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Former Transmeta CEO goes at Intel with another low-power chip

Exclusive Matthew Perry - no, not that one - can't seem to escape the idea of dealing a devastating blow to Intel. The former Transmeta CEO has landed at chip start-up Montalvo Systems, according to our sources, and is running the company.

LinuxWorld, virtually speaking

Woody Allen once famously said, "80 per cent of success is showing up". And often, showing up means you're in the right place at the right time to take advantage of new opportunities.
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NAO rebuts BBC claims on NHS IT

The National Audit Office (NAO) has hit back at BBC claims that it toned down criticisms about the progress of the National Programme for IT (NPfIT) in its recent report.
Kablenet, 19 2006
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Apple relieves Chinese iPod slave laborers

Apple Computer has vowed to cease driving its Chinese iPod assemblers like rented mules, after being shocked, shocked, to learn of abuses at several of its overseas factories. The Mail on Sunday recently broke the story, and identified poor conditions at factories in Longhua and Suzhou, operated by Taiwanese outfits Foxconn and Asustek.

What the heck was on that stolen laptop?

Four in five (81 per cent) US firms have lost at least one laptop containing sensitive data in the last year, according to a new study.