Compaq has begun shipping a 1GHz version of its Alpha EV68 processor in its GS series of AlphaServers. The widely-anticipated introduction to the market of 1GHz copper-whoppers from Big Q is accompanied by enhancements to Tru64 Unix that allow the operating syst em that allow users the ability to mix 64-bit CPU speeds within a single system.
Company begins sampling 300-MHz DDR SDRAM chip.
Samsung Electronics has begun sample production of its fastest DDR SDRAM chip to date.
Process brings extras once limited to DVD-ROM-equipped PCs into your living room.
Fujitsu Technology Solutions will announce its new top-end Unix server Monday, a 128-processor behemoth that will put pressure on Sun Microsystems, IBM and Hewlett-Packard.
However, the new Primepower 2000 system is arriving months later than a planned April introduction and will go on sale in a shrinking market for servers that has spurred price-cutting and other aggressive competitive tactics. On top of that, Sun and IBM also have new top-end systems scheduled to debut this fall.
In a move that could greatly expand the number of people who can view digital images, Kodak announced a plan to allow people to view photo CDs on televisions via DVD players. Eastman Kodak is trying to expand the popularity of digital images by moving beyond the PC to the TV set.
The photography giant announced Tuesday an agreement with chipmaker LSI Logic to allow people to view photo CDs on televisions via DVD players. The move could greatly expand the number of people who can view digital images, IDC analyst Chris Chute said.