Tom Krazit

Krazit is a reporter for the IDG News Service.


Macworld: Jobs introduces Intel notebook, iMac

Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced a new notebook and an iMac computer that use Intel's latest processor on Tuesday, six months ahead of the schedule outlined by Apple last year.

Analyst predicts Dell Opteron servers by year-end

A financial analyst issued a report Tuesday predicting that Dell will once and for all drop its exclusive use of Intel chips in 2006 and introduce servers based on Advanced Micro Devices' Opteron processors.

CES - Intel adds DirectTV, AOL, and NBC to Viiv strategy

As expected, Intel Thursday unveiled the two newest planks of its strategy for consumer PCs at the 2006 International Consumer Electronics Show. But the company also announced partnerships with content providers such as The DirectTV,...

CES - HP to launch EV-DO notebook with Verizon

HP plans to unveil a business notebook Thursday with an embedded chip that allows users to connect to Verizon Wireless' EV-DO (evolution - data only) network in the U.S., part of a new trend toward built-in WAN capabilities in PCs.

CES - AMD goes live with digital home strategy

Articulating its own vision of the digital home days before its major rival unveils a similar marketing initiative, Advanced Micro Devices will announce plans Wednesday to brand AMD-based PCs designed specifically for home media...

CES - Philips joins partners for VoIP, HDTV

Philips Electronics will expand its support for VOIP technology in new partnerships with eBay's Skype division and Microsoft, and unveil new televisions designed to ease the strain of watching an exciting movie on a sexy $4,000...

CES - HP unveils new AMD Turion-based multimedia notebooks

HP plans to announce Wednesday new consumer notebooks that further its support for Advanced Micro Devices' Turion mobile processors at the 2006 International Consumer Electronics Show, according to the company.

Microsoft, Google reach settlement over Lee dispute

Microsoft and Google have resolved their legal differences over Google's hiring of former Microsoft executive Kai-Fu Lee, Microsoft announced late Thursday.

Google pays $1 billion for 5% of AOL

After flirting for months with Google competitors, AOL Tuesday reached a deal with the Mountain View, Calif., search-engine giant that expands their years-long technology and advertising partnership and ends advances from suitors,...

Santa Claus worm strikes IM clients

The Santa Claus worm doesn't care whether you've been naughty or nice, but it's making a list of PCs to infect this holiday season, according to a threat alert released by security firm IMlogic on Tuesday.

RIM goes on offensive in patent dispute with NTP

Despite expectations by industry and legal analysts that Research in Motion would settle its ongoing patent dispute with NTP, the BlackBerry maker came out swinging Monday, bolstered by recent decisions by the U.S. Patent and...

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