Dell this week vowed that its desktops and laptops will be using 25% less energy by 2010.
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IBM unveiled a new blade server based on the Cell chip that was originally designed to run a video game console.
Advanced Micro Devices Monday unveiled five low-power quad-core server processors, and said that manufacturers are planning to use the chips in both blade and rack-mounted servers.
Advanced Micro Devices Wednesday announced that it plans to release a six-core chip next year and a 12-core chip in 2010.
Intel announced that it has joined with two other chipmakers in an effort to ease a move from 300-mm wafers to 450-mm wafers, which will enable each to increase production and maybe even lessen their impact on the environment.
Dell is getting ready to fit several of its <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/inform.do?command=search&searchTerms=Dell+Inspiron">Inspiron</a> notebooks with <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/inform.do?command=search&searchTerms=Intel+Corporation">Intel Corp.</a>'s new 45-nanometer <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/inform.do?command=search&searchTerms=Intel+Penryn">Penryn processors</a> .
Researchers at Princeton University this week reported that they have found a way to literally melt away miniscule defects in computer chips, a discovery that could help manufacturers build more powerful processors.
Continuing its dive into the consumer market, <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/inform.do?command=search&searchTerms=Lenovo+Group+Ltd.">Lenovo Group Ltd.</a> Tuesday unveiled another IdeaPad laptop.
Advanced Micro Devices is looking to forge ahead into the enterprise market by creating a commercial road map and realigning desktop platforms into an enterprise offering.
Continuing its recent new product push, Advanced Micro Devices has released three new triple-core Phenom processors.
Intel is slashing the price of some of its processors up to 50 percent, a slap in the face to rival Advanced Micro Devices, long known as the low-price alternative in the chip market.
Dell Inc. unveiled a redesigned laptop line this week as part of a corporate plan to increase its laptop portfolio by 50% this year.
Today's giant, budget-bending robots that are run by specialists in factories and on assembly floors are evolving into smaller, less-expensive and cuter machines that clean our carpets, entertain us and may someday take care of us as we grow old. The move is akin to the shift from the mainframe world of the 1970s to the personal computers that invaded our offices and homes over the past 20 to 25 years.
Advanced Micro Devices Wednesday began shipping its delayed Barcelona chip in volume.
Hewlett-Packard unveiled a low-cost mini-laptop this week that's aimed at the education market.
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