Intel, AMD bring on quad-core duel

Intel's release this week of the 'Tigerton' Xeon 7300 chip was promptly met with rival Advanced Micro Devices' contention that the technology is merely packaged dual-cores, and not native quad-core.

Dell CEO blames laptop delays on poor planning

Dell's CEO this week blamed too-conservative sales forecasting for the long delays in getting new notebooks to consumers, but he said nothing about problems in painting the laptops, the main reason other executives have given customers.

Netscape goes back to the future

AOL's venerable site, given an extreme Web 2.0 makeover 15 months ago and transformed into a spiffy social news site, will revert to being a traditional portal again.

AMD seeks server rebound with Barcelona

Advanced Micro Devices hopes to seize a larger share of the server chip market from its rival Intel this week when it launches the Barcelona quad-core processor.

Trapeze plans to welcome Wi-Fi guests

Wi-Fi switch maker Trapeze has launched a stand-alone system to allow businesses to manage up to 10,000 visitors on their wireless network -- just in time to handle a surge in portable Wi-Fi devices

AJAX pioneer emphasizes user experiences

The inventor of the term AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML), urged attendees at The Rich Web Experience conference in San Jose on Friday to emphasize user experience when designing products.

Financially motivated malware thrives

Financially motivated malware attacks are on the rise, with automated software packages making it easy for unskilled hackers to earn a living by sending out spam, researchers at messaging security vendor Secure Computing say.

Web, AJAX slammed for deficiencies

The Web and AJAX have many deficiencies, including security holes, and much more needs to be done to iron out these problems, according to a keynote speaker at The Rich Web Experience conference in San Jose.

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First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

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