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03.16.2004 - AMD Opteron Processors Power New Line Of IBM Workstations



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- March 16, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the AMD Opteron™ processor will power a new line of workstations from IBM, the IntelliStation A Pro. Once again joining AMD in leading the charge for simultaneous 32-bit/64-bit computing, IBM now offers customers the power to choose the dependable, industry-leading performance of AMD Opteron processors in a range of systems from supercomputers to workstations.
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03.15.2004 - Lindows.com, Inc. Asks Judge To Halt Microsoft's Worldwide Legal Assault



View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO and SEATTLE -- March 15, 2004 -- Lindows.com, Inc. has submitted a motion to the United States District Court in the Western District of Washington asking the court to halt a flood of global trademark lawsuits Microsoft has filed against competitor Lindows. Dating back to 2001, Microsoft has filed multiple requests to shutdown Lindows.com in the U.S. Those requests have been repeatedly denied. Recently, Microsoft has begun filing separate lawsuits with identical claims in foreign courts to attempt to overrule those U.S. findings and block access to a U.S.-based company and website.
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03.14.2004 - Intel to change processor rating scheme



View Intel-Press related news. Intel plans to assign a new numbering system to its Pentium and Celeron processors in order to better illustrate their performance to consumers, according to a source familiar with the company's plans.
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03.12.2004 - Microsoft Asks Court to Level 100,000 Euro-Per-Day Fine Against Competitor Lindows, Inc.



View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO -- March 12, 2004 -- Lindows, Inc. has received copies of papers filed against the company in the Netherlands by Microsoft Corporation asking the court to fine Lindows 100,000 euros per day for permitting its website to be reachable by visitors from the Benelux countries (Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg).
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03.11.2004 - AMD donates Opteron processors and servers to University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign cluster



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF -- March 11, 2004 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today donated 12 high-performance servers running 24 AMD Opteron™ processors to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The servers will be part of a cluster that will provide an experimental platform for projects conducted by faculty members across the departments of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering and explore the cost-effectiveness of leveraging computational resources across disciplines.
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03.11.2004 - AMD Endows W.J. 'Jerry' Sanders III - Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering



View AMD related news. Urbana, IL -- March 11, 2004 --University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Professor Wen-mei Hwu will be invested as the first W.J. "Jerry" Sanders III - Advanced Micro Devices Endowed Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at a ceremony today at 4:00 p.m. in the Beckman Institute on campus. An endowed chair is the highest honor bestowed on university faculty.
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03.11.2004 - AMD fuels the Ghostrider robot - the world’s first autonomous motorcycle



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF -- March 11, 2004 --AMD today announced it has provided industry-leading AMD64 computing technology to the Blue Team, led by researchers from the University of California at Berkeley’s industrial engineering program. The Blue Team is one of 20 final participant teams that will be competing for a $1 million dollar prize in the Grand Challenge, a 250-mile off-road race of fully self-navigating vehicles, sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Administration (DARPA) and designed to further the development of autonomous vehicle technology for the Department of Defense.
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03.11.2004 - InterVideo: DVDCopy 2 Gold/Platinum v2.0.2.6



View InterVideo-DVDCopy related news. FREMONT, Calif. -- March 11, 2004 -- InterVideo, Inc. (NASDAQ: IVII) announced today InterVideo DVD Copy 2™ Platinum and Gold editions, the latest releases of its award-winning software for making identical copies of personal DVD and CD videos in just three easy steps. Now up to 25 percent faster, DVD Copy 2 duplicates unencrypted* DVDs, VCDs and SVCDs with no loss of quality, content or features. InterVideo's new DVD Copy 2 software includes more robust customization features for creating personalized DVDs. The Platinum version also includes a merging feature that enables users to combine multiple DVD titles on one 4.7GB DVD, complete with automatic menu generation for easy navigation.
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03.11.2004 - Plextor Announces 12X DVD-Recorders (PX-712A)



View Plextor related news. Plextor, one of the leading companies for the development and production of CD-ROM drives, CD-Recorders and CD-ReWriters is expanding its range with its second Dual Format drive: PX-712A, which writes DVD's at 12-speed, rewrites at 4-speed using the DVD plus format. With the DVD minus format, this drive writes at 8x and rewrites at 4x. The PX-712A reads DVD-ROMs at 16x.
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03.08.2004 - Industry Leaders Rally to Support Linux on the Desktop with Novell and Other Major Tech Companies Tripling Number of Sponsors



