• Intel Demonstrates Tiny New Computer Chip

    Intel Corp. said Monday it has demonstrated a tiny computer chip built with the next generation of manufacturing technology - called 65-nanometer circuit design - which it expects will be ready for use in 2005.

  • Dell, EMC, And HP Aim At First-Time Storage-Network Customers

    Why wait for an improved economy? New customers of storage-networking products should benefit in 2004 as leading vendors try to cater to cost-conscious buyers. Dell and EMC on Monday promised to make a bigger push into commodity storage, and Hewlett-Packard introduced a low-cost storage array.

  • Dell Stops Using Tech Support In India

    After an onslaught of complaints, direct sales computer king Dell has stopped routing corporate customers to a technical support call center in Bangalore, India.

  • Siemens Boosts IP Telephony Offerings

    Siemens Information and Communication Networks Monday bolstered its IP telephony portfolio with the introduction of a new line of IP phones and the latest version of its HiPath 4000 Real-Time IP System.

  • Key Economic Data To Be Released This Week

    Four key economic reports will be released this week, including third-quarter U.S. economic growth, consumer confidence, durable goods orders, and initial claims for unemployment benefits. All four will be closely scrutinized by economists, business leaders, government officials and investors for clues as to the pace of the economic recovery.

  • Proposed Spam Blockers Are Still A Long Way Off

    One of the main tactics used by spam filters is to try to identify the source of spam, and then block e-mail coming from the source. But spammers have gotten wise to that trick, and use fairly simple techniques, known as "spoofing," to hide the sources of their messages.

  • IT Distributors See Stabilization, Confident Major Retooling Complete

    Few companies have made the changes necessary to survive the IT downturn quite like the nation's leading IT distributors. They've shuttered facilities, laid off scores of workers and discontinued unprofitable activities. Along the way, they also figured out how to run their businesses better and maximize the opportunities at hand. They've even managed to reduce debt and increased cash, notes Rick Hamada, president of Avnet's Technology Solutions group.