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Alexander Wolfe is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Alexander Wolfe
posted in April 2005
As Washington eyes patent reforms, the imperative to secure intellectual property is driving companies to build up their portfolios.
The dual-core duel between Intel and AMD will grow more intense as the battleground shifts away from desktop and server processors to the previously unexploited mobile space.
Microsoft will officially roll out 64-bit versions of its Windows operating systems on Monday. The OSes will support 64-bit processors from both Intel and AMD.
A small, grass-roots development effort could presage better connections between Microsoft and the open-source community.
A Federal District Court in Utah is scheduled to hear arguments later this week on a key motion in SCO Group's slow-moving lawsuit against IBM over open-source intellectual property.
Intel formally let the other shoe drop Monday, officially announcing that PCs equipped with its dual-core Pentium processors have begun shipping from Alienware, Dell, and Velocity Micro.
The ship date for Intel's first-ever dual core processors and chipsets is timed to coincide with the official 40th anniversary of Moore's Law.
Microsoft is expected to provide the first public details of the embedded operating system to developers in May at its Microsoft Mobility and Embedded DevCon in Las Vegas.
The U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday released the transcript of last month's oral arguments in the contentious Grokster file-sharing copyright-infringement case.
Electronic paper is looking like a futuristic display technology that may finally be settling into the mainstream.
Intel remains on track to ship in volume several more mainstream versions of dual-core Pentium processors in the second quarter of this year.
From work on improved databases for the Department of Homeland Security to the development of prototype operating systems that can exploit multi-core processors, Microsoft Research is quietly prepping a host of cutting-edge technologies.
AMD is widely expected to formally launch the first dual-core versions of its popular 64-bit Opteron server processor on April 21. That's the date AMD chairman, Hector Ruiz, is hosting a reception in New York City to celebrate the second anniversary of Opteron's launch.
In an effort to boost the prospects for Intel's high-end Itanium processor, Intel and Hewlett-Packard are funding a program to develop improved compilers capable of generating faster-running code for the chip.
Litigious Unix vendor SCO Group Inc. has filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a bid to get its stock back in the good graces of the financial markets.
Microsoft is developing a homegrown version of the popular Python scripting language. Dubbed "IronPython," the twist Microsoft is bringing to its implementation is that it will run on the .Net Framework.