Intel Corp. has picked early January to release a truckload of new processors, industry sources said, including its first mobile Celeron chips for low-cost notebooks, and powerful Pentium II Xeon chips for workstations and servers that will sport a whopping 2 M bytes of level 2 cache memory.
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Intel has quietly embarked on an ambitious campaign aimed at enticing software vendors to unleash new compelling applications in tandem with the Katmai processor launch early next year. The chip giant is keeping a tight lid on its efforts, however, and the hundreds of participating software vendors have all signed strict non-disclosure agreements about the new Katmai-optimised applications they are developing.
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