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SmartPhones

The British newsweekly the Economist has a special report entitled, “Nomads at last.” I very strongly recommend you read the whole article, but in a sentence, it says that mobile computing is already making radical changes in life- and workstyle Read More

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CPU 1901

From here: The United States Football League was a short-lived professional American football league that played three seasons between 1983 and 1985. . . . . . . [T]he USFL filed an antitrust lawsuit against the older league, claiming it Read More

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Computers 1963

As you probably already know, AMD’s revenues for the first quarter will drop by 15% rather than the seasonal 5-10% drop, and they’re going to lay off 10% of their staff. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out Read More

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Computers 1553

New York City wants to become more environmentally friendly, and they’ve come up with a logo to symbolize the campaign: They applied for a trademark, and the people who make iPods didn’t like that. Didn’t like that at all. In Read More

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The AMD Bomb

First, we have this Inquirer article, which speculates that AMD will semi-spin off its fabs to improve its balance sheet and make it possible to fund the next generation of fabs. This is quite believable. Whether it will happen or Read More