IBM plans 64-bit PowerPC 970 processor for 2003

IBM Corp. is preparing a 1.8GHz PowerPC processor, its fastest to date, that will run both 64-bit and 32-bit applications, the company said Monday.The PowerPC 970 processor, due out in the second half

Published on: October 14th, 2002 Joris Evers

MySQL database popular but limited

MySQL is integral to Sun Microsystems Inc.'s integrated open-source software stack, but developer MySQL AB freely admits it's not yet the cure-all alternative to the IBM Corp.'s DB2 or Oracle Corp.'s 9i databases.The

Published on: August 18th, 2002 Mark Jones

Mac OS X Beta

Apple Computer Inc., has the released Mac OS X Public Beta, a preview version of Apple's next generation operating system.The beta version features true memory protection, pre-emptive multi-tasking, and symmetric multiprocessing when running

Published on: October 31st, 2000 No Author

One-Stop Service

Looking for technical support on a variety of IT products? You might want to start by checking out Rightanswers.com, a new Internet-based "knowledge portal" from ServiceWare Inc. for customer support, knowledge management and

Published on: October 24th, 2000 No Author