Analysis: Intel's New Fab Part Of Plan To Combat AMD
Intel's plan to build a new 300-mm fab has little to do with future PC growth, as the chip giant hinted earlier this week. Instead, the fab announcement is part of a major plan to play catch-up and gain a competitive edge over microprocessor rival AMD at the critical 45-nm node, an analyst says.
RFID Beyond The Supply Chain
The many potential uses of RFID are expected to produce massive amounts of data that, once analyzed, could be a gold mine of useful information, says database guru Michael Stonebraker.
IBM's Sales Fall 5% In Chip Unit
The decline comes as the company is moving towards the gaming processor market, said CFO Mark Loughridge, who also hinted that the company's chip and foundry business are still losing money.
Intel Spins Last Single-Core Itaniums
Montecito's availability will likely intensify the battle for control of the mid- and high-end server market, where Itanium has long competed against RISC architectures from IBM, Hewlett-Packard, and Sun Microsystems.
More Data Lost In Transition
Latest tape loss spotlights the need for better security of transported data, including encrypting sensitive information.
Apparel Maker Tags RFID For Kids' Sleepwear
Lauren Scott of California will launch a line of kid's pajamas sewn with RFID tags. Readers placed in a house will be able to scan the tags within a 30-foot radius and trigger an alarm if boundaries are breached.
Redmond's New R&D
France Telecom deal shows Microsoft's plans for future partnerships
SmartAdvice: How To Leverage Business-Intelligence Tools
Companies want to leverage their investments as much as possible, The Advisory Council says, so consider, what are your pain points? Also, how to structure an outsourcing deal so you can cut your losses early if it's not working out.
Digital Images Unleashed
Companies save money, improve processes, and boost customer service with digital devices that transmit images wirelessly.
High-Tech Digs For A Digital Production Company
LucasFilm, owned by George Lucas, has built a $350 million, 23-acre digital campus that will serve as a development epicenter for movies, special effects, and digital gaming using state-of-the-art software and technology.
Computer Orders Decline
New government report showing an 11.9% drop in orders for IT wares corresponds with a falloff in the confidence business-technologists have in the economy, as tracked by InformationWeek.