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AMD demos 64-bit Hammer's ability to run 64- and 32-bit software
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2/26/2002   Post a comment
SAN FRANCISCO--In an attempt to steal some of the spotlight from its archrival, Advanced Micro Devices Inc. here today held the first public demonstration of its 64-bit "Hammer" processor while much of the industry's attention was focused at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco.
Microsoft supports smart phone platform based on TI's OMAP
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2/19/2002   Post a comment
CANNES, France -- In a move to play more of its cards in the next-generation "smart phone" marketplace, Microsoft Corp. today announced its Windows Powered Smartphone 2002 software is available on a DSP-based design reference platform from Texas Instruments Inc.
Microsoft, Intel try to set PDA/smart phone standards like they did in PCs
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2/19/2002   Post a comment
CANNES, France -- PC technology giants Microsoft Corp. and Intel Corp. today announced a joint initiative to develop reference design platforms for next-generation personal digital assistants (PDAs) and smart phones. The two companies said the lack of industry standards in wireless communications systems was holding back the spread of smart phones and next-generation PDAs.
Kodak sues Sun for patent infringement in Java technology
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2/13/2002   Post a comment
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Sun Microsystems Inc. here said it is being sued by Eastman Kodak Co. for alleged patent infringement with respect to certain aspects of Sun's Java technologies.


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