Douglas F. Gray

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Palm lifts the lid on OS 5

Despite taking the stage three hours late due to a power outage in San Jose, Calif., David Nagel, president and chief executive officer of PalmSource Inc., still managed to cram his opening keynote here with both hardware and software partners showing how they are taking advantage of the Palm OS.

AMD, UMC partner on Singapore wafer fab

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. and contract chip manufacturer United Microelectronics Corp. will form a joint venture company that will own and operate a new wafer manufacturing plant in Singapore the companies said Thursday.

Palm show to highlight corporate software

Palm Inc. will try to boost its appeal among corporate customers at its annual conference next week, where it plans to provide further details about the next big release of its operating system and highlight new business applications from partners.

AMD preparing for Hammer release

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) is on track to ship sample versions of its upcoming 64-bit processor to customers next quarter, an executive said in a Banc of America Securities Webcast on Wednesday.

Microsoft launches CE .Net with support for wireless

Microsoft Corp. unveiled a new version of its Windows CE operating system and previewed a set of upcoming home networking technologies, code-named "Mira", at this month

Toshiba unveils ultra-thin 802.11 notebook

Toshiba uncovered its thinnest notebook yet, the Port

PC industry hit hard in 2001

Even with holiday shoppers buying more systems than expected, the worldwide PC market ended 2001 with a whimper, with fourth-quarter shipments declining 6.7 per cent from a year ago, market research group International Data Corp. (IDC) said Thursday.

HP must keep moving forward, Fiorina says

Carly Fiorina has not softened her position on the proposed merger between Hewlett-Packard Co. and Compaq Computer Corp. If anything, HP's chief executive officer has become even more combative in the face of criticism from opponents of the merger.

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