Intel's new Penryn chip. Image: Intel
Intel has launched a new generation of chips that it hopes will boost its lead over rival Advanced Micro Devices heading into 2008.
The line of chips, code-named Penryn, uses a new manufacturing method that allows Intel (INTC) to make the chips both smaller and more efficient. Penryn chips should help companies like Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), Dell (DELL) and Apple (AAPL) to design more energy-efficient servers, more MOREJon Fortt - Nov 12, 2007 2:09 AM ET
Servers like this one, which put information onto the Internet, let off a lot of heat – and it takes energy to cool them. Photo: HP
The Internet is hot. Not just hot as in popularity. Hot as in heat.
It's so hot, in fact, that data centers – those expensive warehouses full of computers that serve up information – are racking up huge power bills. According to Hewlett-Packard's (HPQ) calculations, a MOREJon Fortt - Oct 23, 2007 9:00 AM ET
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Intel (INTC) CEO Paul Otellini is giving the opening keynote at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, the chip giant's biggest event of the year. Intel controls 75 percent of the global semiconductor market, but is in a pitched battle with Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) for the future of chips that sit at the heart of PCs, phones, servers and more.
Companies MOREJon Fortt - Sep 18, 2007 11:32 AM ET
NOW SEE THIS. Though the Blackbird PC got much of the attention, Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) also recently introduced a new line of flat displays for business that aim to grab IT sales from Dell (DELL) and other rivals during the busy fourth quarter. Can HP do display style as well as Apple (AAPL)? You be the judge .... || NEXT>>Jon Fortt - Sep 11, 2007 9:22 AM ET
(1/6) Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) made a push for its redesigned laptops this week, a stable of Intel (INTC) and AMD (AMD)-powered PCs that it hopes will eventually tempt consumers to pay more for style. In that sense, HP is seeking to crib from Apple's (AAPL) playbook. Will the PC offerings, including one with flash storage and another that's billed as a green PC for business, be enough to put distance between MOREJon Fortt - Sep 7, 2007 9:39 AM ET
We missed each other for about 113 minutes. The datacenter at 365 Main that handles traffic for this blog had power trouble this afternoon, knocking us and a host of others (including AdBrite, Craigslist, RedEnvelope and Yelp) offline.
Here's a news story on the incident.Jon Fortt - Jul 24, 2007 5:32 PM ET
I usually remember to charge my phone. Plugging it into the charging cord beside the bed is one of my essential daily gadget routines, along with recharging the laptop for the day's commute. But occasionally a late night or some other anomaly will derail my ritual, and I'll start the day with a weak charge on my Palm (PALM) Treo 700p.Jon Fortt - Apr 18, 2007 7:56 AM ET
Google (GOOG) buys a lot of hard drives. Consider that every time you do a search, Google stores information about things such as what you searched for, at what time, and how long it took you to find it. Increasingly in the Web 2.0 age, service providers also store our e-mail, documents, spreadsheets, Web pages, books, music, video and more.Jon Fortt - Nov 16, 2006 2:00 AM ET
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