/28/2000 Post a comment Consumer demand has stretched the capabilities of portable devices in terms of power and functionality while pressuring for smaller size and significantly longer battery life.
ATI and Nvidia battle for top graphics chip News & Analysis 4/27/2000 Post a comment ATI Technologies Inc. introduced its latest chip at Windows Hardware Engineering Conference 2000, and claimed the title of best graphics chip in the industry. They held that title for 24 hours, because the next day, Nvidia Corp. held its own product launch, and retook their position as the top-performing graphics chip.
Matsushita appoints Kunio Nakamura as new president News & Analysis 4/27/2000 Post a comment Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. appointed Kunio Nakamura, 60, as its new president, and distancing itself from the 60-year dominance of the founding Matsushita family. Nakamura replaces Yoichi Morishita, 65, effective in late June.