3rd January 1999 Archive
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Tweedledweeb and Tweedledumb at it again
Intel officially introduced its 366MHz and 400MHz Celerons yesterday but AMD has taken retaliatory action over the holiday period and has slashed the price of its K6-2/400 by $60. Over the last two weeks, AMD has briefed its distributors and dealers about the price drop, which is intended to take the wind out of Intel's sales. …
Business 3 Jan 1999, 12:18
AMD and Microsoft connection still unclear
Two Comdexes ago, Dana Krelle, the charismatic VP poached from Nexgen, told The Register why it had taken a share in Digital Anvil and how AMD had the DirectX code before anyone else. We listened dutifully, and then were surprised a little last Spring when Microsoft announced it had taken some equity in the company too. We have …
Business 3 Jan 1999, 16:28
No wonder the States bombed Intel Baghdad
It's little wonder that in Gulf War II, the US forces targeted Intel's HQ in Baghdad (passim). It now transpires that Intel Celeron is now a phrase gravid with anagrams. For example, not only do we have Electro Lenin, but to show there will be no whitewash in the sepulchre, we also have Electro Linen. However, Encore Lentil is …
Business 3 Jan 1999, 16:42
Interesting Semi Sites Intel Secrets What the Great Satan of Chips doesn't want you to know... CPU Central Reliable source for CPU information CPU Review Good information and links here on CPUs, graphics cards, software Ken Catto's Intell Inside site This man's got an axe and he's sharpening it Kenneth's Tech Page Excellent …
Business 3 Jan 1999, 17:49
Can we fit any more companies into this vast Alpha conspiracy prompted by Digital Anvil?
Just what is there to the Texas connection between Compaq, Microsoft and AMD? (Story: What's Digital Anvil up to?) No sooner had we posted the last story on Digital Anvil when a source from the US gave us some hints and tips as to what is going on. On the Alpha Processor page, for example, he rightly points out that the partners …
Business 3 Jan 1999, 18:38
- Geek's Guide to Britain INSIDE GCHQ: Welcome to Cheltenham's cottage industry
- 'Catastrophic failure' of 3D-printed gun in Oz Police test
- Game Theory Is the next-gen console war already One?
- BBC suspends CTO after it wastes £100m on doomed IT system
- Peak Facebook: British users lose their Liking for Zuck's ad empire