Stories by Sumner Lemon

Intel gets ready for Penryn, may release Silverthorne early

Following the launch of Intel Corp.'s quad-core Xeon 7300 processor on Wednesday, the company's efforts are now focused on preparations for the rollout of its first Penryn chips later this year. And there are signs the company is planning an early 2008 release of its Silverthorne chip for ultramobile PCs and handheld devices.

Expert finds 'stupid' vulnerabilities in Oracle 11g

The latest version of Oracle's flagship database offers better security than earlier versions, but development errors have left vulnerabilities that attackers can use to steal data, an expert warned Monday.

Google hostile to privacy, group says

When it comes to protecting the privacy of its users, Google ranks worse than any other Internet company, according to an interim report by Privacy International. The international watchdog group also accused Google of engaging in a smear campaign in response to its findings, and demanded an apology.

Google launches book search for China

Google Inc. is testing a <a href="">book search service</a> in China that allows users to search and read the full text of books.