View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO, March 9, 2004 -- Desktop Linux Summit today announced that Novell and other major tech companies have tripled the number of sponsors for the event. Jef Raskin, creator of the Apple Macintosh computer, has also been confirmed as a speaker at the only event to focus exclusively on Linux on the desktop. The highly anticipated Summit, to take place on April 22 and 23 in San Diego, California, is now open for sponsors, exhibitors, and attendees to register at www.desktoplinuxsummit.org. A full listing of sponsors is available at www.desktoplinuxsummit.org/sponsors.
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03.07.2004 - AMD Congratulates Ferrari Team on Victory



View AMD related news. Melbourne, Australia -- March 7, 2004 --The AMD (NYSE:AMD) supported Ferrari Formula One team scored an incredible one-two victory with six-time World Champion Michael Schumacher clocking his 71st win in Melbourne, Australia. Teammate Rubens Barrichello came in second to complete a total domination in the first race of the 2004 season.
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03.05.2004 - Michael Dell Steps down.



View News related news. NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Dell Inc. said Thursday that Michael Dell, the PC maker's founder, will relinquish the chief executive post in July but remain as company chairman.
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03.04.2004 - Lindows Adds P2P Servers To Corporate Infrastructure To Deliver Latest Products



View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO - March 4, 2004 -- Lindows Inc. today announced the deployment of P2P servers to distribute commercial software to purchasers with greater speed and at lower prices. Available immediately, visitors to the Lindows website can purchase LindowsOS at a 50% savings when selecting P2P as the primary method of delivery. Those purchasing LindowsOS through this P2P program can begin immediately downloading their software by bypassing the download queue, and can achieve download rates superior to traditional ftp-based downloads.
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03.03.2004 - Court orders SCO to show more code



View News related news. A judge on Wednesday ordered both the SCO Group and IBM to reveal more information in their legal tangle over Linux and Unix, including the code SCO believes infringes on its intellectual property.
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03.03.2004 - SCO Group target AutoZone and DaimlerChrysler



View News related news. The software company alleges that AutoZone "violated SCO's Unix copyrights by running versions of the Linux operating system that contain code, structure, sequence and/or organization from SCO's proprietary Unix System V code in violation of SCO's copyrights," it said in a statement released on Wednesday.
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03.02.2004 - Gateway to cut more jobs



View Gateway related news. Gateway expects to reduce its employee roster by about another 1,000 this year, but the action is not related to its acquisition of eMachines, it says.
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03.02.2004 - Vendor Offers Broadband by Power Lines



View News related news. Residents of three states will be able to test alternative form of Net access.
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03.01.2004 - Symantec Security Software Ships on Nine of Top 10 Notebook Computers Worldwide



View Symantec related news. CUPERTINO, Calif. - Mar. 1, 2004 - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world leader in Internet security technology, today announced that nine of the world's top 10 notebook vendors ship Symantec security solutions with their portable computers. According to research firm IDC, notebooks are the fastest growing PC market segment, and sales of notebooks have now surpassed those of desktops. Today, nine of the top 10 notebook vendors are based on the Windows operating system. Together, these machines claim 76.5 percent of the worldwide portables market. Symantec security software ships on all nine of these best-selling systems in this fast-growing notebook market. Some of these top nine Windows-based notebook vendors include Acer, Fujitsu, Gateway, HP, IBM, NEC Computers International, Sony, and Toshiba.
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02.25.2004 - AMD And Microsoft To Provide Customers New Security Technology



View AMD related news. SUNNYVALE, CALIF. -- February 25, 2004 --AMD (AMD: NYSE) announced today that AMD64 processors combined with the upcoming Windows® XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) will help computers to better withstand attacks from certain classes of viruses and worms. The combination of the AMD64 processor and Windows XP SP2 technologies will help provide customers enhanced security allowing home and business users to experience safer e-mail and Internet browsing, and increased network and memory protection.
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02.24.2004 - Innovative Motherboard Manufacturer Albatron Bundles LindowsOS to Deliver Cost-Savings in Unprecedented Move



View Linspire related news. SAN DIEGO -- February 24, 2004 -- Major hardware manufacturer Albatron (Taiwan OTC: 5386.TWO) is now shipping select micro-ATX motherboards bundled with LindowsOS 4.5 in an unprecedented move to deliver an easy way for consumers to realize the cost-savings that desktop Linux offers. The new method of putting desktop Linux into consumers' hands by including an operating system at the motherboard level allows builders and resellers to save costs in software licenses and labor, while enabling consumers to easily realize the cost-savings of desktop Linux. Resellers who will be offering the motherboards by early March can be found by country.
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