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2011-04-11 22:00:00

MILPITAS, Calif., April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd., the global leader in core system software (BIOS) products, services, and embedded technologies, today announced that it has selected IDF 2011 in Beijing on April 12 and 13 to introduce upcoming support for the Intel® Boot Loader Development Kit (Intel® BLDK) as part of its SecureCore Tiano(TM) (SCT) product. According to Steve Chan, Phoenix Technologies' Chief Technology Officer:...

2011-02-24 06:00:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd., the global leader in core system software (BIOS) products, services, and embedded technologies, today announced that it has selected Embedded World 2011 in Germany to stage its most comprehensive demonstration of its embedded BIOS products, plug-ins, and services. Phoenix SecureCore Tiano(TM) 2.1 (SCT2.1), Phoenix's market-leading UEFI BIOS, will also be showcased at this event. Phoenix will be found at Eltan's and...

2011-01-09 00:43:54

ASRock, Inc. the global leading motherboard manufacturer proudly released its latest Sandy Bridge series motherboards. Intel has unveiled Sandy Bridge, its first architecture to feature a GPU on the same silicon die as the CPU. Taipei, Taiwan (Vocus/PRWEB) January 07, 2011 With advanced techniques, the newly-unveiled P67/H67 motherboards suggest end-users more possibilities of efficient computing. ASRock, Inc. the global motherboard manufacturer launched their latest P67 / H67 series Sandy...

2010-11-03 08:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), the global leader in server technology innovation and green computing, today announced the latest addition to its embedded/industrial PC (IPC) product portfolio, the SuperServer 6046T-TUF based on the new SC842 short-depth (20") 4U chassis. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101103/AQ93940) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101103/AQ93940) "The newest addition to Supermicro's...

2010-10-01 13:11:17

Updating one of the oldest parts of a desktop computer could help shorten start-up times to mere seconds. The upgrade will do away with the 25-year-old PC start-up software known as BIOS that helps the operating system get going. The code was not intended to last this long, which is the reason modern PCs still take so long to start up. BIOS' replacement, UEFI, will replace the ancient software in new PCs by 2011. The acronym stands for Unified Extensible Firmware Interface and is designed...

2010-09-13 06:00:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: PTEC), the global leader in core system software (CSS) products, services and embedded technologies, today announced that it has successfully demonstrated the world's first UEFI plug-in on the UEFI reference BIOS for the Intel® 5 series-M chipset customer reference board. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070410/SFTU048LOGO) (Logo:...

Latest Extensible Firmware Interface Reference Libraries

2010-09-08 11:08:26

Firmware is a term commonly used to represent the small fixed programs and data structures that internally control various electronic devices. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standard Glossary of Software Engineering Terminology defines firmware as "The combination of a hardware device and computer instructions and data that reside as read-only software on that device." Typical examples of devices containing firmware range from products such as remote controls or...

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