Submitted by Kenneth Kwok on Mon, 03/02/2009 - 06:47
From InfoWorld: IBM researchers on Monday said they are looking at ways to improve heat management in carbon nanotube transistors to prevent them from self-destructing.
The researchers have found ways to measure the temperatures of tiny carbon nanotubes, which was not previously possible, said Phaedon Avouris, IBM fellow and manager, nanoscale science and technology, at IBM Research.
From DailyTech: When it’s time to work on a PC or watch movies, a larger screen allows you to be more productive and makes movies more enjoyable. Dell makes a number of branded PC displays that support HD resolutions and the computer maker has announced a new large display that integrates energy saving features.
From DailyTech: Dell says that it is looking to cut costs and expand further into markets that are generating revenue today, including netbooks. Netbooks are one of the few categories of the computer industry that is growing impressively during the global economic downturn.
From CNET News.com: Yahoo's tab in its efforts to fight off Microsoft last year ran $79 million, according to the company's filing Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Yahoo spent much of that bill on outside advisers who helped it weigh Microsoft's proposals, which ranged from a total buyout bid for $33 a share to an eventual offer to acquire only Yahoo's search business. Yahoo rejected all of Microsoft's proposals.
Submitted by Kenneth Kwok on Fri, 02/27/2009 - 06:51
From X-bit Labs: Intel Corp., the world’s biggest supplier of central processing units, has quietly unveiled new quad-core processors aimed at uni-processor servers. The new chips trim power consumption and may point to introduction of faster desktop processors based on Core 2 micro-architecture.