Stories by Agam Shah

IBM floats software in Amazon's cloud

IBM is delivering some of its infrastructure software as an on-demand service through Amazon Web Services, the companies said Wednesday, helping to validate the cloud computing model among enterprise customers.

Intel looks to bring HD video to handheld gadgets

Intel researchers are trying to create small, integrated chips that will be able to run high-definition 1080p video on portable devices, though it could take them five to eight years to do so, a senior Intel engineer said Monday.

Lenovo buys mystery startup company

Lenovo has acquired a secretive startup called Switchbox Labs that was cofounded by a former Microsoft Windows executive, the PC maker announced Wednesday.

Intel's net profit drops 90 percent

Intel's fourth-quarter profit plunged 90 percent from a year earlier, as the chip maker battled a worsening economy and recorded a steep loss from investments.

Netbooks won't save PC market this year, surveys say

Netbook shipments will see tremendous growth this year but won't be enough to boost overall worldwide PC shipments, which will sink due to the global economic downturn, according to surveys from IDC and Gartner released on Wednesday.

Lenovo puts Atom chip in fan-less desktop

Lenovo launched its first nettop on Tuesday, reaching out to budget buyers with an inexpensive, fan-less desktop designed for surfing the Web and other basic computing tasks.