Just days prior to the release of Intel's new Pentium III processor and concerns over its unique identification serial number are widening. One German PC publication claims to have devised a method for activating and reading the serial number without the computer user's knowledge or consent
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Trial set for March 9 start
Internet2, a project expected to help dramatically improve the Internet, will take a big leap forward this month with the launch in the US of a high-speed, coast-to-coast network. Known as Abilene, the network will act as an important test-bed for developing a new generation of Internet applications and services.
Company will provide information on how to reach computer manufacturers
Intel will gather hundreds of industry partners and pull out all the stops at an event scheduled for February 17 in San Jose, where the chip giant will show off the multimedia prowess of its forthcoming Pentium III processor to media and analysts.
"This will probably be the largest thing we've ever put on, the largest thing we'll do all year," an Intel spokeswoman said. "It's going to be an amazing show."
Intel was concerned at ties between law firm and AMD
Microsoft Chairman and CEO Bill Gates has made a $US3.345 billion endowment to help line the pockets of two of his charity foundations, a spokeswoman for Gates' philanthropy group said last Friday.
More important than ever to protect interests of Internet shoppers, say officials
Judge does not rule on request
Microsoft infringed on patent granted late last year, says Chicago firm
News not good enough to prevent stock price from slipping
Enterprise software and tools vendor Inprise this week announced plans to restructure itself into two separate operating divisions, called Inprise and borland.com. The move will involve reducing by 20 per cent its global workforce of about 950 employees, Inprise said
Jini gets official roll-out; software free to download from Sun's Web site
Revenues total $US4.94 billion
Microsoft forced to post warning on home page