10th > June > 2003 Archive

OSU Four's PCs held without charge

The future of four Ohio State University students remains in question one month after police stormed into their dormitory rooms and confiscated computer equipment used in an alleged file-trading ring.
Ashlee Vance, 10 Jun 2003

Tablet PC sales climb in April

Sales of tablet PCs are chugging along, despite a dip in growth during April.
ElectricNews.net, 10 Jun 2003

Italy finally joins the WiFi club – Portugal next?

The Register's Wireless LAN Channel
Guy Kewney, 10 Jun 2003

Mobile Service Delivery and partnerships from BEA

Recent results have shown just how tough times are for mobile operators, writes Rob Bamforth, of Bloor Research. Not only a market increasingly saturated with existing customers, competitive pressures from overseas, but also the 3G-license millstone they'd expected to be a milestone. No wonder there are so many proclaiming they have the solution the operators need.
IT-Analysis, 10 Jun 2003

Intel chips to power high end routers

Avici Systems has fleshed out plans to build high end routers using network processors from Intel rather than more traditional ASIC technology.
John Leyden, 10 Jun 2003

Apple to ship PPC970 Macs ahead of 64-bit OS X

Apple may not await the arrival of a 64-bit version of Mac OS X 10.3, codenamed 'Panther', before shipping new Power Macs based on IBM's 64-bit PowerPC 970 processor.
Tony Smith, 10 Jun 2003

IBM, Infineon build 0.18µ magnetic RAM chip

'Instant on' computers moved a step closer today, according to IBM and Infineon claimed, thanks to the two companies' joint efforts to develop magnetic memory chips.
Tony Smith, 10 Jun 2003

Sun speeds phone Java

Sun is speeding up mobile Java thanks to a new partnership with Intel to accelerate ARM-based code on the latter's XScale platform. This takes the form of a HotSpot accelerator for the CLDC reference that underpins J2ME, and Juan Dewar told us that it wasn't related to ARM's own Jazelle Java accelerator.
Andrew Orlowski, 10 Jun 2003

Sony launches Bluetooth Clié

Reg Kit Watch
Tony Smith, 10 Jun 2003
Broken CD with wrench

TDK adds Bluetooth to arcade games, cash registers and more

John Leyden, 10 Jun 2003

Sun's network computer goes missing

Sun Microsystems will tell anyone in earshot that the "network is the computer," but reporters at the JavaOne show are having trouble believing the company lives by its motto.
Ashlee Vance, 10 Jun 2003

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