Stories by Sumner Lemon

Microsoft promotes Muglia to president

Microsoft has promoted Bob Muglia, the head of the company's server and tools division, to president, making him one of a handful of senior executives who carry this title.

Hitachi, Intel SSD venture

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies and Intel are teaming up to produce solid-state drives for servers and workstations.

Transmeta put up for sale

Microprocessor designer Transmeta is looking for a buyer. Executives announced plans to sell the company on Wednesday, saying investment bank Piper Jaffray & Co. will act as its financial advisor during the sale process.

More Intel chips

Intel has announced four new quad-core Xeon models that use a halogen-free packaging technology.

Mobile quad-core chip

Intel will release its first quad-core processor for laptops next month. The chip will carry Intel's Core 2 Extreme label.

Researcher to demonstrate attack code for Intel chips

Security researcher and author Kris Kaspersky plans to demonstrate how an attacker can target flaws in Intel's microprocessors to remotely attack a computer using JavaScript or TCP/IP packets, regardless of what operating system the computer is running.

Intel to offer free spec

Intel plans to make the specification for a USB 3.0 host controller freely available during the second half of this year, hitting back at rumors it wanted to keep the technology for itself.

AMD to make Fusion chips

A senior AMD executive says the chipmaker plans to manufacture the first of its upcoming Fusion chips itself, quashing speculation that the task would be outsourced.

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