IBM will work with the German chemical company BASF Group to produce a new generation of chips with feature sizes of 32 nanometers, the companies said Friday.
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Dell Inc. is offering free replacements of the displays on nine popular notebook PC models, responding to customers who created a Web site to complain that some LCD screens developed a one pixel-wide vertical line.
Attracted by aggressive prices and the launch of Microsoft's Windows Vista OS, consumers purchased more notebooks during the first quarter than expected, pushing IDC to raise its 2007 PC industry forecast.
In an extension of a cost-cutting programme it began in January, Motorola in the US says it will lay off 4000 more workers.
In a continuing search for profits in the flash memory business, Intel Corp. and STMicroelectronics NV agreed on Tuesday to spin off some of their chip units to create a new semiconductor company.
Dell is moving forward with plans to begin selling PCs through solution providers, channel partners and retail partners, instead of sticking with the pure direct sales model previously championed by company founder Michael Dell.
Ultramobile PCs have often been criticised as falling into a gap between laptops and smartphones, but Samsung Electronics hopes to change that perception with a reduced price and upgraded performance for its Q1 Ultra.
IBM has a plan to stop the computing delays familiar to users of virtual worlds and online games, simply by adding its Cell gaming chips to its mainframe servers, the company says.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission has charged former Apple general counsel Nancy Heinen of fraudulently backdating stock options, the agency said on Tuesday.
Intel has posted a profit of $US1.6 billion for the first quarter, a rise of 19 per cent over that quarter last year, thanks to reduced personnel costs after recent layoffs and a $300 million tax reversal.
Intel has launched a quad-core chip for desktop gamers, continuing a barrage of new products the company has announced in the past week.
AMD has begun shipping two 3GHz versions of its dual-core Opteron chip to server vendors, continuing a battle over multicore processing power with Intel, the company said.
Intel has launched two quad-core processors for embedded applications, offering more power than the Woodcrest dual-core Xeon for designers of telecommunications infrastructure, network storage systems and medical imaging equipment.
Xerox will pay US$1.5 billion to acquire Global Imaging Systems, an office imaging equipment reseller that focuses on small and mid-sized businesses.
An internal investigation at Dell has found evidence of misconduct and accounting errors, forcing the company to delay filing its annual earnings report with stock market regulators, it announced on Thursday
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