13th February 2000 Archive
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Not quite the Peace Corps....
The recent spate of network attacks and the vulnerabilities it's revealed have certainly cast doubt on the soundness of grand, national schemes blindly embracing the Internet as a principal venue of trade and commerce. Nevertheless, America's highest-profile E-commerce booster, President Bill Clinton, remains stubbornly …
Business 13 Feb 2000, 03:30
If you're a PC builder, you need processors
The Dell Corporation, in an attempt to show even-handedness in the processor market, is expected this week to give Intel a hard time for problems it caused the company when a shortfall of Coppermines dented its quarterly results. That follows an attack made by Dell's chairman Michael Dell, on AMD ten days ago, when he told UK …
Business 13 Feb 2000, 21:57
Multiprocessing systems to showcase at CeBIT
Influential German magazine c't is reporting that AMD will unveil protypes of a copper-interconnect Athlon, which will support multi-processing. According to the report, written by Andreas Stiller, and which can be found here, AMD will also show a chip which clocks at over 1GHz and has integrated level two Thunderbird cache at …
Business 13 Feb 2000, 22:10