IBM and Hitachi are expected to announce a research agreement this week in which the companies will collaborate to improve semiconductor technology, including shrinking the features on silicon chips.
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Hewlett-Packard Monday offered a peek into future printing technologies, introducing a new inkjet printer that prints thousands of pages per minute and ink that retains its shine even when exposed to extreme elements.
Intel on Wednesday confirmed that it would ship the six-core Xeon processor in the second half of this year, putting to rest rumors about the processor's actual ship date.
Dell reported revenue of nearly US$16 billion for the fourth quarter of 2008, up 10 percent from a year ago, but fell short of analyst estimates.
The global server market could be headed for a slowdown this year, market researcher IDC said Wednesday, after one of the strongest years ever in 2007.
Lenovo has launched the much-anticipated ThinkPad X300 ultraportable, challenging Apple's MacBook Air as the lightest and thinnest notebook currently available.
Prices of NAND flash memory could plummet this year because of weak demand and an oversupply in the market, analysts said on Wednesday.
Some of the top technology companies, including Intel, Microsoft, Dell and Advanced Micro Devices joined forces Tuesday to form the PC Gaming Alliance, which will try to promote the PC as a gaming platform.
Last friday Wal-Mart, the largest US retailer said it would phase out the sales of HD DVD offerings and exclusively offer high-definition Blu-ray hardware and DVDs by the middle of this year.
Intel has shrunk another processor that will be incorporated into new ultrathin laptops, possibly creating competition for the processor it developed for the MacBook Air ultrathin laptop.
Dell has scaled back the range of consumer PCs with processors from Advanced Micro Devices that it sells on its web site, focussing almost exclusively on systems with Intel processors.
Nvidia has announced that it had agreed to acquire graphics vendor Ageia Technologies for an undisclosed amount.
Dell on Wednesday announced the shutdown of retail kiosks in malls throughout the US as it adjusts its evolving product distribution strategy. A local Dell spokesperson said the shutdown would not impact the Australian market and its nine kiosks nationally.
IBM has added a new capability to its virtualization platform that will allow Linux applications to run on IBM's Unix servers, the company announced Tuesday.
Advanced Micro Devices on Monday introduced a high-end graphics card whose core will also be part of its next-generation Fusion processors.
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