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posted in May 2002
Intel predicts Itanium 2 will double performance of enterprise computing
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5/29/2002   Post a comment
MUNICH -- During a meeting with European systems developers here, Intel Corp. today predicted that its upcoming 64-bit Itanium 2 microprocessor will deliver up to 1.5-to-2 times the performance of today's enterprise computers, based on existing Itanium processors.
Intel cuts MPU prices thanks to yields from 300-mm wafers, 0.13-micron process
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5/28/2002   Post a comment
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Intel Corp. has cut the prices of 21 microprocessor products by a range of 9-to-53% as the company's investments in 300-mm wafer fabs and 0.13-micron processes helped to drive down production costs, according to a spokesman here today.
Intel aims R&D center in Spain at low-power processor designs
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5/28/2002   Post a comment
MUNICH -- During the European version of the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) here today, Intel Corp. and a major university in Spain announced plans to team up and open a new R&D laboratory to develop next-generation microprocessor designs.
ITC to review Toshiba vs. Samsung patent case
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5/24/2002   Post a comment
The U.S. International Trade Commission voted to investigate Toshiba's patent infringement complaint against Samsung Electronics and its U.S. subsidiaries.
Future Technologies to Help You 'Live Long and Prosper'
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5/22/2002   Post a comment
Inspired by a thought-provoking panel on Killer Technology Applications at the recent Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, TechOnLine's Jim Lipman looks into his crystal ball. What he sees (and discusses) are tomorrow's superstar applications and the kinds of devices on which they will run.
AMD's Austin fab ramps flash memories, plans last processor in Q3
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5/20/2002   Post a comment
AUSTIN, Tex. -- Advanced Micro Devices Inc. today said its 200-mm wafer Fab 25 here is now ramping volume production of 32- and 64-megabit flash chips using a 0.17-micron process technology after beginning a transition from microprocessor production to nonvolatile memories.
New DSP Architectures Go "Post-Harvard" for Higher Performance and Flexibility
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5/1/2002   Post a comment
Several "buffed-up" DSP architectures are breaking new ground in performance and flexibility. Rich Quinnell discusses how extended RISC processors, enhanced conventional DSPs, and unique high-performance architectures are helping DSP become a fundamental building block for virtually any system.


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Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

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Juggling a Cornucopia of Projects
Max Maxfield
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I feel like I'm juggling a lot of hobby projects at the moment. The problem is that I can't juggle. Actually, that's not strictly true -- I can juggle ten fine china dinner plates, but ...

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Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

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July Cartoon Caption Contest: Let's Talk Some Trash
Karen Field
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Steve Jobs allegedly got his start by dumpster diving with the Computer Club at Homestead High in the early 1970s.

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