AMD announced three faster Athlon MP processors this morning, as we predicted a wee while back, running at 1.33, 1.40 and 1.53GHz, respectively.
Judge Colleen Kollar-Kottelly has appointed a mediator in a final attempt to squeeze an agreed antitrust settlement out of Microsoft and the US government team. To no-one's great surprise the two sides reported on Friday that they'd hadn't been able to agree on their own, and Judge Kollar-Kottelly issued an order, released on Saturday, putting the mediator in place.
The W3C has invited Bruce Perens and Free Software Foundation counsel Eben Moglen to join the next round of debate on whether to allow companies the right to charge for using future web standards that come under its proposed 'RAND' license.
Transmeta hasn't got its long-awaited and much-anticipate 1GHz Crusoe TM5800 processor out of the door yet, but it's already announcing its next chip, the TM6000.
UpdateNTL is to shed 8,200 jobs by the end of next year in a bid to reduce its massive £12 billion debt mountain, according to the FT.
Increased licensing revenue allowed UK chip designer ARM to post an upbeat third quarter results scorecard today.
The Palm OS continues to command the lion's share of the PDA market, at least as far as the US retail sector goes. The platform accounted for 82.5 per cent of the handhelds sold online and in stores during August, while PocketPC took 13 per cent of the market, according to the latest numbers from NPD Intelect.
Jupiter MMXI has spent the last two years researching and charting the habits of home Net users in the UK.
Intel may be resolutely sticking to its 2001 capital spending target of $7.5 billion, but few of its rival chip makers are sticking to their own projected levels of spending.
Marconi has reported second quarter results in line with reduced expectations, giving some signs of stability at the end of an 'Annus Horribilis' for the struggling telecoms manufacturer.
Don't expect the shortage of Socket 478 Pentium 4 processors to improve any time soon, sources inside Taiwan's mobo makers have claimed - at least not until December.
Increasing sales to major US PC companies are almost certainly not a sign of the long-awaited industry revival, Taiwanese component and computer manufacturers have been warned.
VIA has begun offering motherboards based on its own controversial P4X266 chipset and has formed an independent subsidiary to handle the sales - and, we presume, any legal action the move provokes Intel into launching.
AMD will launch one more 0.18 micron Athlon XP processor this year, clocked to 1.6GHz but shipping as the 1900+, followed by two more early 2002 before launching its 0.13 micron die-shrink, codenamed Thoroughbred during the first quarter of next year.
ATI's upcoming A3 chipset, the graphics company's attempt to tackle arch-rival Nvidia's nForce initiative head on, will support AMD's Athlon XP processor as well as the Pentium 4.
HWRoundupA few reviews have sprung up around the Web regarding AMD's new Athlon MP chips, an update on the older MP chips, which ran at a maximum clock speed of 1.2GHz. On the whole, they seem to be fairly identical to the recently launched Athlon XP chips, but with multi-processor support.
Police rescued a Blackburn man locked in a shed after receiving a tip-off from a Net user in the US.
Baboons may be capable of abstract thought, boffins reckon, following tests on personal computers that suggest hitherto unrecognised levels of intelligence in our distant cousins.
Thousands of people could be evicted from BTopenworld's Anytime if they continue to ignore calls to temper their usage.
AOL Europe has more than five million subscribers, the Internet company announced today.
Last week Hewlett-Packard (HP) dropped the news that is was exiting the add-on CD-RW market in order to concentrate on the emerging recordable DVD market.
AMD is cutting the prices of its Athlon XP processors on 29 October - the day after Intel kicks in with its own price cuts.
Paid-for online IT news serviceThe451.com is in urgent talks with potential investors to continue in business.
UK-based Mountain Solutions today released a new storage product for the laptop market. The ABSplus (Automatic Backup System) is a storage product that allows users store up to 48GB of data on a removable and portable drive.
Momentum is gathering on Capitol Hill for anti-terror legislation which will give the US government unprecedented freedom to conduct surveillance of suspects, including their comings and goings via the Internet; and yet the FBI's controversial packet sniffer, Carnivore, has been singled out for regulation.
Subscribers to thousands of web sites may face excess credit card charges due to technical difficulties at iBill, the online sex industry's favourite billing company.