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2008-12-03 10:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Representatives from the City of Austin, Austin Energy, The University of Texas' Austin Technology Incubator, the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) unveiled details of the Pecan Street Project, a bold effort to design a new, clean energy infrastructure, business model and proving ground for tomorrow's energy technology. Corporate partnerships with Dell, GE Energy, IBM, Intel, Oracle, Cisco Systems, Microsoft,...

2008-12-02 13:45:42

Intel Corp. and Hitachi Ltd. said they will jointly develop solid state drive (SSD) memory devices, which are seen as a promising alternative to hard disk drives. This move is a strategic shift for Hitachi, the world's third largest hard drive maker, which has yet to make a commitment to SSD technology until now. SSDs are being used more in laptop PCs as well as iPods and iPhones, primarily because they are better at absorbing shocks and consume less power than hard disk drives. The agreement...

2008-11-13 13:35:00

Intel Corp. announced on Wednesday that it would be slashing more than $1 billion from its fourth quarter sales forecast. Intel now expects sales of $9 billion in the last three months of the year, plus or minus $300 million. It previously expected sales between $10.1 billion and $10.9 billion, and analysts polled by Thomson Reuters were looking for $10.3 billion. The announcement shows another pitfall for tech firms during an economic crisis. Intel, the world's biggest maker of PC...

2008-11-07 08:55:00

An engineer formally working for the Intel Corp. was charged with stealing $1 billion worth of trade secrets from the chip maker while he worked for its main rival, Advanced Micro Devices Inc. Biswamohan Pani, 33, was charged with five indictments of illegally downloading more than a dozen confidential documents from Intel's computer system in California during a four-day stretch in June. Pani resigned from Santa Clara, Calif.-based Intel, but remained on the payroll and still had access to...

2008-10-29 00:00:11

Following the success of its education-focused mini PC introduced in April, HP (NYSE:HPQ) today expanded the HP Mini family with three models of a new HP Mini 1000 line. This array of minis - one of the widest offerings in the industry - addresses the needs of Internet-centric consumers, mobile professionals, always-on social media enthusiasts and fashion-forward women. "Staying connected to your world - however you define it - is increasingly important to people on the go," said Ted...

2008-10-28 13:25:03

Intel Capital on Tuesday announced plans to launch its "clean tech" initiative in China, investing $20 million in once of China's leading developers of equipment for renewable energy. "The world economy is in a very difficult position, but innovation is the way to help the companies out of financial crisis. Intel Capital is still committed to investing in innovative companies," said Cadol Cheung, managing director of Intel Capital for the Asia Pacific. "We have no plans to slow down our...

2008-10-13 00:00:14

INTEL Corp has launched its third-generation vPro suite of business desktop PC technology which helps to extend an IT organisation's reach to protect and manage PCs beyond the corporate firewall. With the Remote Alert feature, an ailing PC - even one that is turned off - experiencing symptoms outside the preset parameters can "call" for IT assistance on its own. Using the Remote Scheduled Maintenance feature, IT administrators can programme PCs for regular tune-ups that have PCs...

2008-10-08 07:25:00

For years, the appeal of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. was described by an insult that founder Jerry Sanders lobbed against rivals: "Real men have fabs." What Sanders meant was his company enjoyed the advantage of owning its factories, known as fabrication plants. Meanwhile, many chip companies design semiconductors and outsource the manufacturing. But times have changed. Now the world's No. 2 maker of microprocessors is spinning off its manufacturing operations in a deal with an investment...

2008-09-10 12:00:14

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA) today announced strong partner support for its Sun(TM) xVM virtualization portfolio, the industry's most comprehensive offerings for virtualizing desktop to datacenter. Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), Value Added Resellers (VARs) and technology leaders are leveraging Sun xVM to meet growing customer demand for comprehensive virtualization solutions and to increase their growth and profitability. To learn more about the many benefits of being a Sun xVM...

2008-09-08 12:00:17

HP (NYSE:HPQ) today announced an unprecedented milestone in mobile computing: up to 24 hours of continuous notebook operation on a single battery charge. As measured by an industry-standard benchmark, the new HP EliteBook 6930p configured with an optional ultra-capacity battery delivered up to 24 hours of battery runtime.(1) "All-day computing has been the holy grail of notebook computing," said Ted Clark, senior vice president and general manager, Notebook Global Business Unit, HP....

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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.