Those focused on the two 10-inch tablets Dell previewed at a launch event in San Francisco on Tuesday were missing the point. At the event, Dell released a massive number of new products to help the enterprise better cope with the onslaught of consumer technologies entering the workplace.
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Qualcomm is a big player in the mobile industry and the CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment 2007 is a key event for it to attend, but that means little during a week when fire is threatening the San Diego area where the company is based.
Oracle has released a database driver free to the open source community that improves retrieval of data from Oracle databases for Web applications developed using PHP.
Sun is introducing new rack and blade servers Tuesday running its UltraSPARC T2 processors, pitching them as ideal for virtualisation and energy efficiency. And Sun is developing a software suite that it says can virtualise both competitors' systems and its own.
Hollywood draws Nicole Kidman, Jack Nicholson or George Clooney to its premieres. Monday night, Silicon Valley brought out Hector Ruiz, Michael Dell and Steve Ballmer.
The annual Hot Chips forum on semiconductor research, beginning Monday (US time) at Stanford University, usually draws industry leaders like IBM, Intel and AMD, but also new companies with ambitions to take on the big firms.
Hewlett-Packard's ambition to build the "next-generation datacentre" depends on Linux and open source, an HP executive said at the LinuxWorld Conference on Wednesday.
Sun Microsystems Monday reported it had swung to a fourth quarter profit compared to a loss last year on essentially flat revenues.
VMware is making a free benchmarking tool available to IT professionals to evaluate the performance of virtualisation technology in their datacentres. At the same time, it is seeking to assure competitors that the benchmarking standards will be fair to all of them.
The introduction of a new version of its Linux distribution and new JBoss software helped Red Hat increase profit to US$16.2 million, or US$0.08 a share, on revenue of US$118.9 million, in its fiscal first quarter ended May 31, the company reported Wednesday.
A criminal case against some of the people implicated in the Hewlett-Packard pretexting scandal may wrap up Thursday in a courtroom in San Jose, California.
Nvidia, known for graphics processors designed for video gaming, is expanding into the market for high-performance computing processors.
Azul Systems and Sun Microsystems have settled a patent infringement suit Sun filed, the companies said on Tuesday.
HP is developing new storage hardware that will make it easier for administrators to assign the right amount of storage to different departments in an organisation.
IBM is adding to its blade server line with an upcoming model targeted at small-to-medium-sized businesses.