1st August 1999 Archive
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Site not up -- still out of sight
Just a few months after registering the word Itanium as a trademark, as reported here, Intel has now registered the word as a domain name. But, so far, the site is not yet up and running. The move highlights an issue which to the best of our knowledge has not yet been aired. If a company trademarks a word -- for example Pla Y …
Business 1 Aug 1999, 09:12
Bang on time for SIGGRAPH
Although dealers and distributors have been able to buy Intel's .25 micron 600MHz part and the 500MHz Celeron for some weeks, as reported here, the big guns will roll out their versions tomorrow. (Story: Intel PIII/600 for sale: applies price fork to AMD) Compaq will introduce 600MHz Pentium III versions of the AP200 and AP400 …
Business 1 Aug 1999, 09:14
Intel's 418: gonna be late?
Our friend Kyle over at HardOCP has managed to get his mitts on an intriguing page from a secret Intel roadmap. The page shows packaging for Intel processors through until the second quarter of next year and states that customers do not need to think about 418 pin grid array (PGA) sockets for Pentium IIIs for the whole of next …
Business 1 Aug 1999, 09:48
New arrivistes will debut Q3
After humming and hawing throughout the year, Intel has now decided to introduce Celeron processors which will use a 100MHz front side bus (FSB). (See 466MHz Celeron, 810 chipset launched at last and earlier stories) The first parts to support the faster bus speed will be the 400MHz, 433MHz and 466MHz parts in Q3 of this year, …
Business 1 Aug 1999, 16:36