Intel relying heavily on distributors to sell Pentium 4 News & Analysis 10/31/2001 Post a comment Intel Corp. will ship close to half of Pentium 4 chips through distributors in this quarter, said Paul Otellini, executive vice president and general manager of the Intel Architecture Group.
Otellini, as on previous conference calls with analysts, reiterated the strong growth of the distributor channel for PC processors, which grew 46% in the third quarter over the same period a year ago. "The distributor channels last quarter accounted for 24% of all Pentium 4 shipments and will account for 4
Intel and AMD battle over antitrust documents News & Analysis 10/24/2001 Post a comment Advanced Micro Devices Inc. and Intel Corp. are battling over whether court documents from an U.S. antitrust case against Intel can be used to bolster AMD's antitrust complaint against Intel Corp. at the European Commission.
Intel hopes to leverage processor technology into RF and SiGe News & Analysis 10/19/2001 Post a comment SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Intel Corp. here gave a rare glimpse of just how the company fans out its most advanced microprocessor fabrication technologies into new markets, including its upcoming foray into the radio-frequency (RF) and silicon-germanium (SiGe) chip sectors.
During a press briefing at Intel's headquarters earlier this week, the company outlined its major push into 0.13-micron technology (see Oct. 17 story ). As part o
Transmeta replaces CEO with chairman News & Analysis 10/16/2001 Post a comment SANTA CLARA, Calif.--As part of a management shakeup, microprocessor startup Transmeta Corp. today named Murray A. Goldman, a retired executive from Motorola Inc., as its new chief executive officer.
Intel discloses 'Nocona' processor development for future 32-bit servers News & Analysis 10/16/2001 Post a comment SAN JOSE -- Proving that 32-bit microprocessors will remain viable in servers for years to come, Intel Corp. here announced the development of a new chip for use in high-end systems.
The new processor, code-named Nocona, is a 32-bit chip that will ship in the 2003 time frame, said Dileep Bhandarkar, director of the Enterprise Architecture Lab at Intel of Santa Clara, Calif. "Nocona extends our IA-32 line of processors," he said. "It's targeted for the high-volume, dual-processor server market,
National's new info-appliance MPU packs enhanced x86 core, power management News & Analysis 10/15/2001 Post a comment SAN JOSE -- Pushing ahead with its information appliances chip strategy, National Semiconductor Corp. this week will officially launch its new Geode GX2 series of integrated processors, based on a re-engineered x86-based core, 0.15-micron process technology, and a new modular architecture with built-in power management circuits.
PLDs make inroads with processor designs News & Analysis 10/15/2001 Post a comment When programmable logic suppliers first set out to put microprocessors on their chips, market watchers were impressed by the concept despite reservations about the ability to mass manufacture them.
AMD's new server processors face an uphill fight News & Analysis 10/15/2001 Post a comment
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. this week will unveil its highest-speed two-way server microprocessors to date. But many analysts expect the fact that the company has temporarily bested Intel Corp. in the clock-rate race to fall on deaf ears.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros & cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight, as are piloted airplanes? Is the technology advancing faster than we can answer the questions it poses?
Panelists: Chad Sweet, Director of Engineering, Qualcomm; Yannick Levy, VP Corporate Business Development, Parrot; Jim Williams, ex-FAA drone chief; Michael Drobac, Exec. Director, Small UAV Coalition; Moderator: Junko Yoshida, Chief Int'l Correspondent, EE Times