Articles By Ben Ames

AMD seeks to boost PC biz with power-saving chips

AMD seeks to boost PC biz with power-saving chips

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) is hoping to take a bite out of Intel Corp.'s market share by selling energy-efficient...

May 16th, 2006 Ben Ames
Treo 700p smartphone combines Palm OS, EvDO

Treo 700p smartphone combines Palm OS, EvDO

Palm Inc. will debut the Treo 700p smartphone today, marking the second of four new devices the Sunnyvale, California, company...

May 14th, 2006 Ben Ames
Nokia teams with MIT for

Nokia teams with MIT for

In search of ways to make its mobile phones better networked and easier to use, Nokia Corp. recently unveiled a...

May 11th, 2006 Ben Ames
Level 3 grabs TelCove in buying spree

Level 3 grabs TelCove in buying spree

Level 3 Communications Inc. has expanded its network to cover additional U.S. cities by announcing Monday that it agreed to...

May 1st, 2006 Ben Ames
Sun releases processor designs

Sun releases processor designs

Sun Microsystems Inc. has taken another step to leverage open-source design so that developers can create more servers based on...

April 13th, 2006 Ben Ames
Azul plans to leapfrog rivals with 48-core chip

Azul plans to leapfrog rivals with 48-core chip

As the chip market moves from making denser, hotter processors to combining multiple cores, Azul Systems Inc. has announced plans...

April 10th, 2006 Ben Ames
HP vows global wireless for notebook PCs

HP vows global wireless for notebook PCs

Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) plans to release business notebook PCs later this year with integrated global broadband wireless connectivity, the company...

April 5th, 2006 Ben Ames
Intel’s flash chip boosts mobile phone memory

Intel’s flash chip boosts mobile phone memory

Mobile phones built in 2007 could store twice as many photos as they do now with a super-dense NOR flash...

April 4th, 2006 Ben Ames
Lenovo to lay off 1,000, move headquarters to Raleigh

Lenovo to lay off 1,000, move headquarters to Raleigh

In response to market pressures in its desktop business, Lenovo Group Ltd. Thursday announced it would lay off 1,000 employees...

March 16th, 2006 Ben Ames
Lenovo launches low-cost PCs for larger slice of SMB

Lenovo launches low-cost PCs for larger slice of SMB

In an effort to grab a bigger slice of the U.S. small-business market, Lenovo Group Ltd. is launching a line...

February 23rd, 2006 Ben Ames