Friday, August 19, 2022

Tom Krazit


Apple unveils video iPod, strikes deal with ABC

Hoping its success in the music business translates to television, Apple Computer Inc. on Wednesday announced plans to make episodes of five different TV shows available through a new version of iTunes. The shows can be watched on a PC or Mac or on a new video player iPod.

IBM, Mercury team up on Cell-based blade server

IBM Corp. and Mercury Computer Systems Inc. plan to ship a blade server using the multicore Cell processor designed exclusively for IBM's BladeCenter rack system, the companies announced.

Putting printers in their place

After several years of experimenting with pay-per-use printing, Pitt Ohio Express LLC grew tired of sending its maintenance man around to each of 80 printers to read the page meter and calculate the bill each month.

Google, NASA sign Research and Development pact

Google Inc. and the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) signed a wide-ranging agreement Wednesday to collaborate on future research projects aimed at pooling the computing knowledge of both organizations.

Dell plans notebook for Cingular’s HSDPA network

A few days after Dell Inc. made plans with Verizon Communications Inc. to embed wireless broadband connections into its notebooks, Dell plans to do the same thing with Cingular Wireless LLC, Dell and Cingular announced.

Dell pulls plug on Itanium servers

Dell Inc. is ending its support for Intel Corp.'s Itanium processor, an Intel spokeswoman said, closing the door on a product line that was a marginal part of Dell's server strategy.

Intel issues response to AMD antitrust complaint

Intel Corp. filed its formal response to an antitrust complaint lodged by Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD), denying that it violated any laws and accusing AMD of trying to shield itself from competition, Intel said in a statement.

Intel takes cool to the core

Speed and heat are out at the world's largest chipmaker; power management and cool are in. This week Intel will reveal details about a new chip architecture that will allow the company to put a lid on the runaway power consumption of its Pentium 4 and Xeon chips and to create chips with more than one processing core.

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