Stories by Sumner Lemon

AMD reaches out to channel partners for Fusion release

Advanced Micro Devices took another step towards the release of its Fusion family of microprocessors, with the announcement it's extending an existing partner program to include channel partners that primarily sell to businesses, instead of consumers.

HP sees PC sales jump in China

China was a bright spot for Hewlett-Packard during the company's fiscal fourth quarter, with overall sales in the country up 20 percent over the previous year. But the company's Personal Systems Group, which sells PCs, performed even better.

Chip makers to raise spending in 2010, SEMI says

Spending on plants and equipment used to make semiconductors will likely rise 64 percent next year, with more than half of all spending coming from six chip makers. But 2010 spending will remain far below 2008 levels, an industry group said.

Oracle here to stay in hardware: Ellison

Oracle plans to stay in the hardware business following its planned US$7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems, CEO Larry Ellison has said, adding more detail to earlier statements made by the company.