AMD Expands Developer Center Support Services for 64-bit Apps Product News 10/30/2003 Post a comment The company has enhanced both in-lab and "virtually there" development using secure VPN and Remote Desktop Terminal Services. Platforms supported include the beta of Windows XP 64-Bit Edition for 64-Bit Extended Systems, the beta of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition for 64-Bit Extended Systems and the next version of Windows, code named "Longhorn."
WSTS revises forecast for stronger chip market growth News & Analysis 10/29/2003 Post a comment With the threat from Sars retreating for now, the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics organization sees double-digit percentage growth year-on-year for the worldwide market from 2003 through 2005. The personal computing, wireless communications and digital consumer sectors are driving the current upturn. From Brussels, Peter Clarke reports.
VIA Finds a Way to Trim Processor Size, Add Security Features Product News 10/24/2003 Post a comment Made in a 130nm process and available at speeds of 533MHz, 800MHz and 1GHz, the Eden-N is almost without question Via's best processor yet. It features the very small nanoBGA package, which measures just 15mm x 15mm. By comparison, Intel's Pentium M CPU measures in at 35mm x 35mm
VIA Finds a Way to Trim Processor Size, Add Security Features News & Analysis 10/21/2003 Post a comment Made in a 130nm process and available at speeds of 533MHz, 800MHz and 1GHz, the Eden-N is almost without question Via's best processor yet. It features the very small nanoBGA package, which measures just 15mm x 15mm. By comparison, Intel's Pentium M CPU measures in at 35mm x 35mm
World's Smallest, Lowest Power Native x86 Processor Product News 10/15/2003 Post a comment Based on a new streamlined Nehemiah core architecture the VIA Eden-N processor comes in a nanoBGA package measuring just 15mm x 15mm, less than half the size of the Intel Pentium M processor, to provide what is said to be the world's smallest, lowest power, native x86 processor.
SUN Debuts UltraSPARC IV Product News 10/15/2003 Post a comment The UltraSPARC IV has the potential to double the throughput of Sun's existing high-end and
mid-range systems when it hits the market in the first half of 2004.
Xeon Processor for DP Servers, Workstation News & Analysis 10/10/2003 Post a comment Intel Corporation has introduced a Xeon processor for dual processor (DP) servers and workstations. The company claims the processor has the highest performance and fastest clock speed of any product in the series, as well as drop-in compatibility for investment protection.
No easy answers for Motorola's semiconductor business Blog 10/6/2003 Post a comment Will new leadership at Motorola Inc. change the fortunes of the company's troubled Semiconductor Products Sector (SPS)?
Although most of Motorola has fallen on tough times during the past few years, SPS has fallen harder and faster. With SPS facing problems, including excessive costs, a loss of technological leadership, and a major downsizing of its manufacturing operations, a new vision and strong leadership will be needed to rescue this division, iSuppli believes.
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.