Profile of Alexander Wolfe
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Alexander Wolfe is a former editor for InformationWeek.
Articles by Alexander Wolfe
posted in May 2005
Intel Corp. on Thursday is expected to unveil a desktop PC design built around the company's new dual-core Pentium D processor, along with a separate office lineup dubbed the Professional Business Platform.
The Open Source Development Labs, the Beaverton, Ore.-based Linux consortium that's the professional home of Linus Torvalds, has axed staffers in a layoff intended to refocus the operation on its new mission as an advocate for Linux in emerging overseas markets.
In a bid to ease the burden of programmers trying to write software that can take full advantage of dual-core and multithreading processors, a Canadian computer-science professor has developed a set of extensions to the popular C++ programming language.
A minor tempest in a legal teapot swirled up around litigious Linux vendor SCO, via a posting on the open-source community site Slashdot.
Paul Otellini, who takes over as Intel's CEO on Wednesday, is intent on maintaining double-digit growth by changing the way the semiconductor company markets its processors, expanding in communications and medical IT, and driving deeper into emerging markets.
With its new Windows Mobile 5.0 platform, Microsoft is attempting to extend its software hegemony beyond PDAs and into converged portable devices, which combine smart cellular phones with media players.
A journalist publishes alleged details on Pamela Jones' identity, including her address, home phone, an religion. The chronicler of SCO's legal woes most readers refer to simply as 'PJ' says she's considering legal action of her own.
Under heavy fire from gay and lesbian groups as well as a number of its own employees, Microsoft has reversed an earlier decision and says it will support Washington state anti-discrimination legislation.
Moving aggressively ahead with its plans to field a full range of dual-core microprocessors, Intel is demoing two working servers running upcoming dual-core implementations of Xeon.
Embedded operating systems and software tools, long relegated to esoteric applications in military and aerospace systems, are breaking out big time into the mainstream.