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Intel Shares Dual-Core Xeon Chips Early

Intel Corp. says two brains are better than one when it comes to crunching numbers and serving up Web pages. At an event Monday in...

Seagate Refreshes Desktop Drives, Adds 500GB Model

Seagate Technology Ltd. has brought its desktop Barracuda drives into the ninth generation, adding a half-terabyte model and 3-Gbit SATA technology to its lineup. The...

Improved Thunderbird Still Fails Enterprise Test

As you may know, I have a love/hate relationship with Thunderbird, the Mozilla Foundations open-source stand-alone e-mail client. On the one hand, while Thunderbird is...

IBM, Gateway Make Dual-Core Xeon Servers

IBM and Gateway Inc. are preparing to bring Intel Corp.s upcoming dual-core Xeon processors into IBMs server lines. In addition, IBM is adding a pricing...

AOL Dials In to Net Telephony

AOL this week began selling TotalTalk, which is part of a recent wave of renewed interest in Internet telephony from AOL and its major...

HP Hopes to Gain Ground With Cheap PCs

Hewlett-Packard wants to be known as the PC maker with the lowest prices. Although it faces fierce competition from Dell Inc. and Gateway Inc., which...

Google Merges Map and Local Sites

Search giant Google has merged two of its Web destinations, Google Maps and Google Local, a sign online mapping features are of growing importance...

Google-Sun Deal Offers No Microsoft Killer

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Analysts watching search giant Googles every move came away unimpressed from the announcement of Googles new partnership with Sun Microsystems. Many came to...

The World Wants a Challenging Google-Sun Alliance

The world was ready for Google and Sun to actually do something. Tuesday morning, reporters and editors around the world were ready for a...

Dell Offers Potential Linux Desktop

It may first appear that Dell is offering small office/home office buyers a Linux-based PC, but what the company is actually offering is simply...