Stories by Agam Shah

AMD jumps into the netbook fray

Advanced Micro Devices is jumping into the mini-notebook space, delivering processors starting in 2009 for small laptops that can run basic applications like Web surfing and e-mail, the company said Thursday.

IBM unveils technology for faster CPUs

IBM on Monday said it had invented technology that could reduce power consumption and speed up performance of processors used in PCs, servers and other devices.

HP ruggedises ultraportable laptops

Hewlett-Packard has introduced ultraportable laptops that can easily switch between wireless 3G broadband networks and withstand harsh environmental conditions.

Dell unveils 19-hour Latitude laptop

Dell this week announced a series of Latitude laptops, including its lightest ultramobile commercial laptop yet and a larger system that the company claimed provides 19 hours of battery life.

Sun calls for SSD companies to unite on standards

Players in the solid-state drive industry need to unite and establish an umbrella organization that establishes standards that define the technology, like its performance, a Sun Microsystems executive said on Monday.

IBM bundles middleware on Linux systems

IBM on Tuesday said it wants to free desktops from Microsoft software, announcing an alliance with Linux vendors to preload its middleware on Linux distributions.