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2008-08-22 09:00:31

By Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- Imagine juicing up your laptop computer or cell phone without plugging them into an electrical socket. That's a luxury that could be provided by wireless power transmission, a concept that has been bandied about for decades but is creeping closer to becoming viable. Building off work unveiled last year by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers, Intel Corp. on Thursday demonstrated how to make a 60-watt light bulb glow from an energy source 3...

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2008-08-21 14:05:00

Yahoo Inc announced on Wednesday plans to work alongside Intel Corp to build a "Widget Channel" to run with TV shows.The new Web-based channel will allow TV viewers to interact with and watch a set of TV widgets that will appear in the corner of their screens like a picture-in-picture window.These widget windows will enable viewers to chat, send e-mail, watch videos, track stocks or keep up with news headlines by simply using their TV remote control.Intel is designing the new services to run...

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2008-08-20 12:45:00

Intel Corp. showed off its newest chip design on Tuesday, proving why it is still the world's largest chip maker despite efforts by its smaller rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD). Intel's latest Core i7 chip, based on a design code-named Nehalem, will start production during the fourth quarter of this year. The new chip is designed to conserve more energy than any processor Intel has previously offered while delivering faster graphics images. The chip design represents Intel's intent to...

2008-08-20 09:00:12

By Jordan Robertson Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- Intel Corp. cracked the lid Tuesday on a new chip design that is at once a big challenge to smaller rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc. and an admission that AMD nailed a key design feature before it slipped into a severe financial slump. Intel, the world's largest computer-chip maker, showed off the new blueprint, known as a microarchitecture, for its chips at a developers conference in San Francisco. Though some of the details were...

2008-08-18 12:00:17

NEW YORK (AP) -- Intel Corp. is unveiling new technology that will let computers wake up from their power-saving sleep state when they receive a phone call over the Internet. Current computers have to be fully on to receive a call, making them impractical and energy-wasters as replacements for the telephone. The new component Intel is announcing Thursday will let computers automatically return to a normal, full-powered state when a call comes in. The computer can activate its...

2008-08-18 09:00:00

HP (NYSE:HPQ) today introduced three ultra-portable notebook computers, including a three-pound(1) EliteBook, the smallest and lightest HP notebook with a built-in optical drive. Inspired by aircraft construction and designed for style-conscious mobile professionals, the HP EliteBook 2530p features the sleek and durable HP DuraCase - a brushed, anodized aluminum exterior casing combined with a magnesium alloy chassis that is engineered to pass several military-standard durability tests such...

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2008-08-15 10:33:51

Intel Corp. announced on Thursday new technology that will enable computers to "wake up" from their power-saving sleep once they receive an incoming Internet call. Until now the machines had to be in the normal, full-powered state to receive such a call, making them an energy-wasting alternative for a telephone -- a typical desktop PC usually consumes more than 60 watts of power, but consume only around 10 watts in the so-called S3 sleep state. Intel's new component lets computers...

2008-08-04 12:00:44

By JESSICA MINTZ SEATTLE -- Intel Corp.'s lowcost laptop initiative got a boost Wednesday from Portugal's government, which is pledging to provide elementary school students with 500,000 computers based on the chipmaker's Classmate PC design. The announcement brings Intel's rivalry with the One Laptop Per Child organization into the spotlight once again. In May, the nonprofit OLPC group said its green-and-white XO laptop computers wouldwork with Microsoft Corp.'sWindows in...

2008-07-31 09:00:43

Intel Corp.'s low-cost laptop initiative got a boost Wednesday from Portugal's government, which is pledging to provide elementary school students with 500,000 computers based on the chipmaker's Classmate PC design. It's the biggest deal for the Classmate PC to date. (c) 2008 Virginian - Pilot. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

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2008-07-30 09:15:00

Portugal's government gave Intel Corp's low-cost laptop initiative a boost on Wednesday by pledging to provide elementary school students with 500,000 computers based on the chipmaker's Classmate PC design. This is expected to make a wave in Intel's rivalry with the One Laptop Per Child organization. In May, the nonprofit OLPC group said its green-and-white XO laptop computers would work with Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)'s Windows in addition to a homegrown Linux-based operating system. This should...


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callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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