2nd September 2000 Archive
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Akihabara strikes again with chip porn
An Intel spin doctor at IDF took us aside at the beer-to-beer fest on Wednesday and asked us if we had any idea how the Japanese journos could score so many scoops on NDA'd stuff? We admitted we hadn't an earthly, but one thing's for sure, those boys at Pricewatch in Japan are quick to get shots up on the Web. If you take a …
Channel 2 Sep 2000, 10:19
Scare or dare?
We were puzzled to read yesterday that Sun Microsystems is expected to launch its UltraSPARC III in ten days time. The date September 11 particularly leapt out at us, as the very next day Hewlett Packard gives birth to its long awaited Superdome servers at a lavish extravaganza in New York. The new boxes will replace the current …
Channel 2 Sep 2000, 10:20
Apache still dominates web server roundup
Use of the British web server Zeus grew by 60 per cent last month, according to the Netcraft web survey. This repeats a similar leap the previous month and makes Zeus the fifth most popular http server. Zeus isn't software libre - it's closed source and a full licenses sets you back around $1,700, although charities and …
Media 2 Sep 2000, 10:21
And fresh launch date for Willamette
A PC manufacturer close to Intel's plans has supplied The Register with benchmarks of the up-and-coming Pentium 4. At the same time, it appears that Intel has now scheduled a launch event for the week of October 30th, by which time the Pentium 4 will have gone through a couple of more steps. Currently the chipset stepping is …
Channel 2 Sep 2000, 11:13
- Review Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Proof the pen is mightier?
- Nuke plants to rely on PDP-11 code UNTIL 2050!
- Spin doctors brazenly fiddle with tiny bits in front of the neighbours
- Game Theory Out with a bang: The Last of Us lets PS3 exit with head held high
- Flash flaw potentially makes every webcam or laptop a PEEPHOLE