Stories by Agam Shah

Intel lays down challenge to mobile chipmakers

Despite a slow entry into the market, Intel's mobile chips may dominate the space in the long run by offering value and software compatibility that competitors like Arm will find tough to match, according to Intel digital enterprise group co-general manager and senior vice president Pat Gelsinger.

Intel developing video search technology

In a quest to make computing more interactive, Intel on Wednesday said it is working on video search technology that it hopes to bring to its future multimedia platforms.

Apple iPhone faces challenges in enterprise bid

Apple's new enterprise focus for the iPhone has promise, but the company has to work through a number of software and hardware issues before the device is widely adopted for use in the corporate environment, according to analysts.

Desktops in decline in developed countries

Once at the epicentre of PC makers' profits, desktops are losing their lustre as companies are hit by thinner profit margins and more emphasis is placed on mobility, analysts say.

Apple's 3G iPhone could bow at developer event

With anticipation at a fever pitch, Apple may release its new 3G iPhone and officially announce a new software platform for the phone when CEO Steve Jobs takes the stage at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference Monday.

Updated: HP to acquire EDS

Hewlett-Packard is close to acquiring IT services company Electronic Data Systems for around US$13 billion, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal .

Chip makers plot shift to larger silicon wafers

Chip makers Intel, Samsung Electronics and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. announced Monday that they will collaborate to move chip manufacturing onto larger silicon wafers by 2012.

HP researchers build intelligent memory

Researchers at Hewlett-Packard have developed a working unit of a memory circuit that has existed in theory for 37 years, which could ultimately replace RAM and make computers more intelligent by tracking data it has retained.

3G iPhone due on June 9, analysts say

The 3G iPhone will be announced June 9, the likely date of Apple CEO Steve Jobs' keynote at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference, analysts said in research notes.

OLPC switch to Windows on XO is 'muddled,' developers say

Open-source developers should stop bickering, unite and jointly develop a Windows user interface to make XO laptops more appealing to users, One Laptop Per Child Chairman Nicholas Negroponte has urged in a public note to that community.