18th May 2008 Archive
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Analysis Why won't our flat-tops have catapults, anyway?
The UK government has confirmed to shipbuilding executives that it will shortly place orders for two large new aircraft carriers, after years of uncertainty. But the move has been accompanied by renewed wrangling over Ministry of Defence (MoD) accounts, and seems likely to foreshadow cuts to some other major equipment programme …
Government 18 May 2008, 07:02
Comment Web $9.95
All around us the toasters are getting smarter. Sadly, we don't seem to be keeping up with the program. We remain poor schlubs. In the good old days, a toaster was just a toaster. It warmed bread and issued the odd electrocution. Tomorrow's toaster, however, brings with it a new set of functions that travel well beyond bread …
Law 18 May 2008, 21:14
AMD vs Intel Multi-threaded deposition squadron needed
Intel continues to paint AMD as an annoying, over zealous whiner, as the two companies' anti-trust battle makes its protracted way to court. At present, Intel and AMD are arguing over who should be interviewed for this case. AMD wants to depose 206 executives from Intel and then 280 more people from the chipmakers' customers. …
The Channel 18 May 2008, 22:42