Stories by Douglas F. Gray

  • AMD updates roadmaps, forecast to analysts

    Advanced Micro Devices executives updated roadmaps for desktop, mobile and server lines of processors through to the end of 2003, as well as giving insight into the volatile flash-memory market in a f a meeting with financial analysts last week.

  • Hewlett family to vote against Compaq merger

    In what could be the most vocal objection to the proposed merger between IT giants Hewlett-Packard and Compaq, the family and trust of HP co-founder William Hewlett said that they would vote against the merger if it is put to a vote before stockholders.

  • Archiving the Net - All the 'Wayback' to 1996

    If you've ever wondered what books Amazon.com was recommending five years ago, what the first Web cam was focused on or what was on more than 10 billion other Web pages dating back to 1996, you're in luck. That's exactly what's offered by the Internet Archive's free "Wayback Machine."

  • AMD asks court for sealed testimony in Intel case

    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) filed a motion in a California court this month seeking sealed documents that it believes are relevant to a European Commission inquiry into alleged anticompetitive behavior by rival chip maker Intel.

  • Compaq reports Q3 loss

    Compaq Computer has missed lowered earnings expectations for the third quarter, following a streak of bad luck that chief executive officer Michael Capellas called "the perfect storm".

  • IBM sees network processor rebound in late 2002

    IBM expects to see a rebound in the network processor market late next year, driven mainly by demand for LAN access and mobile phone base stations -- a forecast that a company executive is likely to talk about in a speech next week.

  • Intel all about hype, Centaur president says

    Intel is fooling the industry with a challenge to developers to create applications for its multi-gigahertz processors and is merely creating demand for its products that wouldn't exist were it not for the company's hype, said Glenn Henry, president of Centaur Technology in an interview Monday.