24th December 2000 Archive
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And we disassemble the dissembling
A squadron of heavily armed IBM spin bombers left their hilltop base at Almaden, Ca at the end of last week. Their destination - Vulture Central. Their mission - to disarm public outrage at the proposed inclusion of CPRM copy control mechanisms into hard disks. The bombers were loaded with a good-natured arsenal of flattery, non …
Software 24 Dec 2000, 11:15
Chiptastic boobs and scoops of 2000
This year really saw the X86 war heat up, as AMD kicked in with its Athlon processor and gave Intel a run for its money, at least in the desktop space. As usual, the year started with a vengeance, with AMD determined to take the price war right to Intel's ramparts, and slashed and burnt the Athlon prices in January. It seemed …
Channel 24 Dec 2000, 14:42