Intel is introducing a new low-power processor for what it hopes will be a new class of thin and light laptops that bridge the gap between netbooks and mainstream laptops.
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A precipitous fall in worldwide server shipments triggered a sharp decline in revenue for server makers during the first quarter of 2009, IDC says.
Dell has announced an "ultra-light" server that will be powered by low-power processors designed for use in netbooks.
After multiple delays, Intel on Thursday once again pushed back the release of its next-generation Itanium server chip to the first quarter of 2010.
In an effort to set itself apart from other server vendors, IBM on Tuesday said it was stepping up efforts to make purpose-built appliances that remove the complexity of integrating software and services in a system.
An Apple official may have trashed netbooks for cramped keyboards and "junky" hardware, but shipments for the inexpensive laptops are showing no signs of slowing down.
Researchers have developed a technology that could allow laptops to wake up instantly from a shut-down state without draining battery life the way sleep states do.
Oracle has stated it was Sun Microsystems' software business that made it want to buy the company, raising significant questions around the fate of Sun's hardware business, analysts say.
One Laptop Per Child has refreshed its XO-1 laptop hardware, dumping chips from AMD in favour of ones from Via Technologies.
Despite a decline in Mac sales, Apple on Wednesday reported a strong second quarter, driven by iPhone sales.
Advanced Micro Devices is designing a server chip with up to 16 cores, quadrupling the count of its current quad-core server chips, the company said Wednesday.
A standards group on Tuesday approved specifications for a new Bluetooth standard that speeds up wireless data transfers between devices like smartphones and laptops.
Rackable Systems says it plans to buy the assets of bankrupt Silicon Graphics (SGI) for roughly US$25 million (NZ$44 million) in cash, and will also assume certain liabilities.
Hewlett-Packard is considering offering an operating system platform developed by Google in its netbooks at the expense of Microsoft's Windows OS, according to a recent report.
Adding more processing cores is becoming the main way of boosting the performance of server and PC chips, but the benefits will be greatly diminished if the industry can't overcome certain hardware and programming challenges, said participants at the recent Multicore Expo in Santa Clara, California.